Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en DOE to Hold Public Meeting on General Service Lamp Energy Standards http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-hold-public-meeting-general-service-lamp-energy-standards <div class="node-body blog-body">The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it will hold a public meeting next month to discuss energy conservation standards for general service incandescent lamps. The DOE is seeking input on a number of matters including challenges manufacturers face in meeting the 45 lm/W requirement.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-hold-public-meeting-general-service-lamp-energy-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/doe-hold-public-meeting-general-service-lamp-energy-standards#comments Government News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:34:00 +0000 30731 at http://electricalmarketing.com LED A-Line Lamp Shipments Decrease in Second Quarter http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/led-line-lamp-shipments-decrease-second-quarter <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>LED A-line lamp shipments posted a 21.2% decrease in the second quarter of 2016 compared to the first quarter, but still continue year-over-year growth, growing 40.6 %. Halogen A-line lamps shipments showed virtually no year-over-year growth at 0.2 percent but saw a 14.5% increase this quarter compared to last. Incandescent A-line lamps posted both an 8.8% year-over-year increase and a 44.8% quarter-over-quarter increase. Compact fluorescent lamp shipments dropped 55.3% compared to last year and 16.3% compared to last quarter.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/led-line-lamp-shipments-decrease-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/led-line-lamp-shipments-decrease-second-quarter#comments Lighting Electrical Economy Industry Stats Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:19:00 +0000 30721 at http://electricalmarketing.com Schneider Electric Names Herweck to Lead its Industry Business http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schneider-electric-names-herweck-lead-its-industry-business <div class="node-body blog-body">Herweck, 50, comes from Germany and has spent his career in industrial automation at Mitsubishi and Siemens, most recently as CEO of Siemens' Process Industries and Drives division.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schneider-electric-names-herweck-lead-its-industry-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/schneider-electric-names-herweck-lead-its-industry-business#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:09:00 +0000 30711 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Next generation to lead Ericson Mfg http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-next-generation-lead-ericson-mfg <div class="node-body article-body">Also new faces and promotions at LEDVANCE, Greenlee Communications, WESCO, Alan Wire, Knipex and Elemental LED</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-next-generation-lead-ericson-mfg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-next-generation-lead-ericson-mfg#comments People Premium Access Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:19:00 +0000 30681 at http://electricalmarketing.com Cadet Mfg Sold to Glen Dimplex http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cadet-mfg-sold-glen-dimplex <div class="node-body blog-body">Cadet will retain its name for the foreseeable future, maintain its headquarters in Vancouver and continue to be overseen by its existing management team. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cadet-mfg-sold-glen-dimplex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cadet-mfg-sold-glen-dimplex#comments Global Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:00:00 +0000 30661 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - September 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-september-2016 <div class="field-deck"> Modest movements all around. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DISC expects modest improvement over the coming months, major indices looking sluggish.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-september-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/electrical-marketing-s-leading-economic-indicators-september-2016#comments Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:54:00 +0000 30651 at http://electricalmarketing.com +0.1% Increase in August EPI http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/01-increase-august-epi <div class="node-body article-body">Not much movement in last month’s Electrical Price Index, with a 0.1% increase to 145.1 over July 2016 and a 0.2% decline in the year-over-year data.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/01-increase-august-epi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/01-increase-august-epi#comments Electrical Price Index Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:50:00 +0000 30641 at http://electricalmarketing.com Housing Starts Fall 5.8% for the Month on Floods in South but Stay Ahead of Last Year http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/housing-starts-fall-58-month-floods-south-stay-ahead-last-year <div class="field-deck"> Part of the August decline in single-family starts was weather-related, particularly due to flooding issues in Louisiana. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Part of the August decline in single-family starts was weather-related, particularly due to flooding issues in Louisiana. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/housing-starts-fall-58-month-floods-south-stay-ahead-last-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/housing-starts-fall-58-month-floods-south-stay-ahead-last-year#comments Stats Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:41:00 +0000 30631 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rockwell Buys Automation Control Products http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/rockwell-buys-automation-control-products <div class="node-body article-body">ACP is a provider of centralized thin client, remote desktop and server management software. The move expands Rockwell’s capabilities in connecting the data of the plant floor with wider enterprise systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/rockwell-buys-automation-control-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/rockwell-buys-automation-control-products#comments Industrial Automation Mergers & Acquisitions News Premium Access Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:36:00 +0000 30621 at http://electricalmarketing.com Phone Co. Eyes Lighting for Its Connections: Verizon Agrees to Buy Sensity Systems http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/phone-co-eyes-lighting-its-connections-verizon-agrees-buy-sensity-systems <div class="node-body article-body">The move by Verizon is consistent with the changes going on in the lighting and technology markets as connectivity takes the lead said Sensity board member Bernie Erickson.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/phone-co-eyes-lighting-its-connections-verizon-agrees-buy-sensity-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/phone-co-eyes-lighting-its-connections-verizon-agrees-buy-sensity-systems#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Lighting News Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:23:00 +0000 30611 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Sensity Systems concentrates on connectivity with cameras and sensors for smart cities applications.</p> Image via Sensity Southwire Bolsters Building Wire Offering with Purchase of United Copper Industries http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/southwire-bolsters-building-wire-offering-purchase-united-copper-industries <div class="node-body article-body">Southwire said the acquisition expands its manufacturing capabilities in the core building wire products segment and enhances Southwire’s geographical footprint.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/southwire-bolsters-building-wire-offering-purchase-united-copper-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/southwire-bolsters-building-wire-offering-purchase-united-copper-industries#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Texas Wire & Cable News Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:48:00 +0000 30601 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo provided by Southwire Electrical Marketing Digital Edition - September 23, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-september-23-2016 <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-september-23-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-september-23-2016#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:43:00 +0000 30691 at http://electricalmarketing.com September 23, 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-09-23 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">In this issue we find Southwire adding to its building wire capacity with the purchase of United Copper Industries, Verizon buying into connected lighting with purchase of Sensity Systems, Rockwell Automation buying APC, ABB selling off its HV cables business and much more!</div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-september-23-2016">Download the Digital Edition</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/mergers-acquisitions/southwire-bolsters-building-wire-offering-purchase-united-copper-industries">Southwire Bolsters Building Wire Offering with Purchase of United Copper Industries</a> <a href="/mergers-acquisitions/phone-co-eyes-lighting-its-connections-verizon-agrees-buy-sensity-systems">Phone Co. Eyes Lighting for Its Connections: Verizon Agrees to Buy Sensity Systems</a> <a href="/blog/abb-sell-high-voltage-cables-business-nkt-cables">ABB to Sell High-Voltage Cables Business to NKT Cables</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2016-09-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:00:00 +0000 30701 at http://electricalmarketing.com DISC’s September Flash Update: Modest Growth by 4Q 2016 http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/disc-s-september-flash-update-modest-growth-4q-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">Herm Isenstein, president, DISC Corp., Orange, Conn., says the sluggish electrical market performance will continue for the short-term, but he sees a small break in the clouds by the end of the year.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/disc-s-september-flash-update-modest-growth-4q-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/disc-s-september-flash-update-modest-growth-4q-2016#comments Syndicate DISC Isenstein Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:53:00 +0000 30591 at http://electricalmarketing.com ABB to Sell High-Voltage Cables Business to NKT Cables http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/abb-sell-high-voltage-cables-business-nkt-cables <div class="node-body blog-body">NKT Cables designs, manufactures and supplies power cables for low-, medium- and high-voltage solutions mainly in the alternating current (AC) market.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/abb-sell-high-voltage-cables-business-nkt-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/abb-sell-high-voltage-cables-business-nkt-cables#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions Utility Wire & Cable Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:41:00 +0000 30581 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><em>Photo via ABB</em></p> Hodges Southwest to Rep Anamet Electrical http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hodges-southwest-rep-anamet-electrical <div class="node-body blog-body">Hodges Southwest (HSW), Houston, now represents Anamet Electrical, Mattoon, Ill., in Texas, Oklahoma and Miller County, Ark. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hodges-southwest-rep-anamet-electrical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hodges-southwest-rep-anamet-electrical#comments Syndicate Anamet Hodges NEMRA reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:04:00 +0000 30571 at http://electricalmarketing.com Southwire Buys United Copper Industries http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-buys-united-copper-industries <div class="node-body blog-body">United Copper is the third largest manufacturer of building wire in the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-buys-united-copper-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-buys-united-copper-industries#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:04:00 +0000 30561 at http://electricalmarketing.com WESCO Adds Matthew Espe to Board http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/wesco-adds-matthew-espe-board <div class="node-body blog-body">Espe began his career at General Electric Co. and was with GE for more than 20 years, ultimately rising to lead GE Lighting as president and CEO. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/wesco-adds-matthew-espe-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/wesco-adds-matthew-espe-board#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:12:00 +0000 30551 at http://electricalmarketing.com Alan Wire Names Rick Lagacy Area Manager in Chicago http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/alan-wire-names-rick-lagacy-area-manager-chicago <div class="node-body blog-body">Rick Lagacy has joined Alan Wire as Chicago-based area manager.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/alan-wire-names-rick-lagacy-area-manager-chicago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/alan-wire-names-rick-lagacy-area-manager-chicago#comments Syndicate Alan Wire Rick Lagacy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:03:00 +0000 30541 at http://electricalmarketing.com Fairleigh to Lead Greenlee Communications Global Sales http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/fairleigh-lead-greenlee-communications-global-sales <div class="node-body blog-body">Fairleigh brings to Greenlee over 20 years of senior executive experience with companies including GE, Danaher, Square D and private equity. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/fairleigh-lead-greenlee-communications-global-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/fairleigh-lead-greenlee-communications-global-sales#comments Datacom People Manufacturers Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:44:00 +0000 30531 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Ken Fairleigh, Greenlee Communications</p> Matt McCarron Named V.P. of Industrial Commercial Channel at LEDVANCE http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/matt-mccarron-named-vp-industrial-commercial-channel-ledvance <div class="node-body blog-body">Matt McCarron was promoted to V.P. of LEDVANCE’s Industrial Commercial Channel for the United States and Canada, filling the role held by Mark Corcoran who retired this year but is acting as senior advisor for the trade channel over the coming months. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/matt-mccarron-named-vp-industrial-commercial-channel-ledvance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/matt-mccarron-named-vp-industrial-commercial-channel-ledvance#comments Syndicate LED lighting Osram Sylvania Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:52:00 +0000 30521 at http://electricalmarketing.com Ericson Appoints John Ericson III as New President - 4th Generation in Family-Owned Business http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ericson-appoints-john-ericson-iii-new-president-4th-generation-family-owned-business <div class="node-body blog-body">John Ericson III is now the president of Ericson Manufacturing Co.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ericson-appoints-john-ericson-iii-new-president-4th-generation-family-owned-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ericson-appoints-john-ericson-iii-new-president-4th-generation-family-owned-business#comments Syndicate Ericson Manufacturing Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:44:00 +0000 30511 at http://electricalmarketing.com Knipex Tools Expands Marketing Team http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/knipex-tools-expands-marketing-team <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><em><img alt="" src="/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2016/09/15/Bill-Grimpe_100.jpg" style="width: 100px; height: 130px; float: left; margin: 2px;" />​Knipex Tools (Arlington Heights, Ill.): </em>&nbsp;The company recently hired <strong>Bill Grimpe </strong>as its product marketing specialist and <strong>Catherine Smith</strong> as its marketing communications coordinator.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/knipex-tools-expands-marketing-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/knipex-tools-expands-marketing-team#comments Syndicate KNIPEX Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:50:00 +0000 30501 at http://electricalmarketing.com Lighting Science Enters License Agreements with Sylvania and Hubbell http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lighting-science-enters-license-agreements-sylvania-and-hubbell <div class="node-body blog-body">These new license agreements cover Lighting Science’s ‘968 patent family, part of Lighting Science’s technology family first introduced in its Glimpse flush mount retrofit downlight.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lighting-science-enters-license-agreements-sylvania-and-hubbell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/lighting-science-enters-license-agreements-sylvania-and-hubbell#comments Green Business Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:41:00 +0000 30491 at http://electricalmarketing.com Elemental LED Names New VP Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/elemental-led-names-new-vp-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body">Additionally, she will lead the company’s efforts in product life cycle management, field and channel marketing, training programs and digital strategy. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/elemental-led-names-new-vp-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/elemental-led-names-new-vp-marketing#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:46:00 +0000 30481 at http://electricalmarketing.com Acuity Joins AD’s Electrical Division http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/acuity-joins-ad-s-electrical-division <div class="node-body blog-body">Acuity Brands Inc., Atlanta, will be joining AD’s U.S. Electrical Division, effective Jan. 1.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/acuity-joins-ad-s-electrical-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/acuity-joins-ad-s-electrical-division#comments Acuity AD Affiliated Distributors buying groups LED lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:15:00 +0000 30471 at http://electricalmarketing.com Solar Market Opportunity Flattening Out http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/solar-market-opportunity-flattening-out <div class="node-body blog-body">After years of double-digit growth, the U.S. rooftop solar market is shifting expectations to a flatter curve of adoptions and adjusting their business models to lower costs and improve profitability and cash flow</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/solar-market-opportunity-flattening-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/solar-market-opportunity-flattening-out#comments Solar News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:27:00 +0000 30461 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><em><span>(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)</span></em></p> Bridgeport Fittings Purchases Cor-Shield http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/bridgeport-fittings-purchases-cor-shield <div class="node-body blog-body">All manufacturing and production assets will be relocated to Bridgeport’s manufacturing facilities in Stratford. Cor-Sheild's product lines include polymer-coated conduit and fittings, lighting poles and enclosures. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/bridgeport-fittings-purchases-cor-shield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/bridgeport-fittings-purchases-cor-shield#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:28:00 +0000 30451 at http://electricalmarketing.com Barron Lighting names Valencia project manager for new products http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/barron-lighting-names-valencia-project-manager-new-products <div class="node-body blog-body">Valencia brings over 20 years of experience in program/product management, design, sales, marketing and manufacturing at Motorola Semiconductor Division, Delphi Automotive Division and Eaton Cooper Lighting Division.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/barron-lighting-names-valencia-project-manager-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/barron-lighting-names-valencia-project-manager-new-products#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:04:00 +0000 30441 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rockwell Automation Acquires Automation Control Products http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rockwell-automation-acquires-automation-control-products <div class="node-body blog-body">ACP’s two core products, ThinManager and Relevance, provide manufacturing and industrial users with visual display and software solutions to manage information and streamline workflows for a more connected manufacturing environment, said a Rockwell release.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rockwell-automation-acquires-automation-control-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rockwell-automation-acquires-automation-control-products#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:14:00 +0000 30431 at http://electricalmarketing.com