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  • Oct 2, 2015
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    AD Partners with Unilog to Boost Members' eCommerce Offering

    Affiliated Distributors, Wayne, Pa., has made a major investment in its member companies’ abilities to compete in e-commerce through a new partnership with the Unilog to provide product data for its AD eContent Service program. This program includes a comprehensive content management solution with a shared Master eCatalog and Web Portal, along with member Specific Sub-Catalog and Store Front options....More
  • Aug 24, 2015
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    Hoffman, Ilsco, Legrand expand VMI

    Vendor-managed inventory specialist Datalliance, Cincinnati, recently announced Hoffman Enclosures, Ilsco and Legrand’s Wiremold line are expanding their VMI programs for distributors and utilities....More
  • Jul 30, 2015
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    Grainger Agrees to Acquire British MRO Distributor Cromwell

    MRO distribution giant W.W. Grainger, Chicago, has a definitive agreement to acquire Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited, together with its subsidiaries, for £310 million, (approximately $482 million) in cash....More
  • Jul 24, 2015
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    Hackers attack Grainger but fail to get any banking or credit card data

    Grainger says it hasn’t uncovered any evidence at this stage that any banking information or credit/debit card information has been compromised by this incident....More
  • Mar 20, 2015
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    RepFiles Adds Five Manufacturers

    RepFiles, Norcross, Ga., says five new manufacturers are now delivering their sales and marketing collateral to sales reps and/or distributors through the RepFiles system: Bryant Electric, Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems, Milbank, Siemens Industry and Talon....More
  • Mar 12, 2015
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    IDEA Postpones E-Biz Forum to June 2016

    The E-Biz Forum will be held June 1-3, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. The E-Biz Forum has long been a highlight of the year for the electrical industry data-heads pursuing the dream of free-flowing electrical product data passed directly from the manufacturer to reps and distributors....More
  • Sep 22, 2014
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    Belden and Tripwire band together to fight cyber-hackers

    Tripwire Inc., Portland, Ore., a global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, and Belden Inc., St. Louis, are partnering on a new marketing initiative designed to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity in manufacturing organizations....More
  • Sep 8, 2014
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    Infor buys Saleslogix cloud CRM

    ERP software provider Infor, New York, agreed to purchase the assets of Saleslogix, Scottsdale, Ariz., a provider of SaaS customer relationship management (CRM) software. Once the deal’s done, Saleslogix’s CRM platform will become Infor CRM....More
  • Aug 7, 2014
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    IDEA’s Gaylord Steps Down, Ex-Schneider CEO Curtis to Manage Ops and Lead Search

    Former Schneider North America CEO Chris Curtis will lead IDEA's day-to-day operations and the search for a new president following Bob Gaylord's departure after seven years leading the electrical industry data organization....More
  • Jan 10, 2014
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    FLIR launches thermal imaging device for smartphones at CES 1

    ​Test and measurement equipment manufacturer FLIR Systems, Wilsonville, Ore., introduced a personal thermal imaging system at CES 2014 in Las Vegas this week and created quite a buzz....More
  • Jan 10, 2014
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    BgB Supply creates custom stocking program

    BgB Supply, an online distributor of electrical control panel components based out of Omaha, Neb., announced the addition of a custom stocking program. BgB (stands for Beyond the Gray Box) said the custom stocking program allows customers to submit quantity and part number in a custom stocking form on the company’s site, hit submit and BgB Supply will keep it on hand, subject to availability....More
  • Nov 22, 2013
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    Rexel goes live with Eclipse

    Epicor Software Corp., Dublin, Calif., announced that Rexel Holdings USA, Dallas, has gone live with its Eclipse enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. During the past three years, Rexel completed a massive rollout of 3,000-plus concurrent users across hundreds of U.S. locations, converting divisions running on seven disparate ERP systems onto one solution, Epicor Eclipse....More
  • Oct 31, 2013
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    A Day in the Life of an Electrical Standards Rock Star: IDEA's Mary Shaw

    Electrical Marketing's editors love this video of IDEA's Mary Shaw giving a riff on a subject she is absolutely wild about: Electrical Industry Standards.  ...More
  • Oct 16, 2013
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    Crescent Electric launches B2B website

    Electrical distributor Crescent Electric Supply Co., based in East Dubuque, Ill., launched a new e-commerce website at cesco.com....More
  • Jul 23, 2013
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    RepFiles PC version now available

    Click here to learn more about RepFiles PC, which will enable PC users to access the electrical industry's first cloud-based content management system for salespeople who need quick access to manufacturers' sales collateral such as product spec sheets, images, videos and other data.    ...More
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