PEARL IN THE MEDIA

PEARL is frequently featured in industry trade publications. Click links below to access published articles featuring PEARL.

For media inquiries please contact:

Heather Currier
Communications Director
hcurrier@kellencompany.com

Electrical Marketing
PEARL named ANSI standards developer
In its ongoing bid to establish reliable standards for the electrical products aftermarket, PEARL announced that it has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an Accredited Standards Developer.

Transmission & Distribution World
Lanny Floyd: Arc Flash Protection Pioneer
Lanny Floyd delivers the keynote address at the Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL) 2012 Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition.

Sustainable Plant
Fix or Replace: A Sustainability Conundrum
That’s the case with most of the electrical components that are reconditioned by members of PEARL.

Electrical Marketing
PEARL to pursue ANSI status
Members of PEARL voted at the group’s annual meeting in Portland, Oregon to pursue accreditation as a developer of electrical product reconditioning standards under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Plant Services
Keep an eye out for counterfeits
Russ Kratowicz, P.E., CMRP, executive editor, says piracy and fakery have become all too common in the maintenance world.

Electrical Wholesaling
More Green than Gray
Electrical reconditioning may be the ultimate in recycling. Green is good. Gray is bad. Sometimes it seems like the electrical industry has become obsessed with colors. Unfortunately, these labels often make as much sense as choosing a book by its cover, or judging a man by his clothes — too superficial to be useful, and often misleading.

Transmission & Distribution World
James Smith, senior training specialist for AVO Training Institute, will be teaching the Transformer Testing and Maintenance course at PEARL’s Electrical Safety and Reliability Conference & Exhibition being held April 25-26 in Denver, Colorado.

Electrical Business
The Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL) plans to educate suppliers and reconditioners on electrical safety and sustainability initiatives, OEM partnerships and more during the 2010 Electrical Safety and Reliability Conference & Exhibition at the Westin Tabor Centre in Denver, CO, April 24-26.

Plant Services
Safe, reconditioned electrical equipment is just a click away
Looking for a hard-to-find transformer replacement? Need that motor control faster than the six-week lead time from the OEM? PEARL Link is your Internet-based answer to safe reconditioned and surplus electrical equipment.

Transmission & Distribution World
Trade Association Supports Surplus Electrical Apparatus Market

Anti-Counterfeit Products Initiative
Choose a Safe Alternative
Distributors, OEMs and contractors must know with whom they’re dealing.

Plant Services
PEARL Adds 23 Electrical Standards and Launches E-Newsletter

Industrial Machinery Digest
Green Safety Comes to Light at PEARL’s 2009 Electrical Safety and Reliability Conference & Expo
Expert presentations show environmental and cost savings realized through standards-based reconditioning, while forensic scientists separate good reconditioning from bad through failed apparatus post-mortems.

TED Magazine (NAED)/Electrical Contractor magazine (NECA)
Choose a Safe Alternative
Distributors, OEMs and contractors must know with whom they’re dealing.

Electrical Wholesaling
Surplus Dealers Step Up
Through standards and stamina, PEARL is earning some respect for recyclers and remanufacturers of electrical products.

Electrical Solutions
PEARL “Safer, Cheaper, Greener” Educational Program Dispels Myths and Misunderstandings of Standards-based Reconditioned Electrical Product

California Integrated Waste Management Board
State Honors California Green Businesses
Recognition for businesses that make extraordinary efforts to reduce waste

Transmission & Distribution World
Trade Association Supports Surplus Electrical Apparatus Market

Plant Services
Bring Them Back: How to Recondition Motor Controls

Electrical Wholesaling
The Beauty of the Big Tent
Companies from the fringes of the electrical market are surprisingly similar to mainstream distributors and independent reps.

Electrical Products & Solutions magazine
All work and no play makes Jack a very bored electrical technician, which is why organizers for the 12th Electrical Safety and Reliability Conference & Exhibition are bolstering this year’s two-day training sessions with a one-day lab workshop, including hands-on access to the latest equipment by the industries leading manufactures of test instruments and special motor control simulator.

Electrical Wholesaling
PEARL Releases Medium-Voltage Reconditioning Standards

Electrical Apparatus
Attendance at this year’s Electrical Safety and Reliability Conference was up 10% over last year’s conference.

Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M magazine)
PEARL recently released 40 low-voltage electrical reconditioning standards aimed at electrical supply houses and contractors interested in how to recondition or test and inspect the quality of recycled low-voltage electrical apparatus.

Electrical Wholesaling
PEARL Releases Reconditioning Standards for Conduit, Fittings & Accessories

Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M magazine)
PEARL Meeting Addresses Growing Counterfeit Problem

GlobalSpec’s Industrial MRO Newsletter
The risk of buying counterfeit electrical goods rises daily as emerging industrialized nations acquire the manufacturing expertise to copy and counterfeit goods. Where can you turn to stay informed of the latest counterfeit notices? The Professional Electrical Apparatus Recycler’s League, an association dedicated to the safe remanufacturing of electrical devices, collects and displays counterfeit notices in its news section as a service to the electrical industry.

Electrical Apparatus
Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League sees growth in membership

Electrical Business magazine
Taking a closer look at the DLRO to recondition circuit breakers