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And the winners for 2016 are... (09/02/2017)

Branches and Supplier of the year 2016

Franklin Empire Branch of the year
 and
Supplier of the year

awarded to... 

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Franklin Empire Sherbrooke Move Announcement (06/09/2016)

After 10 years in Sherbrooke, we're moving to a building almost double the size to serve you better! Visit us on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 at our new location: 4066, Lesage Street, unit 101, Sherbrooke, QC  J1L 0B6

 

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Latest generation of Siemens SIMOGEAR now assembled in Canada by Franklin Empire (21/07/2016)

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Congratulations Bob! (18/04/2016)

Congratulations to Franklin Empire President Bob Shapiro, the recipient of Electro-Federation Canada’s Industry Recognition Award (IRA) for 2016.

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Best of Houzz 2016 (17/02/2016)

 

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And the winners are... (16/02/2016)

 

Branches and Supplier of the year 2015

Franklin Empire Branch of the year
 and
Supplier of the year
awarded to...

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Electrical Code Updates/Product Changes (07/07/2015)

Are You Ready for the Change to Self-Test GFCIs?

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Mersen Bike Contest (04/07/2015)

Together with Mersen, our branches in Ontario held bike promotion. Buy any MERSEN product and you were entered to win a mountain bike!

Here are the winners:

  • Accucaps (London)
  • Bartek Ingredients Inc. (Hamilton)
  • Elequip Contractors (Toronto)
  • KW Electronic (Hamilton)
  • Mayson Machine (Windsor)
  • Olympic Plastic Bags (Scarborough)
  • T3EMR (Newmarket)

Congratulations!


Semi-Annual Mega Stock Clearance (25/05/2015)

 At our lighting showroom

A ton of decorative lighting at never before seen prices!

Monday June 15 to Saturday June 20, 2015

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2014 Winners (20/02/2015)

 Branches and Supplier of the year 2014

Franklin Empire Branch of the year
Western Quebec Region,
Eastern Quebec Region and
Supplier of the year
awarded to...

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MeasureMax (02/09/2014)

 


Carlo Gavazzi Outstanding Distributor Achievement Award (01/08/2014)

 We are honoured to achieve the Carlo Gavazzi Outstanding Distributor Achievement Award for 2014.


Tool of the Month (01/07/2014)

 


Tool of the Month (03/06/2014)

  


Tool of the Month (01/05/2014)

 


EFC Scholarships (29/04/2014)

 

Electro-Federation Canada is committed to assisting young Canadians pursuing studies in the fields of electrical engineering, computer engineering technology, electrical apprentice, computer science, environmental, renewable energy, commerce and business administration. 


Branches and Supplier of the year 2013 (31/01/2014)

 

Franklin Empire Branch of the year
 Western Quebec Region,
Eastern Quebec Region and

Supplier of the year
 2013

awarded to...
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Franklin Empire Ontario Supplier of the Year 2013 (28/01/2014)

Franklin Empire would like to congratulate SCHMERSAL on winning the Supplier of the Year for Ontario 2013! 


Ottawa Location to move in Spring 2014 (18/01/2014)

 Moving in Spring 2014!!!
140 Hearst Way - Watch the progress as we build!!!


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New Branch (25/11/2013)

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A R E design awards (31/03/2013)

 

Franklin Empire is proud to announce that we contributed to two projects that won the 2013 A.R.E Design Awards competition:

Longo's Leaside
Leaside Centre, Toronto - Supermarket/Grocery Store

terra20
Pinecrest Shopping Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada – Sustainability     

 


Branch & Supplier of the year 2012 (14/02/2013)

 

Franklin Empire Branch and supplier of the year 2012

 

 

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Franklin Empire Acquires Ontor's ISD Division (07/01/2013)

Franklin Empire is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ontor's ISD Division (Industrial Systems Division). Franklin Empire will become the Siemens EID (Exclusive Industrial Distributor) for The GTA, Mississauga/Brampton and Oakville/Hamilton/Niagara. We are already the Siemens EID for Southwestern Ontario, Ottawa and the province of Quebec.

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Notification to Customers purchasing Mercury-Containing Lamps in Quebec: NEW QUEBEC REGULATION (24/09/2012)

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Consumer Choice Award 2012 (11/09/2012)

       

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Franklin Empire Acquires Electra Supply (23/07/2012)

We are pleased to announce that Franklin Empire Inc. has acquired all the operations of Electra Supply. This includes the 3 branches in Cambridge, London and Windsor. 

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Ted Magazine Press Release

Electrical Business Press Release 

The Record.com Press Release

 

 


FE TV (09/05/2012)

Franklin Empire is proud to present a new episode of FEtv! In this episode, FEtv talks with Wattstopper about a quick new way to install and manage a digital lighting system.

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Branches and Supplier of the year 2011 (07/02/2012)

Franklin Empire Branch of the year
 Western Quebec Region,
Eastern Quebec Region and
Supplier of the year
 2011

awarded to...
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Partial recall of the STE402NP and 403NP thermostats (06/09/2011)

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We're #388! (14/06/2011)


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RGA 2011 Gala de l'excellence (25/04/2011)

Congratulations to G.S Electric who is a finalist in the RGA 2011 Gala de l'excellence.

Franklin Empire is proud to have the chance to work with G.S Electric!

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Branch and Supplier of the year 2010 (14/02/2011)

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Questions fréquentes sur les modifications qui seront apportées en janvier 2009 au Code canadien de l’électricité relativement aux prises inviolables (08/02/2011)

Frequently asked questions concerning the changes done in January 2009 in the Canadian Electrical Code relating to Tamper Resistant Receptacles. ( In French only)


New Branch! (26/10/2010)

    

St-Jerome, Quebec

BRANCH NOW OPEN

56, rue Maisonneuve


(19/10/2010)

    

St-Jerome, Quebec

Branch opening soon

56, rue Maisonneuve


Golf Tournament - Darnley (16/09/2010)

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Facebook Fan Page (31/08/2010)


New St-Jerome Branch (27/08/2010)

    

St-Jerome, Quebec

Branch opening end of September 2010

56, rue Maisonneuve


Ferraz Shawmut is Now MERSEN (04/06/2010)


READ MORE
ABOUT MERSEN
 

 


Défi des têtes rasés (03/06/2010)

One of our employees at our branch in Québec, Sylvain Paradis participated in "Défi des têtes rasés" (Shaved head challenge) benefiting Leucan …

He was able to give an amount of $350.00, which he raised thanks to the generosity of the employees and clients in Quebec …

 


Franklin Empire helps support “The London Abused Women’s Centre-Shine a Light on Women Abuse Campaign” (18/05/2010)


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(19/04/2010)

Guiness Record


Click the image to read about Pascal Coudé, our motor repair and winder technician becoming famous!


Supplier of the Year 2009 (23/02/2010)

Congratulations to GE LIGHTING who won the Franklin Empire "Supplier of the Year 2009" award in recognition of excellent support!


From left to right: Josée Bertiaume (GE), Bernie Backman (FE) & André Gagné (GE)
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GE Lamp and Ballast promotion winner (20/02/2010)

Congratulations to HAGOP DEKIRMENJIAN who won the Team Canada official Hockey Jersey from our GE Lamp and Ballast promotion!

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As seen in... (01/02/2010)

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Hungry For Change (Haïti) (15/01/2010)

Hungry For Change and Canadian Feed the Children are working together to bring House of Hope and other Haitian partners the humanitarian aid they’ll need over the coming weeks, months and years.

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(12/11/2009)

SIEMENS Canada Officially Launches Tiastar MCC Production

Watch video here


Hamilton Branch Opened (02/11/2009)

Franklin Empire Logo

New Branch Opened 

HAMILTON, ONTARIO

2783 BARTON ST. EAST


(22/09/2009)

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Hot-Dogs and Hamburgers at Our Quebec Branch (09/09/2009)

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IMPORTANT NOTICE - PREVENTION PROGRAM (08/09/2009)

To all owners of a STELPRO DESIGN/UNIWATT branded electric construction heater.

PCH  Stelpro
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New Hamilton Branch (03/09/2009)

Franklin Empire Logo

HAMILTON, ONTARIO

Branch opening October 2009

2783 BARTON ST. EAST


Fishing trip at Mont-Tremblant (03/09/2009)

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(27/08/2009)

Tool Night at Franklin Empire Alma

Tool NIght Alma


(17/08/2009)

Enter for your chance to win a $5000 Hinkley Lighting Shopping Spree!

Hinkley Lighting Shopping Spree


Franklin Empire Sherbrooke May 7th Event (17/06/2009)


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Winners of Ty-Rap's 50th anniversary (06/04/2009)

Congratulations to Michel Proulx and Martin Laverdière from Franklin Empire!
http://tnb-canada.com/en/tyrap50/whatsnew.html#newstuff


The force of an innovative concept (01/04/2009)

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NEW 2009 Canadian Electrical Code (17/03/2009)


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Our Longueuil Branch Moved Locations! (03/03/2009)

Come visit our new counter!


The passion for electricity is transmitted to the students (02/03/2009)

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Environmental Information Center (01/03/2009)

GE Environmental Information Center


(24/02/2009)

The G-9 Hydro-Quebec Penalty


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Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) Concern (23/02/2009)

In response to some of the recent negative press surrounding compact fluorescent lamps and their safety risks, STANDARD has created a document to give to you, our customer, the tools and information to help you better respond to inquiries and concerns from your customers regarding the safety of the products.

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Supplier of the Year 2008 (30/01/2009)

Congratulations to Stelpro Design who won the Franklin Empire "Supplier of the Year 2008" award in recognition of excellent support!


Affiliated Distributors Honours Excellence at the 2008 North American Meeting (16/01/2009)

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Franklin Empire Inaugurates Its New Building in Quebec City (04/12/2008)


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Energy Conservation & Best Practices (25/11/2008)

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NOW OPEN: OUR NEW QUEBEC CITY BUILDING (01/10/2008)

 
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Draw for 2 elks at Mont-Tremblant (26/09/2008)

Congratulations to our 2 winners: Jérôme Lemay (Jérôme Lemay Électriques -Lachute) and Patrick Blondin (Blontech)
 

We want to thank Richard Vaillancourt of Siemens, Carole Alary of Canlyte, Paul Giroux of Leviton, Mario Lanois of Canlyte, and Simon Levesque of Contact Delage; all of which were present for the draw.

A big thank you to our partners:
Bel
Canlyte
Contact Delage
Leviton
Siemens

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(03/09/2008)

Siemens Exiderdome: 
A One-Of A-Kind Exhibition
Quebec City: Sept 23-24
REGISTER NOW!

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& to register


(26/08/2008)

Siemens Exiderdome: 
A One-Of A-Kind Exhibition
REGISTER NOW!

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& to register
Exiderdome News Updates


T&B Promo Winner (29/05/2008)

 

Congratulations
to Ben Giguere (Commission Scolaire de la Capital) - Winner of the Thomas & Betts draw for a golf set.



From right: Martin Laverdiere (Counter Representative, Franklin Empire Inc., Quebec), Benoit Giguere (Winner), Frederic Roy (T&B)


Franklin Empire Celebrates their expansion, their 15 years and the honors received (01/10/2007)

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Franklin Empire Recognized for Exhibition Excellence (06/07/2007)

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The Manufacturing World (01/03/2007)

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Siemens consolidates their position in Quebec (01/01/2007)

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Siemens Announces Franklin Empire as Exclusive Industrial Distributor (21/11/2005)

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Franklin Empire pushes the limits of service (30/11/2001)

Click here to read the article from Le Monde de L'électricité (available only in French)


ISO 9002 Accreditation of Franklin Empire (01/03/1997)

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Control Mart Acquisition (08/11/1996)

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Montreal distributors merge (01/03/1992)

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Le Lab, a Division of Empire Electric (21/03/1991)

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Interview with CEDA Chairman Bob Shapiro (01/08/1987)

Click here to read the article in CEDA Current


Man of the Month of January in 1980 (01/02/1980)

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Hydro-Quebec's New Emblem (22/07/1965)

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EFC Scholarships (00/00/0000)

 

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