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Sep 30, 2016
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ABB Moves Circuit Breaker Production from Overseas to Mississippi

The 85,000-square-foot facility will produce molded case circuit breakers and air circuit breakers that were previously manufactured overseas....More
Sep 28, 2016
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DOE to Hold Public Meeting on General Service Lamp Energy Standards

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it will hold a public meeting next month to discuss energy conservation standards for general service incandescent lamps. The DOE is seeking input on a number of matters including challenges manufacturers face in meeting the 45 lm/W requirement....More
Sep 28, 2016
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LED A-Line Lamp Shipments Decrease in Second Quarter

LED A-line lamp shipments posted a 21.2% decrease in the second quarter of 2016 compared to the first quarter, but still continue year-over-year growth, growing 40.6 %. Halogen A-line lamps shipments showed virtually no year-over-year growth at 0.2 percent but saw a 14.5% increase this quarter compared to last. Incandescent A-line lamps posted both an 8.8% year-over-year increase and a 44.8% quarter-over-quarter increase. Compact fluorescent lamp shipments dropped 55.3% compared to last year and 16.3% compared to last quarter....More
Sep 23, 2016
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Schneider Electric Names Herweck to Lead its Industry Business

Herweck, 50, comes from Germany and has spent his career in industrial automation at Mitsubishi and Siemens, most recently as CEO of Siemens' Process Industries and Drives division....More
Sep 23, 2016
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The Marketplace : Key Figures - September 2016  

A monthly roundup of key market data affecting electrical manufacturers, electrical distributors and electrical manufacturers' independent representatives....More
Sep 23, 2016
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Cadet Mfg Sold to Glen Dimplex

Cadet will retain its name for the foreseeable future, maintain its headquarters in Vancouver and continue to be overseen by its existing management team....More
Sep 21, 2016
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DISC’s September Flash Update: Modest Growth by 4Q 2016

Herm Isenstein, president, DISC Corp., Orange, Conn., says the sluggish electrical market performance will continue for the short-term, but he sees a small break in the clouds by the end of the year....More
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