Schneider Electric to showcase innovations at company event

Schneider Electric offers “Initi@tive 2006: the Gateway to the New Electric World,” a debut trade exposition in the United States. Through product demonstrations, professional development seminars and more than 69,000 square feet of industry-specific trade exhibits, Initi@tive 2006 will showcase for key customers and prospects Schneider Electric’s power and automation and cont...

09/01/2006


Schneider Electric offers “Initi@tive 2006: the Gateway to the New Electric World,” a debut trade exposition in the United States. Through product demonstrations, professional development seminars and more than 69,000 square feet of industry-specific trade exhibits, Initi@tive 2006 will showcase for key customers and prospects Schneider Electric’s power and automation and control solutions for some of North America’s largest end users in a variety of industries. Initi@tive 2006 will be held Sept. 28-30 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL. Initi@tive events have previously been held in Mexico, Australia, Belgium, Thailand, Turkey and other countries around the world.

“Initi@tive 2006 is a landmark event that will demonstrate Schneider Electric’s technology and provide companies with the insight and knowledge necessary to operate more efficiently, more productively and more profitably,” said Dave Petratis, president and CEO of Schneider Electric’s North American Operating Division. “Schneider Electric has successfully hosted Initi@tives all over the world, but this is the first event of its kind in the United States. There couldn’t be a more perfect forum to showcase our solutions and expertise.”





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