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Jul 22, 2016

DSG Hires Feeney as CFO

DSG recently hired Mark Feeney as its new CFO. He will lead the company's financial management efforts and oversee the its accounting department....More
Jul 18, 2016

Crescent Electric Supply Promotes Tucker and Kronfuss

Crescent Electric Supply recently promoted Jerry Tucker, a 30-year company veteran and Nick Kronfuss, who has worked for the company for 29 years....More
Jul 18, 2016

Knight Takes On COO Role at NC's EECO

Jeff Knight recently assumed the newly created role of COO. Knight reports to Mark Holmes, who succeeded Jack Lawson as president and CEO....More
Jul 15, 2016

Sonepar Promotes OneSource’s Smith and Mouritzen

Mike Smith, currently president of OneSource Distributors, will be taking on a new role as the CIO and V.P. of operations for Sonepar USA....More
Jul 15, 2016

Border States Electric Names David White Executive VP

David White, currently Shealy Electrical Wholesalers’ president, will become the executive vice president of BSE Aug. 1....More
Jul 11, 2016

Wired Gets Excited About a Seattle Substation

Wired magazine’s website has a piece singing the praises of the new substation to be built at Minor Ave. and Denny Way in Seattle’s South Lake Union....More
Jul 11, 2016

John Gross’ Weekly Copper Update 7/9/2016

John Gross, publisher of The Copper Journal and president of the J.E. Gross consulting firm, likes the current price movement in the metal markets....More
Jul 08, 2016

DISC Calling for Growth in 2017

There is a boost next year from industry prices gaining 2% after running negative in the past two years....More
Jul 08, 2016

Buckles-Smith Relocating Headquarters to Santa Clara

The location is adjacent to the San Jose International Airport in the center of Silicon Valley....More
Jul 08, 2016

DiversiTech Corp. Acquires Morris Products

Morris President Jeff Schwartz will continue to run the company with all current employees and the company’s existing sales force....More
Jul 08, 2016

Klein Tools Opens Nominations for the 2016 Electrician of the Year

The grand prize winner will receive $2,500 a year in free Klein tools for 10 years, totaling $25,000 worth of hand tools....More
Jul 08, 2016

GE Partners with Schindler to Add Elevators, Escalators to IoT

Schindler will use GE’s Predix industrial software platform and advanced analytics to enable its customers to monitor, analyze and leverage data....More
Jul 07, 2016

Rep News: New lines for Brazill Bros and C&O

Brazill Bros adds NSi Electrical in Maryland, northern Virginia and DC, while C&O gets Anamet in Kansas and western Missouri....More
Jul 07, 2016

Acuity Adds Another IoT Tool with DGLogik Purchase

Acuity said the customizable applications and dashboards in the DGLogik software platform fits into its existing IoT solutions for the growing market....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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