Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en Linear LEDs Beginning to Penetrate Market as Fluorescent Lamp Shipments Continue to Slide http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/linear-leds-beginning-penetrate-market-fluorescent-lamp-shipments-continue-slide <div class="node-body blog-body"> T-LED lamps held a 6.9% share of shipments in 2016Q1, marking their first appearance in the market penetration chart. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/linear-leds-beginning-penetrate-market-fluorescent-lamp-shipments-continue-slide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/linear-leds-beginning-penetrate-market-fluorescent-lamp-shipments-continue-slide#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:18:00 +0000 29671 at http://electricalmarketing.com Eaton and NuLEDs Collaborate on Connected Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/eaton-and-nuleds-collaborate-connected-lighting <div class="node-body blog-body">The two companies will go to market with a joint product offering including Eaton’s complete portfolio of PoE-enabled light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires and NuLEDs’ drivers, software, sensors and keypads.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/eaton-and-nuleds-collaborate-connected-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/eaton-and-nuleds-collaborate-connected-lighting#comments Commercial Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:12:00 +0000 29661 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Marketing Digital Edition - July 22, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-july-22-2016 <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-july-22-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-july-22-2016#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:00:00 +0000 29641 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People - Shealy's David White Takes on Additional Duties at Border States as Executive V.P. http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/electrical-people-shealys-david-white-takes-additional-duties-border-states-executive-vp <div class="node-body article-body">Executives from Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, Border States Electric, Crescent Electric, Houston Wire & Cable, Sonepar, OneSource, Omni Cable and EECO are in the news.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/electrical-people-shealys-david-white-takes-additional-duties-border-states-executive-vp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/electrical-people-shealys-david-white-takes-additional-duties-border-states-executive-vp#comments Syndicate Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:16:00 +0000 29631 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - July 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-july-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Check out what's happening with building permits, AIA's Architecture Billings Index, the Purchasing Managers Index and the Baker Hughes U.S. Oil Rig Count..</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-july-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-july-2016#comments Stats Premium Access Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:45:00 +0000 29621 at http://electricalmarketing.com EPI Shows No Change in June http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/epi-shows-no-change-june <div class="node-body article-body">June’s Electrical Price Index (EPI) was flat, with no change from May and a -1.1% drop from June 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/epi-shows-no-change-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/epi-shows-no-change-june#comments Economy Premium Access Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:32:00 +0000 29611 at http://electricalmarketing.com Housing Starts Enjoy 4.8% Boost in June to 1.189 Million, But Dip 2% Year-Over-Year http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/housing-starts-enjoy-48-boost-june-1189-million-dip-2-year-over-year <div class="node-body article-body">Privately-owned housing starts in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,189,000, 4.8% above the revised May estimate of 1,135,000, but 2% below the June 2015 rate of 1,213,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/housing-starts-enjoy-48-boost-june-1189-million-dip-2-year-over-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/housing-starts-enjoy-48-boost-june-1189-million-dip-2-year-over-year#comments Economy Premium Access Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:21:00 +0000 29601 at http://electricalmarketing.com A June Swoon? Dodge Sees 7% Drop in Construction Projects http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/june-swoon-dodge-sees-7-drop-construction-projects <div class="node-body article-body">New construction starts in June decreased 7% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $595.1 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/june-swoon-dodge-sees-7-drop-construction-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/june-swoon-dodge-sees-7-drop-construction-projects#comments Syndicate Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:19:00 +0000 29591 at http://electricalmarketing.com Summit Electric Launches App for Voltage Drop Calculations http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/summit-electric-launches-app-voltage-drop-calculations <div class="node-body article-body">Summit Electric Supply’s new Voltage Drop Calculator helps users determine the right wire for a cable run. This latest mobile app by the Albuquerque, N.M.-based Summit Electric calculates voltage and percentage drop for any size job or project. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/summit-electric-launches-app-voltage-drop-calculations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/summit-electric-launches-app-voltage-drop-calculations#comments Syndicate Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:14:00 +0000 29581 at http://electricalmarketing.com Springfield Electric Moves into New Location in Mark Twain’s Hometown http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/springfield-electric-moves-new-location-mark-twain-s-hometown <div class="node-body article-body">Springfield Electric, Springfield, Ill., says its Hannibal, Mo., branch has recently moved to a new location at 7180 Veterans Rd. The facility is entirely illuminated by LED fixtures to offer customers a first-hand look at numerous lighting sources and applications.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/springfield-electric-moves-new-location-mark-twain-s-hometown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/syndicate/springfield-electric-moves-new-location-mark-twain-s-hometown#comments Syndicate Premium Access Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:11:00 +0000 29571 at http://electricalmarketing.com Google Buys Entire Production of Wind Farms in Scandanavia to Power Data Centers http://electricalmarketing.com/green/google-buys-entire-production-wind-farms-scandanavia-power-data-centers <div class="node-body article-body">Google continues to make news with its plans to eventually run its operations 100% from clean energy. According to its Google Green Blog, last year it purchased 942MW of addition renewable power.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/green/google-buys-entire-production-wind-farms-scandanavia-power-data-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/green/google-buys-entire-production-wind-farms-scandanavia-power-data-centers#comments Green Premium Access Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:04:00 +0000 29561 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo credit: Vestas The Wild & Wacky Copper Market: Yet Another Fork in the Road? http://electricalmarketing.com/metals-markets/wild-wacky-copper-market-yet-another-fork-road <div class="node-body article-body">Whenever copper makes a bit of a sustained move, copperheads start wondering if pricing is finally heading back toward "respectability." </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/metals-markets/wild-wacky-copper-market-yet-another-fork-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/metals-markets/wild-wacky-copper-market-yet-another-fork-road#comments Metals Markets Premium Access Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:57:00 +0000 29551 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo credit: BHP Billiton Cree Tightens Focus on LED Lighting with Sale of Wolfspeed Power & RF Division http://electricalmarketing.com/ma-watch/cree-tightens-focus-led-lighting-sale-wolfspeed-power-rf-division <div class="node-body article-body">Cree, Inc., Durham, N.C., plans to sell its Wolfspeed Power and RF division, including its silicon-carbide substrate business for power, RF and gemstone applications, to Infineon Technologies AG for $850 million in cash.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/ma-watch/cree-tightens-focus-led-lighting-sale-wolfspeed-power-rf-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/ma-watch/cree-tightens-focus-led-lighting-sale-wolfspeed-power-rf-division#comments M&A Watch Premium Access Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:43:00 +0000 29531 at http://electricalmarketing.com DSG Hires Feeney as CFO http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dsg-hires-feeney-cfo <div class="node-body blog-body">DSG recently hired Mark Feeney as its new CFO. He will lead the company's financial management efforts and oversee the its accounting department. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dsg-hires-feeney-cfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dsg-hires-feeney-cfo#comments Dakota Supply DSG Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:32:00 +0000 29521 at http://electricalmarketing.com Crescent Electric Supply Promotes Tucker and Kronfuss http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/crescent-electric-supply-promotes-tucker-and-kronfuss <div class="node-body blog-body">Crescent Electric Supply recently promoted Jerry Tucker, a 30-year company veteran and Nick Kronfuss, who has worked for the company for 29 years.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/crescent-electric-supply-promotes-tucker-and-kronfuss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/crescent-electric-supply-promotes-tucker-and-kronfuss#comments Syndicate Crescent Electric Montana Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:32:00 +0000 29511 at http://electricalmarketing.com Knight Takes On COO Role at NC's EECO http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/knight-takes-coo-role-ncs-eeco <div class="node-body blog-body">Jeff Knight recently assumed the newly created role of COO. Knight reports to Mark Holmes, who succeeded Jack Lawson as president and CEO.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/knight-takes-coo-role-ncs-eeco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/knight-takes-coo-role-ncs-eeco#comments Syndicate EECO North Carolina Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:27:00 +0000 29501 at http://electricalmarketing.com Comber Joins HWC as Region Vice President for Midwest and Northeast http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/comber-joins-hwc-region-vice-president-midwest-and-northeast <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><em><img alt="" src="/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2015/11/Houston-Wire-Cable150.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 54px; float: left; margin: 3px 5px;" />Houston Wire &amp; Cable Co. (Houston):</em> Wire and cable industry veteran <strong>Peter Comber</strong> has joined Houston Wire &amp; Cable as Region Vice President for the Midwest and Northeast regions. He will be based out of HWC&#39;s Downingtown, Pa., office.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/comber-joins-hwc-region-vice-president-midwest-and-northeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/comber-joins-hwc-region-vice-president-midwest-and-northeast#comments Syndicate Comber Houston Wire Cable Omni Wire Cable Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:11:00 +0000 29491 at http://electricalmarketing.com Sonepar Promotes OneSource’s Smith and Mouritzen http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-promotes-onesource-s-smith-and-mouritzen <div class="node-body blog-body">Mike Smith, currently president of OneSource Distributors, will be taking on a new role as the CIO and V.P. of operations for Sonepar USA.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-promotes-onesource-s-smith-and-mouritzen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-promotes-onesource-s-smith-and-mouritzen#comments Mike Smith OneSource Sonepar Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:39:00 +0000 29481 at http://electricalmarketing.com Border States Electric Names David White Executive VP http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-david-white-executive-vp <div class="node-body blog-body">David White, currently Shealy Electrical Wholesalers’ president, will become the executive vice president of BSE Aug. 1.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-david-white-executive-vp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-david-white-executive-vp#comments Syndicate Border States BSE David White Tammy Miller Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:21:00 +0000 29471 at http://electricalmarketing.com TEST- Population Growth http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/test-population-growth <div class="node-body article-body">This is a test</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/test-population-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/test-population-growth#comments Economy Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:18:00 +0000 29461 at http://electricalmarketing.com Wired Gets Excited About a Seattle Substation http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/wired-gets-excited-about-seattle-substation <div class="node-body blog-body">Wired magazine’s website has a piece singing the praises of the new substation to be built at Minor Ave. and Denny Way in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood near downtown.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/wired-gets-excited-about-seattle-substation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/wired-gets-excited-about-seattle-substation#comments News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:21:00 +0000 29451 at http://electricalmarketing.com John Gross’ Weekly Copper Update 7/9/2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/john-gross-weekly-copper-update-792016 <div class="node-body blog-body">John Gross, publisher of The Copper Journal and president of the J.E. Gross consulting firm, likes the current price movement in the metal markets.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/john-gross-weekly-copper-update-792016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/john-gross-weekly-copper-update-792016#comments copper John Gross wire and cable Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:56:00 +0000 29441 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Marandino named president at NorthEast Electrical Distributors http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-marandino-named-president-northeast-electrical-distributors <div class="node-body article-body">Also new appointments at IEWC, Irby/Sonepar, Border States, Omni Cable, EASA and Elemental LED</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-marandino-named-president-northeast-electrical-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-marandino-named-president-northeast-electrical-distributors#comments People Premium Access Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:44:00 +0000 29401 at http://electricalmarketing.com DISC Calling for Growth in 2017 http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/disc-calling-growth-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body">There is a boost next year from industry prices gaining 2% after running negative in the past two years.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/disc-calling-growth-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/disc-calling-growth-2017#comments Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:40:00 +0000 29391 at http://electricalmarketing.com Buckles-Smith Relocating Headquarters to Santa Clara http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/buckles-smith-relocating-headquarters-santa-clara <div class="node-body blog-body">The location is adjacent to the San Jose International Airport in the center of Silicon Valley.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/buckles-smith-relocating-headquarters-santa-clara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/buckles-smith-relocating-headquarters-santa-clara#comments Distributors News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:36:00 +0000 29381 at http://electricalmarketing.com DiversiTech Corp. Acquires Morris Products http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/diversitech-corp-acquires-morris-products <div class="node-body blog-body">Morris President Jeff Schwartz will continue to run the company with all current employees and the company’s existing sales force.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/diversitech-corp-acquires-morris-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/diversitech-corp-acquires-morris-products#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:34:00 +0000 29371 at http://electricalmarketing.com Klein Tools Opens Nominations for the 2016 Electrician of the Year http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/klein-tools-opens-nominations-2016-electrician-year <div class="node-body blog-body">The grand prize winner will receive $2,500 a year in free Klein tools for 10 years, totaling $25,000 worth of hand tools. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/klein-tools-opens-nominations-2016-electrician-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/klein-tools-opens-nominations-2016-electrician-year#comments News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:21:00 +0000 29351 at http://electricalmarketing.com GE Partners with Schindler to Add Elevators, Escalators to IoT http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-partners-schindler-add-elevators-escalators-iot <div class="node-body blog-body">Schindler will use GE’s Predix industrial software platform and advanced analytics to enable its customers to monitor, analyze and leverage data generated from its connected elevators, escalators and PORT Technology.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-partners-schindler-add-elevators-escalators-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-partners-schindler-add-elevators-escalators-iot#comments News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:20:00 +0000 29361 at http://electricalmarketing.com U.S. Commerce Dept. Reports Slight Dip in May Value of New Construction http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/us-commerce-dept-reports-slight-dip-may-value-new-construction <div class="node-body article-body">In May, the estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of public construction spending was $284 billion, 2.3% below the revised April estimate of $290.5 billion. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/us-commerce-dept-reports-slight-dip-may-value-new-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/us-commerce-dept-reports-slight-dip-may-value-new-construction#comments Economy Stats Premium Access Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:09:00 +0000 29331 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMA’s EBCI Index Enjoys Big Jump in June http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-s-ebci-index-enjoys-big-jump-june <div class="node-body article-body">The EBCI for future conditions improved as well, bumping up to 59.4 points in June from 56.7 points last month.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-s-ebci-index-enjoys-big-jump-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-s-ebci-index-enjoys-big-jump-june#comments Economy Stats Premium Access Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:06:00 +0000 29321 at http://electricalmarketing.com