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  • 2020 IDEAL National Championship Canceled

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  • Canadians Standing up to COVID-19

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  • 2020-Qualifying-Events-COVID-19-Update

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  • NAED Virtual Meeting

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  • IBEW Members Dominate Super Bowl for Electricians

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  • Bright Future at Cree Lighting

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  • IDEAL Invests in Skill and Labor Shortage

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  • Mission Accomplished: 2019 IDEAL National Championship a Great Success

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  • First-Ever International Competition at 2019 IDEAL® National Championship

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  • Orbit Donates to IDEAL National Championship

    In November, Orbit Industries, Inc. donated over 4,600 pieces of electrical products to support the 2019 IDEAL National Championship. Now in its fourth year, the IDEAL National Championship is a televised competition to determine the best electrician in North America. Among the products Orbit donated was its exclusive Universal Mounting Adapter with Back Support, which contestants used extensively to mount junction boxes on the competition stage.

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  • Circuit Identifier Review

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  • Qualifying Regional Event

    IDEAL Industries Inc. has been conducting qualifying rounds around Arizona to determine ho will represent the state at the IDEAL National Championship to be held in Orlando, Fla.

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  • Heavy Metal Tour

    "Heavy Metal Tour" Shows Students Local Manufacturing Options

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  • IDEAL Electrical Promotions

    Jeffrey Burkhardt Promoted to Group President - Will Lead IDEAL Electrical, Canada, Latin America and Data Comm2019 IDEAL National Championship is on Record Pace.

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  • IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. CHAIRMAN AND CEO TO RETIRE JANUARY 31, 2020

    Jim James, Chairman and CEO of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has announced he will retire on January 31, 2020. Steve Henn, a Group President from Illinois Tool Works (ITW) will succeed Jim as CEO on September 23, 2019. As long planned, Meghan Juday, a fourth generation family executive, will become the Chairman of the 103-year old family company on February 1, 2020 when James retires.

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  • IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. ACQUIRES CREE COMMERCIAL LIGHTING AND INTELLIGENT LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEMS

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. today announced the acquisition of Cree Lighting, which includes the LED lighting fixtures, lamps and intelligent lighting control solutions business for commercial, industrial and consumer applications of Cree, Inc. (CREE – NASDAQ).

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  • PRO TOOL REVIEWS – IDEAL National Championship Competition

    Ideal Electrical organized the annual Nationals competition to encourage young people to seek careers as electricians and related careers.

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  • PROTOOL REVIEWS - IDEAL WIRE ARMOUR™ ELECTRICAL TAPE

    We like the results we’re seeing from Wire Armour and we think you will, too. The premium price is something you definitely want to consider, but give a couple of rolls a shot and see how it compares to what you’re currently using.

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  • IDEAL ELECTRICAL ACHIEVES ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFICATION

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  • THIRD ANNUAL IDEAL® NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP KICKS-OFF SEARCH TO HONOR AND REWARD ELITE ELECTRICAL TRADESMEN, STUDENTS/APPRENTICES

    Doug Sanford, Group President of IDEAL® Electrical, the world leader in electrical tools and wire termination, announced today open registration for the third annual IDEAL National Championship.

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  • WATCH AMERICA'S ELITE ELECTRICIANS COMPETE FOR $500K IN CASH, PRIZES DURING IDEAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

    IDEAL® Electrical, the world leader in electrical products, electrician tools and wire termination, announced today the viewing schedule for the first-ever televised special of the company’s second annual IDEAL National Championship competition.

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  • NEW DRILL TAPS FROM IDEAL ELECTRICAL

    The tri-flute design, meantime, promises faster chip removal and minimal binding while drilling. The drill taps are compatible with both cordless drills and impact drivers, come in six sizes and are offered individually or as a kit.

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  • ‘BEST OF THE BEST’ IN ELECTRICAL TRADE COMPETE IN SKILLS, SAFETY AND TIME AT SECOND ANNUAL IDEAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND

    IDEAL® Electrical, the world leader in electrical products, electrician tools and wire termination, showcased the “know-how” and professionalism of electrical professionals, students and apprentices from across the country during its second annual IDEAL National Championship Weekend.

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  • EC & M - IDEAL WIRE ARMOUR™ ELECTRICAL TAPE

    Wire Armour vinyl electrical tape insulates, bonds, and protects. Suitable for use in a range of temperatures, including extreme weather, the tape offers high elasticity, high UV resistance to water, oil, acids, etc., and is flame retardant.

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  • IBEW Members Dominate Super Bowl for Electricians

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