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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!


Affiliated Distributors (AD)
Affiliated Distributors (AD) is a member-owned organization that is passionate about bringing growth-oriented independent distributors and best-in-class supplier partners together with the purpose of outperforming the market and staying ahead of the competition. For over 40 years, AD’s proven track record has shown that we are more than a buying group – we are the largest and most innovative marketing group in North America. AD’s programs are customizable and are specifically designed to help our members acquire new business, create more loyal customers, and grow through increased collaboration with AD’s roster of vendor partners. Your AD champion is Kristen Yong, Vice President, AD Electrical – Canada. Kristen can be reached at, or at 437-388-9223.


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


Conexiom’s cloud platform is purpose-built to automate document processing in the order-to-cash and procure-to-pay processes. Conexiom extracts, transforms, and delivers data from complex documents, like purchase orders, invoices, and Vendor Order Acknowledgments, into customers’ ERP systems with 100% accuracy and no human supervision needed. Over 500 global customers, including companies like Graybar, Rexel, and Honeywell, trust Conexiom to create resilient operations that scale, drive growth, reduce costs, and elevate the customer experience. To find out more, visit Main point of contact: Alex Witcpalek


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: Leandra Persaud


e2r™, a proud corporate sponsor, is a professional services firm offering UNLIMITED human resources and employment law support to employers across Canada. The support is provided by seasoned employment/labour lawyers and certified HR professionals.

Contact Michelle Comeau to learn more about e2r™’s special efc members only program!


Enable is the SaaS platform that drives trusted relationships between B2B trading partners. Find out more about who we are, why we’re here, and where we’re going.



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 Great Place To Work surveys more than 12 million people in 7,000 different companies all over the world.  Companies certified by Great Place To Work have experienced a notable 9.2% outperformance in cumulative returns compared to the market and have demonstrated a significant boost in employee attraction, retention, and engagement. Main point of contact: Naman Thakur  


IDEA is the electrical industry-endorsed provider of global data syndication, management, automation, and standards. IDEA helps hundreds of manufacturers and distributors digitally syndicate product content internationally, exchange Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) documents, and extend their teams for data management, cleansing, and enrichment. Through its flagship services—IDEA Connector and IDEA Exchange—as well as a growing ecosystem of related services, IDEA is continuing to add value for the electrical industry, related verticals, and trading partners. Main point of contact: Mike Wentz

Ignite Technology 

Ignite Technology is a solutions company connecting people and ideas through technology. We offer audio and visual collaboration services, security analytics and assessments, compliance readiness, and dedicated managed services, for organizations across North America. Building reliable and repeatable solutions for the hybrid workplace, we’ll help your team connect seamlessly and with confidence. At Ignite we believe in building a trusted partnership and our dedicated experts are here for you, no matter your organization’s size or scale.  Main point of contact: Greg Masniuk


Intertek goes beyond Testing, Inspection and Certification of products: we are a Total Quality Assurance Provider to industries worldwide. Although our history goes back over 130 years, we’re continually innovating and evolving to reduce risk for consumers, brands and organizations in every sector around the world.

With over 40,000 employees in over 1,000 locations in 100 countries, our network of science-based, highly technically skilled individuals and teams enable global and local businesses to overcome the complex quality, safety and sustainability challenges they face, every day.



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: Steve Evans


With subsidiaries in more than 50 countries and business activities in over 140 countries, LEDVANCE is one of the world’s leading general lighting companies for professional customers and end-consumers. LEDVANCE stands for innovative luminaires, smart lighting solutions as well as electronic components. Main point of contact: Lori Bagazzoli


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: Sonia De Bartolo


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: Steve Simpson

Product Care Recycling 

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


Since 1955, Panduit’s culture of curiosity and passion for problem solving have enabled more meaningful connections between companies’ business goals and their marketplace success. Panduit creates innovative electrical and network infrastructure solutions for enterprise-wide environments, from the data center to the telecom room, from the desktop to the plant floor. Headquartered in Tinley Park, IL, USA and operating in 112 global locations, Panduit’s proven reputation for quality and technology leadership, coupled with a robust partner ecosystem, helps support, sustain, and empower business growth in a connected world. For more information, visit www.panduit.comMain point of contact: Dave Mason


Prysmian is the world leader in the design, manufacture and sales of wire and cable products.

Prysmian North America operations include 27 manufacturing facilities, 14 distribution centers, 6 R&D centers, and over 5,800 employees with annual sales typically in the range of US$ 4 billion. This includes 4 manufacturing plants, a Regional Distribution Center, Country head office and near 600 employees in Canada.

From wire & cable products and solutions for the transmission and distribution of low, medium, high and extra-high voltage systems, to a cutting-edge offering of optical fiber and copper cables and connectivity systems for voice, video and data transmission, the Group serves the most comprehensive range of markets including power transmission and distribution, telecommunications, construction and infrastructure, energy projects and specialty industries for countless applications in the United States and Canada. Main point of contact: Alessandro Lijoi 


Self Management Group

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 Company

Service Wire is a multi-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


Shawflex is a Canadian ‘one-stop-shop’ for interconnect technologies. They have been engineering solutions powering the electrical industry for more than 60 years now maintaining a reputation of excellence for their customers worldwide. Their contributions make them a highly trusted brand and they are widely known to provide wire, cable, and assembly solutions from common to custom.  Headquartered in Toronto, Shawflex has evolved over the years by expanding cabling capacity, increasing conductor size range, and developing new polymeric materials to continually expanding its portfolio. In 2025 they are relocating to a larger manufacturing facility, nearly doubling our footprint from 140,000 to 240,000 sq ft., within the city. To know more visit Main point of contact: Aditi Sen


Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) is the world leader in lighting for professionals and consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. We unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Our Philips products, Interact connected lighting systems and data-enabled services deliver business value and transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces.

We have approximately 35,000 employees and a presence in over 70 countries. We achieved carbon neutrality in our operations in 2020, have been in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index since our IPO for six consecutive years and were named Industry Leader in 2017, 2018 and 2019. For more info, visit or contact Jody Sikham.


A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers and an emerging influence in many important electrical markets. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions, and the company provides a variety of field and support services to customers around the world. For more information about Southwire’s products, its community involvement and its vision of sustainability, visit www.southwire.comMain point of contact: Maria Sial


TrueCommerce is a high-performing global supply chain network that provides fully integrated, end-to-end supply chain visibility and management. We help businesses reach their true supply chain potential. That’s why thousands of companies—from SMBs to the global Fortune 100, across various industries—rely on us. Main point of contact is Scott Kleinert


UL Solutions
UL Solutions brings safety science to life and transforms safety, security and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries including Canada. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers’ product innovation and business growth in several industries including electrical and automation.

The certification Marks from UL Solutions serve as recognized symbols of trust and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission, including compliance with Canadian standards.

We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains, and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future. From the adoption of electrification to the enablement of 5G and new mobility, we collectively look toward new frontiers, working for a safer world. Our science is your advantage.

To learn more, visit our global site and Canada regional site Main point of contact in Canada: David Lefebvre.