Industry Links


 Associations  
  The Canadian Alarm and Security Association (CANASA) is a not for profit association founded in 1977. With over 800 alarm companies presently in CANASA, our members install and/or monitor over 70% of the systems in Canada. The Association’s mission is to maintain an active and effective national association comprised of responsible members whose representatives will work in a co-operative manner furthering the professional aims, objectives, ethics and business standards of the association. 
  The Custom Electronic The Design & Installation Association, CEDIA, is an international trade association of companies specializing in planning and installing electronic systems for the home - typically media rooms, single or multi-room entertainment systems, home automation and communication systems, and integrated whole-house subsystems providing control of lighting, security and HVAC systems. 
 Commercial Organizations  
3M is a leading manufacturer of innovative products for industrial, consumer, trans-portation, safety, health care and other markets, with operations in more than 60 countries worldwide. The company is well known for its 'Pollution Prevention Pays' environmental initiative, and its emission reduction programs including water-based replacement of solvents in manufacturing and replacements for ozone depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).
  Founded by U.A. Whitaker in 1941 as Aero-Marine Products, AMP Incorporated is today the world's leading supplier of electrical and electronic connection devices. With operations in 53 countries, AMP makes thousands of products that are setting the standard for quality and innovation -- from traditional connectors and tooling to cutting-edge technologies in fiber optics and wireless communications. And though you may have never heard of AMP, you come in contact with AMP products everyday. They are built into your automobile, your computer, your mobile phone, TV and refrigerator - even into your house and your workplace. In fact, if it's powered by electricity, there's a good chance AMP products are at work connecting people to each other and to the world around them.
  BICSI, a not-for-profit telecommunications association, is a world-wide resource for technical publications, training, conferences, and registration programs for low voltage cabling distribution design and installation. By year's end, BICSI will have over 20,000 members residing in 85 nations.
 
As a worldwide leader in innovative connectivity technology, Cable Design Technologies (NYSE: CDT) is a recognized resource in the design, development and manufacturing of both copper cables and fiber optic, structured wiring systems and cable management solutions. Our leadership in setting and defining industry standards is unmatched. We are meeting or surpassing all standards, while at the same time setting new ones --- for networks; for communications cable and mu ltimedia; for automation, sound and safety; for transportation and computer interconnect ---whenever quality can't be compromised.
  Belden Electronics Division, a subsidiary of Belden Inc., is a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of specialty wire and cable products for the electronics and electrical markets. The Electronics operation is headquartered in Richmond, Indiana. The company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Germany and The Netherlands, and distribution centers in the U.S., Canada, Singapore, Australia, and The Netherlands. A majority of Belden's manufacturing, engineering and support functions are registered to the International Organization for Standardization.
  Berk-Tek, headquartered in New Holland, Pennsylvania, is the leading manufacturer of high-performance copper and fiber optic cable in North America. For more than 30 years, the company has supplied cable for high-performance premises networking, factory automation, computer electronics, and telecommunications applications across the continent. As a subsidiary of Alcatel Alsthom, Berk-Tek is part of the world's largest producer of cable. As such, Berk-Tek is supported by a global network of companies that include expertise in every aspect of the cable business: metallurgy, optical fiber production, the manufacture of all types of cable; applications expertise, and customer services.
  Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization. We have tested products for public safety for more than a century. Each year, more than 16 billion UL Marks are applied to products worldwide.
  CSA International is one of the leading standards development, certification and registration organizations in the world.
  Cabling Systems magazine is the premier publication for Canadian telecommunications cabling professionals.

Distributors


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