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  • Trending Top Tier Manufacturing

    November 23, 2020
    The plants we see that are delivering world class products at fantastic margins didn’t get there overnight, but they’ve learned in time that there are several keys to not leaving dollars on the plant floor. Check out these trends that are keeping plants ahead of their piers.
  • Reduce complexity and speed installation with PRE-formance prefabricated solutions

    November 16, 2020
    PRE-formance prefabricated solutions help speed installation, reduce complexity and optimize your project from design to delivery and installation. Basic assemblies and made-to-order solutions include standard brackets for direct stud or between stud mounting with boxes, mud rings and ground wire pre-assembled.
  • LED Lighting for Metals and Mining Applications

    November 9, 2020
    Lighting is of critical importance in Metals and Mining applications to maximize both safety and productivity. These sites are among the most dangerous to work in due to extremely harsh conditions and explosive environments.
  • What’s new with the Philips MainsFit LED T8 retrofit lamp

    November 2, 2020
    Philips MainsFit (UL Type B / Ballast bypass) lamps are designed for simple installation. All of our MainsFit lamps are double-ended, which means that the lamps work with fixtures containing shunted or non-shunted G13 (medium bi-pin) lamp holders, can be installed in any direction.
  • Minimize Unscheduled Downtime

    October 19, 2020
    Kirby Risk has a history of delivering solutions that remove the risk of unscheduled downtime. We understand that not every situation requires a one-size solution and we have a complete portfolio of services that not only identifies areas of concern but also a solution for those areas.
  • Wirelessly monitor and track critical performance indicators

    10/12/2020
    Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems’ line of inSIGHT™ Data Monitoring solutions is designed to help industrial manufacturers and data center owners use information and analytics to better predict and prevent costly downtime before it happens.
  • Installation Time Savings with Quick-Lok Pro Connectors

    October 5, 2020
    Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds series Quick-Lok Pro connectors easily snap onto electrical box or enclosure; no tools required. Simply insert the cable or conduit into the connector and install into the ½” knockout.
  • Work Safer and More Efficiently with Southwire’s Circuit Pulling Solutions

    September 14, 2020
    Southwire’s circuit pulling solutions, part of the Southwire SIMpull Circuit Management System, is the solution for effective installs while helping to keep you socially distant.
  • NEW IDEAL® Pro Series Tool Bags & Carriers

    September 4, 2020
    Introducing the new IDEAL® Pro Series line of tool backpacks, totes, pouches and bags. These rugged, versatile carriers were designed with electricians in mind, and are perfect for storing, organizing and transporting your essential tools and supplies.
  • Emerson Helps Customers Avoid Pitfalls of Installing LED Retrofit Kits in Hazardous Locations

    August 31, 2020
    In March Emerson released a whitepaper exploring the potential dangers of installing LED retrofit kits in industrial areas classified as “Hazardous" by international electrical code standards. Based on in-depth research and interviews with thought leaders, the whitepaper established best practices for Emerson customers as they convert their facilities from energy inefficient fluorescent and high intensity discharge (HID) legacy lighting to modern solid state or Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology.
  • The New Milwaukee Band Saw Deliver Fast Cutting Speed

    August 14, 2020
    Milwaukee Tool introduces the M18 FUEL™ Compact Band Saw and the M18 FUEL™ Compact Dual-Trigger Band Saw, offering the fastest cutting speed and largest cut capacity of any compact band saw.
  • Cyber Threats: Is Your Current Industrial Security Strategy Enough?

    August 4, 2020
    Many companies discover that having an outside source of highly trained cybersecurity engineers to help them keep up with the latest cyber threats, technologies and risks allows them to focus on what they do best - innovating within their application space.
  • Lighting Fixture Inventory and Project Storage Solutions

    July 17, 2020
    Kirby Risk offers a range of inventory solutions for LED lighting ranging from quick inventory checks to project storage.
  • Instinct™ by iDevices: Create a smart home experience like no other

    July 10, 2020
    Instinct is an Alexa device, developed in-house by iDevices (we’re owned by Hubbell Incorporated).
  • Southwire’s SIMpull CoilPAK Wire Payoff

    July 3, 2020
    The SIMpull ® CoilPAKTM wire payoff helps increase both safety and productivity by reducing the physical effort associated with material handling, pulling wire out of the package and through conduit.
  • All Transformers are Not Created Equal

    June 24, 2020
    When you need a transformer designed to meet your specific requirements—whether standard or configured—for a broad range of applications across your facilities, you need a SolaHD™ Automation Transformer by Emerson.
  • Energy Audits Offer Return on Investment

    June 19, 2020
    Kirby Risk invested in world class energy audit software that is recognized and used by industry leading electrical distributors, electrical contractors and energy service companies to improve the efficiency of conducting lighting audits and developing the most accurate and beneficial returns based on your specific solutions.
  • B-Line Seismic Cable Kit System

    June 12, 2020
    As an alternative to rigid bracing system attachments, the B-Line series seismic cable bracing kit is ideal for electrical, mechanical and plumbing applications in new and retrofit commercial construction.
  • Kirby Risk congratulates all our 2020 Graduates!

    June 3, 2020
    Recognizing 2020 graduates. Watch over the next few weeks as we feature 2020 graduates from our Kirby Risk family across our social media platforms. Help us wish these graduates well in their future endeavors.
  • Panduit® releases NEW line of hand-held printers

    May 22, 2020
    From the data center to the telecom room, from the jobsite to the plant floor, Panduit’s mobile printers features and corresponding label cassettes were designed to meet the needs of a variety of customers and their most challenging applications.