CanWEA?s Annual Conference

Texcan, Canada’s leading wire and cable distributor, announced their participation in CanWEA’s 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition held from October 3 – 6, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

CanWEA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition is Canada’s largest wind energy conference bringing together over 2,500 experts from all over the world to discuss the opportunities and latest developments in the Canadian wind power industry.

“Understanding that wind energy is the fastest growing major source of renewable energy in the world and our commitment towards not only the industry but the sustainability of this energy source, we felt it was imperative to take part in this year’s event,” said Texcan Business Development Manager Kirk Desnoyers. “Canada has experienced tremendous growth in renewable energy sources and immense opportunities still remain in the development of wind energy all across Canada today.”

Recognizing large projects, such as wind farms, often have intricate wire and cable supply requirements the Major Projects Group of Texcan attended this year’s show. This team of dedicated professionals provides customized wire and cable management solutions for large scale national and international projects.

Established in 1978, Texan is one of the largest wire and cable distributors in Canada, providing superior service and quality products for power distribution, control, industrial automation, automotive, premise wiring and networking applications.

Texcan has over 16,000 active inventory items and more than half a million square feet of warehouse space. Their state-of-the-art facility in Edmonton is over 200,000 square feet and with distribution centres centrally located in Vancouver, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Sarnia and Toronto they can provide unparalleled shipping turnaround times.

Texcan is a member of the Sonepar Group, one of the world’s largest electrical equipment distributors. With divisions in 34 countries across four continents, Sonepar employs 34,000 people at 2,000 branches. Through Sonepar’s extensive global network, Texcan is able to provide customers with far-reaching sourcing capabilities.