winter 2020


A Task Group Has Been Formed

On November 19, 2019, National Field Services distributed an article alerting the reconditioning industry to potentially harmful changes proposed to the NFPA-2020 National Electric Code (NEC) that would also affect any company with an electrical infrastructure. The latest development is the formation of a Reconditioning Task Group that will examine the added requirements. READ MORE


What You Need to Know 

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) created Standard PRC-005 to help avoid outages in the Bulk Electric System (BES). Generators, transmitters and distributers of electrical power that are connected to the BES are required to adhere to this standard. If these companies are not in compliance when they are audited, they will be fined. READ MORE



Training Makes All the Difference for New National Technicians 

The National brand family includes the National Training Center (NTC), an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor. Through the NTC our industry experts deliver open enrollment electrical and safety training, and also develop curriculum to meet specific client needs. This ability offers National a unique advantage in the development of our own personnel. READ MORE

PowerTest 2020 

National Is Batting a Thousand

PowerTest, the InterNational Electrical Testing Association’s (NETA) premier educational and networking event, is coming up fast. This year National Switchgear is swinging for the fences with a baseball-themed booth featuring DugoutTM Bat Mug giveaways, free baseball stress balls and the National Team decked out in jerseys! Hurry to booth 131 and complete a short survey to receive your mug. Only the first 100 fans will score one! READ MORE

On the circuit

Highlights of Recent & Upcoming Events 

Check out what National has been up to, like the 5th Semi-Annual NAT’L Blood Drive and the ABM Franchising Group’s 2020 Vendor Showcase! See what we’ve got planned like PowerTest 2020, the PEARL Conference and Reman Day! READ MORE