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May 19, 2016

LEDs make up a quarter of A-line lamp sales

LED A-line lamp shipments surged 375.9% year-over-year during the first quarter of 2016. The technology is rapidly claiming ground in market share,....More
May 19, 2016

Lighting Science exploring using lighting to fight Zika virus

What if it's possible to use LED lighting to attract and distract disease-carrying mosquitoes and other bugs? Lighting Science Group intends to find....More
May 18, 2016

NSi Industries sold to another private equity firm

NSi Industries, Huntersville, N.C., maker of Polaris insulated connectors, Tork time switches and lighting controls and Easy-Twist wire connectors,....More
May 18, 2016

IDEA looks to next generation of Industry Data Warehouse

IDEA signed an agreement with Stibo Systems, Aarhus, Denmark, to build the next generation of IDEA’s cornerstone service, the Industry Data Warehouse....More
May 17, 2016

Border States Electric Names Serati Customer Supply Chain Manager

Border States Electric (Fargo, N.D.): Tony Serati is now the company’s corporate customer supply chain manager....More
May 17, 2016

Border States Names Major Branch Ops Manager in Lubbock

Border States Electric (Fargo, N.D.): Stephen Major, a seven-year veteran at BSE, was named branch operations manager for the company's Lubbock,....More
May 17, 2016

Summit Electric’s Jury Joins NAW Institute Board of Directors

Victor R. Jury, Jr., chairman and CEO, Summit Electric Supply, Albuquerque, N.M., was elected to a four-year term on the NAW Institute's board of....More
May 16, 2016

Williams joins Carlo Gavazzi as Area Sales Manager in Midwest

Michael Williams is Carlo Gavazzi’s new area sales manager for southern Illinois, Missouri and Kansas....More
May 16, 2016

Sullivan Named IEWC Senior V.P.

Paul Sullivan, an industry veteran with more than 40 years of sales experience, is now senior V.P., North American Sales for IEWC....More
May 16, 2016

Border States Electric Names Tepley Alliance Manager

BSE has promoted Ryan Tepley to alliance manager serving Xcel Energy. Tepley joined BSE in October 1999....More
May 16, 2016

Summit Electric’s Jury a Finalist in Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Competition

One of the electrical market’s own is among the finalists in the prestigious Ernest....More
May 16, 2016

Service Wire Adds Sales Reps

Service Wire has hired several new salespeople....More
May 10, 2016

Update on Tesla's Gigafactory

Bloomberg recently published an update on the construction progress of Tesla's $5 billion-dollar gigafactory....More
May 09, 2016

NSi appoints Convergence in Kansas and Western MO

NSi Industries, Huntersville, N.C., has appointed Convergence, North Kansas City, Mo., as its rep for their electrical products, including Polaris....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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