Electrical Marketing's LiveWire http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/7134/feed Electrical Marketing's LiveWire brings you breaking news, on-the-fly analysis and running commentary about the electrical products marketing channel en Kevin Powell Named President of Summit Electric Supply http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kevin-powell-named-president-summit-electric-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">Powell has served on the boards of Supply Force, Vanguard National Alliance, and several non-profit organizations as well as on the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) Strategic Planning Committee. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kevin-powell-named-president-summit-electric-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kevin-powell-named-president-summit-electric-supply#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:35:00 +0000 33331 at http://electricalmarketing.com Shuji Mori Named CEO of Yokogawa America http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/shuji-mori-named-ceo-yokogawa-america <div class="node-body blog-body">Mori, who has been with the company almost three decades, began his career as an engineer, helping implement systems projects for Yokogawa customers all over the world. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/shuji-mori-named-ceo-yokogawa-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/shuji-mori-named-ceo-yokogawa-america#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:20:00 +0000 33321 at http://electricalmarketing.com Cross Joins Tempo as Central Region Sales Manager http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cross-joins-tempo-central-region-sales-manager <div class="node-body blog-body">Cross served recently as a regional sales manager for Contrast lighting, and spent many years both as specification sales manager for GE Lighting and as regional VP of sales for IO Lighting.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cross-joins-tempo-central-region-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cross-joins-tempo-central-region-sales-manager#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:58:00 +0000 33311 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMRA Announces Members of NMG Executive Committee and NEMRA Board of Directors http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nemra-announces-members-nmg-executive-committee-and-nemra-board-directors <div class="node-body blog-body">NEMRA recently announced the members of the NEMRA Board of Directors Executive Committee and the NMG Executive Committee. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nemra-announces-members-nmg-executive-committee-and-nemra-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nemra-announces-members-nmg-executive-committee-and-nemra-board-directors#comments Independent Reps NEMRA reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:19:00 +0000 33281 at http://electricalmarketing.com MLS and Lighting Science Join Forces in New Private-Label Lighting Company http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mls-and-lighting-science-join-forces-new-private-label-lighting-company <div class="node-body blog-body">The joint venture will operate under the name Global Value Lighting and will be based in Rhode Island, capitalizing on Lighting Science’s technology and intellectual property and MLS’s high-volume cost structure and scale.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mls-and-lighting-science-join-forces-new-private-label-lighting-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mls-and-lighting-science-join-forces-new-private-label-lighting-company#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:45:00 +0000 33271 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Lighting Science&#39;s LSPro LED filament bulb.</p> CALiPER Snapshot finds LED troffer performance matching fluorescents http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caliper-snapshot-finds-led-troffer-performance-matching-fluorescents <div class="node-body blog-body">The database now has almost four times the number of products listed in its previous troffer Snapshot report in 2014.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caliper-snapshot-finds-led-troffer-performance-matching-fluorescents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caliper-snapshot-finds-led-troffer-performance-matching-fluorescents#comments Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:04:00 +0000 33241 at http://electricalmarketing.com Federal Signal Appoints McDonald Associates for Illinois and Indiana http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/federal-signal-appoints-mcdonald-associates-illinois-and-indiana <div class="node-body blog-body">McDonald Associates has been serving the electrical markets of Illinois and Indiana since 1986.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/federal-signal-appoints-mcdonald-associates-illinois-and-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/federal-signal-appoints-mcdonald-associates-illinois-and-indiana#comments Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:51:00 +0000 33111 at http://electricalmarketing.com DOE introduces new specifier tool for LED Lighting Facts database http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-introduces-new-specifier-tool-led-lighting-facts-database <div class="node-body blog-body">The specification tool provides a customized platform for specifiers to search and filter products in the LED Lighting Facts database and manage lighting projects. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-introduces-new-specifier-tool-led-lighting-facts-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-introduces-new-specifier-tool-led-lighting-facts-database#comments Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:58:00 +0000 33231 at http://electricalmarketing.com Graybar sees fifth-straight year of net sales gains http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Graybar, St. Louis, said it finished 2016 with a fifth consecutive year of record net sales and its third consecutive year with record net income. In 2016, net sales totaled $6.4 billion, a 4.5% increase compared to the previous year. The company also earned net income of $93 million, which was a 2.2% increase compared to 2015.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains#comments Distributors News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:57:00 +0000 33221 at http://electricalmarketing.com YESCO delivers supplies to Dakota Access Pipeline http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/yesco-delivers-supplies-dakota-access-pipeline <div class="node-body blog-body">YESCO Electrical Supply, Youngstown, OH, announced that it has supplied all lighting and switchgear used on six of the Dakota Access Pipeline Project (DAPL) terminals.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/yesco-delivers-supplies-dakota-access-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/yesco-delivers-supplies-dakota-access-pipeline#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:25:00 +0000 33211 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>The Dakota Access Pipeline projects was blocked last year by the Standing Rock Sioux and supporters. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images</p>