Leviton Type A and Type-Câ„¢ USB Charger Receives 2018 NECA Showstopper Award

Superior USB charging receptacle recognized at 2018 NECA Convention & Trade Show

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leviton Type A and Type-C™ USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacle was named a National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Showstopper winner during the 2018 NECA Convention & Trade Show held September 29 – October 2, 2018.

The show's annual NECA Showstopper Showcase and Awards is one of the most prestigious recognition events in the electrical construction industry. The showcase introduces new products and services to electrical contractors and winners are based on many factors including safety, their utility on the job, and the degree to which the product will help employees.

"Leviton, a trusted brand for generations, is proud to have one of our newest products recognized by NECA," said Jay Sherman, director of marketing for Leviton Residential. "We appreciate the 'Showstopper' designation and the opportunity to showcase the capabilities of our fast and powerful Type A and Type-C™ USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacle at such a prestigious industry event."

The Leviton Type A and Type-C USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacle offers users the future of charging. Two high powered vertical USB Ports, one Type A and one Type-C, deliver a combined total of 5.1A charging current and 25+ watts of power. Smart chip technology recognizes and optimizes the charging requirements of individual devices and the Type-C port enables the cables to be inserted easily in either direction, no adapter required.

William Randall, director of product management for Leviton Residential, said, "The Leviton Type A and Type-C USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacle delivers the latest and most advanced technology for faster charging of electronic devices, including smart phones, tablets, laptops and more. The addition of two tamper-resistant receptacles offers a convenient solution for other power needs while devices are charging."

The Leviton Type A and Type-C™ USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacle is available through Leviton's network of retail, online and electrical distribution channels, including its online store http://store.leviton.com/. For additional information, visit www.leviton.com/usb.

About Leviton Residential

Leviton residential products are the brand most preferred by builders and electrical contractors. Leviton's award-winning lighting controls and wiring devices help electrical industry professionals and homeowners create smart and safe living environments that deliver energy savings, convenience and reliability. Learn more at www.leviton.com/residential.

About Leviton

Every day, Leviton is engineering possibilities that make the future happen, meeting the needs of today's residential, commercial, and industrial customers globally. From electrical, to lighting, to data networks, and energy management, Leviton develops thoughtful solutions that help make its customers' lives easier, safer, more efficient and more productive. Driven by its commitment to its customers, the ingenuity of its employees and the safety and quality of its products and solutions, with Leviton, the FUTURE IS ON. For more information, visit http://www.leviton.com/www.facebook.com/levitonwww.twitter.com/leviton, or www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.

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