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Corporate Sponsors

Thank You to Our Corporate Sponsors!

We are so grateful for our corporate partners who support us throughout the year. Because of your commitment, EFC can provide the programs and services needed to support the growth of our members and advance the Electrical industry.

We could never do what we do without your overwhelming dedication and generosity. For all this and more, we say thank you!

ASCOT CAPITAL GROUP Inc. is a privately held holding company based in Montreal, Canada. Its company portfolio includes Stanpro (Standard Products Inc.), Aimlite Corp., Beghelli (Beluce Canada Inc.), and LumenTruss. It operates sales, production and distribution facilities in Canada & the US and employs over 500 persons. Main point of contact: David Nathaniel

CSA Group

CSA Group is a global organization dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. We are a leader in Standards Development and in Testing, Inspection and Certification around the world including Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia. Our mandate is to hold the future to a higher standard. Main point of contact: Katherine Seton


e2r® represents a revolutionary approach to human resources and employment/labour law support. Our three levels of support provide clients with their choice of a (i) hotline; (ii) hotline with unlimited written support; and (iii) hotline with written support together with comprehensive employee handbooks, recruitment assistance, performance management and much more. Main point of contact: Michelle Comeau
Great Place To Work ® Institute Canada
The Great Place To Work Institute is a global people analytics and organizational culture consulting company with offices in 60 countries worldwide.  Each year the Great Place To Work Institute surveys more than 12 million people in 7,000 different companies all over the world.  For over 30 years the Great Place To Work Institute has partnered with leading companies from around the world to identify and build high – trust, high performance workplace cultures.  Their research has proven that building great workplaces for all isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s better for business, better for people, and better for the world

Main point of contact: Kevin McKenna, Vice President – Chief Insights Officer



IDEA provides manufacturers and distributors with the tools they need to effectively manage daily operations—resulting in lower costs, higher profits, and more satisfied customers. IDEA’s origins are rooted in the electrical industry’s most influential organizations, meaning they are equipped to service all parts of the supply chain: from manufacturer to distributor to end-user. Main point of contact: Reina Munsch


Leading the industry, challenging the status quo and building with a focused eye on the future is what has made Kerrwil a well-established and respected name in the Canadian publishing community, and a key partner in the industries they serve. Kerrwil understands and meets advertisers’ expectations and provides new methods and solutions that generate above average returns is what they do in print, online, and on site. Main point of contact: John Kerr

Lawrie Insurance Group

The Lawrie Insurance Group (LIG) is one of Canada’s leading, privately-owned, multi-disciplined insurance brokerages, specializing in commercial and personal insurance, employee benefits and group retirement solutions. LIG is proud to offer Commercial Insurance (PowerGuard) and Employee Benefits (Bright Reach) programs designed specifically for EFC members. With a staff of over 100 dedicated professionals, LIG has become one of the largest and most trusted insurance organizations and ranks in the top 5% of independent insurance brokerages in Canada. LIG is a member of the Canadian Broker Network, Intersure and Globex International, which enables us to service our clients located globally. Main point of contact: David Leadbetter


Legrand offers products and systems for electrical installations and information networks. They deliver access to power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world, while investing in understanding and transforming the customer experience. Driven by innovation, they help bring to life spaces that meet their customers needs. Main point of contact: Hanh Le


nVent has a leading portfolio of electrical enclosures, electric heat tracing solutions, complete heat management systems, and electrical and fastening solutions that connect and protect critical systems across the globe where the cost of failure is high. Its innovative electrical solutions help maximize customer efficiency, improve utilization, lower installation costs as well as the total cost of ownership and minimize downtime. Main point of contact: Kelly Velander

Product Care

Product Care Recycling is an industry sponsored not-for-profit association that operates “extended producer responsibility” recycling programs across Canada on behalf of their industry members. Product Care manages a variety of products, including lighting products in BC, Manitoba, Quebec and PEI. Each program includes a “no charge to drop off” collection system which may include municipal depots, retailers/distributors, and other collection depots, as well as free pick up services for commercial volumes of lamps. Product Care Recycling creates industry-leading material processing standards, promotes awareness of available recycling programs, and maintains detailed records to report to regulators, stakeholders, partners and the general public. Product Care Recycling is just beginning the process to implement a light recycling program into Ontario on January 1, 2023 as required by Ontario regulations. Main point of contact: Patrick Chauvet (Program Director)

Prysmian Group

Prysmian Group operates 13 plants in North America serving the telecom and energy markets. The Group consists of Prysmian and Draka, two of the strongest and most respected commercial brands in the industry, whose highly complementary products and services meet the needs for two distinct sectors. Main point of contact: TC Singh

Self Management Group / Talent NestTM

Self Management Group is a global leader in Talent Management Solutions. We are also home of the POP™ (Predictor of Potential), one of the largest pre-hire personality assessments with over 40 years of experience. Let us help you take the guesswork out of your hiring! Talent NestTM is our online recruitment platform that helps you attract, manage and automate your entire recruitment process.  It is the “Go To” career platform for hundreds of organizations, including the Electro Federation of Canada. Main point of contact: Warren Collier


Service Wire Co.

Service Wire is a second-generation, family-owned wire and cable manufacturer and has been since 1968. They are committed to producing the finest quality American made products, while providing industry-leading service levels. Their nationwide network of distributors and advanced distribution capabilities enable them to meet and exceed the complex needs of clients throughout North America and the world. Main point of contact: Mary Brown


Shawcor is an integrated energy services company and works in a variety of industries including oil and gas, petrochemical, industrial, electrical, electronic, automotive and communications. Shawcor helps keep construction projects and operations running smoothly and to specification through proprietary, technology-based products, services and solutions organized into four distinct groups: pipe coating solutions, integrity management solutions, oilfield solutions, connection systems. Main point of contact: Joanne Bennett


Southwire is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Wire and Cable, Tools, Components and Assembled Solutions. Our products lie in the walls of your home, in the transmission lines that power our neighborhoods, in the places we work, schools where we learn and the hospitals that keep us well. Main point of contact: Maria Sial


TrueCommerce is the most complete way to connect your business across the supply chain, integrating everything from Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), to data exchange, to fulfillment, to digital storefronts and marketplaces, to your business system, and to whatever comes next. For decades TrueCommerce has helped businesses be more connected, more supported, and more prepared for what’s next. That’s why thousands of companies – ranging from start-ups to the global Fortune 100, across various industries – rely on us. TrueCommerce. Do business in every direction. Main point of contact is Scott Kleinert

Universal Lighting, Inc. Technologies & Douglas Lighting Controls, Inc.

Universal Lighting Technologies, based in Nashville, Tennessee, and Douglas Lighting Controls, based in Burnaby, British Columbia; design, manufacture and commercialize scalable lighting solutions. We enable customers with LED products for upgrades, connected lighting, centralized/decentralized digital lighting control systems, and IoT digital services integration with easy-to-install and use components. Our North American manufacturing, plus our commitment to quality, provides customers an end-to-end vertical lighting ecosystem with efficiency, flexibility and control.