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NEMA Attends 2014 International Building Show, Showcases Several Member Products

ROSSLYN, Va. —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is attending the National Association of Home Builders’ International Building Show to encourage builders and designers to incorporate advanced heating solutions, electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), and surge protective devices into their design plans for new homes and businesses. The event will be held February 4-6...

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NEMA Welcomes Senate Vote to normalize US-Russia trade.

NEMA welcomed bipartisan approval by U.S. Senate of legislation to grant permanent normal trade relations status (PNTR) to Russia and provide access for U.S. businesses to benefits associated with world's ninth largest economy's entry into rules-based international trading system. According to NEMA President and CEO Evan Gaddis, this legislationÂ- enables manufacturers and service providers...

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NEMA Fluorescent Lamp Indexes show 4Q 2010 and yearly figures.

NEMA's T5 lamp index increased to 164.5 during 4Q 2010, and shipments grew nearly 31.0% over 2009. T8 lamp shipments increased 6.7% percent for year despite 2.2% dip during 4Q, and T12 lamp index showed declines of 7.1% for year and 9.7% from Q3. While market shares for T5 and T12 shipments increased 1.0% each, T8s declined by 2.0% during 4Q. For calendar year 2010, T5 and T8 shares respectively...

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NEMA Welcomes Bipartisan House Approval of USMCA

ROSSLYN, Va., December 20, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing legislation to implement the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in a bipartisan 385-41 vote on December 19. “USMCA modernizes a key platform for the global competitiveness of NEMA Members and the U.S. electrical manufacturing industry,” said NEMA...

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New Lighting Standard Offers Performance Specifications for LED Lamps

ROSSLYN, Va., December 19, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C78.53-2019 American National Standard for Electric Lamps— Performance Specifications for Direct Replacement LED (Light Emitting Diode) Lamps. This new Standard describes the electrical, mechanical, and photometric characteristics of LED lamps that are direct replacements for existing...

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New Medical Imaging Standard Covers Measurement of Radiofrequency Coil Surface Temperature

ROSSLYN, Va., December 18, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA MS 14-2019 Characterization of Radiofrequency (RF) Coil Heating in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems. This new Standard measures the radiofrequency coil surface temperature increase induced by the radiofrequency fields in magnetic resonance imaging. Testing methods are provided for...

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NEMA Applauds Announcement to Advance USMCA

ROSSLYN, Va., December 10, 2019—Today the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomed announcements by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) of compromises reached to expedite favorable consideration in Congress of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). “We applaud all parties for their strenuous and...

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New Standard Provides Specifications for Street Lighting

ROSSLYN, Va., December 5, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.58-2019 Luminaire Four-Pin Extension Module and Receptacle—Physical and Electrical Interchangeability and Testing. This new Standard provides mechanical and electrical specifications for interfacing street and area lighting with controls and sensor accessories. “The new ANSI C136.58...

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IDEA President and CEO Paul Molitor Stepping Down

ROSSLYN, Va., December 3, 2019—The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) announced that Paul Molitor will step down after serving as President and CEO for five years. “We’ve seen a tremendous amount of change over the last few years, and both the company and the market will continue to adapt quickly for the foreseeable future,” Molitor said in the IDEA press release. “The...

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Raj Batra of Siemens USA Elected as NEMA Board of Governors Chair

NEMA welcomes new officers from Hubbell, Phoenix Contact, and Schneider Electric ROSSLYN, Va., November 20, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that Raj Batra, President, Digital Industries, Siemens USA, was elected Chair of the NEMA Board of Governors. Batra has held a wide range of high-level management strategy and sales positions since joining Siemens...

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NEMA Standard for Connected Vehicle Roadside Infrastructure

New National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Standard will harmonize and accelerates deployment of connected vehicle roadside infrastructure technology. Types of roadside devices covered under the Standard are traffic signals, crosswalk signs, flashing school zone safety beacons, ramp meters, and other electronic traffic control equipment. NEMA TS 10 Connected Vehicle...

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NEMA Publishes Guidelines for Electroindustry to Improve Customer Cybersecurity

National Electrical Manufacturers Association publishes NEMA CPSP 3-2019 Cyber Hygiene Best Practices Part 2, a new white paper that identifies industry best practices and guidelines that electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers may consider when providing cybersecurity information to their customers. The practices and guidelines described in this document helps customers...

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NEMA Welcomes DOE Revision of General Service Lamp Definition

NEMA Welcomes the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) final rule defining the scope of general service lamps to be consistent with the intent of Congress when it enacted the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. DOE further clarified in Final Rule that States are preempted from regulating general service lamps meeting the statutory definition of general service lamp. NEMA acknowledges the DOE...

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