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  • Oct 20, 2016

    Van Meter a top Iowa workplace

    Van Meter Inc. has been selected as one of Iowa’s 2016 Top 150 Workplaces. Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. Van Meter Inc. ranked seventh among Iowa’s top midsized companies. This is the fifth consecutive year on the Top Workplaces list for Van Meter....More
  • Aug 17, 2016

    Sonepar to Rebrand Hagemeyer-IDG as Vallen Distribution

    “Since the combination in 2014, we have worked diligently to strategically integrate both businesses to better serve our customers’ needs across the U.S.” said Lisa Mitchell, president of Hagemeyer-IDG....More
  • Jul 8, 2016

    Buckles-Smith Relocating Headquarters to Santa Clara

    The location is adjacent to the San Jose International Airport in the center of Silicon Valley....More
  • Jun 30, 2016

    Graybar Acquires Cape Electrical Supply

    Cape Electrical Supply was founded in 1953 and has grown to 17 locations throughout the central United States. The company will operate as a subsidiary of Graybar, under the Cape Electrical Supply name with the same employees, leadership team and suppliers....More
  • Jun 24, 2016

    Provoost Out at Rexel in Governance Shakeup

    Rudy Provoost, chairman and CEO of Rexel SA, Paris, was asked to stepped down from his roles at the company. Rexel’s board announced that it is splitting the CEO and chairman roles....More
  • Jun 24, 2016

    Dakota Supply Group Adds Electrical in Western Twin Cities

    The new city desk is located at 1515 6th Street South, in the same building as Pipeline Supply (a division of DSG). Until now, DSG primarily offered plumbing and HVAC/R products to this area....More
  • Jun 23, 2016

    Caniff Electric Supply joins AD Electrical Division

    Caniff Electric Supply has been serving the electrical supply needs of the greater Detroit metropolitan area since 1982 with two locations in Hamtramck and Mt. Clemens, Mich. Caniff’s primary market consists of commercial and industrial customers....More
  • May 5, 2016

    Summit Electric Supply opens in Beaumont

    Summit Electric Supply, Albuquerque, moved its Beaumont, Texas, location into a newly constructed facility....More
  • Feb 25, 2016

    Mars Electric to double headquarters’ size in move to new location

    Mars Electric Co. plans to double the size of its central warehouse and headquarters and move into a new 110,000-sq-ft building in Mayfield Village, Ohio, from its longtime Willoughby, Ohio, location....More
  • Jan 21, 2016

    Graybar Extends Customer Service Hours with National Team 1

    Graybar has introduced extended customer service hours nationwide through a centralized National Customer Service Team in St. Louis. The team can help customers place orders, check order status, obtain proof of delivery, pricing and product availability before and after the traditional business hours of Graybar’s more than 260 branches nationwide. Customers can continue to call their local branch for service during regular business hours. Support though the National Customer Service Team is available Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m....More
  • Nov 2, 2015

    WESCO Acquires Needham Electric Supply

    WESCO Distribution has acquired Needham Electric Supply, Canton, Mass., with 24 locations serving commercial construction and lighting national accounts markets Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont....More
  • Sep 3, 2015

    City Electric Supply’s Top Exec Posts Corporate Update in “Mackie Monday”

    Thomas Heartland Mackie, president and CEO, City Electric Supply (CES), Dallas, the 11th largest electrical distributor in North America, offers some interesting insight into his company, part of Great Britain’s City Electrical Factors. EM’s editors found his Sept. 1 post on the CES Facebook page very interesting and wanted to share a few excerpts with readers....More
  • Aug 6, 2015

    WESCO revises forecast down, closes branches

    WESCO International Inc., Pittsburgh, in the face of continued slowness in some of its key markets, especially in Canada, made some changes recently discussed in an earnings call by the company’s chairman and CEO, John Engel....More
  • Jun 22, 2015

    Eck Supply Co. Joins Sonepar

    Sonepar USA announced has purchased Eck Supply Co., Richmond, Va., a multi-location regional electrical distributor serving Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina....More
  • May 21, 2015

    Kaman rebrands distribution business

    Kaman Corp.’s Distribution segment, Bloomfield, Conn., has launched a new brand, Kaman Automation, Control & Energy or Kaman AC&E, to serve original equipment manufacturers, industrial production plants and infrastructure facilities throughout the world. Kaman AC&E was created through the collaboration of existing resources from within Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp., including its longstanding bearing & power transmission business, Minarik Corp. which operates its motion & control business, and KIT Zeller Inc....More
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