GlobalSpec Announces Free Power Generation & Distribution Equipment Online Tradeshow & Event

Online Event Offers Industry-Insider's View on the Latest Trends and Technologies in Power Generation and Distribution

Sep 11, 2012, 11:00 ET from GlobalSpec

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Who: GlobalSpec, the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS)

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What: GlobalSpec Online Trade Shows & Events are one-day, live and interactive sessions that connect a worldwide community of suppliers and distributors with their target market of engineering, technical and industrial professionals. At this free online event, attendees will learn about the latest developments in the areas of power generating equipment; power distribution equipment; monitoring & control; and alternative power systems. Attendees can also interact with exhibitors, network with peers, attend educational sessions and discover solutions to help their businesses remain profitable and competitive in today's marketplace.

Sponsoring Organization: ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers

When: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT (8:30 AM2:00 PM PDT)

  • Visit the Exhibit Hall, chat with booth representatives.
  • Visit the Knowledge Exchange to interact with other attendees and learn about new technology and products.
  • Visit the Resource Center and download materials.

Where: Free registration online at

Event Schedule

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (9:00 AM10:00 AM PDT)

How Molded Case Circuit Breakers Enhance Energy Management
Learn how important advances in molded case circuit breaker (MCCB) technology can enhance your energy management capabilities at the branch circuit on the distribution side of a panel board or switchboard. In addition, discover how MCCB technology can improve your operation's preventative maintenance program.
Presented by Bill Stewart, marketing manager: LVP, PCP/North American Operating Division, Schneider Electric

1:00 PM2:00 PM EDT (10:00 AM11:00 AM PDT)

Sodium-Silica Carryover: Key to Turbine Corrosion Control
Significant financial losses are all too common due to corrosion and deposition on turbines. Control of sodium and silica carryover in steam goes a long way in minimizing these losses. This presentation describes how to measure these contaminants for improved plant efficiency.
Presented by David M. Gray, senior product manager, Mettler-Toledo Thornton, Inc.

2:00 PM3:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM12:00 PM PDT)

Grid Scale Energy Storage
Energy storage is a key element to support emerging developments within the energy sector. Eos Energy Storage's rechargeable zinc-air battery offers the potential to deliver a safe, long-life, low-cost solution to the industry.
Presented by Steve Hellman, president, Eos Energy Storage

3:00 PM3:30 PM EDT (12:00 PM12:30 PM PDT)

How 3D Laser Scanning Speeds Energy Facility Upgrades
Traditional methods of measuring power generation plants or electrical substations can take weeks, involving significant personnel investment and substantial safety risks. Learn how 3D laser scanning has changed the way engineers design, develop, and upgrade energy facilities.
Presented by Vaughn J. Mantor, director of marketing, 3D Laser Scanning Division, Darling Environmental & Surveying, Ltd.  

About GlobalSpec
GlobalSpec, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), is the leading provider of digital media solutions designed to connect industrial marketers with their target audience of engineering, technical, industrial, scientific and manufacturing sector professionals. GlobalSpec provides its registered users with a domain-expert search engine to search more than 50,000 supplier catalogs by specification, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content, over 15 annual online events, and more than 70 e-newsletters - helping them search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and access comprehensive technical content. For suppliers, GlobalSpec helps generate awareness, demand and engagement opportunities among the professionals they are looking to reach – from inbox to desktop, through networks and via real-time engagement.

About IHS ( IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today's business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS employs more than 6,000 people in more than 30 countries around the world.

IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2012  IHS Inc.  All rights reserved. 

Contact: Amber Devin Director, Marketing Communications GlobalSpec Tel: 518.880.0200 ext. 5338

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