Trends & Technology

Trends & Technology

Wednesday Sep 18, 2019

Back to School with LED Lighting

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Products and Technology

Students returning to school this year in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will benefit from new LED lighting, while administrators will make the grade with significant savings on energy costs.

Thursday Sep 12, 2019

Obsolete Inventory

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in THIS

You know it's happening. Parts in your storeroom may have had one too many birthdays; others may just be idle. They won't show any activity but you rest easy at night knowing they are there.

Wednesday Sep 04, 2019

Training to Improve Your Bottom Line

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Perspectives

When it comes to automation and control systems, the rate of change is accelerating. It’s not always easy for employees to keep up with technology advancements on their own, yet we all know that a l ack of training can affect your business negatively.

Wednesday Aug 28, 2019

A Distributor View on Cybersecurity

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Products and Technology

Utilities and other users of Industrial Control systems can be hesitant to adopt common security technologies out of concern for their impact on system performance and overall complexity of the solution.

Wednesday Aug 21, 2019

What’s Ahead for THISone

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in THIS

Since 2014, Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS) has steadily built its online collaborative platform, THISone, into one of the most cutting-edge solutions for data visualization and hosting of business applications that support our clients - and it's getting even better.

Wednesday Aug 14, 2019

Meet Us in Denver: Energy Exchange

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Industry News/Events

Ken McCauley, Turtle & Hughes Executive Vice President, will present at the 2019 Energy Exchange hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. It takes place August 20-22 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

Wednesday Aug 07, 2019

Fixture Whip Wiring Methods for Class 2 LED Drivers – Frequently Asked Questions

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Products and Technology

This week, we are pleased to present a guest blog courtesy of our supplier partner, AFC Cable Systems, a Part of ATKORE International.

Wednesday Jul 31, 2019

Two Steps to Lifecycle Planning in Automation

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Services

Google defines lifecycle planning as the "approach to maintaining an asset from construction to disposal. It involves the prediction of future performance of an asset, or a group of assets, based on investment scenarios and maintenance strategies."

Wednesday Jul 24, 2019

New California Incentives for Battery Storage

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Products and Technology

If you own a commercial/industrial business or vineyard in California, it’s time to look into battery storage with significant rebates recently announced by Pacific Gas and Electric Company . Right now, batteries qualify for over 40 percent in rebates with $23 million available.

Wednesday Jul 17, 2019

Six Sigma vs. Lean Basics

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in THIS

Have you said to yourself, "Does my storeroom need a Lean event, or does it need a Six Sigma process improvement review?" If so, you may have also thought, "Aren’t they the same?" Many managers confuse the two. They both drive towards similar goals of eliminating waste, but do it with very different methods.