Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en LED Lighting Consolidation Continues: LSI buys Atlas Lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/led-lighting-consolidation-continues-lsi-buys-atlas-lighting <div class="node-body blog-body">Atlas makes quick-ship standard products, including floods, wallpacks, linear, pole mount, and high bay fixtures, which Wells said will complement LSI’s custom product lines</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/led-lighting-consolidation-continues-lsi-buys-atlas-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/led-lighting-consolidation-continues-lsi-buys-atlas-lighting#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:57:00 +0000 32891 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Atlas Lighting application.</p> Sonepar Adds Family-Owned Distributor in Italy http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-adds-family-owned-distributor-italy <div class="node-body blog-body">Global electrical distribution giant Sonepar, Paris, announced that the family firm Sacchi, one of Italy’s leading electrical product wholesalers, will join Sonepar in Italy, subject to approval by Italian’s antitrust authority.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-adds-family-owned-distributor-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/sonepar-adds-family-owned-distributor-italy#comments Global Distributors Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:41:00 +0000 32881 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>By hozinja [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons</p> ANSI Introduces New Lamp Base and Holder Standards for Tubular LEDs http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ansi-introduces-new-lamp-base-and-holder-standards-tubular-leds <div class="node-body blog-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) said that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C81 revised two standards for the lighting industry regarding lamp bases and lamp holders for tubular LED (T-LED) lamps.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ansi-introduces-new-lamp-base-and-holder-standards-tubular-leds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ansi-introduces-new-lamp-base-and-holder-standards-tubular-leds#comments Associations Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:46:00 +0000 32871 at http://electricalmarketing.com Cree Terminates Deal to Sell Wolfspeed http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cree-terminates-deal-sell-wolfspeed <div class="node-body blog-body"> The intended sale, which includes Cree’s silicon carbide substrate business for power, RF and gemstone applications, ran aground on national security concerns from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and Cree and Infineon were unable to identify alternatives which would address those concerns.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cree-terminates-deal-sell-wolfspeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cree-terminates-deal-sell-wolfspeed#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:58:00 +0000 32861 at http://electricalmarketing.com Burndy Creates New Business Development Team http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/burndy-creates-new-business-development-team <div class="node-body blog-body">Burndy has created a new Business Development Team lead by Mike Hennings. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/burndy-creates-new-business-development-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/burndy-creates-new-business-development-team#comments Syndicate Burndy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:06:00 +0000 32851 at http://electricalmarketing.com Anderson Named President of Engineered Products Co. http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/anderson-named-president-engineered-products-co <div class="node-body blog-body">Prior to EPCO, Anderson most recently served as vice president of engineering for Emerson Electric’s Appleton Group. Prior to holding various leadership positions at Emerson, Anderson was responsible for identifying and supporting growth opportunities at General Motors Corporation.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/anderson-named-president-engineered-products-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/anderson-named-president-engineered-products-co#comments People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:55:00 +0000 32811 at http://electricalmarketing.com Acuity Sponsors Research Project on Lighting for Plant Growth http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/acuity-sponsors-research-project-lighting-plant-growth <div class="node-body blog-body">LED lighting can aid in year-round local produce production, water conservation and optimized plant growth rates and nutritional value through careful spectrum management.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/acuity-sponsors-research-project-lighting-plant-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/acuity-sponsors-research-project-lighting-plant-growth#comments Green Business Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:21:00 +0000 32801 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Image courtesy of Acuity Brands Lighting</p> AD Members Post 9% Growth Overall but Electrical Lags http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-members-post-9-growth-overall-electrical-lags <div class="node-body blog-body">Sales for all AD distributor members, across all seven of the group’s divisions and three countries, grew by 9% in 2016 but electrical distributor members appear to be stuck in a slow lane. The results varied considerably by industry, with Electrical up 1%.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-members-post-9-growth-overall-electrical-lags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-members-post-9-growth-overall-electrical-lags#comments Buying/Marketing Groups Electrical Economy News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:14:00 +0000 32791 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><span>(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)</span></p> NSi Industries Announces New Manufacturer’s Rep Agency http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nsi-industries-announces-new-manufacturer-s-rep-agency <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><strong>McDonough &amp; Associates, Canton, MI,</strong> will represent all NSi Electrical products including Polaris and Tork brand products in Michigan effective March 1. McDonough has repped products in the electrical market since 1977.</p> </div> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nsi-industries-announces-new-manufacturer-s-rep-agency#comments Michigan Independent Reps NSi Industries Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:49:00 +0000 32691 at http://electricalmarketing.com EM Data Points to a Mix of Metro Stars and Soft Markets in NAED South Central Region http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/em-data-points-mix-metro-stars-and-soft-markets-naed-south-central-region <div class="node-body article-body">NAED’s eclectic South Central Region touches on a diverse array of metropolitan areas with a dizzying assortment of micro-economic climates.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/em-data-points-mix-metro-stars-and-soft-markets-naed-south-central-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/em-data-points-mix-metro-stars-and-soft-markets-naed-south-central-region#comments East South Central West South Central Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:23:00 +0000 32671 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Lansing, Michigan, is among the bright spots for electrical sales growth in the South Central NAED region, posting significant increases in industrial employment.</p> By Subterranean (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Electrical Marketing Digital Edition - February 10, 2017 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-february-10-2017 <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-february-10-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-february-10-2017#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:43:00 +0000 32771 at http://electricalmarketing.com February 10, 2017 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2017-02-10 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-february-10-2017" target="_blank">Download the Digital Edition</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/blog/legrand-north-america-gets-lighting-acquisition-original-cast">Legrand North America Gets Into Lighting with Acquisition of Original Cast</a> <a href="/electrical-economy/em-data-points-mix-metro-stars-and-soft-markets-naed-south-central-region">EM Data Points to a Mix of Metro Stars and Soft Markets in NAED South Central Region</a> <a href="/blog/osram-extends-lighting-services-reach-acquisition-maneri-agraz">Osram Extends Lighting Services Reach with Acquisition of Maneri-Agraz</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000 32781 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: Nora Lighting Appoints Hornak in OK http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nora-lighting-appoints-hornak-ok <div class="node-body blog-body">Based in Tulsa, OK, Hornak is managed by Ray Hornak. The rep agency has been in business since 1971. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nora-lighting-appoints-hornak-ok" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nora-lighting-appoints-hornak-ok#comments Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:25:00 +0000 32751 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Gordon takes reins of Winsupply http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-gordon-takes-reins-winsupply <div class="node-body article-body">Also new positions and promotions at EiKO, Summit Electric Supply, Lumileds, NSi Industries, and TCP.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-gordon-takes-reins-winsupply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-gordon-takes-reins-winsupply#comments People Premium Access Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:20:00 +0000 32741 at http://electricalmarketing.com 2016 Value of New Construction Enjoys 4.5% YOY Increase to $1,184.4 Billion http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/2016-value-new-construction-enjoys-45-yoy-increase-11844-billion <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce said construction spending during December 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,181.5 billion, 0.2% below the revised November estimate of $1,184.4 billion and 4.2% above the December 2015 estimate of $1,133.7 billion. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/2016-value-new-construction-enjoys-45-yoy-increase-11844-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/2016-value-new-construction-enjoys-45-yoy-increase-11844-billion#comments Stats Premium Access Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:14:00 +0000 32731 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMRA Debuts Power Pact Tool for Members http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/nemra-debuts-power-pact-tool-members <div class="node-body article-body">The Power Pact is based in part on a recent study of association members on the relationship between independent manufacturers’ reps and electrical manufacturers by the Alexander Group.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/nemra-debuts-power-pact-tool-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/independent-reps/nemra-debuts-power-pact-tool-members#comments Independent Reps Premium Access Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:08:00 +0000 32721 at http://electricalmarketing.com Con Edison Gathers Three Businesses into One, Expands Wind http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/con-edison-gathers-three-businesses-one-expands-wind <div class="node-body blog-body">Through its three subsidiaries, the new company develops, owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure assets and provides energy-related products and services to wholesale and retail customers.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/con-edison-gathers-three-businesses-one-expands-wind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/con-edison-gathers-three-businesses-one-expands-wind#comments Green Business News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 09 Feb 2017 21:42:00 +0000 32701 at http://electricalmarketing.com New Industrial Software from Schneider Electric Reports on Profitability in Real Time http://electricalmarketing.com/industrial/new-industrial-software-schneider-electric-reports-profitability-real-time <div class="node-body article-body">Profit Advisor layers real-time accounting models onto the Seeq Workbench to create a scalable solution that can be integrated with Schneider Electric’s simulation and modelling software in a digital twin environment users can forecast profitability under different conditions.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/industrial/new-industrial-software-schneider-electric-reports-profitability-real-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/industrial/new-industrial-software-schneider-electric-reports-profitability-real-time#comments Industrial News Thu, 09 Feb 2017 21:14:00 +0000 32711 at http://electricalmarketing.com Image from Schneider Electric Revolution Lighting Awarded $4 Million in Education Retrofit Projects http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/revolution-lighting-awarded-4-million-education-retrofit-projects <div class="node-body blog-body">The contracts for retrofit lighting at school districts within New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island include turnkey services and installing Revolution Lighting's LED tubes and thin panel fixtures. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/revolution-lighting-awarded-4-million-education-retrofit-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/revolution-lighting-awarded-4-million-education-retrofit-projects#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:54:00 +0000 32661 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><span>Photo by Keystone View/FPG/Getty Images</span></p> DiDonato Joins NSi as COO http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/didonato-joins-nsi-coo <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><em>NSi Industries, LLC (Huntersville, NC): </em>&nbsp;<strong>David DiDonato</strong> is now COO and will report directly to CEO <strong>G.R. Schrotenboer.</strong>&nbsp; Prior to his new role at NSi Industries, worked for Westinghouse, Rockwell Automation, Actuant, &nbsp;Ideal Industries&rsquo; Wire Termination Group, and Quick Cable Corp.&nbsp;</p> </div> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/didonato-joins-nsi-coo#comments Syndicate DiDonato NSi Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 07 Feb 2017 23:15:00 +0000 32651 at http://electricalmarketing.com Osram Extends Lighting Services Reach with Acquisition of Maneri-Agraz http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/osram-extends-lighting-services-reach-acquisition-maneri-agraz <div class="node-body blog-body">Maneri-Agraz will be part of Osram’s service division Sylvania Lighting Solutions, which is a segment of Osram’s Lighting Solutions business unit.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/osram-extends-lighting-services-reach-acquisition-maneri-agraz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/osram-extends-lighting-services-reach-acquisition-maneri-agraz#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 07 Feb 2017 22:36:00 +0000 32641 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><a href="http://www.maneriagraz.com/portfolio.html">Maneri-Agraz project photo </a></p> The ROI of Offshore Wind Farms http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/roi-offshore-wind-farms <div class="node-body blog-body">This article in today’s New York Times does a nice job of analyzing the improving return on investment of offshore wind farms. With the renewed interest in wind farms of the U.S.’s Atlantic Coast, the article is particularly timely.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/roi-offshore-wind-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/roi-offshore-wind-farms#comments Green offshore wind Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:28:00 +0000 32631 at http://electricalmarketing.com Batteries for EVs and Energy Storage Near $4 Billion http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/batteries-evs-and-energy-storage-near-4-billion <div class="node-body blog-body">The introduction of mass-market battery EVs with ranges 200 or more miles has significant implications for the PEV market and EV service providers that supply the electricity to the vehicles, according to the report.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/batteries-evs-and-energy-storage-near-4-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/batteries-evs-and-energy-storage-near-4-billion#comments Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:45:00 +0000 32621 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Miles Willis / Getty Images News</p> Mark Adams Named CEO of Lumileds http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mark-adams-named-ceo-lumileds <div class="node-body blog-body">Adams most recently served as president of Micron Technology, Inc.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mark-adams-named-ceo-lumileds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/mark-adams-named-ceo-lumileds#comments Lighting People Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:14:00 +0000 32611 at http://electricalmarketing.com Legrand North America Gets Into Lighting with Acquisition of Original Cast http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-north-america-gets-lighting-acquisition-original-cast <div class="node-body blog-body">OCL will continue to operate as a standalone business within Legrand, North America, Legrand said.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-north-america-gets-lighting-acquisition-original-cast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-north-america-gets-lighting-acquisition-original-cast#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 01 Feb 2017 12:41:00 +0000 32601 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMA Index Shows Confidence Highest in Four Years http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-index-shows-confidence-highest-four-years <div class="node-body blog-body">The survey saw a 6 point increase in those seeing worse conditions, but 61% registered better conditions now compared to 44% in December.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-index-shows-confidence-highest-four-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-index-shows-confidence-highest-four-years#comments Electrical Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:05:00 +0000 32591 at http://electricalmarketing.com David Meeks Named VP of Supply Chain Operations at Summit Electric Supply http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/david-meeks-named-vp-supply-chain-operations-summit-electric-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">David Meeks has joined Summit Electric’s leadership team as V.P. of supply chain operations. Meeks was recently the integration project manager and region operations and supply chain manager for Hagemeyer North America IDG, an indirect industrial supplier that now operates as Vallen Distribution. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/david-meeks-named-vp-supply-chain-operations-summit-electric-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/david-meeks-named-vp-supply-chain-operations-summit-electric-supply#comments New Mexico Summit Electric Supply Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:35:00 +0000 32581 at http://electricalmarketing.com Gordon Takes Over CEO Role at Winsupply http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gordon-takes-over-ceo-role-winsupply-0 <div class="node-body blog-body"> Roland Gordon has been named as Winsupply's CEO effective Jan. 31. He retains his title as president of Winsupply. Jack Johnston is stepping down from the executive leadership role after leading the company through successive years of record growth. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gordon-takes-over-ceo-role-winsupply-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gordon-takes-over-ceo-role-winsupply-0#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:17:00 +0000 32561 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMA Lamp Indices Show Shift in Technology http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-lamp-indices-show-shift-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">The latest round of shipment indices for lighting products tracked by NEMA gives us a snapshot of shifts underway in various lighting technologies during the third quarter of 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-lamp-indices-show-shift-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/nema-lamp-indices-show-shift-technology#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:10:00 +0000 32571 at http://electricalmarketing.com Austrian LED Lighting Component Manufacturer Opens in U.S. http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/austrian-led-lighting-component-manufacturer-opens-us <div class="node-body blog-body">The European manufacturer said it is bringing new products designed specifically for North America into this market, including its latest solid-state lighting (SSL) modules, electronic drivers and controls. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/austrian-led-lighting-component-manufacturer-opens-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/austrian-led-lighting-component-manufacturer-opens-us#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:07:00 +0000 32541 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Tridonic lighting components played a key role in the lighting for La Grande Passerelle in Saint-Malo, France.</p>