Datacom http://electricalmarketing.com/taxonomy/term/7355/more en 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> Legrand On a Roll: Acquires Network Equipment Manufacturer Luxul Wireless http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-roll-acquires-network-equipment-manufacturer-luxul-wireless <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The North American operations of Legrand, based in West Hartford, Conn., has announced its second acquisition in as many weeks, both of which expand its offerings into new markets. After <a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-acquire-pinnacle-architectural-lighting" target="_blank">adding an architectural lighting specialist</a> last week, the company now has a definitive agreement to acquire Luxul Wireless, Inc., Draper, Utah, a networking provider for residential and small-to-medium business markets.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-roll-acquires-network-equipment-manufacturer-luxul-wireless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-roll-acquires-network-equipment-manufacturer-luxul-wireless#comments Datacom Mergers & Acquisitions Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:41:00 +0000 27901 at http://electricalmarketing.com Wiseway Purchases US Voice Data Video and Enters Low-Voltage Market http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiseway-purchases-us-voice-data-video-and-enters-low-voltage-market <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wiseway Supply, Florence, Ky., has purchased US Voice Data Video (USVDV), Covington, Ky., a low-voltage distribution specialist that gives Wiseway entry to new markets.&nbsp;</p> <p>In a letter released to the media, Wiseway president John Cain said that the acquisition of USVDV will allow it to create a new low-voltage team with USVDV veterans Joe Dellecave and Denny Hungler leading the team.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiseway-purchases-us-voice-data-video-and-enters-low-voltage-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiseway-purchases-us-voice-data-video-and-enters-low-voltage-market#comments Datacom Kentucky Mergers & Acquisitions Premium Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:55:00 +0000 25481 at http://electricalmarketing.com Leviton Buys BitWise Controls to Bolster Line of Audio/Visual Controls http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/leviton-buys-bitwise-controls-bolster-line-audiovisual-controls <div class="node-body blog-body">Leviton has been carrying BitWise Controls’ automation controllers for some time. As part of the acquisition, Leviton will bring BitWise Controls’ entire product line into the Leviton family of solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/leviton-buys-bitwise-controls-bolster-line-audiovisual-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/leviton-buys-bitwise-controls-bolster-line-audiovisual-controls#comments Datacom Mergers & Acquisitions BitWise datacom Leviton Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:58:00 +0000 20881 at http://electricalmarketing.com Southwire adds VDV tools http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-adds-vdv-tools <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwire, Carrollton, Ga., surprised some in the industry when it got into the tool business last year with a broad array of electrician tools. The company is now adding a new line of over 40 voice-data- video (VDV) tools, which it will unveil at CEDIA Expo 2014 in Denver next week.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-adds-vdv-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/southwire-adds-vdv-tools#comments Datacom News Southwire tools VDV wire & cable Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:04:00 +0000 20751 at http://electricalmarketing.com Anixter Agrees to Buy Tri-Ed for Security Platform and Residential Market Access http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/anixter-agrees-buy-tri-ed-security-platform-and-residential-market-access <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Anixter International Inc. stands to gain a foot-hold in the recovering residential construction market and a larger presence in security and low-voltage products with an agreement to acquire distributor Tri-Ed, Woodbury, N.Y., for $420 million.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/anixter-agrees-buy-tri-ed-security-platform-and-residential-market-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/anixter-agrees-buy-tri-ed-security-platform-and-residential-market-access#comments Datacom Distributors Mergers & Acquisitions News Premium Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:23:00 +0000 20481 at http://electricalmarketing.com VEC to open new branch to service Richmond, Va., market http://electricalmarketing.com/datacom/vec-open-new-branch-service-richmond-va-market <div class="node-body article-body"><p>VEC LLC, Charlottesville,Va., a distributor of datacom and security supplies, will be opening a new full-service branch in Ashland, Va., on May 27 to service the metropolitan Richmond marketplace. Located at 10032 Whitesel Rd. in Ashland, the branch will be under the leadership of Branch Manager John Hooper, a long-time VEC veteran. A grand opening celebration will be planned for some time in July. Headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, VEC will now have six full-service locations:&nbsp; Charlottesville, Lynchburg,&nbsp; Roanoke,&nbsp; Raleigh, Kernersville and Ashland.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/datacom/vec-open-new-branch-service-richmond-va-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/datacom/vec-open-new-branch-service-richmond-va-market#comments Datacom Distributors Premium Fri, 23 May 2014 13:21:00 +0000 19361 at http://electricalmarketing.com Report Revives Rumors of Anixter Sale http://electricalmarketing.com/datacom/report-revives-rumors-anixter-sale <div class="node-body article-body">A story last week from Bloomberg cites unnamed “people with knowledge of the matter” to report that datacom wire and cable distribution giant Anixter International Inc., Glenview, Ill., is working with Goldman Sachs Group to find a buyer for the company.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/datacom/report-revives-rumors-anixter-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/datacom/report-revives-rumors-anixter-sale#comments Datacom Premium Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:39:00 +0000 18001 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rumors of Anixter sale revived by Bloomberg report http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rumors-anixter-sale-revived-bloomberg-report <div class="node-body blog-body">Bloomberg named electrical distribution giant Rexel Inc., Paris, among the first-round bidders and said a second round of bids for Anixter will be sought next month.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rumors-anixter-sale-revived-bloomberg-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rumors-anixter-sale-revived-bloomberg-report#comments Datacom News anixter datacom m&a Rexel Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:07:00 +0000 17951 at http://electricalmarketing.com Legrand to buy Quicktron and C2G http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-buy-quicktron-and-c2g <div class="node-body blog-body">Legrand signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lastar Inc., including its Quiktron and C2G divisions. Quiktron, based in Albia, Iowa, makes copper and fiber-optic cable assemblies for the data communications distribution channel. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-buy-quicktron-and-c2g" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/legrand-buy-quicktron-and-c2g#comments Datacom Mergers & Acquisitions News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:59:00 +0000 17861 at http://electricalmarketing.com