Business Briefs for the Week of July 30, 2007

  • Keith Lane, P.E., a long time contributor of EC&M, has partnered with Scott Coburn to start Lane Coburn & Associates LLC. The principals believe that their background in consulting, design build, and in actual field installation will provide electrical plans and specifications with the most value and constructability for their clients. Keith Lane can be reached at (206) 499-5221 or at [email protected]. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at
  • Massillon, Ohio-based ABB Inc. Power Products Medium Voltage (PPMV) recently established 3?D Service as an industrial and commercial authorized service provider (ASP) for its aftermarket products and services. As an ASP, 3-D Service can perform field installation, start up, commissioning, warranty, inspection, testing, and preventive maintenance services on equipment manufactured by PPMV.
  • Vision Fire & Security (VFS) recently changed its name to Xtralis. The company expects the new name will allow Xtralis to continue to build a prominent global brand identity. For more information, visit Xtralis’ Web site at
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