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Oct 20, 2016

Graybar Names Cray District Vice President in Seattle

director, electrical sales, in the company’s Southern California regionCray has 30 years of experience in the electrical industry and has been with....More
Oct 20, 2016

Moody’s economist expects construction growth

Cristian deRitis, senior director, Moody’s Analytics, said bipartisan support for legislation to support infrastructure spending on the federal level....More
Oct 20, 2016

Wattstopper and Lumenetix partner on digital lighting applications

Legrand’s Wattstopper signed an exclusive license agreement with Lumenetix, San Jose, Calif., a leader in tunable color technology, to combine....More
Oct 20, 2016

Van Meter a top Iowa workplace

Van Meter Inc. has been selected as one of Iowa’s 2016 Top 150 Workplaces. Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. Van....More
Oct 18, 2016

Ideal Electrical Supply Hires New Director of Business Development

Bonsu held several positions in business development and sales at Osram Sylvania....More
Oct 18, 2016

Obituary: Herb Slater - Leader of Slater Electric and Duplex Electrical Supply

Slater, a well-known presence in electrical industry circles for decades as president of Slater Electric, Glen Cove, N.Y. and Duplex Electrical....More
Oct 17, 2016


Most recently, Schulz was senior vice president and COO of Armstrong Flooring, Inc., overseeing Asia Pacific sales and operations, investor relations....More
Oct 17, 2016

Hutch Johnson Take On Expanded Role at Glen Dimplex

Hutch Johnson has taken on the dual-role as CEO of Cadet Manufacturing and interim CEP of Dimplex North America, effective Sept. 24. Glen Dimplex....More
Oct 14, 2016

GE Energy Connections Names Eddie Martin Chief Commercial Officer for Industrial Solutions

Eddie Martin was appointed chief commercial officer for GE Industrial Solutions, holding global responsibility for sales and marketing across the....More
Oct 14, 2016

NECA Contractors Win Yeti Coolers from Bridgeport Fittings

Bridgeport Fittings’ NECA 2016 exhibit generated much attention by offering trade show attendees a chance to win a premium Yeti Tundra 105 cooler....More
Oct 14, 2016

Sonepar’s Hagemeyer North America and IDG Officially Rebranded as Vallen

Vallen Distribution Inc., Charlotte, N.C., a provider of industrial supply chain solutions for customers across North America, has officially....More
Oct 14, 2016

Nora Lighting Appoints New Reps in U.S. and Canada

Nora Lighting, Commerce, Calif., recently appointed new lighting reps in the eastern U.S. and Canada for commercial and showroom accounts....More
Oct 13, 2016

ABB Lighting Changes Name to Above All Lighting

ABB Lighting, Toms River, N.J., has changed its name to Above All Lighting. The "Above All" name is intended to create a more distinct name for the....More
Oct 13, 2016

Lowe Joins LSI as V.P. of Product Management

Steven Lowe is now V.P. of product management for the LSI Lighting Solutions division. He was previously marketing manager, senior value stream....More

Jim Lucy

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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