• Oct 6, 2015

    More than 100 Manufacturers Achieve 95% Compliance with IDW

    The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA), in Arlington, Va., said more than 100 manufacturers have achieved at least 95% compliance for their items in the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW), meeting the Oct....More
  • Oct 2, 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 partnership with the Unilog to provide product data for its AD eContent Service program. This program includes a comprehensive content management solution with a shared Master eCatalog and Web Portal, along with member Specific Sub-Catalog and Store Front options....More
  • Aug 24, 2015

    Hoffman, Ilsco, Legrand expand VMI

    Vendor-managed inventory specialist Datalliance, Cincinnati, recently announced Hoffman Enclosures, Ilsco and Legrand’s Wiremold line are expanding their VMI programs for distributors and utilities....More
  • Jul 30, 2015

    Grainger Agrees to Acquire British MRO Distributor Cromwell

    MRO distribution giant W.W. Grainger, Chicago, has a definitive agreement to acquire Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited, together with its subsidiaries, for £310 million, (approximately $482 million) in cash....More
  • Jul 24, 2015

    Hackers attack Grainger but fail to get any banking or credit card data

    Grainger says it hasn’t uncovered any evidence at this stage that any banking information or credit/debit card information has been compromised by this incident....More
  • Mar 20, 2015

    RepFiles Adds Five Manufacturers

    RepFiles, Norcross, Ga., says five new manufacturers are now delivering their sales and marketing collateral to sales reps and/or distributors through the RepFiles system: Bryant Electric, Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems, Milbank, Siemens Industry and Talon....More
  • Mar 12, 2015

    IDEA Postpones E-Biz Forum to June 2016

    The E-Biz Forum will be held June 1-3, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. The E-Biz Forum has long been a highlight of the year for the electrical industry data-heads pursuing the dream of free-flowing electrical product data passed directly from the manufacturer to reps and distributors....More
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