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Sep 03, 2009

Thompson appointed CTO at Landis+Gyr

Landis+Gyr announced the appointment of Heath Thompson to the role of vice president and CTO, North America. He comes to the company from posts at....More
Sep 02, 2009

Wireless power comes one step closer

An overview from CNN looks at various developments and potential applications in transmitting electricity without wires. Lots of questions remain,....More
Sep 02, 2009

Border States to sell Centrosolar PV panels

The deal will focus primarily on Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Centrosolar press....More
Sep 02, 2009

GE and Fanuc to Dissolve Automation and Control Joint Venture

After 22 years of working together in the automation, robotics and embedded computing markets, General Electric and Fanuc Ltd. of Japan announced....More
Sep 02, 2009

Cooper's reliance on the fortunes of the electrical industry wins analyst's favor

Forbes reports on a Citi analyst upgrading Cooper Industries while downgrading Rockwell Automation. The distinction? Cooper's fortunes are closely....More
Sep 02, 2009

EYE Lighting International Names Tom Salpietra President and COO

Prior to joining EYE Lighting, Salpietra held senior executive positions with Cooper Industries and Acuity Brands Lighting.... Keith Ward had been....More
Sep 02, 2009

Schaedler YESCO Enters Pittsburgh by Signing Letter of Intent to Purchase Service Electrical Supply Co.

During the past year the company has made three other acquisitions: the electrical division of H&S Supply of New Oxford, Pa.; B....More
Sep 02, 2009

HD Supply Electrical unveils new Web site offering 1.4 million products

Watch this one very closely.... If your customers want to buy online, this would give them a huge opportunity to do so. Here's more info on the deal....More
Aug 25, 2009

Hello world!

Welcome to Electrical Marketing's LiveWire blog, the best place to start when you want to stay on top of the latest news in the electrical products....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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