Carlon® Horizontal Adjust-A-Box® Wins Showstopper Recognition at 2013 NECA Convention

Thomas Betts Product Cited for Innovation, Value to Contractors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Carlon® Horizontal Adjust-A-Box® Non-Metallic Electrical Box, from Thomas & Betts, was a winner of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) 2013 Showstoppers at the NECA Convention 2013, held in Washington, Oct. 12 to 15. According to Convention’s website,, the Showstopper Showcase ad Awards offer “a select sampling of the latest and greatest in electrical product innovations” and are “designed to highlight new products and services that will help electrical contractors on the job.”

“We are honored that NECA selected the Carlon® Horizontal Adjust-A-Box® Non-Metallic Electrical Box to be among those recognized at the NECA Convention with a Showstopper Award,” said Chad Smith, vice president, product management and marketing, at Thomas & Betts. “The award reflects Thomas & Betts’ commitment to providing the brands of choice for end users of electrical products, including electrical contractors, who account for a large segment of the market.”

The Carlon® Horizontal Adjust-A-Box® Non-Metallic Electrical Box adjusts for different wall thicknesses with the turn of a screw, features horizontal orientation for mounting kitchen, bathroom and baseboard receptacles, and is applicable for both remodeling and new work.

“It is ideal for use with ceramic tile, and blends well with rectangular tile,” Smith said. “It also works well in limited-space and multi-level islands.”

For more information about the new Carlon® Draft-Tight Non-Metallic Box from Thomas & Betts, please visit and look for Carlon® on the "Brands" tab, or call (800) 238-5000.

Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn. For more information, please visit

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