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Feb 22, 2017
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LED Lighting Consolidation Continues: LSI buys Atlas Lighting

Atlas makes quick-ship standard products, including floods, wallpacks, linear, pole mount, and high bay fixtures, which Wells said will complement LSI’s custom product lines...More
Feb 21, 2017
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Sonepar Adds Family-Owned Distributor in Italy

Global electrical distribution giant Sonepar, Paris, announced that the family firm Sacchi, one of Italy’s leading electrical product wholesalers, will join Sonepar in Italy, subject to approval by Italian’s antitrust authority....More
Feb 21, 2017
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ANSI Introduces New Lamp Base and Holder Standards for Tubular LEDs

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) said that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C81 revised two standards for the lighting industry regarding lamp bases and lamp holders for tubular LED (T-LED) lamps....More
Feb 16, 2017
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Cree Terminates Deal to Sell Wolfspeed

The intended sale, which includes Cree’s silicon carbide substrate business for power, RF and gemstone applications, ran aground on national security concerns from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and Cree and Infineon were unable to identify alternatives which would address those concerns....More
Feb 16, 2017
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Burndy Creates New Business Development Team

Burndy has created a new Business Development Team lead by Mike Hennings....More
Feb 15, 2017
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Anderson Named President of Engineered Products Co.

Prior to EPCO, Anderson most recently served as vice president of engineering for Emerson Electric’s Appleton Group. Prior to holding various leadership positions at Emerson, Anderson was responsible for identifying and supporting growth opportunities at General Motors Corporation....More
Feb 14, 2017
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Acuity Sponsors Research Project on Lighting for Plant Growth

LED lighting can aid in year-round local produce production, water conservation and optimized plant growth rates and nutritional value through careful spectrum management....More
Feb 14, 2017
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AD Members Post 9% Growth Overall but Electrical Lags

Sales for all AD distributor members, across all seven of the group’s divisions and three countries, grew by 9% in 2016 but electrical distributor members appear to be stuck in a slow lane. The results varied considerably by industry, with Electrical up 1%....More
Feb 13, 2017
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NSi Industries Announces New Manufacturer’s Rep Agency

McDonough & Associates, Canton, MI, will represent all NSi Electrical products including Polaris and Tork brand products in Michigan effective March 1. McDonough has repped products in the electrical market since 1977....More
Feb 10, 2017
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Electrical Contractor and Industrial Sales Potential for NAED’s South Central Region (in millions of dollars)  

Data on electrical sales potential for construction and industrial markets in the NAED South Central Region shows a mix of booming and struggling markets....More
Feb 9, 2017
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Contractor Wages Tracking Higher in Busiest Construction Markets  

According to county wage data published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics through 2Q 2016, high cost-of-living markets saw wages significantly over the U.S. national wage rate estimated at $27.25....More
Feb 9, 2017
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Rep News: Nora Lighting Appoints Hornak in OK

Based in Tulsa, OK, Hornak is managed by Ray Hornak. The rep agency has been in business since 1971....More
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