Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en Petersen joins Enavate, Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP system provider http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/petersen-joins-enavate-microsoft-dynamics-365-erp-system-provider <div class="node-body blog-body">Enavate, a Denver-based provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP software has hired Matt Petersen as senior director of industry solutions to lead their wholesale distribution industry practice.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/petersen-joins-enavate-microsoft-dynamics-365-erp-system-provider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/petersen-joins-enavate-microsoft-dynamics-365-erp-system-provider#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:42:00 +0000 33341 at http://electricalmarketing.com Kevin Powell Named President of Summit Electric Supply http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kevin-powell-named-president-summit-electric-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">Powell has served on the boards of Supply Force, Vanguard National Alliance, and several non-profit organizations as well as on the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) Strategic Planning Committee. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kevin-powell-named-president-summit-electric-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kevin-powell-named-president-summit-electric-supply#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:35:00 +0000 33331 at http://electricalmarketing.com Shuji Mori Named CEO of Yokogawa America http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/shuji-mori-named-ceo-yokogawa-america <div class="node-body blog-body">Mori, who has been with the company almost three decades, began his career as an engineer, helping implement systems projects for Yokogawa customers all over the world. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/shuji-mori-named-ceo-yokogawa-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/shuji-mori-named-ceo-yokogawa-america#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:20:00 +0000 33321 at http://electricalmarketing.com Cross Joins Tempo as Central Region Sales Manager http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cross-joins-tempo-central-region-sales-manager <div class="node-body blog-body">Cross served recently as a regional sales manager for Contrast lighting, and spent many years both as specification sales manager for GE Lighting and as regional VP of sales for IO Lighting.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cross-joins-tempo-central-region-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cross-joins-tempo-central-region-sales-manager#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:58:00 +0000 33311 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMRA Announces Members of NMG Executive Committee and NEMRA Board of Directors http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nemra-announces-members-nmg-executive-committee-and-nemra-board-directors <div class="node-body blog-body">NEMRA recently announced the members of the NEMRA Board of Directors Executive Committee and the NMG Executive Committee. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nemra-announces-members-nmg-executive-committee-and-nemra-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nemra-announces-members-nmg-executive-committee-and-nemra-board-directors#comments Independent Reps NEMRA reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:19:00 +0000 33281 at http://electricalmarketing.com MLS and Lighting Science Join Forces in New Private-Label Lighting Company http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mls-and-lighting-science-join-forces-new-private-label-lighting-company <div class="node-body blog-body">The joint venture will operate under the name Global Value Lighting and will be based in Rhode Island, capitalizing on Lighting Science’s technology and intellectual property and MLS’s high-volume cost structure and scale.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mls-and-lighting-science-join-forces-new-private-label-lighting-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mls-and-lighting-science-join-forces-new-private-label-lighting-company#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:45:00 +0000 33271 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Lighting Science&#39;s LSPro LED filament bulb.</p> CALiPER Snapshot finds LED troffer performance matching fluorescents http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caliper-snapshot-finds-led-troffer-performance-matching-fluorescents <div class="node-body blog-body">The database now has almost four times the number of products listed in its previous troffer Snapshot report in 2014.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caliper-snapshot-finds-led-troffer-performance-matching-fluorescents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caliper-snapshot-finds-led-troffer-performance-matching-fluorescents#comments Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:04:00 +0000 33241 at http://electricalmarketing.com Federal Signal Appoints McDonald Associates for Illinois and Indiana http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/federal-signal-appoints-mcdonald-associates-illinois-and-indiana <div class="node-body blog-body">McDonald Associates has been serving the electrical markets of Illinois and Indiana since 1986.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/federal-signal-appoints-mcdonald-associates-illinois-and-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/federal-signal-appoints-mcdonald-associates-illinois-and-indiana#comments Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:51:00 +0000 33111 at http://electricalmarketing.com DOE introduces new specifier tool for LED Lighting Facts database http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-introduces-new-specifier-tool-led-lighting-facts-database <div class="node-body blog-body">The specification tool provides a customized platform for specifiers to search and filter products in the LED Lighting Facts database and manage lighting projects. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-introduces-new-specifier-tool-led-lighting-facts-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-introduces-new-specifier-tool-led-lighting-facts-database#comments Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:58:00 +0000 33231 at http://electricalmarketing.com Graybar sees fifth-straight year of net sales gains http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Graybar, St. Louis, said it finished 2016 with a fifth consecutive year of record net sales and its third consecutive year with record net income. In 2016, net sales totaled $6.4 billion, a 4.5% increase compared to the previous year. The company also earned net income of $93 million, which was a 2.2% increase compared to 2015.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains#comments Distributors News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:57:00 +0000 33221 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: General Cable makes awards, Emerson and Anamet name new reps http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-general-cable-makes-awards-emerson-and-anamet-name-new-reps <div class="node-body article-body">New reps for Emerson's O-Z Gedney and Appleton, and for Anamet Electrical</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-general-cable-makes-awards-emerson-and-anamet-name-new-reps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-general-cable-makes-awards-emerson-and-anamet-name-new-reps#comments Independent Reps Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:36:00 +0000 33201 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Electrical People: Phillipi named HR VP at Crescent Electric http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-phillipi-named-hr-vp-crescent-electric <div class="node-body article-body">New faces and promotions at Fulham, LSI Industries, Crescent Electric and Robroy Enclosures</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-phillipi-named-hr-vp-crescent-electric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-phillipi-named-hr-vp-crescent-electric#comments People Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:28:00 +0000 33191 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images YESCO delivers supplies to Dakota Access Pipeline http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/yesco-delivers-supplies-dakota-access-pipeline <div class="node-body blog-body">YESCO Electrical Supply, Youngstown, OH, announced that it has supplied all lighting and switchgear used on six of the Dakota Access Pipeline Project (DAPL) terminals.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/yesco-delivers-supplies-dakota-access-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/yesco-delivers-supplies-dakota-access-pipeline#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:25:00 +0000 33211 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>The Dakota Access Pipeline projects was blocked last year by the Standing Rock Sioux and supporters. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images</p> Jan. 2017 Value of New Construction Shows Slight Monthly Decline, Up 3.1% YOY http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/jan-2017-value-new-construction-shows-slight-monthly-decline-31-yoy <div class="node-body article-body">Private construction of health-care and educational facilities was also down in January, with -0.2% and -0.5% declines, respectively. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/jan-2017-value-new-construction-shows-slight-monthly-decline-31-yoy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/jan-2017-value-new-construction-shows-slight-monthly-decline-31-yoy#comments Stats Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:01:00 +0000 33181 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Educational construction, along with health-care construction, dipped for the month but both are still strongly ahead of last year.</p> Photo by David McNew/Getty Image NEMA EBCI Indexes Stay Hot and Remain at Historically High Levels In February http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february <div class="node-body article-body">NEMA said a sense of wait-and-see has crept into some of the comments, resulting in 11-point drops in the percentage of respondents reporting both better and worse conditions, along with a 22-point increase in the share of those who see current conditions as unchanged. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february#comments Stats Electrical Economy Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:48:00 +0000 33161 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Marketing Digital Edition - March 17, 2017 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-march-17-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Download the latest issue of the Electrical Marketing Update Digital Edition</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-march-17-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-march-17-2017#comments Current Issue Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:43:00 +0000 33251 at http://electricalmarketing.com Texas Leads Nation in Oil & Gas Production with Big Increase in Permian Basin Drilling and Solid Increase in Eagle-Ford Basin http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/texas-leads-nation-oil-gas-production-big-increase-permian-basin-drilling-and-sol <div class="node-body article-body">Oil & gas is a very regional business, and the seven regions shown in the charts on this page accounted for 92% of domestic oil production growth and all domestic natural gas production growth during 2011-14. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/texas-leads-nation-oil-gas-production-big-increase-permian-basin-drilling-and-sol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/texas-leads-nation-oil-gas-production-big-increase-permian-basin-drilling-and-sol#comments Electrical Economy Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:21:00 +0000 33151 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Obituary: Steve Waller, Industry veteran who worked for Electrical Wholesaling, EC&M and NAED http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/obituary-steve-waller-industry-veteran-who-worked-electrical-wholesaling-ecm-and-naed <div class="node-body blog-body">Steve Waller, a well-known electrical industry veteran who worked EC&M and Electrical Wholesaling magazines the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), and in the electrical manufacturing community, passed away on March 9 at age 64 in Cheshire, CT</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/obituary-steve-waller-industry-veteran-who-worked-electrical-wholesaling-ecm-and-naed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/obituary-steve-waller-industry-veteran-who-worked-electrical-wholesaling-ecm-and-naed#comments NAED Steve Waller Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:11:00 +0000 33101 at http://electricalmarketing.com ABB Announces $60M Investment in U.S. Market Expansion Plus New IoT Systems http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/abb-announces-60m-investment-us-market-expansion-plus-new-iot-systems <div class="node-body article-body">In total, with additional investments in the sales team, logistics and other product development, ABB said it has invested more than $100 million in the U.S. market alone since its $3.9 billion purchase of Thomas & Betts.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/abb-announces-60m-investment-us-market-expansion-plus-new-iot-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/abb-announces-60m-investment-us-market-expansion-plus-new-iot-systems#comments Distribution Equipment News Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:09:00 +0000 33131 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>ABB announced the opening of its new facility in Senatobia, MS, last October. The 85,000-square-foot facility will produce ABB Tmax XT molded case circuit breakers and the ABB Emax 2 air circuit breaker, which were previously manufactured overseas.</p> Photo courtesy of ABB Omni Cable to Help Schneider, Eaton Establish Channel for Molded-Case Breakers http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/omni-cable-help-schneider-eaton-establish-channel-molded-case-breakers <div class="node-body article-body">A key consideration for Omni Cable was making sure its customers would be comfortable with it expanding into the breaker market.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/omni-cable-help-schneider-eaton-establish-channel-molded-case-breakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/omni-cable-help-schneider-eaton-establish-channel-molded-case-breakers#comments Distribution Equipment Distributors News Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:57:00 +0000 33121 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images March 17, 2017 http://electricalmarketing.com/2017-03-17 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue Omni Cable ventures into breakers, ABB invests in U.S. market, oil and gas market looking stronger, and more.</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-march-17-2017">Download the Digital Edition</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/distribution-equipment/omni-cable-help-schneider-eaton-establish-channel-molded-case-breakers">Omni Cable to Help Schneider, Eaton Establish Channel for Molded-Case Breakers</a> <a href="/distribution-equipment/abb-announces-60m-investment-us-market-expansion-plus-new-iot-systems">ABB Announces $60M Investment in U.S. Market Expansion Plus New IoT Systems</a> <a href="/electrical-economy/texas-leads-nation-oil-gas-production-big-increase-permian-basin-drilling-and-sol">Texas Leads Nation in Oil &amp; Gas Production with Big Increase in Permian Basin Drilling and Solid Increase in Eagle-Ford Basin</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/2017-03-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 04:00:00 +0000 33261 at http://electricalmarketing.com LSI Names New VP of HR and General Counsel http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lsi-names-new-vp-hr-and-general-counsel <div class="node-body blog-body">Prior to joining LSI, Japlon served as VP, general counsel and secretary at ACE Hardware Corp.; previous employers include RG Steel and Schneider Electric.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lsi-names-new-vp-hr-and-general-counsel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lsi-names-new-vp-hr-and-general-counsel#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:55:00 +0000 33091 at http://electricalmarketing.com Forest Lighting Partners with EnOcean on Lighting Controls http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/forest-lighting-partners-enocean-lighting-controls <div class="node-body blog-body">EnOcean energy-harvesting wireless controls will be broadly applied in Forest Lighting’s new LED troffers, LED flat panels and other lighting fixtures.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/forest-lighting-partners-enocean-lighting-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/forest-lighting-partners-enocean-lighting-controls#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:14:00 +0000 33081 at http://electricalmarketing.com Moody’s Report Finds New Drivers in Renewable Energy Market http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/moody-s-report-finds-new-drivers-renewable-energy-market <div class="node-body blog-body">New market participants including corporate power purchase agreements (CPPAs) and community choice aggregators (CCAs) have emerged as near-term drivers of demand for solar photovoltaic, wind and other renewable energy systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/moody-s-report-finds-new-drivers-renewable-energy-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/moody-s-report-finds-new-drivers-renewable-energy-market#comments Solar Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:01:00 +0000 33071 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images</p> New East Coast Representation for Appleton and O-Z/Gedney http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-east-coast-representation-appleton-and-o-zgedney <div class="node-body blog-body">Osterman Fox and Associates has represented Appleton and O-Z/Gedney brands since 1980 in upstate New York.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-east-coast-representation-appleton-and-o-zgedney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-east-coast-representation-appleton-and-o-zgedney#comments Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:41:00 +0000 33061 at http://electricalmarketing.com Consortium Finalizes Acquisition of Ledvance http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/consortium-finalizes-acquisition-ledvance <div class="node-body blog-body">Based on an agreement with Osram, Ledvance will continue to use the Osram brand name for its products (and Sylvania for its U.S. and Canada markets). </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/consortium-finalizes-acquisition-ledvance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/consortium-finalizes-acquisition-ledvance#comments Lighting Mergers & Acquisitions Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 06 Mar 2017 20:22:00 +0000 33051 at http://electricalmarketing.com Omni Cable Gets Into Breakers with Authorizations from Eaton and Schneider http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/omni-cable-gets-breakers-authorizations-eaton-and-schneider <div class="node-body blog-body">Omni Cable said it has signed agreements with two of the industry’s largest manufacturers of molded case circuit breakers making Omni an authorized distributor. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/omni-cable-gets-breakers-authorizations-eaton-and-schneider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/omni-cable-gets-breakers-authorizations-eaton-and-schneider#comments Distribution Equipment News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 03 Mar 2017 18:26:00 +0000 33041 at http://electricalmarketing.com Robroy Promotes Mihalik Marketing Coordinator http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/robroy-promotes-mihalik-marketing-coordinator <div class="node-body blog-body">The company said Mihalik’s experience having owned her own service business before joining Robroy gave her an entrepreneurial understanding of business. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/robroy-promotes-mihalik-marketing-coordinator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/robroy-promotes-mihalik-marketing-coordinator#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 02 Mar 2017 22:11:00 +0000 33031 at http://electricalmarketing.com Anamet Announces New Rep in New England http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/anamet-announces-new-rep-new-england <div class="node-body blog-body">Northeast Marketing Group is now representing Anamet Electrical, Mattoon, IL in Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, effective March 1.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/anamet-announces-new-rep-new-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/anamet-announces-new-rep-new-england#comments Syndicate Anamet NEMRA Northeast Marketing Group rep Wed, 01 Mar 2017 23:14:00 +0000 33021 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: Meglio to rep Milbank, McDonough picks up NSi http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-meglio-rep-milbank-mcdonough-picks-nsi <div class="node-body blog-body">Meglio ESI is now Milbank Manufacturing’s rep in Kansas and eastern Missouri. McDonough & Associates, Canton, MI, will represent all NSi Electrical products including Polaris and Tork brand products in Michigan.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-meglio-rep-milbank-mcdonough-picks-nsi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-meglio-rep-milbank-mcdonough-picks-nsi#comments Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:17:00 +0000 32991 at http://electricalmarketing.com