Industry Segments

  • Nov 2, 2015

    WESCO Acquires Needham Electric Supply

    WESCO Distribution has acquired Needham Electric Supply, Canton, Mass., with 24 locations serving commercial construction and lighting national accounts markets Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont....More
  • Oct 22, 2015

    NEMRA holds first leadership course at Wharton Business School

    The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA), Portsmouth, N.H., said its upcoming Sales Leadership Executive Education Course at The Wharton School is filled to capacity....More
  • 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
  • Sep 18, 2015

    Rep News: Cohon to speak at Harvard

    The Harvard Business School has invited Charles Cohon, CEO, Manufacturers Agents National Association (MANA), to present “Outsourcing Selling” to its MBA students at its Spangler Center and also has invited the business community to sit in....More
  • Sep 18, 2015

    DLC Releases Draft Networked Lighting Control System Specifications

    The Design Lights Consortium (DLC), New York, which among other things maintains a Qualified Products List (QPL) of solid-state lighting products and performance characteristics used by utilities in rebate programs and by specifiers and designers in selecting lighting, released a first draft “conceptual specification” detailing required features and attributes to be listed in a future DLC QPL for networked lighting control systems. Stakeholders have until Sept. 29 to provide their feedback and comments. DLC’s site has more information....More
  • Sep 3, 2015

    City Electric Supply’s Top Exec Posts Corporate Update in “Mackie Monday”

    Thomas Heartland Mackie, president and CEO, City Electric Supply (CES), Dallas, the 11th largest electrical distributor in North America, offers some interesting insight into his company, part of Great Britain’s City Electrical Factors. EM’s editors found his Sept. 1 post on the CES Facebook page very interesting and wanted to share a few excerpts with readers....More
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