Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en Clippard retires at Monster Electrical http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/clippard-retires-monster-electrical <div class="node-body blog-body">One of Monster Electrical's longest-term employees is retiring.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/clippard-retires-monster-electrical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/clippard-retires-monster-electrical#comments fuses Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:05:00 +0000 31911 at http://electricalmarketing.com Obituary: Wiseway’s Biz Cain http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/obituary-wiseway-s-biz-cain <div class="node-body blog-body">Rodney S. "Biz" Cain passed away peacefully at the age of 78 at his childhood home, Caintuckee Acres, Independence, KY, on Dec. 1, after his long journey with Alzheimer's.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/obituary-wiseway-s-biz-cain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/obituary-wiseway-s-biz-cain#comments Syndicate Kentucky KY Wiseway Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:28:00 +0000 31901 at http://electricalmarketing.com Walters Wholesale Promotes Three Managers http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/walters-wholesale-promotes-three-managers <div class="node-body blog-body">Walters has promoted several managers. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/walters-wholesale-promotes-three-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/walters-wholesale-promotes-three-managers#comments Syndicate California CA California Walters Wholesale Electric Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:33:00 +0000 31891 at http://electricalmarketing.com Researchers find LED display lighting helps improve taste of milk http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/researchers-find-led-display-lighting-helps-improve-taste-milk <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>New LED lights that are being installed in milk display cases across the country do more than just reduce energy bills -- they also help milk taste better, <a href="https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-12/vt-nld120516.php">Virginia Tech researchers have found</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/researchers-find-led-display-lighting-helps-improve-taste-milk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/researchers-find-led-display-lighting-helps-improve-taste-milk#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:19:00 +0000 31881 at http://electricalmarketing.com Many U.S. Metros See Construction Employment Declines YOY Through October http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/many-us-metros-see-construction-employment-declines-yoy-through-october <div class="node-body article-body">Construction employment declined or was stagnant in one-third of metro areas between Oct. 2015 and Oct. 2016 “amid diminishing public-sector investments in infrastructure and other civil works.” </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/many-us-metros-see-construction-employment-declines-yoy-through-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/many-us-metros-see-construction-employment-declines-yoy-through-october#comments Electrical Economy Industry Stats Premium Access Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:42:00 +0000 31771 at http://electricalmarketing.com (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Electrical People: NEMA Awards http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-nema-awards <div class="node-body article-body">At the conclusion of NEMA’s 90th Annual Membership Meeting, Christopher Curtis accepted the Bernard H. Falk Award, NEMA’s highest honor. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-nema-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-nema-awards#comments People Premium Access Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:46:00 +0000 31841 at http://electricalmarketing.com Value of New Construction Up 4.5% Through First 10 Months of 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/commercial/value-new-construction-45-through-first-10-months-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Construction spending during Oct. 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,172.6 billion, 0.5% above the revised September estimate of $1,166.5 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/commercial/value-new-construction-45-through-first-10-months-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/commercial/value-new-construction-45-through-first-10-months-2016#comments Commercial Economy Premium Access Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:29:00 +0000 31811 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMA EBCI Index Jump in November with Hopes of Post-Election Economic Bounce http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nema-ebci-index-jump-november-hopes-post-election-economic-bounce <div class="node-body article-body"> While a relatively small share of NEMA’s panel — 11% — rated conditions worse this month, it marks an increase over the 6% responding similarly in October. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nema-ebci-index-jump-november-hopes-post-election-economic-bounce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nema-ebci-index-jump-november-hopes-post-election-economic-bounce#comments Electrical Economy Industry Stats Premium Access Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:23:00 +0000 31801 at http://electricalmarketing.com Legrand Debuts Program for IoT in Buildings http://electricalmarketing.com/commercial/legrand-debuts-program-iot-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">The system, called ELIOT consists of a purpose-built cloud environment, gateways for legacy technologies, an array of new natively connected devices and new intelligent technologies and services.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/commercial/legrand-debuts-program-iot-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/commercial/legrand-debuts-program-iot-buildings#comments Commercial Global Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:07:00 +0000 31791 at http://electricalmarketing.com Video still: Legrand Schneider Electric Launches IoT Platform and a Developer Community to Support It http://electricalmarketing.com/global/schneider-electric-launches-iot-platform-and-developer-community-support-it <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider has been developing the EcoStruxure system in trials with large customers in buildings, industry, data centers and the grid for several years, Banerjee said in a webcast.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/global/schneider-electric-launches-iot-platform-and-developer-community-support-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/global/schneider-electric-launches-iot-platform-and-developer-community-support-it#comments Global Premium Access Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 31781 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Schneider Electric&#39;s EcoStruxure platform works at multiple levels to improve data capture and analysis.</p> Image: Schneider Electric Siemens $4.6 Billion Acquisition of Mentor Graphics Expands Industrial Software Offer http://electricalmarketing.com/global/siemens-46-billion-acquisition-mentor-graphics-expands-industrial-software-offer <div class="node-body article-body">Mentor serves a large, diverse customer base of marquee systems companies and IC/semiconductors companies with over 14,000 global accounts across communications, computer, consumer electronics, semiconductor, networking, aerospace, multimedia, and transportation industries. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/global/siemens-46-billion-acquisition-mentor-graphics-expands-industrial-software-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/global/siemens-46-billion-acquisition-mentor-graphics-expands-industrial-software-offer#comments Global Industrial Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:28:00 +0000 31761 at http://electricalmarketing.com Image: Siemens Barron names four new lighting reps http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/barron-names-four-new-lighting-reps <div class="node-body blog-body">Barron Lighting Group, Glendale, AZ, just announced four new lighting marketing and sales teams across New York, New Jersey, New England, Oklahoma and Colorado.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/barron-names-four-new-lighting-reps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/barron-names-four-new-lighting-reps#comments Connecticut New England New York Massachusetts Lighting Ohio Oklahoma Barron exit signs LED lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:15:00 +0000 31751 at http://electricalmarketing.com Ametek makes senior appointments http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ametek-makes-senior-appointments <div class="node-body blog-body">Ametek's board of directors has elected two new senior V.P.s and two new vice presidents and general managers. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ametek-makes-senior-appointments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ametek-makes-senior-appointments#comments Ametek Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:03:00 +0000 31741 at http://electricalmarketing.com Schaedler Yesco Announces Corporate Structure http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schaedler-yesco-announces-corporate-structure <div class="node-body blog-body">SYD is redefining geographical regions across the company into a new structure that it says will improve efficiency and reduce complexity for our vendors.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schaedler-yesco-announces-corporate-structure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schaedler-yesco-announces-corporate-structure#comments Pennsylvania Brnik PA Schaedler Yesco Distribution SYD Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:46:00 +0000 31731 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Marketing Digital Edition - December 2, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-december-2-2016 <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-december-2-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-december-2-2016#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:43:00 +0000 31861 at http://electricalmarketing.com December 2, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-12-02 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, Siemens' acquisition of Mentor Graphics, which markets are hot and which are not for construction employment, Schneider's newest IoT platform and more.</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-december-2-2016" target="_blank">Download the Digital Edition</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/global/siemens-46-billion-acquisition-mentor-graphics-expands-industrial-software-offer">Siemens $4.6 Billion Acquisition of Mentor Graphics Expands Industrial Software Offer</a> <a href="/electrical-economy/many-us-metros-see-construction-employment-declines-yoy-through-october">Many U.S. Metros See Construction Employment Declines YOY Through October</a> <a href="/global/schneider-electric-launches-iot-platform-and-developer-community-support-it">Schneider Electric Launches IoT Platform and a Developer Community to Support It</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-12-02" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:00:00 +0000 31871 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: New reps for Anamet and Universal Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-reps-anamet-and-universal-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">Anamet Electrical, a manufacturer of flexible conduit and fittings based in Mattoon, IL, has hired Luce Associates, Ewa Beach, HI, as its reps in Hawaii.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-reps-anamet-and-universal-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-reps-anamet-and-universal-lighting#comments Independent Reps Premium Access Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:50:00 +0000 31851 at http://electricalmarketing.com Gooee Partners with PointGrab on Smart Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gooee-partners-pointgrab-smart-lighting <div class="node-body blog-body"> By connecting PointGrab’s deep-learning based sensor, CogniPoint, into Gooee’s ecosystem, and streaming the data to Gooee’s cloud, the partnership aims to enhance the building automation industry through real-time intelligence and energy efficiency.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gooee-partners-pointgrab-smart-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gooee-partners-pointgrab-smart-lighting#comments Green Business Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:37:00 +0000 31821 at http://electricalmarketing.com Cognex Acquires Two 3D Machine Vision Companies http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cognex-acquires-two-3d-machine-vision-companies <div class="node-body blog-body">The acquisition of two European companies specializing in 3D machine vision technology - EnShape GmbH and AQSense - add not just innovative 3D products but also advanced engineering teams to the Cognex business.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cognex-acquires-two-3d-machine-vision-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cognex-acquires-two-3d-machine-vision-companies#comments Global Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:00:00 +0000 31721 at http://electricalmarketing.com DOE to Provide $25 Million for Advanced Motors Research http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-provide-25-million-advanced-motors-research <div class="node-body blog-body">The Next Generation Electric Machines (NGEM) projects will address the limitations of traditional materials and designs used in electric motor components by cost-effectively enhancing their efficiency, improving their performance and reducing weight. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-provide-25-million-advanced-motors-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-provide-25-million-advanced-motors-research#comments Industrial News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:06:00 +0000 31711 at http://electricalmarketing.com Toole & Rose Supply joins AD http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/toole-rose-supply-joins-ad <div class="node-body blog-body">Toole & Rose Supply will be part of both the Industrial and Electrical divisions of AD. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/toole-rose-supply-joins-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/toole-rose-supply-joins-ad#comments Buying/Marketing Groups Kentucky News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:48:00 +0000 31701 at http://electricalmarketing.com Tesla Merges with SolarCity http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/tesla-merges-solarcity <div class="node-body blog-body">The $2.6 billion all-stock deal, first proposed in June, creates an integrated clean energy company with offerings ranging from rooftop solar systems (and eventually solar roofing tiles, Musk says) to battery storage systems to electric vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/tesla-merges-solarcity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/tesla-merges-solarcity#comments Solar News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:39:00 +0000 31831 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Image source: Tesla</p> Schneider Electric Launches IoT Platform http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schneider-electric-launches-iot-platform <div class="node-body blog-body">Schneider Electric today launched a new platform, dubbed EcoStruxure, to support Internet of Things (IoT) integration for buildings, utility grids, industrial applications and data centers.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schneider-electric-launches-iot-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schneider-electric-launches-iot-platform#comments News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000 31691 at http://electricalmarketing.com Halco Lighting Technologies Acquires J&J Electronics http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/halco-lighting-technologies-acquires-jj-electronics <div class="node-body blog-body">Halco Lighting will use J&J Electronics' existing sales, product, marketing and manufacturing infrastructure to continue to produce the J&J product lines, including its brands Color Splash, Pure White and ColorGlo.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/halco-lighting-technologies-acquires-jj-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/halco-lighting-technologies-acquires-jj-electronics#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:23:00 +0000 31671 at http://electricalmarketing.com Via Acquisitions and Platform Enhancements GE Pushes Further into Industrial Software http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/acquisitions-and-platform-enhancements-ge-pushes-further-industrial-software <div class="node-body article-body">The company said In 2016, orders from GE’s portfolio of software solutions are on track to climb over 25% to more than $7 billion. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/acquisitions-and-platform-enhancements-ge-pushes-further-industrial-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/acquisitions-and-platform-enhancements-ge-pushes-further-industrial-software#comments Global Industrial Mergers & Acquisitions Premium Access Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:54:00 +0000 31521 at http://electricalmarketing.com Image via GE Rep News: New rep appointments for ECN/Korns, Plasti-Bond and Nora Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-rep-appointments-ecnkorns-plasti-bond-and-nora-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">Nora Lighting names reps in Wisconsin, Indiana and Mississippi; Plasti-Bond has a new rep in Hawaii and Bell & McCoy picks up ECN/KORNS line in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-rep-appointments-ecnkorns-plasti-bond-and-nora-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-rep-appointments-ecnkorns-plasti-bond-and-nora-lighting#comments Independent Reps Premium Access Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:52:00 +0000 31611 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Buelow to lead Milbank sales and marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-buelow-lead-milbank-sales-and-marketing <div class="node-body article-body">Also promotions and new appointments at NAED, Killark and DISC.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-buelow-lead-milbank-sales-and-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-buelow-lead-milbank-sales-and-marketing#comments People Premium Access Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:48:00 +0000 31601 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - Nov. 18, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-nov-18-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The latest figures on industrial purchasing, Conference Board indicators, rig counts and freight activity show mixed signals about the economy.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-nov-18-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-nov-18-2016#comments Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:45:00 +0000 31591 at http://electricalmarketing.com October EPI Shows Little Change http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/october-epi-shows-little-change <div class="node-body article-body">The contrarian product categories were Power Wire & Cable, which was down -3% for the month and -9.2% year-over-year; and residential lighting equipment, which saw a +2.4% increase. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/october-epi-shows-little-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/october-epi-shows-little-change#comments Electrical Price Index Premium Access Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:40:00 +0000 31581 at http://electricalmarketing.com Housing Starts Surge 25% in October to 1.323 Million; More Moderate Growth Likely http://electricalmarketing.com/industry-stats/housing-starts-surge-25-october-1323-million-more-moderate-growth-likely <div class="node-body article-body">Privately-owned housing starts in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,323,000, which is 25.5% above the revised September estimate of 1,054,000 and is 23.3% above the October 2015 rate of 1,073,000.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/industry-stats/housing-starts-surge-25-october-1323-million-more-moderate-growth-likely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/industry-stats/housing-starts-surge-25-october-1323-million-more-moderate-growth-likely#comments Electrical Economy Industry Stats Premium Access Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:35:00 +0000 31571 at http://electricalmarketing.com