In Memoriam: John Hauck — “Students FIRST”

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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 …

Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient Defined by Securing Safety for All

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

PowerSouth Testing Achieves NETA Accredited Company Status

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NETA has announced that PowerSouth Testing is the latest to achieve the respected NETA Accredited Company (NAC) status. Located in Cedartown, Georgia, PowerSouth’s workload is currently concentrated in the southeastern United States. The company’s story began when three previously accredited technicians decided to come together and open PowerSouth’s doors to provide electrical testing services to the public. The PowerSouth team …

PowerTest 2020: New Product Forum

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A–Rent Test Equipment www.a-rent.com SmartFleet A-Rent is a new provider of electrical test equipment rental started in 2019. Our multi-million-dollar fleet is the youngest in the industry. We offer typical short-term and long-term rentals, plus we’re launching an innovative new service called SmartFleet. SmartFleet combines the convenience and flexibility of rental with the tax and financial benefits of owning equipment. Talk with …

NETA Activities Update June Through December 2019

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NETA Board Meeting June 20–21, 2019 Girdwood, Alaska NETA’s June Board of Directors meeting took place in “The Last Frontier,” Girdwood, Alaska. The meeting focused on budget and program initiatives proposed for the new fiscal year. NAMO/MUSE Meeting June 22–24, 2019 Port Hueneme, California NETA representatives conducted an informational session on the NETA Training and Certification Exam with members of …

NETA EPTT Courses Gain Enrollment

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More students are taking advantage of the NETA Electrical Power Testing Technician program opportunity at Long Beach City College (LBCC) in California. The curriculum, which debuted in early 2018 at LBCC, is meant to attract those interested in a path to a career as an Electrical Power Testing Technician (EPTT). The program has also identified new NETA Certified Technicians as …