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Oct 02, 2015

AD Partners with Unilog to Boost Members' eCommerce Offering

Affiliated Distributors, Wayne, Pa., has made a major investment in its member companies’ abilities to compete in e-commerce through a new....More
Oct 02, 2015

Forest Lighting parent MLS buys stake in Kaistar Lighting

Forest Lighting, the USA division of global LED manufacturer MLS, announced MLS will purchase 10.91% of the outstanding shares of stock in Xiamen,....More
Oct 02, 2015

Turtle & Hughes Expands into Boston with Acquisition of Forest Hills Electrical Supply

Turtle & Hughes Inc., Linden, N.J., has acquired Forest Hills Electrical Supply, Randolph, Mass., a Boston area distributor....More
Oct 01, 2015

WinWholesale changes name to Winsupply

WinWholesale Inc., Dayton, Ohio, has officially changed its corporate name to Winsupply....More
Oct 01, 2015

Irby Adds Electrical Test Labs of Georgia to Tools & Safety Division

Irby Company, Jackson, Miss., a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, announced the acquisition of Electrical Test Labs of Georgia, Inc. (ELTG), Lake Park, Ga....More
Oct 01, 2015

ILSCO Acquires Surge Suppression Inc.

Connector and grounding products manufacturer ILSCO, Cincinnati, announced the purchase of Surge Suppression Inc. (SSI), Destin, Fla., a supplier of....More
Sep 30, 2015

Kaman Signs Nationwide Distribution Agreement with Rittal

Kaman Distribution Group, Bloomfield, Conn., has signed a national distribution agreement with enclosure manufacturer Rittal GmbH....More
Sep 30, 2015

CALiPER Report Identifies Testing Needs for Color-Tunable Lighting

DOE recently released a report as part of its CALiPER program aimed at identifying the best testing protocols for characterizing white color-tunable....More
Sep 21, 2015

Southwire Acquires Assets of Seatek

Southwire Co., Carrollton, Ga., has purchased substantially all the assets of Stamford, Conn.-based Seatek Co. Inc., a manufacturer of hand tools and....More
Sep 18, 2015

Rep News: Cohon to speak at Harvard

The Harvard Business School has invited Charles Cohon, CEO, Manufacturers Agents National Association (MANA), to present “Outsourcing Selling” to its....More
Sep 15, 2015

Zumtobel Invests in Americas Expansion

Lighting manufacturer Zumtobel Lighting, Inc., part of Austria-based Zumtobel Group AG, said it’s investing $10 million in talent acquisition....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...

Doug Chandler

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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