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Original Press Release

Appleton Publishes 2011 Master Catalog

Press release date: Dec 21, 2010

"Big Red Book" carries more than 20,000 products.

ROSEMONT, IL, December 21, 2010 -- Appleton, the global leader in hazardous location electrical equipment, today published its completely redesigned and upgraded 2011 Master Catalog (MC007) detailing more than 20,000 products to assist electricians, engineers and electrical distributors. The 1,864-page catalog provides fast, easy access to comprehensive information on such products as fittings, couplings, industrial-grade lighting and motor controls.

Appleton's famous "Big Red Book" has been an essential reference guide for several decades. The familiar user-friendly layout of the catalog has been further improved and the new edition features call-out pages between sections.

In addition to products from Appleton, Appleton Canada, McGill and ATX, this new edition encompasses solutions from associate EGS brands O-Z/Gedney, SolaHD and Nelson Firestop. Appearing for the first time in the catalog are the company's combined NEC, CEC and IEC/ATEX products to reflect a global coordination effort.

To request a complimentary copy, please call 800-621-1506 or visit Email:

About Appleton
Appleton is a premium line of hazardous location products under the EGS Electrical Group family of brands. EGS Electrical Group is a worldwide manufacturer of electrical products for virtually every type of environment. Distributors, contractors, engineers, electricians and site maintenance professionals around the world trust EGS brands to make electrical installations safer, more productive and more reliable. EGS is organized into three focused businesses that provide distributors and end-users expert knowledge and excellent service. It is part of the EGS Electrical Group, LLC, a division of Emerson Industrial Automation and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.