Reader's Choice Awards, 2010 Buyer's Guide, Upcoming Utility Products Conference & Expo
Each month, Utility Products makes every effort to bring you the latest and most applicable utility-industry articles and information.
Each month, Utility Products makes every effort to bring you the latest and most applicable utility-industry articles and information. In this issue, our 11th Annual Reader's Choice Awards features a collection of your favorite articles and product spotlights from 2009–articles that received the most response from you, our readers. And if you missed any of these articles last year, here is your chance to check out helpful information that can increase your safety and productivity on the job. One of our many informative Reader's Choice Awards' articles is "Finding the Right Clamp Meter: Smart Tool, Smart Buy"–sure to be of special interest to those responsible for installations, maintenance, repairs and overhauls of "everything utility." You will also find interesting product articles on lineman tools, air compressors for work trucks, insulation resistance testing, pole setting, "clip-on to automate" technologies and high voltage breaker testing. In addition, the article "How AMI Enables the Smart Grid," discusses the seven characteristics of a smart grid the Department of Energy's Smart Grid Task Force agreed upon for defining a future power delivery grid that will meet the needs of tomorrow's Americans.
Also in this issue is the complete 2010 Buyer's Guide–comprised of a wealth of product and service information for industry providers you may need. Offering excellent contact information, you will want to keep it available for quick reference when you need to find a certain product or service. The 2010 Buyer's Guide is listed online as well; visit www.utilityproducts.com and click on the "View Now" link under Buyers Guide–you will be directed to categories and then to direct links to the companies' Web sites. It's quick and easy to find exactly what you want, when you want it!
In addition, our "Utility Products Conference & Expo (UPCE) Preview" outlines Utility Products magazine's second utility-industry tradeshow and conference. Held March 23-25, 2010 in Tampa and co-located with DistribuTECH, this event will showcase the latest products and allow you to take part in product demonstrations, workshops, training and conference sessions, and much more! By bringing together buyers and sellers of CATV, telecom, water and power equipment, you will be able to increase your product knowledge, network with peers and learn about practical solutions to everyday problems. With indoor and outdoor exhibits from companies offering products and solutions for the workplace, UPCE is sure to provide everything you need in a show–you could even win a weekend at the NASCAR races. To check out this year's UPCE, please go to www.utilityproductsexpo.com. You won't want to miss it!