Doug Chandler

Executive Editor, Penton Media

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. Educationally, he's a Jayhawk with an English degree. Outside of work, he can often be found banging drums or harvesting tomatoes.

Posts by Doug Chandler

McNally Named to Lead Rexel in North America

Rexel announced that Brian McNally, formerly of Arrow Electronics, will take on the newly-created position of Executive Vice President and CEO of....More
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GE Bets Big on Fuel Cell Startup

General Electric announced plans to build a pilot plant near Saratoga Springs, N.Y., to develop and commercialize fuel cells....More

PEARL Meets with NEMA on Codes and Standards for Refurbishing Electrical Products

The Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL), Aurora, Colo., said it recently met with the National Electrical Manufacturers....More

Researchers Develop Tool to Predict Driver Discomfort from LED Lighting

A team of researchers from China and the Netherlands has developed a way to evaluate the human impact of uncomfortable glare caused by LED road....More

GE Invests in Expansion at Iowa Industrial Solutions Plant

GE Industrial Solutions announced that it’s investing $1.3 million in its West Burlington, Iowa, manufacturing plant, adding two product lines to its....More

Curious Copper: Prices Up Despite Expectations of Oversupply

Copper prices are showing quite a bit of lift, hitting a 5-month high recently despite expectations that increases in production from new mines and....More

Shealy Electrical Wholesalers to Acquire Nova Lighting

Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, West Columbia, S.C., announced today its intentions to acquire Nova Lighting, a lighting specialist that provides....More

Researchers Achieve 10Gbps Li-Fi Transmissions

A team at software development company Si-Soft, Mexico City, Mexico, is reported to have achieved 10Gbps transmission speeds using a Li-Fi LED....More

Security Firm Hacks Connected LED Lighting System

Amid all the froth around the Internet of Things we’ve heard very little discussion of the security implications of those widget-packed networks. A....More

Reality Check on Distributors' Amazon Worries

Distribution consultant Frank Hurtte of River Heights Consulting, Davenport, Iowa, posted a piece on his blog last week that casts a far more....More