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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
Jan 26, 2017

NEMA Index Shows Confidence Highest in Four Years

The survey saw a 6 point increase in those seeing worse conditions, but 61% registered better conditions now compared to 44% in December....More
Jan 25, 2017

David Meeks Named VP of Supply Chain Operations at Summit Electric Supply

David Meeks has joined Summit Electric’s leadership team as V.P. of supply chain operations. Meeks was recently the integration project manager and....More
Jan 25, 2017

Gordon Takes Over CEO Role at Winsupply

Roland Gordon has been named as Winsupply's CEO effective Jan. 31. He retains his title as president of Winsupply. Jack Johnston is stepping down....More
Jan 25, 2017

NEMA Lamp Indices Show Shift in Technology

The latest round of shipment indices for lighting products tracked by NEMA gives us a snapshot of shifts underway in various lighting technologies....More
Jan 25, 2017

Austrian LED Lighting Component Manufacturer Opens in U.S.

The European manufacturer said it is bringing new products designed specifically for North America into this market, including its latest solid-state....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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