Product Segments

  • Jul 6, 2015

    Southwire Buys ABB's Huntersville HVDC Cable Plant

    ABB said it has signed an agreement to sell its Huntersville, N.C., high-voltage cable factory to Southwire Co. The companies won’t say how much Southwire paid for it....More
  • Jul 2, 2015

    Intelligent Lighting Controls Forecast to More Than Double in a Decade

    Research firm Navigant in its latest study estimates that global networked lighting controls revenue will grow from $2.2 billion in 2015 to $4.8 billion in 2024. With this growth, the market is seeing innovation in all directions, Navigant said....More
  • Jun 29, 2015

    General Cable Moves Out of Asia Pacific Markets

    General Cable Corp., Highland Heights, Ky., said it will sell its Asia Pacific operations to MM Logistics Co., Ltd., for approximately $205 million. The company’s operations in the region include businesses in Thailand, China, New Zealand and Australia. The sale is part of a divestiture program announced last fall and will simplify General Cable’s geographic coverage....More
  • Jun 29, 2015

    DOE Recognizes 18 Organizations for Efficient Parking Facility Retrofits

    The Better Buildings Alliance, part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office, recognized 18 organizations for their achievements in improving the energy-efficiency of their parking facilities....More
  • Jun 25, 2015

    Eaton Shifts Cooper Brand to Eaton Lighting

    Eaton will continue to use the lighting and control product line brand names it acquired in the Cooper deal, including Halo, Metalux, Lumark, Corelite, Neo-Ray, Fifth Light and Greengate, all part of the Eaton Lighting Division....More
  • Jun 19, 2015

    Lighting systems and consumer lamp indices show mixed Q1

    Demand for lighting equipment, as measured by NEMA’s Lighting Systems Shipments Index, increased by 1.4 % year-over-year (y/y) during 2015 Q1. However, the quarter-to-quarter change was in negative territory, with a decline of 3.6 percent....More
  • Jun 9, 2015

    Philips Lighting's Hue System to Be Apple HomeKit Compatible

    Science news website reported today that Philips Lighting will have its Hue controllable lighting systems fully functional with Apple's new HomeKit home automation system later this year....More
  • Jun 2, 2015

    Lutron Among First Apple HomeKit-Compatible Products Introduced

    Apple's HomeKit residential control ecosystem bowed onto the stage this week. Lighting controls giant Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., joined four companies in other parts of the residential market in making their products the first HomeKit compatible devices in the Apple Store....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
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