Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en Electrical People: Ibarra to lead global sales for Intermatic http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-ibarra-lead-global-sales-intermatic <div class="node-body article-body">Also Shealy's James Sipe to lead strategy enablement for Border States Electric</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-ibarra-lead-global-sales-intermatic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-ibarra-lead-global-sales-intermatic#comments People Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:14:00 +0000 30141 at http://electricalmarketing.com EPI Down 0.1% in July http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-down-01-july <div class="node-body article-body">July was a quiet month for the Electrical Price Index (EPI), with the overall index sliding 0.1% </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-down-01-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-down-01-july#comments Electrical Price Index Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:58:00 +0000 30131 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - August 26, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-august-26-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Washington, D.C. reported the July ABI score was 51.5 points, down from the mark of 52.6 in the previous month. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-august-26-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-august-26-2016#comments Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:25:00 +0000 30121 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Rig counts suggest the U.S. oil market may be waking up.</p> (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) NAHB says apartment and condo market softened in 2Q 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nahb-says-apartment-and-condo-market-softened-2q-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">The NAHB Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI), which measures respondent perceptions of vacancies in the multifamily housing market, increased three points to 42, with higher numbers indicating more vacancies. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nahb-says-apartment-and-condo-market-softened-2q-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nahb-says-apartment-and-condo-market-softened-2q-2016#comments Residential Electrical Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:57:00 +0000 30091 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><em><span>(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</span></em></p> Housing Starts Hop 2.1% in June & Hammer 2016 YOY Data with 5.6% Increase http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/housing-starts-hop-21-june-hammer-2016-yoy-data-56-increase <div class="node-body article-body">Privately-owned housing starts in July were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,211,000. This is 2.1% above the revised June estimate of 1,186,000 and 5.6% above the July 2015 rate of 1,147,000</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/housing-starts-hop-21-june-hammer-2016-yoy-data-56-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/housing-starts-hop-21-june-hammer-2016-yoy-data-56-increase#comments Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:54:00 +0000 30101 at http://electricalmarketing.com Construction Market Slips in July But Plenty of Trophy Jobs Still In Pipeline http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/construction-market-slips-july-plenty-trophy-jobs-still-pipeline <div class="node-body article-body">"The January-July period of 2016 included only four projects valued at $1 billion or more. Excluding these exceptionally large projects from the comparison leads to a smaller 4% decline for total construction starts year-to-date.”</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/construction-market-slips-july-plenty-trophy-jobs-still-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/construction-market-slips-july-plenty-trophy-jobs-still-pipeline#comments Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:54:00 +0000 30071 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo Credit: Wynn Resorts Louisiana Electrical Businesses Face Long Recovery from Unexpected Floods http://electricalmarketing.com/news/louisiana-electrical-businesses-face-long-recovery-unexpected-floods <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical distributors and reps in Louisiana tell us that people in the area are still doing initial cleanup and assessing the damage. Over the next few weeks the rebuilding should begin and distributors are making sure they have plenty of inventory in stock or on order to supply the effort.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/news/louisiana-electrical-businesses-face-long-recovery-unexpected-floods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/news/louisiana-electrical-businesses-face-long-recovery-unexpected-floods#comments Louisiana News Premium Access Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:55:00 +0000 30061 at http://electricalmarketing.com FEMA News Photo Electrical Marketing Digital Edition - August 26, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-august-26-2016 <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-august-26-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-august-26-2016#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:43:00 +0000 30161 at http://electricalmarketing.com August 26, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-08-26 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>This issue features a check-in with some electrical distributors and reps in Louisiana on the aftermath of the historic flood, a look at marquee jobs and trends in the construction market, plus news on Vallen Distribution, GE Digital, Emerson, and the latest electrical price index.</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-august-26-2016" target="_blank">Download the Digital Edition</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/news/louisiana-electrical-businesses-face-long-recovery-unexpected-floods">Louisiana Electrical Businesses Face Long Recovery from Unexpected Floods</a> <a href="/electrical-economy/construction-market-slips-july-plenty-trophy-jobs-still-pipeline">Construction Market Slips in July But Plenty of Trophy Jobs Still In Pipeline </a> <a href="/blog/sonepar-rebrand-hagemeyer-idg-vallen-distribution">Sonepar to Rebrand Hagemeyer-IDG as Vallen Distribution</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-08-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000 30151 at http://electricalmarketing.com Nora Lighting Adds Six Rep Agencies in Western States http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nora-lighting-adds-six-rep-agencies-western-states <div class="node-body blog-body">Three new rep firms will service Nora Lighting's commercial accounts and three will oversee commercial/showroom accounts.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nora-lighting-adds-six-rep-agencies-western-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nora-lighting-adds-six-rep-agencies-western-states#comments Syndicate Lighting LED lighting Nora Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:20:00 +0000 30051 at http://electricalmarketing.com Intermatic Hires Ibarra as V.P. of Global Sales http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/intermatic-hires-ibarra-vp-global-sales <div class="node-body blog-body">Oscar Ibarra is now Intermatic's V.P., global sales. His area of expertise is the growth of international markets.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/intermatic-hires-ibarra-vp-global-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/intermatic-hires-ibarra-vp-global-sales#comments Syndicate Intermatic Oscar Ibarra Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:56:00 +0000 30041 at http://electricalmarketing.com Border States Electric Names Sipe Strategy Enablement Director http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-sipe-strategy-enablement-director <div class="node-body blog-body">Sipe came to BSE by way of its acquisition of Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, which it acquired earlier this month. He joined Shealy in 2011 and has been vice president of operations since June 2013.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-sipe-strategy-enablement-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-sipe-strategy-enablement-director#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:03:00 +0000 30031 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: Elemental LED Partners with Lighting Systems of Columbus http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-elemental-led-partners-lighting-systems-columbus <div class="node-body blog-body">Lighting Systems will be helping Elemental extend its Diode LED product brand into Central Ohio. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-elemental-led-partners-lighting-systems-columbus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-elemental-led-partners-lighting-systems-columbus#comments Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:47:00 +0000 30021 at http://electricalmarketing.com Emerson to Buy Pentair Valves and Controls http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/emerson-buy-pentair-valves-and-controls <div class="node-body blog-body">This transaction follows Emerson’s recently announced divestitures of Network Power, Leroy-Somer and Control Techniques for a total of $5.2 billion as part of the company’s overall strategic portfolio repositioning that was initiated in June 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/emerson-buy-pentair-valves-and-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/emerson-buy-pentair-valves-and-controls#comments Industrial News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 19 Aug 2016 20:38:00 +0000 30011 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)</p> American LED Lighting Manufacturer Expands to Europe http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/american-led-lighting-manufacturer-expands-europe <div class="node-body blog-body">Diode LED, a division of Elemental, provides a variety of linear, task and accent LED lighting for both commercial and residential applications.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/american-led-lighting-manufacturer-expands-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/american-led-lighting-manufacturer-expands-europe#comments Global Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:03:00 +0000 30001 at http://electricalmarketing.com GE Digital Partners with Intel for Spread of Predix http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-digital-partners-intel-spread-predix <div class="node-body blog-body">The two companies will apply the technologies in their own plants, then plan to sell a joint offering to other manufacturers that want to optimize their operations.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-digital-partners-intel-spread-predix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-digital-partners-intel-spread-predix#comments Global Industrial Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:59:00 +0000 29941 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>GE Predix used in a power plant application, courtesy of GE.</p> Sonepar to Rebrand Hagemeyer-IDG as Vallen Distribution http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-rebrand-hagemeyer-idg-vallen-distribution <div class="node-body blog-body">“Since the combination in 2014, we have worked diligently to strategically integrate both businesses to better serve our customers’ needs across the U.S.” said Lisa Mitchell, president of Hagemeyer-IDG. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-rebrand-hagemeyer-idg-vallen-distribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-rebrand-hagemeyer-idg-vallen-distribution#comments Distributors Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:38:00 +0000 29931 at http://electricalmarketing.com Service Wire Adds to Sales Force http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/service-wire-adds-sales-force <div class="node-body blog-body">Jeff Lovett and Daniel Barvin have joined Service Wire in the Phoenix and Houston locations.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/service-wire-adds-sales-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/service-wire-adds-sales-force#comments Syndicate Service Wire wire and cable Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:02:00 +0000 29921 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: New reps for EPCO and Hubbell Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-reps-epco-and-hubbell-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Engineered Products Company (EPCO), Minneapolis, a supplier of specialty lighting and wiring consumable products for electrical contractors, has added <strong>Bob Jones &amp; Associates</strong> to its growing network of sales agencies, to represent its entire product line throughout Arizona and southern Nevada. The 12-person firm has been serving the Southwest&rsquo;s electrical construction market since 1974.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-reps-epco-and-hubbell-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-new-reps-epco-and-hubbell-lighting#comments Independent Reps Premium Access Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:27:00 +0000 29891 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Macpherson to Lead Grainger http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-macpherson-lead-grainger <div class="node-body article-body">Macpherson to succeed Ryan at Grainger, new faces at Harvard Technologies, Turk and Pearson advance at Bridgeport and further personnel announcements from Border States, CenterStar Energy, Appleton Group and Van Meter Industrial.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-macpherson-lead-grainger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-macpherson-lead-grainger#comments People Premium Access Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:23:00 +0000 29881 at http://electricalmarketing.com Value of New Construction Shows Little Change in June at $1,133.5 Billion http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/value-new-construction-shows-little-change-june-11335-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Department of Commerce said construction spending during June 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,133.5 billion, 0.6% percent below the revised May estimate of $1,140.9 billion. The June figure is 0.3% above the June 2015 estimate of $1,130.5 billion. During the first six months of this year, construction spending amounted to $539.8 billion, 6.2% above the $508.1 billion for the same period in 2015.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/value-new-construction-shows-little-change-june-11335-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/value-new-construction-shows-little-change-june-11335-billion#comments Economy Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:16:00 +0000 29871 at http://electricalmarketing.com (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Crescent Electric Supply to Acquire Home Products Etc., Expand Online Commerce http://electricalmarketing.com/ecommerce/crescent-electric-supply-acquire-home-products-etc-expand-online-commerce <div class="node-body article-body">HPE was founded in 2012 to be the online source for home products serving both B2B and B2C markets. Most commonly known for the web property <a href="http://www.EliteFixtures.com" title="www.EliteFixtures.com">www.EliteFixtures.com</a>, Crescent said HPE has built a proven, scalable ecommerce platform.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/ecommerce/crescent-electric-supply-acquire-home-products-etc-expand-online-commerce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/ecommerce/crescent-electric-supply-acquire-home-products-etc-expand-online-commerce#comments Ecommerce Mergers & Acquisitions Distributors Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:04:00 +0000 29861 at http://electricalmarketing.com Screen capture from EliteFixtures.com Electrical Marketing Digital Edition - August 12, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-august-12-2016 <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-august-12-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-august-12-2016#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:43:00 +0000 29911 at http://electricalmarketing.com Elemental LED Names Reps in Carolinas http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/elemental-led-names-reps-carolinas <div class="node-body blog-body">Elemental LED, Emeryville, Calif., a manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, recently announced partnerships with Bodwell Associates, QLS, and James G. Murphy Co. to extend its Diode LED product brand further into the Carolinas. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/elemental-led-names-reps-carolinas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/elemental-led-names-reps-carolinas#comments Lighting Elemental Lighting LED lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:23:00 +0000 29851 at http://electricalmarketing.com August 12, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-08-12 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-august-12-2016">Download the Digital Edition</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/mergers-acquisitions/mls-and-forest-lighting-look-future-osram">MLS and Forest Lighting Look to Future with Osram</a> <a href="/stats/contractor-sales-potential-2q">Contractor Sales Potential Up in 2Q</a> <a href="/blog/emerson-raises-52-billion-selling-network-power-and-motors-and-drives-units">Emerson Raises $5.2 Billion by Selling Network Power and Motors and Drives Units</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000 29901 at http://electricalmarketing.com Contractor Sales Potential Up in 2Q http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/contractor-sales-potential-2q <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Electrical contractors sales potential was tracking a bit better in 2Q 2016, according to data recently compiled by Electrical Marketing&rsquo;s editors. Read our analysis and check out the data in our new mapping tool.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/contractor-sales-potential-2q" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/contractor-sales-potential-2q#comments Stats Premium Access Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:57:00 +0000 29831 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMA Sees Lighting System Shipments Down Slightly in Q1 http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-sees-lighting-system-shipments-down-slightly-q1 <div class="node-body blog-body">Fixtures and emergency lighting, components of the index, gained ground on a year-over-year basis, while ballast, miniature lamp and large lamp components recorded year-over-year first-quarter declines.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-sees-lighting-system-shipments-down-slightly-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-sees-lighting-system-shipments-down-slightly-q1#comments Electrical Economy News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:53:00 +0000 29811 at http://electricalmarketing.com SolaHD Names New Regional Managers http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/solahd-names-new-regional-managers <div class="node-body blog-body"> Both Geib and Wagner will report to Tom Pankratz, Vice President of Sales for SolaHD.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/solahd-names-new-regional-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/solahd-names-new-regional-managers#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:58:00 +0000 29791 at http://electricalmarketing.com Harvard Technology Americas Names Three in Sales http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/harvard-technology-americas-names-three-sales <div class="node-body blog-body">Brock Bridges was named account executive to cover the South East region of the U.S. Isaac Salinas Martínez was named account executive for Mexico and Central America and Shane Foster has joined the company as sales intern.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/harvard-technology-americas-names-three-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/harvard-technology-americas-names-three-sales#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:12:00 +0000 29801 at http://electricalmarketing.com Legrand Adds Shade Controls with Acquisition of Solarfective Products Limited http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-adds-shade-controls-acquisition-solarfective-products-limited <div class="node-body blog-body">Legrand said shades are a key subsystem of high-performance buildings as they help to manage both the thermal load and passive light.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-adds-shade-controls-acquisition-solarfective-products-limited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-adds-shade-controls-acquisition-solarfective-products-limited#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 09 Aug 2016 16:47:00 +0000 29781 at http://electricalmarketing.com