ABB launches world’s first low-voltage breaker to be used for energy management and smart grid communications

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today launched Emax 2, the first low-voltage circuit breaker with integrated energy management functions. Replacing existing traditional breakers with the Emax 2 breaker has the potential to achieve annual savings of 5.8 million megawatt-hours (MWh). This is the equivalent electric consumption of 1.4 million EU households per year. Click here to read more

Legrand and Superior Essex establish new alliance for cabling systems

Legrand® and Superior Essex Communications LP announce the establishment of an alliance between the companies to jointly develop, market, support, and warrant cabling systems domestically and internationally. This new suite of solutions for structured cabling systems (SCS) combines Ortronics® connectivity products and Superior Essex data cable products, and will be launched as nCompass. Click here to read more