Product Segments en Leviton Rolls Recent Acquisitions Into New Lighting Business Unit <div class="node-body blog-body">John Ranshaw, former president of Contech Lighting, will serve as vice president and general manager of the newly integrated Leviton Lighting Business Unit, focusing on continuing to expand Leviton’s lighting product offering, sales footprint</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Mergers & Acquisitions News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:57:00 +0000 33761 at ABB Goes Deep on Factory Automation with Deal to Acquire Austria’s B&R <div class="node-body article-body">With the acquisition, ABB will expand its industrial automation offering by integrating B&R’s products in PLC, industrial PCs and servo motion as well as its software and solution suite. This will allow ABB to offer its customers a comprehensive, open-architecture automation portfolio.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Industrial Automation Mergers & Acquisitions Premium Fri, 14 Apr 2017 21:09:00 +0000 33601 at <p>ABB promo image announcing the acquisition of Austrian automation specialist B&amp;R.</p> DOE Report Finds Industrial Lighting Bright <div class="node-body article-body">The report shows substantial advances in efficacy and performance of luminaires listed for industrial applications in the database over the past three years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting News Premium Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:24:00 +0000 33681 at Future Energy Solutions Secures Financing for Expansion <div class="node-body blog-body">Future Energy designs and installs LED and induction lighting systems on a lighting-as-a-service (LaaS) model.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:14:00 +0000 33661 at DWC Strikes Deal with Tele-Fonika <div class="node-body blog-body">As a master distributor of specialty wire and cable, DWC will distribute Tele-Fonika’s premium quality cables to its customers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Datacom Distributors Wire & Cable Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:06:00 +0000 33641 at EIS Acquires Empire Wire & Supply <div class="node-body blog-body">Empire has locations in Grand Rapids, MI, Cincinnati, OH, and Mississauga, ON, in addition to its Rochester Hills headquarters. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wire & Cable Mergers & Acquisitions Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:05:00 +0000 33581 at WSJ: Sale of GE Consumer Lighting Business May Be in the Works <div class="node-body blog-body">The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that GE may be pursuing a deal to sell its consumer lighting business, a product line that has defined the company since it was founded 125 years ago.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:45:00 +0000 33571 at Hubbell Lighting Appoints Rep in Northern California <div class="node-body blog-body">Hubbell Lighting, Greenville, NC, has appointed Lighting Systems, Berkeley, CA, as its new representative throughout Northern California.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Lighting Independent Reps California LED lighting NEMRA rep Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:50:00 +0000 33511 at Universal Lighting Technologies Partners with Latin America Electrical Representatives <div class="node-body blog-body">Universal Lighting Technologies, Nashville, TN, signed an agency partnership with Latin America Electrical Representatives (LAREPS), Mexico City, Mexico.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Independent Reps LED lighting NEMRA reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:41:00 +0000 33501 at Cree and Ledvance Cross-License Lighting Technologies <div class="node-body blog-body">The licensed patents address various aspects of forming an LED light including optics, heat management, LED power and control, LED light efficiency and light color and uniformity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:35:00 +0000 33471 at <p>Image from a Cree case study.</p>