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Schneider Electric signs with Calgary’s Leading Edge Sales


March 7, 2018
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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Mar. 7, 2018 – Energy management automation solution provider Schneider Electric Canada has signed Leading Edge Sales (LES), a Calgary, Alberta-based sales representative, to identify, develop and secure opportunities for the protection, control, and automation of power systems in Western Canada.

Represents MV and HV electrical equipment manufacturers from around the world, LES customers are organizations in the oil and gas industry; electrical, water and gas utilities; independent power producers; and large industrial and commercial facilities.

“Schneider Electric was impressed by LES’s understanding of and experience with power systems, grid automation, cybersecurity, and electrical infrastructure modernization solutions,” said Emily Heitman, Vice President of Energy, Canada & U.S., Schneider Electric. “This partnership reinforces Schneider Electric’s commitment to providing solutions for protection, control and automation of power systems in Canada, and brings more support to our customers. We are excited and pleased to expand our ability to reach end users in Western Canada.”

“We have known of the Schneider Electric P&C products and their capabilities for a long time,” said Jeffrey Pooranalingam, LES partner. “We look forward to promoting these products to a wider user base in western Canada.”

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The combined approach form LES and Schneider Electric will focus on promoting the following products and services:

• Easergy T300 distribution automation platform
• Micom protection relays
• SEPAM protection relays  
• VAMP Arc Flash protection systems  
• ECOTFIT 50/51 single phase self-powered overcurrent relays
• Engineering Solution & Services – Panels and switchgear design, consultation, start-up, configuration, commissioning for protection and control of power systems