Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en Schneider Electric Event Highlights Focus on Software and Sustainability http://electricalmarketing.com/smart-grid/schneider-electric-event-highlights-focus-software-and-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Vernerey and his executive team said the company’s future depends on its ability to serve the growing need for real-time information on virtually any electrical system imaginable in regards to power usage, potential energy savings, maintenance issues, and, increasingly, potential digital security concerns. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/smart-grid/schneider-electric-event-highlights-focus-software-and-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/smart-grid/schneider-electric-event-highlights-focus-software-and-sustainability#comments Global Smart Grid Premium Access Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:22:00 +0000 20931 at http://electricalmarketing.com DOE Forecasts LED Lighting Energy Use http://electricalmarketing.com/green/doe-forecasts-led-lighting-energy-use <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The shift to LED lighting in the United States will progress rapidly over the next 15 years or so, and will cut energy consumption by 261 terawatt-hours in 2030, at which point LEDs will account for an estimated 84% of the lighting market, according to a study released this week by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency &amp; Renewable Energy (EERE) office. The research and analysis for the study, titled Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications, were done by Navigant Consulting, Chicago.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/green/doe-forecasts-led-lighting-energy-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/green/doe-forecasts-led-lighting-energy-use#comments Green Lighting Premium Access Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:16:00 +0000 20941 at http://electricalmarketing.com Ethan Miller / Getty Images News Border States Electric Moves Into Kansas and Missouri with Western Extralite Purchase http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/border-states-electric-moves-kansas-and-missouri-western-extralite-purchase <div class="node-body article-body">Both John and Tom Isenberg will continue to work at Western Extralite. The name will change slightly to Western Extralite, a division of Border States. BSE also announced their South Central regional office will relocate from Lubbock, Texas, to Kansas City. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/border-states-electric-moves-kansas-and-missouri-western-extralite-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/border-states-electric-moves-kansas-and-missouri-western-extralite-purchase#comments Kansas Mergers & Acquisitions Missouri News Premium Access Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:59:00 +0000 20921 at http://electricalmarketing.com Hunzicker Brothers to acquire SESCO http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hunzicker-brothers-acquire-sesco <div class="node-body blog-body">Mike Lockard, president and CEO of Hunzicker Bros., said the deal with David Dyer, president and CEO of SESCO, unites two independent electrical distributors in a bid to fend off national chains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hunzicker-brothers-acquire-sesco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hunzicker-brothers-acquire-sesco#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Oklahoma News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:32:00 +0000 20901 at http://electricalmarketing.com Industrial Distribution Group joins Sonepar http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/industrial-distribution-group-joins-sonepar <div class="node-body blog-body">IDG is the largest privately owned industrial MRO distributor. Formed in 1997, the company has 42 locations in the U.S. and over 170 on-site customer locations in North America, Asia, and Europe, and operates in three major businesses: Industrial Distribution, Integrated Supply Solutions and Energy Distribution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/industrial-distribution-group-joins-sonepar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/industrial-distribution-group-joins-sonepar#comments Global Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:28:00 +0000 20891 at http://electricalmarketing.com Bloomberg Looks for GE to Exit Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/bloomberg-looks-ge-exit-lighting <div class="node-body blog-body">Although EM confirmed that Lighting is not part of the deal with Electrolux, it is plausible that GE would put Lighting on the block.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/bloomberg-looks-ge-exit-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/bloomberg-looks-ge-exit-lighting#comments Lighting News GE Lighting LED lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:06:00 +0000 20871 at http://electricalmarketing.com Border States Acquires Western Extralite http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-acquires-western-extralite <div class="node-body blog-body">Border States Electric (BSE), Fargo, N.D., has reached an agreement to purchase Western Extralite, Kansas City, Mo., which more than 250 employees and 19 locations in Kansas and Missouri.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-acquires-western-extralite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-acquires-western-extralite#comments Kansas M&A Watch Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:21:00 +0000 20861 at http://electricalmarketing.com Leviton Buys BitWise Controls to Bolster Line of Audio/Visual Controls http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/leviton-buys-bitwise-controls-bolster-line-audiovisual-controls <div class="node-body blog-body">Leviton has been carrying BitWise Controls’ automation controllers for some time. As part of the acquisition, Leviton will bring BitWise Controls’ entire product line into the Leviton family of solutions.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/leviton-buys-bitwise-controls-bolster-line-audiovisual-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/leviton-buys-bitwise-controls-bolster-line-audiovisual-controls#comments Datacom Mergers & Acquisitions BitWise datacom Leviton Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:58:00 +0000 20881 at http://electricalmarketing.com Osram Sylvania and Belkin Partner on Home Controls http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/osram-sylvania-and-belkin-partner-home-controls <div class="node-body blog-body">Osram Sylvania, Danvers, Mass., said it has an agreement with cable and networking company Belkin International to integrate Osram’s Lightify lighting control system with Belkin’s WeMo home automation system so that Osram’s lighting systems can be controlled and integrated into WeMo’s ecosystem. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/osram-sylvania-and-belkin-partner-home-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/osram-sylvania-and-belkin-partner-home-controls#comments Lighting News home automation lighting control Osram Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:57:00 +0000 20851 at http://electricalmarketing.com GE to Keep Lighting as Electrolux Buys Appliance Business http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-keep-lighting-electrolux-buys-appliance-business <div class="node-body blog-body">We checked with Christopher Augustine, manager – Global Communications & Public Affairs for GE Lighting, and confirmed that GE Lighting is not part of the deal with Electrolux. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-keep-lighting-electrolux-buys-appliance-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-keep-lighting-electrolux-buys-appliance-business#comments Lighting News GE Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:02:00 +0000 20841 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: Nora Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nora-lighting <div class="node-body blog-body">Brian Slater & Associates will handle showroom sales in Southeast Florida.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nora-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nora-lighting#comments Florida Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:31:00 +0000 20811 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: New president at Power/mation http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-new-president-powermation <div class="node-body article-body">Jay Dienst has been named president of Power/mation a distributor of high-tech industrial automation solutions with locations in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-new-president-powermation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-new-president-powermation#comments People Premium Access Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:27:00 +0000 20801 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMA’s EBCI Index for August is Now at Highest Level in Three Years http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-s-ebci-index-august-now-highest-level-three-years <div class="node-body blog-body">NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America climbed to 68.2 points in August, its highest level in more than three years, from 54.5 points in July.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-s-ebci-index-august-now-highest-level-three-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-s-ebci-index-august-now-highest-level-three-years#comments Economy EBCI NEMA Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:13:00 +0000 20781 at http://electricalmarketing.com RepFiles NAED Edition App Ready to Roll http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/repfiles-naed-edition-app-ready-roll <div class="node-body blog-body">The app was developed to help NAED members and National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) securely deliver files to distributors' mobile devices and computers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/repfiles-naed-edition-app-ready-roll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/repfiles-naed-edition-app-ready-roll#comments Distributors News data NAED software Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:11:00 +0000 20771 at http://electricalmarketing.com Infor buys Saleslogix cloud CRM http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/infor-buys-saleslogix-cloud-crm <div class="node-body blog-body">ERP software provider Infor, New York, agreed to purchase the assets of Saleslogix, Scottsdale, Ariz., a provider of SaaS customer relationship management (CRM) software. Once the deal’s done, Saleslogix’s CRM platform will become Infor CRM.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/infor-buys-saleslogix-cloud-crm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/infor-buys-saleslogix-cloud-crm#comments Ecommerce Service Providers News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:08:00 +0000 20761 at http://electricalmarketing.com Southwire adds VDV tools http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-adds-vdv-tools <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwire, Carrollton, Ga., surprised some in the industry when it got into the tool business last year with a broad array of electrician tools. The company is now adding a new line of over 40 voice-data- video (VDV) tools, which it will unveil at CEDIA Expo 2014 in Denver next week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-adds-vdv-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-adds-vdv-tools#comments Datacom News Southwire tools VDV wire & cable Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:04:00 +0000 20751 at http://electricalmarketing.com DOE publishes CALiPER snapshot report on indoor LED luminaires http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-publishes-caliper-snapshot-report-indoor-led-luminaires <div class="node-body blog-body"> The U.S. Department of Energy’s CALiPER program released a Snapshot Report on indoor LED luminaires. The Snapshot reports use DOE’s LED Lighting Facts program’s product database to understand the current state and trajectory of the market for a class of products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-publishes-caliper-snapshot-report-indoor-led-luminaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-publishes-caliper-snapshot-report-indoor-led-luminaires#comments Lighting News Caliper DOE LED lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:03:00 +0000 20741 at http://electricalmarketing.com IKEA VC group invests in Scottish LED manufacturer http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ikea-vc-group-invests-scottish-led-manufacturer <div class="node-body blog-body">IKEA GreenTech venture capital company has invested in Design LED Products Ltd, Livingston, Scotland, a manufacturer of LED lighting using “light tiles” – LEDs embedded into clear resins and films.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ikea-vc-group-invests-scottish-led-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ikea-vc-group-invests-scottish-led-manufacturer#comments Global Lighting IKEA LED lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:01:00 +0000 20731 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><em>Justin Sullivan / Getty Images News</em></p> Siemens inks $11M deal to help USGS slash energy costs http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/siemens-inks-11m-deal-help-usgs-slash-energy-costs <div class="node-body blog-body">Siemens Government Technologies Inc., Arlington, Va., has been awarded an $11 million Task Order by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to implement energy conservation measures at three of its facilities: National Center (Reston, Va.); Columbia Environmental Research Center (Columbia, Mo.); and the Western Fisheries Research Center (Seattle).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/siemens-inks-11m-deal-help-usgs-slash-energy-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/siemens-inks-11m-deal-help-usgs-slash-energy-costs#comments Green Business Government News energy services energy-efficiency Siemens Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:59:00 +0000 20721 at http://electricalmarketing.com Global Giants Dominate Listing of the Largest Electrical Manufacturers in the World http://electricalmarketing.com/manufacturers/global-giants-dominate-listing-largest-electrical-manufacturers-world <div class="node-body article-body">Even if all of their electrical sales aren’t in the mainstream electrical wholesaling industry, the sheer size of the largest global manufacturers like Siemens (approximately $102.5 billion in total sales) or ABB (approximately $41.5 billion) is striking, particularly when you compare them to the largest U.S.-based electrical manufacturers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/manufacturers/global-giants-dominate-listing-largest-electrical-manufacturers-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/manufacturers/global-giants-dominate-listing-largest-electrical-manufacturers-world#comments Manufacturers Electrical Economy Premium Access Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:58:00 +0000 20791 at http://electricalmarketing.com Department of Commerce Reports 8.2% YOY Increase in July Value of New Construction http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/department-commerce-reports-82-yoy-increase-july-value-new-construction <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/[primary-term]/value-new-construction-put-place-july-2014" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2014/09/20140905emVALCONST1_310.jpg" style="width: 310px; height: 361px; margin: 3px; float: right;" title="Click for a sortable version" /></a>The Department of Commerce reported construction spending during July 2014 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $981.3 billion, 1.8% above the revised June estimate of $963.7 billion.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/department-commerce-reports-82-yoy-increase-july-value-new-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/department-commerce-reports-82-yoy-increase-july-value-new-construction#comments Stats Premium Access Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:10:00 +0000 20711 at http://electricalmarketing.com Acklands-Grainger Closes WFS Deal http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/acklands-grainger-closes-wfs-deal <div class="node-body article-body">W.W. Grainger Inc.’s Canadian business, Acklands-Grainger, closed the acquisition of Windsor, Ontario-based WFS Enterprises Inc., a distributor of tools and supplies for industrial markets in southern Ontario and select U.S. locations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/acklands-grainger-closes-wfs-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/acklands-grainger-closes-wfs-deal#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions Premium Access Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:03:00 +0000 20691 at http://electricalmarketing.com Tesla’s $5 Billion Gigafactory in Reno-Sparks Area Expected to Boost Construction Industry http://electricalmarketing.com/project-watch/tesla-s-5-billion-gigafactory-reno-sparks-area-expected-boost-construction-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The factory, expected to be built 17 miles east of Sparks in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center and employ up to 6,500 people by 2020 and open by 2017, would produce Tesla’s Model 3 electric vehicle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/project-watch/tesla-s-5-billion-gigafactory-reno-sparks-area-expected-boost-construction-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/project-watch/tesla-s-5-billion-gigafactory-reno-sparks-area-expected-boost-construction-industry#comments Industrial Project Watch Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:44:00 +0000 20681 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>The Tesla Model S, one of the company&#39;s current electric vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to use the gigafactory to bring electric vehicles to the masses, and reportedly plans to produce a car there that can run 200 miles on a single charge and will cost about $35,000.</p> Getty Images As Distributed Generation Accelerates, Utilities and Governments Move to Adapt http://electricalmarketing.com/smart-grid/distributed-generation-accelerates-utilities-and-governments-move-adapt <div class="node-body article-body">Indeed, a market sector forecast to grow by about 90% over the next nine years is worth keeping an eye on. According to Navigant Research, Chicago, annual installed capacity in the global distributed generation market is expected to grow from 87.3 GW in 2014 to 165.5 GW in 2023.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/smart-grid/distributed-generation-accelerates-utilities-and-governments-move-adapt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/smart-grid/distributed-generation-accelerates-utilities-and-governments-move-adapt#comments Utility Smart Grid Product Segments Premium Access Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:20:00 +0000 20671 at http://electricalmarketing.com Andreas Rentz/Getty Images News September 5, 2014 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2014-09-05 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-september-5-2014" target="_blank"><strong>Electrical Marketing September 5, 2014 DIGITAL EDITION</strong></a></p> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-september-5-2014" target="_blank"><strong>(PDF download)</strong></a></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/project-watch/tesla-s-5-billion-gigafactory-reno-sparks-area-expected-boost-construction-industry">Tesla’s $5 Billion Gigafactory in Reno-Sparks Area Expected to Boost Construction Industry</a> <a href="/smart-grid/distributed-generation-accelerates-utilities-and-governments-move-adapt">As Distributed Generation Accelerates, Utilities and Governments Move to Adapt</a> <a href="/mergers-acquisitions/acklands-grainger-closes-wfs-deal">Acklands-Grainger Closes WFS Deal</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000 20831 at http://electricalmarketing.com Summit Electric Starts Gonzales Construction http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/summit-electric-starts-gonzales-construction <div class="node-body blog-body">Summit Electric Supply has begun construction on a large new facility in Gonzales, La.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/summit-electric-starts-gonzales-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/summit-electric-starts-gonzales-construction#comments Distributors New Mexico News diversification summit Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:05:00 +0000 20661 at http://electricalmarketing.com Echelon Expands in Outdoor Lighting Controls With Acquisition of Lumewave http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/echelon-expands-outdoor-lighting-controls-acquisition-lumewave <div class="node-body blog-body">Echelon announced that it has acquired Lumewave Inc., Sacramento, Calif., a privately held provider of wireless outdoor lighting control systems with a strong track record selling its solution to U.S. municipalities, universities, medical facilities and enterprises.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/echelon-expands-outdoor-lighting-controls-acquisition-lumewave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/echelon-expands-outdoor-lighting-controls-acquisition-lumewave#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Lighting News lighting controls Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0000 20651 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People - Pappas Retires from Coleman Cable/Southwire http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-pappas-retires-coleman-cablesouthwire <div class="node-body article-body">Arlington Industries (Scranton, Pa.): Stephen Hayes was hired as Southern Regional Manager and will work with the company’s independent sales representative agencies in promoting and selling Arlington’s products to distributors, end users and installers from North Carolina to Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-pappas-retires-coleman-cablesouthwire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-pappas-retires-coleman-cablesouthwire#comments People Premium Access Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:48:00 +0000 20621 at http://electricalmarketing.com Permits, Architect Billings and PMI All Point to Solid Growth http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/permits-architect-billings-and-pmi-all-point-solid-growth <div class="node-body article-body"> Building permits in July hit a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,052,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, an 8.1% increase from the revised June rate of 973,000 and a 7.7% increase from the July 2013 estimate of 977,000. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/permits-architect-billings-and-pmi-all-point-solid-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/permits-architect-billings-and-pmi-all-point-solid-growth#comments Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:14:00 +0000 20601 at http://electricalmarketing.com July Electrical Price Index Dips Again http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/july-electrical-price-index-dips-again <div class="node-body article-body">EM's Electrical Price Index continued on its now-familiar path of decline. 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