Industry Roundup: News from the Manufacturers


Alerton, Redmond, Wash., was selected to provide the building automation system for the Bahrain City Center in Manama, capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Cooper Lighting, Peachtree City, Ga., has acquired Illinois-based io Lighting, a light-emitting diode (LED) commercial lighting fixture company.

Corning Cable Systems LLC, Hickory, N.C., announced a 10G Connectivity Resource Center, an online Web site created to provide factual information about 10G connectivity for enterprise networks. The Resource Center is at .

Halsey Taylor,
Oak Brook, Ill., a manufacturer of water coolers and drinking fountains, is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year.

Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, announced that components of the Metasys building management system—along with intelligent fire controller (IFC) models IFC-320, IFC2-640, and IFC2-3030—are compliant with UL revised standard for Smoke Control Systems and Equipment, UL 864 UUKL 9th edition.

Meter-Treater, Lake Park, Fla., announced the completion of its UL 1449 3rd Edition testing on its line of AC Power Surge Protection Devices.

Office Depot, Delray Beach, will both build and open its first USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified retail store in Austin, Texas in mid-2008.

Leviton, Little Neck, N.Y., has announced the passing of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Harold Leviton, at the age of 90.

Schneider Electric’s North American Operating Division celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Square D plant in Lexington, Ky., on Sept. 27.

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