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Oct 28, 2014
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Samsung Backs Off on LED Lighting

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Seoul, South Korea, said it will close its light emitting diode (LED) lighting business outside of South Korea, scaling back what the company had identified as a key growth business just four years ago....More
Oct 17, 2014
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Alliance to promote smart lighting

The alliance’s new Connected Lighting Working Group will develop ways for IP-enabled, multi-color and energy-efficient LED light bulbs to work in creative new ways with each other and other IP-connected devices....More
Oct 17, 2014
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Electrical Marketing

The Marketplace : Key Figures  

Sources: 1McGraw-Hill Construction/Dodge; 2Dept. of Commerce; 3Manufactured Housing Institute; 4Dept. of Labor; 5Federal Reserve Board; 6The Association for Manufacturing Technology; 7Federal Home Loan Bank Board. Note: Some figures shown—prime rate, for example—are averaged for month.  NYA—not yet available SA–seasonally adjusted. SAAR–seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source for chart: Global Insight. For further information about construction starts, please contact Dodge Analytics at 1-800-591-4462...More
Oct 17, 2014
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Electrical Marketing

Electrical Price Index — September 2014  

While none of the individual product categories showed a change of one percent or more, year-over-year (YOY) EM’s Electrical Price Index (EPI) was up 1.2%. The product categories showing the most increase over Sept. 2013 were lamps (+4.2%); electrical measuring and test equipment (+3.5%) fans and blowers (+3.3%); air conditioners (+2.8%); wiring devices and connectors (+2.7%)....More
Oct 14, 2014
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Southwire to Expand Wire & Cable Capacity

Southwire Co., Carrollton, Ga., said it’s expanding its production capacity for building wire and feeder MC cable by renovating an existing 650,000-square-foot facility on 111 acres in Carrollton, Ga....More
Oct 9, 2014
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GE May See $1 Billion in Sales From Industrial Internet

GE's take on the Internet of Things...More
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