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Jan 10, 2017

Power/mation's Craighead to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award in Robotics Industry1

Don Craighead, co-founder of Power/mation, a distributor of high-tech automation products and systems, will be the very first recipient of the....More
Jan 10, 2017

Airmaster Announces Personnel Promotions and Additions

Airmaster announced its promotion of Gregory Helbling from director of sales and marketing to vice president of sales and marketing; the hiring of....More
Jan 10, 2017

Castner Joins Circadian Light as Vice President of Global Sales

Circadian Light, a lighting manufacturer focused on safely regulating the harmful bioactive blue wavelengths that increase the risk of diabetes,....More
Jan 10, 2017

Border States Electric Hires Ableidinger as Organizational Change Manager

BSE has hired Lyla Ableidinger as organizational change manager. She will be responsible for developing consistent tools and methodology for change....More
Jan 09, 2017

Ewing-Foley to Rep Calpipe in Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada

Calpipe Industries, Rancho-Dominquez, CA, a provider of conduit products for corrosive environments under the divisions of Calconduit, Calbrite,....More
Jan 09, 2017

Crum Electric Supply’s Jeff Hockin Joins AD Board of Directors

Jeff Hockin, president and COO of Crum Electric Supply Co., Inc., has joined the AD board of directors and the AD Electrical U.S. board of directors....More
Jan 06, 2017

Eckard Joins Omni Cable as Human Resources Director

Omni Cable (West Chester, PA): Ashley Eckard was recently hired as human resources director and will oversee Omni Cable’s human resources functions....More
Jan 05, 2017

NAED launches EPEC Automation

The series of online modules and workbooks provide a hands-on experience....More
Jan 05, 2017

Energy Department to fund advanced manufacturing research

This new funding opportunity and its resulting projects will allow EERE to perform early-stage research and development of new technologies not....More
Jan 05, 2017

Epicor acquires docSTAR for enterprise content management

The acquisition brings 20-year-old docSTAR collaborative cloud-based enterprise content management (ECM) and automated accounts payable (AP)....More
Jan 05, 2017

Obituary: Peter Elliot Ewing

Peter Elliot Ewing, co-founder of Ewing-Foley, Cupertino, CA, passed away on Dec. 5 at the age of 81....More
Dec 29, 2016

Crescent Electric to Acquire Mesco Electrical Supply

The move expands Crescent’s presence with two locations in the Cincinnati area and one in New Bremen, OH....More
Dec 27, 2016

Tesla and Panasonic Will Collaborate to Make Solar Cells and Modules

Electric car and energy storage juggernaut Tesla will team up with Panasonic to begin manufacturing photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules at a factory....More
Dec 20, 2016

Barron Lighting Group Acquires Growlite

The horticulture lighting market includes the commercial greenhouse market and the legal cannabis industry. Various market pressures are cultivating....More
Dec 19, 2016

Southwire Expands Tools & Equipment Product Offering

​Southwire Co., Carrolton, GA, acquired Sumner Manufacturing of Houston, TX, a manufacturer of material lifts, jack stands, welding tools, material....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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