• 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
  • Aug 6, 2015

    WESCO revises forecast down, closes branches

    WESCO International Inc., Pittsburgh, in the face of continued slowness in some of its key markets, especially in Canada, made some changes recently discussed in an earnings call by the company’s chairman and CEO, John Engel....More
  • Jun 22, 2015

    Eck Supply Co. Joins Sonepar

    Sonepar USA announced has purchased Eck Supply Co., Richmond, Va., a multi-location regional electrical distributor serving Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina....More
  • May 21, 2015

    Kaman rebrands distribution business

    Kaman Corp.’s Distribution segment, Bloomfield, Conn., has launched a new brand, Kaman Automation, Control & Energy or Kaman AC&E, to serve original equipment manufacturers, industrial production plants and infrastructure facilities throughout the world. Kaman AC&E was created through the collaboration of existing resources from within Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp., including its longstanding bearing & power transmission business, Minarik Corp. which operates its motion & control business, and KIT Zeller Inc....More
  • May 21, 2015

    WESCO wins 5-Year Cooperative Purchasing contract for MRO

    WESCO International Inc., Pittsburgh, was awarded a five-year contract with The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) for MRO services and supplies. TCPN is a national governmental purchasing cooperative that has contracts with national vendors for such commonly purchased products and services as furniture, office supplies and equipment, security systems, technology, and other goods and services....More
  • Apr 23, 2015

    WESCO to Consolidate Branches Because of Slow Start to 2015

    Engel said in a press release that WESCO’s capital structure is in good shape and that the company’s acquisition pipeline is robust....More
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