Kerry Heid Receives CSA Award of Merit

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Former NETA President Kerry Heid was honored with the prestigious Award of Merit from the Canadian Standards Association at CSA’s 100th anniversary awards ceremony and gala on June 18, 2019, in Ottawa, Ontario. Kerry was nominated by his peers and was strongly supported by members of the CSA Z462, Workplace Electrical Safety and CSA Z463, Maintenance of Electrical Systems technical …

Outstanding Achievement Award Honoree Loves a Challenge

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In some ways, you could say Scott Blizard grew into NETA’s 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award honoree. Currently Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at American Electrical Testing Co., LLC (AETCO), Blizard spent most of his life being around and working with the family company. “I grew up in the industry. I grew up in NETA,” he says. “It was like …

Alliance Recognition Award Honoree Always Eager to Share Knowledge

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To those who know Dinesh Chhajer, it was no surprise he was named NETA’s 2019 Alliance Recognition Award honoree. Chhajer, who manages the technical support group for Megger, earned his MS in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. Previously an applications engineer and substation and design …

Outgoing NETA President Jim Cialdea: ‘Everywhere You Look, There’s Opportunity’

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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. James G. Cialdea, PE, has led the organization since June 2017. …

NETA’s 2019 PowerTest Sparks Innovation and Achievement

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The best and brightest in electrical testing and maintenance lit up PowerTest 2019, the premier electrical power systems event. The annual five-day conference hosted 503 session and 575 trade show attendees from March 11–15, 2019, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. PowerTest, the largest gathering of NETA Accredited Company representatives and industry professionals each year, …

NETA Welcomes Newest Accredited Company — Star Electrical Services & General Supplies, INC.

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Star Electrical Services & General Supplies, Inc. was established in 1999 and has become a leader in accurate, reliable, and professional solutions in electrical testing and high-voltage devices in Puerto Rico. The company is ISO 9001-2015 certified and is now the newest NETA Accredited Company (NAC) after satisfying the stringent requirements to become a full member. President Abelardo Hernandez is …

PowerTest 2019 – New Product Form

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AEMC Instruments www.aemc.com AEMC’s New Line of Simple-to-Use Data Loggers AEMC Instruments has just introduced a new, low-cost line of simple-to-use data loggers. These small, compact data loggers measure just 3 inches by 3/4 inches. The 10 models in the family measure dc volts, ac volts, dc current, pulse, event, and temperature (model dependent). Inputs to each unit are facilitated …