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Feb 16, 2017

Cree Terminates Deal to Sell Wolfspeed

The intended sale, which includes Cree’s silicon carbide substrate business for power, RF and gemstone applications, ran aground on national security....More
Feb 16, 2017

Burndy Creates New Business Development Team

Burndy has created a new Business Development Team lead by Mike Hennings....More
Feb 15, 2017

Anderson Named President of Engineered Products Co.

Prior to EPCO, Anderson most recently served as vice president of engineering for Emerson Electric’s Appleton Group. Prior to holding various....More
Feb 14, 2017

Acuity Sponsors Research Project on Lighting for Plant Growth

LED lighting can aid in year-round local produce production, water conservation and optimized plant growth rates and nutritional value through....More
Feb 14, 2017

AD Members Post 9% Growth Overall but Electrical Lags

Sales for all AD distributor members, across all seven of the group’s divisions and three countries, grew by 9% in 2016 but electrical distributor....More
Feb 13, 2017

NSi Industries Announces New Manufacturer’s Rep Agency

McDonough & Associates, Canton, MI, will represent all NSi Electrical products including Polaris and Tork brand products in Michigan effective....More
Feb 09, 2017

Rep News: Nora Lighting Appoints Hornak in OK

Based in Tulsa, OK, Hornak is managed by Ray Hornak. The rep agency has been in business since 1971....More
Feb 09, 2017

Con Edison Gathers Three Businesses into One, Expands Wind

Through its three subsidiaries, the new company develops, owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure assets and provides energy-related....More
Feb 08, 2017

Revolution Lighting Awarded $4 Million in Education Retrofit Projects

The contracts for retrofit lighting at school districts within New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island include turnkey services and installing....More
Feb 07, 2017

Osram Extends Lighting Services Reach with Acquisition of Maneri-Agraz

Maneri-Agraz will be part of Osram’s service division Sylvania Lighting Solutions, which is a segment of Osram’s Lighting Solutions business unit....More
Feb 07, 2017

The ROI of Offshore Wind Farms

This article in today’s New York Times does a nice job of analyzing the improving return on investment of offshore wind farms. With the renewed....More
Feb 06, 2017

Batteries for EVs and Energy Storage Near $4 Billion

The introduction of mass-market battery EVs with ranges 200 or more miles has significant implications for the PEV market and EV service providers....More
Feb 01, 2017

Mark Adams Named CEO of Lumileds

Adams most recently served as president of Micron Technology, Inc....More
Feb 01, 2017

Legrand North America Gets Into Lighting with Acquisition of Original Cast

OCL will continue to operate as a standalone business within Legrand, North America, Legrand said....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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