In Memoriam — Charles K. Blizard Sr. — August 4, 1939 – September 29, 2021

NETA World Staff NETA News, Spring 2022 NETA News

On September 29, 2021, NETA and the electrical testing industry had to say goodbye to a giant, Charles K. Blizard Sr. — Charlie to his friends — who left a legacy of lives and careers he touched, an industry he helped mold, and the indelible mark he made on this association. In marking Charlie’s retirement in 2008, former NETA Director …

NETA Meets with Military Service Members

NETA World Staff NETA News, Spring 2022 NETA News

NETA representatives recently met with military service members to provide insight to service members on the benefits provided by being part of the NAMO program. Ken Bassett presented to members of the 249th Engineer Battalion, Charlie Company at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, in August 2021. Ron Widup and Earl Wilcox presented to soldiers in the 249th Battalion’s Bravo Company at Fort …

New Product Forum

NETA World Staff NETA News, Spring 2022 NETA News

CHK POWER QUALITY www.chkpowerquality.com.au Miro PQ45-1k Power Quality Logger and Analyzer Measures up to 1,000 V ACRMS. Ideal for the renewable energy sector, where output voltages are typically higher than 600 V, e.g., typical wind turbine generator output is 690 V The ideal instrument for all your power quality analysis, compliance checks, voltage investigations, and asset monitoring One-touch auto-generation of …

Alpha Relay and Protection Testing Recognized as NETA Accredited Company

NETA World Staff NETA News, Spring 2022 NETA News

Alpha Relay and Protection Testing LLC, based in Billings, Montana, and providing services nationwide, is proud to be recognized as a NETA Accredited Company. Founded in 2017 on the principles of integrity and customer advocacy, we at Alpha constantly strive to provide the best technical and engineering services for our clients. Providing a wide range of NETA services, Alpha specializes …

NETA Welcomes New Accredited Company — Blue Runner Switchgear Testing

NETA World Staff NETA News, Spring 2022 NETA News

Blue Runner Switchgear is a full-service electrical testing company located in Destin, Florida. We offer a full line of electrical testing and switchgear preventive maintenance services for a variety of industries, including industrial, medical, utilities, and commercial centers across Florida, Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. One of the most overlooked areas in equipment reliability programs is …

VISTAM, Inc. Recognized as New NETA Accredited Company

NETA World Staff NETA News, Spring 2022 NETA News

VISTAM, Inc. is very proud to announce that it is now a NETA Accredited Company. We share the association’s dedication to quality, safe work practices, and standards for the betterment of the industry. We look forward toward a bright future by striving for continued excellence and expanding our electrical expertise in maintenance and testing of electrical power distribution systems. VISTAM, …

NETA Membership Meeting Charts Progress and Looks Ahead to 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2022

NETA World Staff NETA News, Trending News, Winter 2021 NETA News

The NETA Board of Directors and NETA staff met face-to-face in mid-September for the first time since March 2020. The NETA Membership Meeting took place at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The agenda included a comprehensive Board Report and strategy updates in specific areas such as membership growth and efforts to grow industry awareness. A …

Outgoing NETA President Scott Blizard: Up to the Challenge

NETA World Staff Fall 2021 NETA News, NETA News, Trending News

A change in NETA leadership occurs every two years, with the transition to a new president recognized as an important part of the association’s history and a key to its longevity and progress. NETA World’s custom is to share the outgoing president’s perspective in a thoughtful and reflective interview. Outgoing President Scott Blizard has been Vice President and Chief Operating …

Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient Known for Getting the Job Done

NETA World Staff NETA News, Summer 2021 NETA News, Trending News

There is a common, and often used, phrase around Tony Demaria Electric (TDE): “Call Neno.” TDE’s Tony Demaria, Jr. says he doesn’t want to imagine the business without Nenad “Neno” Pasic. “He solves everyone’s problems. It is well known, any time there is a problem, we say ‘Call Neno!’” Demaria says. “Neno is always willing to do whatever it takes …