Distributors http://electricalmarketing.com/taxonomy/term/7356/more en Graybar sees fifth-straight year of net sales gains http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Graybar, St. Louis, said it finished 2016 with a fifth consecutive year of record net sales and its third consecutive year with record net income. In 2016, net sales totaled $6.4 billion, a 4.5% increase compared to the previous year. The company also earned net income of $93 million, which was a 2.2% increase compared to 2015.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/graybar-sees-fifth-straight-year-net-sales-gains#comments Distributors News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:57:00 +0000 33221 at http://electricalmarketing.com Omni Cable to Help Schneider, Eaton Establish Channel for Molded-Case Breakers http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/omni-cable-help-schneider-eaton-establish-channel-molded-case-breakers <div class="node-body article-body">A key consideration for Omni Cable was making sure its customers would be comfortable with it expanding into the breaker market.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/omni-cable-help-schneider-eaton-establish-channel-molded-case-breakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/distribution-equipment/omni-cable-help-schneider-eaton-establish-channel-molded-case-breakers#comments Distribution Equipment Distributors News Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:57:00 +0000 33121 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images 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> 800-plus attendees flock to Palm Desert for NAED Western http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/800-plus-attendees-flock-palm-desert-naed-western <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The J.W. Marriott Desert Springs Resort&nbsp; in Palm Desert, CA, has been a popular destination for NAED Conferences for more than 25 years, but the buzz in the lobby bar and at the sessions and networking events seemed noticeably louder than in years past.</p></div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/800-plus-attendees-flock-palm-desert-naed-western" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/800-plus-attendees-flock-palm-desert-naed-western#comments Distributors Mountain Pacific Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:19:00 +0000 32511 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p><em>Christopher Hurdzan [cc-by-sa-2.0]</em></p> NAED launches EPEC Automation http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/naed-launches-epec-automation <div class="node-body blog-body">The series of online modules and workbooks provide a hands-on experience. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/naed-launches-epec-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/naed-launches-epec-automation#comments Associations Industrial Industrial Automation Distributors Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:50:00 +0000 32251 at http://electricalmarketing.com Crescent Electric to Acquire Mesco Electrical Supply http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/crescent-electric-acquire-mesco-electrical-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">The move expands Crescent’s presence with two locations in the Cincinnati area and one in New Bremen, OH. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/crescent-electric-acquire-mesco-electrical-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/crescent-electric-acquire-mesco-electrical-supply#comments Distributors Ohio Mergers & Acquisitions Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:50:00 +0000 32111 at http://electricalmarketing.com GRN Coastal Launches New Effort to Help Distributors Recruit College Students http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/grn-coastal-launches-new-effort-help-distributors-recruit-college-students <div class="node-body article-body">GRN Coastal is launching its College Hire program, a proactive effort to help distributors and manufacturers recruit college students into their companies said John Salvadore, GRN Coastal’s managing partner and an electrical industry veteran</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/grn-coastal-launches-new-effort-help-distributors-recruit-college-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/grn-coastal-launches-new-effort-help-distributors-recruit-college-students#comments Distributors Premium Fri, 16 Dec 2016 17:36:00 +0000 31991 at http://electricalmarketing.com (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Local Profile Highlights Dunn Electric Supply http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/local-profile-highlights-dunn-electric-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">Dunn Electric Supply in Endwell, NY, a one-location, family-run, 15-employee electrical distributor, got a nice profile in the local paper and its pressconnect.com website. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/local-profile-highlights-dunn-electric-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/local-profile-highlights-dunn-electric-supply#comments New York Distributors News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 15 Dec 2016 21:48:00 +0000 31951 at http://electricalmarketing.com NorthEast/Sonepar Buys Boston’s Beacon http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/northeastsonepar-buys-boston-s-beacon <div class="node-body article-body">Beacon Electrical, founded in 1979, is a family-owned business that serves its customers from locations in Peabody and Haverhill, Mass. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/northeastsonepar-buys-boston-s-beacon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/distributors/northeastsonepar-buys-boston-s-beacon#comments Massachusetts Distributors Mergers & Acquisitions News Premium Fri, 04 Nov 2016 16:20:00 +0000 31311 at http://electricalmarketing.com (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) AD Electrical sales flat, total group sales up 6.3% to $26.1 billion http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-electrical-sales-flat-total-group-sales-63-261-billion <div class="node-body blog-body"> Its electrical sales were flat during this period. AD said in a press release that this growth includes ongoing members, new members and losses due to consolidation.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-electrical-sales-flat-total-group-sales-63-261-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/ad-electrical-sales-flat-total-group-sales-63-261-billion#comments Distributors Electrical Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 03 Nov 2016 17:02:00 +0000 31421 at http://electricalmarketing.com