Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en Alliance to promote smart lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/alliance-promote-smart-lighting <div class="node-body blog-body">The alliance’s new Connected Lighting Working Group will develop ways for IP-enabled, multi-color and energy-efficient LED light bulbs to work in creative new ways with each other and other IP-connected devices.</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/alliance-promote-smart-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/alliance-promote-smart-lighting#comments Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:02:00 +0000 21381 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Civilight adds five lighting industry veterans http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-civilight-adds-five-lighting-industry-veterans <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical veteran John Salvadore launches distribution recruiting agency, and Nancy Collat Goedecke named among the influentials in Birmingham business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-civilight-adds-five-lighting-industry-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-civilight-adds-five-lighting-industry-veterans#comments People Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:40:00 +0000 21361 at http://electricalmarketing.com Leading Indicators of the Electrical Economy http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/leading-indicators-electrical-economy <div class="node-body article-body">Purchasing managers index, manufacturing technology and small business indicators suggest continued sluggish growth and uncertainty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/leading-indicators-electrical-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/leading-indicators-electrical-economy#comments Economy Stats Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:22:00 +0000 21341 at http://electricalmarketing.com September EPI Shows 1.2% YOY Increase http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/september-epi-shows-12-yoy-increase <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="electricalmarketing.com/[primary-term]/electrical-price-index-september-2014" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2014/10/20141017emEPI_280.jpg" style="width: 280px; height: 380px; float: right; margin: 3px;" /></a>While none of the individual product categories showed a change of one percent or more, year-over-year (YOY) EM&rsquo;s Electrical Price Index (EPI) was up 1.2%. The product categories showing the most increase over Sept.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/september-epi-shows-12-yoy-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/september-epi-shows-12-yoy-increase#comments Electrical Price Index Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:10:00 +0000 21331 at http://electricalmarketing.com Modest Growth Widespread with Strength in Commercial Construction, Manufacturing http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/modest-growth-widespread-strength-commercial-construction-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">Business is plugging along throughout most of the United States, as it has for the past few months, according to the latest report on economic conditions by the Federal Reserve. Modest to moderate growth was prevalent across the Fed’s 12 districts, a result similar to conditions shown in the previous edition of the Beige Book. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/modest-growth-widespread-strength-commercial-construction-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/modest-growth-widespread-strength-commercial-construction-manufacturing#comments Economy Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 21311 at http://electricalmarketing.com David McNew/Getty Images News NAHB Builder Confidence Index Slows Down After Four Months of Improvements But Still Indicates Gradual Growth http://electricalmarketing.com/industry-stats/nahb-builder-confidence-index-slows-down-after-four-months-improvements-still-indicat <div class="node-body article-body">After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points to a level of 54 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released this week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/industry-stats/nahb-builder-confidence-index-slows-down-after-four-months-improvements-still-indicat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/industry-stats/nahb-builder-confidence-index-slows-down-after-four-months-improvements-still-indicat#comments Economy Residential Industry Stats Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:54:00 +0000 21301 at http://electricalmarketing.com Joe Raedle/Getty Images News Schneider Goes Deeper in Software http://electricalmarketing.com/global/schneider-goes-deeper-software <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider Electric has an agreement to acquire InStep Software, a provider of performance management and predictive analytics software, adding to the Paris-based electrical manufacturer’s growing play in industrial software.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/global/schneider-goes-deeper-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/global/schneider-goes-deeper-software#comments Global Energy Industrial Automation Manufacturers Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:42:00 +0000 21291 at http://electricalmarketing.com Solar Supplier Consolidation: Soligent Acquires Conergy Distribution Business http://electricalmarketing.com/solar/solar-supplier-consolidation-soligent-acquires-conergy-distribution-business <div class="node-body article-body">The addition of Conergy’s solar distribution business brings Soligent’s client base to over 5,000 dealers and installers and a presence in more than 40 countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/solar/solar-supplier-consolidation-soligent-acquires-conergy-distribution-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/solar/solar-supplier-consolidation-soligent-acquires-conergy-distribution-business#comments Global Solar Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 21281 at http://electricalmarketing.com Alexandra Beier / Getty Images News Market Data Points to Healthy Increase in Contractor & MRO Segment Sales Potential http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/market-data-points-healthy-increase-contractor-mro-segment-sales-potential <div class="node-body article-body">It’s market forecasting season and many marketing executives in the electrical industry are probably already knee deep in their 2015 sales forecasts. There have been many recent headlines in the general business press voicing concerns over the global economy, but in many local markets, plenty of key economic indicators that track the fortunes of the electrical business are flashing green for all-systems-go.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/market-data-points-healthy-increase-contractor-mro-segment-sales-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/market-data-points-healthy-increase-contractor-mro-segment-sales-potential#comments Economy News Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:11:00 +0000 21271 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Electricans employed in the Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Ariz., metropolitan statistical area grew by more than 20% from 2012-2013 with 3,200 electricians added, which is worth roughly $213 million in electrical products sales potential.</p> Justin Sullivan / Getty Images News Electrical Marketing Digital Edition: October 17, 2014 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Download the latest issue of the Electrical Marketing Update Digital Edition</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-17-2014#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 21371 at http://electricalmarketing.com October 17, 2014 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2014-10-17 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3> <a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-17-2014" target="_blank">Electrical Marketing October 17, 2014, DIGITAL EDITION<br /> (PDF download)</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/economy/market-data-points-healthy-increase-contractor-mro-segment-sales-potential">Market Data Points to Healthy Increase in Contractor &amp; MRO Segment Sales Potential</a> <a href="/solar/solar-supplier-consolidation-soligent-acquires-conergy-distribution-business">Solar Supplier Consolidation: Soligent Acquires Conergy Distribution Business</a> <a href="/global/schneider-goes-deeper-software">Schneider Goes Deeper in Software</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:00:00 +0000 21391 at http://electricalmarketing.com Southwire to Expand Wire & Cable Capacity http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-expand-wire-cable-capacity <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwire Co., Carrollton, Ga., said it&rsquo;s expanding its production capacity for building wire and feeder MC cable by renovating an existing 650,000-square-foot facility on 111 acres in Carrollton, Ga.</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-expand-wire-cable-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-expand-wire-cable-capacity#comments wire & cable Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:10:00 +0000 21261 at http://electricalmarketing.com <div class="smI meta"> A worker laying cable for Fort Knox, June 1942</div> <div class="smI meta" id="collection"> <em><span id="spanArtist">Alfred T. Palmer/</span>Hulton Archive/Getty Images</em></div> GE May See $1 Billion in Sales From Industrial Internet http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-may-see-1-billion-sales-industrial-internet <div class="node-body blog-body">GE's take on the Internet of Things</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-may-see-1-billion-sales-industrial-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ge-may-see-1-billion-sales-industrial-internet#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:48:00 +0000 21251 at http://electricalmarketing.com GE May See $1 Billion in Sales From Industrial Internet http://electricalmarketing.com/industrial-automation/ge-may-see-1-billion-sales-industrial-internet <div class="node-body article-body">GE's Take on the Internet of Things</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/industrial-automation/ge-may-see-1-billion-sales-industrial-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/industrial-automation/ge-may-see-1-billion-sales-industrial-internet#comments Industrial Automation Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:37:00 +0000 21241 at http://electricalmarketing.com Soraa Founder Nakamura Wins Nobel Prize for Blue LED http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/soraa-founder-nakamura-wins-nobel-prize-blue-led <div class="node-body blog-body">Shuji Nakamura, one of the founders of LED lighting manufacturer Soraa, has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Nobel committee recognized Nakamura’s invention, the blue light emitting diode (LED), as a major advancement in LED lighting, and said his LED innovation “has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.”</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/soraa-founder-nakamura-wins-nobel-prize-blue-led" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/soraa-founder-nakamura-wins-nobel-prize-blue-led#comments Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:51:00 +0000 21231 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Shuji Nakamura, founder of Soraa Lighting, is one of three researchers awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on blue light-emitting diodes, which made today&#39;s LED lighting possible.</p> New-home sales top 500,000 in August, highest since 2008 http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-2008 <div class="node-body blog-body">Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 18% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units in August, the highest level in six years, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau. </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/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-2008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-2008#comments Stats Electrical Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:49:00 +0000 21161 at http://electricalmarketing.com Generac acquires MAC heaters with eye on oil & gas http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/generac-acquires-mac-heaters-eye-oil-gas <div class="node-body blog-body">Generac Holdings Inc., Waukesha, Wis., manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products, announced the purchase of MAC Inc. and its related entities, a manufacturer of commercial and industrial mobile heaters based in Bismarck, N.D. </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/generac-acquires-mac-heaters-eye-oil-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/generac-acquires-mac-heaters-eye-oil-gas#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:48:00 +0000 21151 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Franey to develop energy business for Crescent in southwest http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-franey-develop-energy-business-crescent-southwest <div class="node-body article-body">Also, new VPs of Central region sales and IT at NSi Lighting; new Midwest VP at Barron Lighting Group and more...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-franey-develop-energy-business-crescent-southwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-franey-develop-energy-business-crescent-southwest#comments People Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 21201 at http://electricalmarketing.com NRG Energy Acquires Pure Energies, Online Platform for Residential Solar Sales http://electricalmarketing.com/supply-chain-disruptors/nrg-energy-acquires-pure-energies-online-platform-residential-solar-sales <div class="node-body article-body"><p>NRG Energy, Inc., Princeton, N.J., has been establishing a reputation as one of the most progressive and aggressive utility companies in North America about embracing and shaping the future of distributed power generation technologies such as rooftop solar. The company this week announced a move that will give it an online platform for finding and courting customers who may be interested in producing their own power. NRG said it has acquired Pure Energies Group, Inc., a Toronto-based company that specializes in web-based customer acquisition in residential solar.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/supply-chain-disruptors/nrg-energy-acquires-pure-energies-online-platform-residential-solar-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/supply-chain-disruptors/nrg-energy-acquires-pure-energies-online-platform-residential-solar-sales#comments Supply Chain Disruptors Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:16:00 +0000 21191 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>NRG said Pure Energies completes the residential solar capabilities the utility has been working to assemble and &ldquo;perfectly complements NRG&rsquo;s acquisition earlier this year of Roof Diagnostics Solar, a leader in home solar direct sales and installation, along with NRG&rsquo;s own Residential Solar Solutions, which has focused on the financing and business operations associated with solar leasing.&rdquo;</p> Alexandra Beier / Getty Images News IDEA Expands Industry Data Warehouse Standard, Mandating 43 Fields of Data http://electricalmarketing.com/ecommerce/idea-expands-industry-data-warehouse-standard-mandating-43-fields-data <div class="node-body article-body">The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA), Arlington, Va., announced an expansion to the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) standard that governs the data included in the IDW database, which distributors throughout the electrical industry use to update product data from their suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/ecommerce/idea-expands-industry-data-warehouse-standard-mandating-43-fields-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/ecommerce/idea-expands-industry-data-warehouse-standard-mandating-43-fields-data#comments Ecommerce Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:58:00 +0000 21181 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>IDEA is an association jointly owned by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) to standardize and handle product data that drives distributors&rsquo; internal information systems and supports efforts to provide customers with comprehensive e-commerce capabilities.</p> Sonepar Enters UK Industrial Automation Market with Purchase of Routeco Group http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-enters-uk-industrial-automation-market-purchase-routeco-group <div class="node-body article-body">Sonepar SA has agreed to purchase the shares of Routeco Group Holdings Ltd., a British automation specialist with 13 branches and more than 200 employees in the United Kingdom and operations in Austria and the Netherlands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-enters-uk-industrial-automation-market-purchase-routeco-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-enters-uk-industrial-automation-market-purchase-routeco-group#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:51:00 +0000 21171 at http://electricalmarketing.com Chris Jackson / Getty Images News U.S. Commerce Department Data Shows Dip in August Value of New Construction http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/us-commerce-department-data-shows-dip-august-value-new-construction <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Commerce says construction spending during Aug. 2014 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $961 billion, 0.8% below the revised July estimate of $968.8 billion. The August figure is 5% above the August 2013 estimate of $915.3 billion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/us-commerce-department-data-shows-dip-august-value-new-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/us-commerce-department-data-shows-dip-august-value-new-construction#comments Economy Industry Stats Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:42:00 +0000 21141 at http://electricalmarketing.com Cree Stock Drops 13% During Mid-Day Trading on Oct. 2; Analysts Blame Guidance Citing Weaker Global LED Demand http://electricalmarketing.com/lighting/cree-stock-drops-13-during-mid-day-trading-oct-2-analysts-blame-guidance-citing-weaker-glob <div class="node-body article-body">Cree’s stock got hammered Thursday on Wall Street after the company announced revenue from its LED Products division is expected to decline 20% year-over-year and 13% sequentially to $174 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 due to “weaker global demand than originally targeted.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/lighting/cree-stock-drops-13-during-mid-day-trading-oct-2-analysts-blame-guidance-citing-weaker-glob" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/lighting/cree-stock-drops-13-during-mid-day-trading-oct-2-analysts-blame-guidance-citing-weaker-glob#comments Lighting Manufacturers Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:28:00 +0000 21131 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Streetlighting in Los Angeles illuminates Cree&#39;s growing role in the LED lighting market, but investors appear to be unimpressed.</p> Photo courtesy of Cree Hunzicker Brothers Acquires SESCO http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/hunzicker-brothers-acquires-sesco <div class="node-body article-body">Hunzicker Brothers, Inc., Oklahoma City, has agreed to acquire what it says is “the leading electrical distributor in southern Oklahoma,” SESCO Electric Supply Co., based in Lawton, Okla. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/hunzicker-brothers-acquires-sesco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/hunzicker-brothers-acquires-sesco#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:26:00 +0000 21121 at http://electricalmarketing.com Philips Follows Siemens in Move to Spin Off Lighting Solutions as Stand-Alone Business http://electricalmarketing.com/global/philips-follows-siemens-move-spin-lighting-solutions-stand-alone-business <div class="node-body article-body">Royal Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands, announced last week at a London meeting with investors and analysts that it would separate its HealthTech and Lighting Solutions businesses into two separate companies and concentrate Royal Philips itself on consumer healthcare products and services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/global/philips-follows-siemens-move-spin-lighting-solutions-stand-alone-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/global/philips-follows-siemens-move-spin-lighting-solutions-stand-alone-business#comments Green Global Lighting Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:19:00 +0000 21111 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo courtesy of Philips Lighting Sonepar Goes Big in MRO with Deal to Acquire Industrial Distribution Group http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-goes-big-mro-deal-acquire-industrial-distribution-group <div class="node-body article-body">Sonepar made a big move into the industrial MRO market with the purchase of Industrial Distribution Group (IDG), Belmont, N.C., one of the larger industrial distributors in North America, with sales of approximately $700 million. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-goes-big-mro-deal-acquire-industrial-distribution-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-goes-big-mro-deal-acquire-industrial-distribution-group#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:46:00 +0000 21101 at http://electricalmarketing.com Hulton Archive / Getty Images Electrical Marketing Digital Edition: October 3, 2014 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-3-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Download the latest issue of the Electrical Marketing Update Digital Edition</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-3-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-3-2014#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 21211 at http://electricalmarketing.com October 3, 2014 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2014-10-03 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-3-2014" target="_blank"><strong>Electrical Marketing October 3, 2014 DIGITAL EDITION</strong></a></p> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-october-3-2014" target="_blank"><strong>(PDF download)</strong></a></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-goes-big-mro-deal-acquire-industrial-distribution-group">Sonepar Goes Big in MRO with Deal to Acquire Industrial Distribution Group</a> <a href="/global/philips-follows-siemens-move-spin-lighting-solutions-stand-alone-business">Philips Follows Siemens in Move to Spin Off Lighting Solutions as Stand-Alone Business </a> <a href="/lighting/cree-stock-drops-13-during-mid-day-trading-oct-2-analysts-blame-guidance-citing-weaker-glob">Cree Stock Drops 13% During Mid-Day Trading on Oct. 2; Analysts Blame Guidance Citing Weaker Global LED Demand</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 04:00:00 +0000 21221 at http://electricalmarketing.com Philips Lighting Solutions Business to Stand Alone http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/philips-lighting-solutions-business-stand-alone <div class="node-body blog-body">Philips’ Lighting Solutions business, already the global leader in lighting and serving a growing market estimated to exceed €60 billion (approximately $77.1 billion), will be better positioned to capitalize on the fundamental changes taking place in the lighting industry, in which the value is shifting from individual products to systems and services, the Philips release said.</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/philips-lighting-solutions-business-stand-alone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/philips-lighting-solutions-business-stand-alone#comments Global Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:11:00 +0000 21091 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Image courtesy of Philips Lighting</p> Rep News: Specification Lighting Sales to rep Crestron http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-specification-lighting-sales-rep-crestron <div class="node-body article-body">Specification Lighting Sales will represent Crestron in the New York metropolitan area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-specification-lighting-sales-rep-crestron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/rep-news-specification-lighting-sales-rep-crestron#comments Independent Reps Premium Access Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:53:00 +0000 21061 at http://electricalmarketing.com