Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en A New CALiPER Snapshot Report Finds LED Downlights Have Stabilized http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-caliper-snapshot-report-finds-led-downlights-have-stabilized <div class="node-body blog-body">The Snapshot found that across all products listed with LED Lighting Facts, average efficacy gains continue to track at approximately 10 lm/W per year. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-caliper-snapshot-report-finds-led-downlights-have-stabilized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-caliper-snapshot-report-finds-led-downlights-have-stabilized#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:03:00 +0000 29171 at http://electricalmarketing.com Border States Electric Names Longfors Financial Planning and Analysis Manager http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-longfors-financial-planning-and-analysis-manager <div class="node-body blog-body">SE recently named Nick Longfors financial planning and analysis manager. He has been employed with BSE for 14 years and most recently was a financial planning and analysis supervisor.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-longfors-financial-planning-and-analysis-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-longfors-financial-planning-and-analysis-manager#comments Syndicate Border States BSE North Dakota Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:08:00 +0000 29161 at http://electricalmarketing.com Enbala Power Networks Hires Eric Toler as CFO and EVP of Corporate Development http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/enbala-power-networks-hires-eric-toler-cfo-and-evp-corporate-development <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><em>E<img alt="" src="/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2015/11/Enbala_Power_Networks_150.jpg" style="float: left; margin: 3px; width: 150px; height: 34px;" />​nbala (Vancouver, British Columbia): </em>&nbsp;Enbala Power Networks, a provider of distributed energy resource management said <strong>Eric Toler</strong> has joined its team as CFO and Executive V.P. of corporate development.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/enbala-power-networks-hires-eric-toler-cfo-and-evp-corporate-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/enbala-power-networks-hires-eric-toler-cfo-and-evp-corporate-development#comments Syndicate Embala utility market Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 29151 at http://electricalmarketing.com IEWC Promotes Million to Senior V.P. of Strategic Global Sourcing and Business Development http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/iewc-promotes-million-senior-vp-strategic-global-sourcing-and-business-development <div class="node-body blog-body">Lanny Million has been appointed senior V.P., strategic global sourcing and business development at IEWC. In his new role, he will manage strategic development of supplier relationships within three distinct regions; the Americas, Europe and Asia. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/iewc-promotes-million-senior-vp-strategic-global-sourcing-and-business-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/iewc-promotes-million-senior-vp-strategic-global-sourcing-and-business-development#comments Syndicate Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:49:00 +0000 29141 at http://electricalmarketing.com Omni Promotes Wolf to Denver Region Manager http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/omni-promotes-wolf-denver-region-manager <div class="node-body blog-body">Omni Cable recently announced the promotion of Justin Wolf to Denver regional manager where he will be responsible for the strategic growth and development of the company’s Rocky Mountain Region.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/omni-promotes-wolf-denver-region-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/omni-promotes-wolf-denver-region-manager#comments Syndicate Colorado Denver Omni Cable wire and cable Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:40:00 +0000 29131 at http://electricalmarketing.com Mitchell Named New Senior V.P. of C&I Sales for Irby http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mitchell-named-new-senior-vp-ci-sales-irby <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><em><img alt="" src="/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2015/11/Mitchell_Irby_200.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 268px; float: left; margin: 3px;" />​Irby/Sonepar (Jackson, Miss.):</em> <strong>Tyler Mitchell,</strong> the current V.P. of sales for&nbsp;Codale Electric, will be taking on a new role as senior V.P. of C&amp;I Sales for Irby. He&nbsp;has spent seven years in various roles at Codale Electric in Salt Lake City, and has been the V.P. of Sales for the past three years.</p> </div> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mitchell-named-new-senior-vp-ci-sales-irby#comments Codale Irby Sonepar Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:26:00 +0000 29121 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMA Voices Comments on AMA Guidelines http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-voices-comments-ama-guidelines <div class="node-body blog-body">NEMA raised serious concerns, particularly regarding the AMA recommendation encouraging the use of 3000K correlated color temperature (CCT) or lower.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-voices-comments-ama-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-voices-comments-ama-guidelines#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:38:00 +0000 29111 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><span>(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)</span></p> Gensler Named Director of Engineering at Elemental LED http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gensler-named-director-engineering-elemental-led <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><em><img alt="" src="/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2016/06/24/Steve-Gensler-ELEMENTAL_LED_320.jpg" style="width: 320px; height: 320px; margin: 3px; float: right;" title="Steve Gensler, Elemental LED" />Elemental LED (Emeryville, Calif.):</em> <strong>Steve Gensler, </strong>Ph.D., was appointed head of the Engineering and Technology department at Elemental LED. Elemental LED and its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both commercial and residential applications.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gensler-named-director-engineering-elemental-led" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gensler-named-director-engineering-elemental-led#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:29:00 +0000 29101 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Steve Gensler, Elemental LED</p> Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - June 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-june-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Building permits up a little, PMI looks solid, freight up but sluggish, even oil rigs show some life.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-june-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-june-2016#comments Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:43:00 +0000 29091 at http://electricalmarketing.com (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) Obituary: Stephen Chaika http://electricalmarketing.com/people/obituary-stephen-chaika <div class="node-body article-body">Chaika worked as an executive and salesperson for Federal Pacific, General Switch and Zinsco/American Electric before wrapping up his career at Slater Electric.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/obituary-stephen-chaika" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/obituary-stephen-chaika#comments People Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:26:00 +0000 29061 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Clayton to lead Schneider Electric North America http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-clayton-lead-schneider-electric-north-america <div class="node-body article-body">Also Doug Schuster named global leader of Thomas & Betts, Leech named president of Irby and new appointments at Border States.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-clayton-lead-schneider-electric-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-clayton-lead-schneider-electric-north-america#comments People Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:22:00 +0000 29051 at http://electricalmarketing.com Estimated 2016 Sales of Key Electrical Products by Full-Line Electrical Distributors http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/estimated-2016-sales-key-electrical-products-full-line-electrical-distributors <div class="node-body article-body">Sales totals based on survey responses from 85 full-line electrical distributors who provided product mix data in EW’s Top 200 ranking in either 2015 or 2016, and the 2016 Market Planning Guide. Data factors in EW forecast of $100.13 billion in total industry sales for 2016</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/estimated-2016-sales-key-electrical-products-full-line-electrical-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/estimated-2016-sales-key-electrical-products-full-line-electrical-distributors#comments Distributors Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:15:00 +0000 29041 at http://electricalmarketing.com May Electrical Price Index Drops 0.1% http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/may-electrical-price-index-drops-01 <div class="node-body article-body">It was another quiet month for EM’s Electrical Price Index, with a -0.1% decline overall and a -1.1% drop off the May 2015 data. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/may-electrical-price-index-drops-01" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/may-electrical-price-index-drops-01#comments Electrical Price Index Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:10:00 +0000 29031 at http://electricalmarketing.com May Housing Starts See Slight Slide But are Up 9.5% Year-Over-Year http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/may-housing-starts-see-slight-slide-are-95-year-over-year <div class="node-body article-body"> On a three-month moving average basis, single-family starts ticked down due to the elevated construction pace recorded in February.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/may-housing-starts-see-slight-slide-are-95-year-over-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/may-housing-starts-see-slight-slide-are-95-year-over-year#comments Residential Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:06:00 +0000 29021 at http://electricalmarketing.com Sonepar Continues International Growth with Agreement to Buy Cheyns in Belgium http://electricalmarketing.com/global/sonepar-continues-international-growth-agreement-buy-cheyns-belgium <div class="node-body article-body">Paris-based international electrical distribution giant Sonepar announced that it will acquire Belgian distributor Cheyns NV if the deal is approved by competition authorities in Belgium. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/global/sonepar-continues-international-growth-agreement-buy-cheyns-belgium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/global/sonepar-continues-international-growth-agreement-buy-cheyns-belgium#comments Global Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:41:00 +0000 28991 at http://electricalmarketing.com Moves by Schneider Electric, GE Highlight Importance of Software in Industrial Future http://electricalmarketing.com/news/moves-schneider-electric-ge-highlight-importance-software-industrial-future <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical manufacturers are putting themselves at the forefront of the integration of digital capabilities into the industrial space. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/news/moves-schneider-electric-ge-highlight-importance-software-industrial-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/news/moves-schneider-electric-ge-highlight-importance-software-industrial-future#comments News Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:23:00 +0000 28981 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>GE&#39;s vision includes making a &quot;digital twin&quot; of each product to enable lifetime performance and maintenance insights.</p> Photo: GE Provoost Out at Rexel in Governance Shakeup http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/provoost-out-rexel-governance-shakeup <div class="node-body blog-body">Rudy Provoost, chairman and CEO of Rexel SA, Paris, was asked to stepped down from his roles at the company. Rexel’s board announced that it is splitting the CEO and chairman roles. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/provoost-out-rexel-governance-shakeup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/provoost-out-rexel-governance-shakeup#comments Global Distributors Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:30:00 +0000 28971 at http://electricalmarketing.com Dakota Supply Group Adds Electrical in Western Twin Cities http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dakota-supply-group-adds-electrical-western-twin-cities <div class="node-body blog-body">The new city desk is located at 1515 6th Street South, in the same building as Pipeline Supply (a division of DSG). Until now, DSG primarily offered plumbing and HVAC/R products to this area.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dakota-supply-group-adds-electrical-western-twin-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dakota-supply-group-adds-electrical-western-twin-cities#comments Minnesota Distributors News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:14:00 +0000 28961 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Marketing Digital Edition - June 24, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-june-24-2016 <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-june-24-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-june-24-2016#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:43:00 +0000 29071 at http://electricalmarketing.com June 24, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-06-24 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, a look at electrical manufacturers pursuing industrial software, Sonepar buys in Belgium, Robroy expands to polycarbonate enclosures, Gexpro gets a go for energy storage in Hawaii and more!</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-june-24-2016">Download the Digital Edition</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/news/moves-schneider-electric-ge-highlight-importance-software-industrial-future">Moves by Schneider Electric, GE Highlight Importance of Software in Industrial Future</a> <a href="/global/sonepar-continues-international-growth-agreement-buy-cheyns-belgium">Sonepar Continues International Growth with Agreement to Buy Cheyns in Belgium</a> <a href="/blog/robroy-enclosures-acquires-attabox-industrial-enclosures">Robroy Enclosures Acquires Attabox Industrial Enclosures</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-06-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:00:00 +0000 29081 at http://electricalmarketing.com Small to mid-size commercial energy efficiency retrofits to grow http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/small-mid-size-commercial-energy-efficiency-retrofits-grow <div class="node-body blog-body">While the small and medium commercial building market presents plenty of opportunities to improve performance, these buildings have not seen the same penetration of energy efficiency technologies as larger facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/small-mid-size-commercial-energy-efficiency-retrofits-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/small-mid-size-commercial-energy-efficiency-retrofits-grow#comments Commercial Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:01:00 +0000 29011 at http://electricalmarketing.com Caniff Electric Supply joins AD Electrical Division http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caniff-electric-supply-joins-ad-electrical-division <div class="node-body blog-body">Caniff Electric Supply has been serving the electrical supply needs of the greater Detroit metropolitan area since 1982 with two locations in Hamtramck and Mt. Clemens, Mich. Caniff’s primary market consists of commercial and industrial customers.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caniff-electric-supply-joins-ad-electrical-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/caniff-electric-supply-joins-ad-electrical-division#comments Buying/Marketing Groups Michigan Distributors News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:58:00 +0000 29001 at http://electricalmarketing.com Lighting Manufacturers Partner with DOE on Zero Energy Ready Homes http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lighting-manufacturers-partner-doe-zero-energy-ready-homes <div class="node-body blog-body">Three lighting manufacturers have stepped up to become the first companies in the lighting industry to join the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as Innovation Partners in its Zero Energy Ready Homes (ZERH) program.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lighting-manufacturers-partner-doe-zero-energy-ready-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lighting-manufacturers-partner-doe-zero-energy-ready-homes#comments Energy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:28:00 +0000 28951 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>A Seattle home retrofitted to be zero energy ready, from <a href="http://energy.gov/eere/buildings/downloads/doe-zero-energy-ready-home-case-study-dwell-development-reclaimed-modern">a DOE case study.</a></p> G&G LED Names Kenison National Sales Director http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gg-led-names-kenison-national-sales-director <div class="node-body blog-body">G&G LED (Albany, N.Y.): Bruce Kenison has been named national sales director for this manufacturer of wet location lighting. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gg-led-names-kenison-national-sales-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gg-led-names-kenison-national-sales-director#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:36:00 +0000 28941 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Bruce Kenison, G&amp;G LED</p> Border States Electric Names New Leaders in Digital Strategy and Industrial Market http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-new-leaders-digital-strategy-and-industrial-market <div class="node-body blog-body">Border States Electric (BSE)(Fargo, N.D.): BSE hired Jonathan Axtman as digital strategy manager. Axtman will lead BSE’s efforts to better serve customers online. The company also promoted Bruce Penas to market director – Industrial.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-new-leaders-digital-strategy-and-industrial-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/border-states-electric-names-new-leaders-digital-strategy-and-industrial-market#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:54:00 +0000 28931 at http://electricalmarketing.com AMA Warns of Harm from LED Streetlights’ Blue Light http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ama-warns-harm-led-streetlights-blue-light <div class="node-body blog-body">Physicians of the American Medical Association (AMA) are concerned about the health and environmental effects of high-intensity LED street lighting, especially those systems with strong blue light.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ama-warns-harm-led-streetlights-blue-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ama-warns-harm-led-streetlights-blue-light#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:05:00 +0000 28911 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><span>(Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)</span></p> Dallas Market Center Names New VP of Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dallas-market-center-names-new-vp-lighting <div class="node-body blog-body">Van Zeyl will be responsible for leasing, marketing and overall strategy for the lighting marketplace of manufacturer showrooms located in the Trade Mart building as well as the twice annual Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dallas-market-center-names-new-vp-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/dallas-market-center-names-new-vp-lighting#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:15:00 +0000 28921 at http://electricalmarketing.com Swartz Joins Robroy as Quotation Specialist http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/swartz-joins-robroy-quotation-specialist <div class="node-body blog-body">Robroy's Conduit Division announced that Michelle Swartz has joined the company as a quotations specialist (technical sales).</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/swartz-joins-robroy-quotation-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/swartz-joins-robroy-quotation-specialist#comments Syndicate Robroy Conduit Division Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:30:00 +0000 28901 at http://electricalmarketing.com Mike Leech Named new President of Irby http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mike-leech-named-new-president-irby <div class="node-body blog-body">Following the announcement of Mike Wigton’s retirement, Mike Leech will be taking over the role of president of Irby. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mike-leech-named-new-president-irby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mike-leech-named-new-president-irby#comments Syndicate Irby Mike Leech Sonepar Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:40:00 +0000 28891 at http://electricalmarketing.com Hawaiian Electric Approves Gexpro Energy Storage System http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hawaiian-electric-approves-gexpro-energy-storage-system <div class="node-body blog-body">Electrical distributor Gexpro, part of Rexel, is ready to sell its new Power IQ 30 battery energy storage solution in the Hawaii market after gaining approval from Hawaiian Electric Company (Hawaiian Electric) for the system’s use in customer grid and self-supply distributed resource programs. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hawaiian-electric-approves-gexpro-energy-storage-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hawaiian-electric-approves-gexpro-energy-storage-system#comments Energy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:56:00 +0000 28881 at http://electricalmarketing.com