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Dec 15, 2014

Regal-Beloit Expands Power Transmission Brands with Deal for Emerson PTS Unit

Emerson Electric, St. Louis, agreed to sell its Power Transmission Solutions business unit to Regal Beloit Corp., Beloit, Wis., giving Regal Beloit,....More
Dec 12, 2014

Graybar's Giglio to Retire; Clifford Named Senior Vice President and Elected to Board of Directors

Graybar, St. Louis, announced the retirement of Senior Vice President-Operations Lawrence Giglio, after more than 36 years with the company, and the....More
Dec 11, 2014

GE Working on Microgrid Research Project to Improve Grid Reliability in Upstate New York

GE along with National Grid, DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Clarkson University recently announced a partnership on a....More
Dec 09, 2014

Acuity Brands Looks for OLED Fixtures to Claim Their Share of Lighting Market

Now that The Home Depot has begun offering four Acuity Brands luminaires using organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), the technology appears to be....More
Dec 09, 2014

DOE Looks at U.S.-Based Manufacturing of Solid-State Lighting

"Prospects for U.S.-Based Manufacturing in the SSL Industry" was based insights gathered from DOE-sponsored roundtables and workshops in which....More
Dec 08, 2014

Copper Investing News: 2014 Copper Market Quiets Down After Chinese Shadow Lending Drama

Always enjoy the copper market analysis by the folks at Copper Investing News. In this article they review the major news and trends in the 2014....More
Dec 08, 2014

Lux Review: The 10 Most Annoying Things About LEDs

Check out this informative and entertaining article about the things that LED manufacturers don’t like to talk about, from our lighting friends....More
Dec 04, 2014

Omni donates to Heart Association

Omni Cable Corp., West Chester, Pa., has donated $1,790 to the American Heart Association (AHA). In late October, Omni Cable employees raised $895....More
Nov 25, 2014

Lutron Reopens Experience Center in South Florida

Lighting and shade control manufacturer Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., opened the doors to its newly redesigned experience center in....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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