AEMC® Instruments: Over 125 Years of Technical Heritage and Innovation in Test Instrumentation

NETA World Staff CAP Corner, Winter 2020 CAP Corner

NETA Corporate Alliance Partners (CAPs) are a group of industry-leading companies that have joined forces with NETA to work together toward a common aim: improving quality, safety, and electrical system reliability. In our continuing CAP Spotlight series, we highlight some of their individual successes. In this issue, NETA World interviews John Olobri, Director of Sales and Marketing for AEMC® Instruments …

ANSI/NETA Standards Update

NETA World Staff Specifications & Standards, Winter 2020 Specifications & Standards

ANSI/NETA ATS–2017 Revision Underway ANSI/NETA ATS–2017, Standard for Acceptance Testing Specifications for Electrical Power Equipment & Systems continues an American National Standard revision process that is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020. The new edition will be released in March 2021. A project intent notification published in ANSI’s Standards Action on January 3, 2020, announced the opening …

In Memoriam: John Hauck — “Students FIRST”

NETA World Staff Fall 2020 NETA News, NETA News, Trending News

John Hauck, 67, recently retired Electrical Technology Instructor at Long Beach City College (LBCC) and dear friend of NETA and Tony Demaria Electric, Inc. (TDE), passed away on May 31, 2020. John was actively involved in successfully implementing the NETA Electrical Power Testing Technician (EPTT) Curriculum into LBCC’s existing Electrical Technology Program. He worked diligently with NETA and TDE to …

ANSI/NETA Standards Update

NETA World Staff Fall 2020 Specifications & Standards, Other, Specifications & Standards

ANSI/NETA ATS–2017 Revision Underway ANSI/NETA ATS–2017, Standard for Acceptance Testing Specifications for Electrical Power Equipment & Systems continues an American National Standard revision process that is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020. The new edition will be released in March 2021. A project intent notification published in ANSI’s Standards Action on January 3, 2020, announced the opening …

Weidmann: 143 Years of Global Impact

NETA World Staff CAP Corner, Fall 2020 Cap Corner

NETA Corporate Alliance Partners (CAPs) are a group of industry-leading companies that have joined forces with NETA to work together toward a common aim: improving quality, safety, and electrical system reliability. In our CAP Spotlight series, we look at what makes CAPs special and highlight some of their individual successes. In this issue, NETA World interviews Francis Fisher, head of …

Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient Defined by Securing Safety for All

NETA World Staff NETA News, Summer 2020 NETA News, Trending News

If it’s possible to sum up Ron Widup with a single word, it might be: Driven. Widup, who is Senior Advisor, Technical Services,  and  Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Shermco Industries, is the 2020 recipient of NETA’s Outstanding Achievement Award. The 2020 NETA Outstanding Achievement Award recipient holds a passion for the industry, and his participation in …

Alliance Recognition Award Honors a Consummate Educator

NETA World Staff NETA News, Summer 2020 NETA News, Trending News

When the presentation for this year’s Alliance Recognition Award began, Dr. Nick Perjanik thought the award was going to anyone but him. “At first, I thought it was someone else since there were many people in the room with similar backgrounds and contributions to NETA. Once the reference was made to my dissertation, I was surprised I was the one …

NETA’s PowerTest 2020 Sparks Innovation and Achievement

NETA World Staff NETA News, Summer 2020 NETA News, Trending News

The best and brightest in electrical testing and maintenance lit up PowerTest 2020, the premier electrical power systems event. The annual five-day conference hosted over 500 attendees from February 24–28, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. PowerTest is the largest gathering of NETA Accredited Company representatives and industry professionals each year and is supported by companies committed to safety, reliability, …

Capitol Area Testing Recognized as New NETA Accredited Company

NETA World Staff NETA News, Summer 2020 NETA News, Trending News

Capitol Area Testing, Inc. was born in 2006 from the perception that the data center Industry in Northern Virginia needed a more dedicated, service-oriented testing organization than what was being provided at the time. Since that time, Capitol Area Testing Inc. has been 70% dedicated to new data center acceptance testing, including medium-voltage distribution equipment, medium-voltage redundant power systems, low-voltage …

NETA Welcomes Hood Patterson & Dewar as NETA Accredited Company

NETA World Staff NETA News, Summer 2020 NETA News, Trending News

Established in 1982, Hood Patterson & Dewar (HP&D) provides testing services in mission-critical facilities across the country and around the world. A full-service testing firm with offices in Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, HP&D offers engineering expertise and industry experience in complex mechanical and electrical power systems analysis, testing, and commissioning. A 100% employee-owned company, HP&D’s staff includes professional and …