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Nov 11, 2015

GE Sells Electric Metering Business to Aclara

Aclara Technologies, St. Louis, has agreed to buy General Electric’s electric meters business....More
Nov 04, 2015

GE to invest $7.4 million in Iowa switchgear plant

GE’s Industrial Solutions business will invest $7.4 million in its West Burlington, Iowa, manufacturing facility and create 120 new jobs to produce a....More
Nov 02, 2015

WESCO Acquires Needham Electric Supply

WESCO Distribution has acquired Needham Electric Supply, Canton, Mass., with 24 locations serving commercial construction and lighting national....More
Oct 30, 2015

Eaton Reported to Buy Ephesus Lighting

The news website is reporting that Eaton Corp., Cleveland, has purchased Ephesus Lighting Inc., Syracuse, N.Y., to add its LED....More
Oct 30, 2015

Acuity Brands Adds Juno Lighting

Acuity Brands, Atlanta, already a dominant player in commercial lighting and other categories, added to its stable of brands with the announcement....More
Oct 28, 2015

Regulators Raise Questions about Philips Lumileds Sale

This week, Philips said the sale was coming under scrutiny from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a U.S. government committee....More
Oct 28, 2015

Toshiba Exits White LED Business

In an announcement about a deal to sell its image sensor unit to Sony, Toshiba also said it was getting out of the business manufacturing and selling....More
Oct 22, 2015

NEMRA holds first leadership course at Wharton Business School

The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA), Portsmouth, N.H., said its upcoming Sales Leadership Executive Education....More
Oct 22, 2015

DISC launches new monthly sales forecast for electrical market

As electrical manufacturers, distributors and reps fine-tune their 2016 sales forecasts, DISC Corp., Orange, Conn., will have a new monthly forecast....More
Oct 14, 2015

GE Moves Commercial LED Lighting Under New Enterprise Led by Sylvester

The new enterprise, branded as “Current, Powered by GE”, is based in Boston with facilities in Silicon Valley, will be led by Maryrose Sylvester as....More
Oct 14, 2015

DOE to Host Meeting on Connected Lighting Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy’s solid-state lighting program is bringing focus to the industry’s efforts to push solid-state lighting (SSL) systems....More
Oct 08, 2015

Bridgeport Fittings Pays $2.34 Million in Continuing Court Battle with Arlington Industries

Arlington Industries announced that on Oct. 5 Bridgeport Fittings paid Arlington $2.34 million in sanctions for violating an injunction that....More
Oct 02, 2015

AD Partners with Unilog to Boost Members' eCommerce Offering

Affiliated Distributors, Wayne, Pa., has made a major investment in its member companies’ abilities to compete in e-commerce through a new....More

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Jim Lucy has been wandering through the electrical market for more than 30 years, most of the time as an editor for Electrical Wholesaling, Electrical Marketing newsletter and CEE News. During that...

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Doug Chandler began writing about the electrical industry in 1992, and still finds there's never a shortage of stories to be told. So he spends his days finding them and telling them....
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