Manufacturers en Fairleigh to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Datacom People Manufacturers Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:44:00 +0000 30531 at <p>Ken Fairleigh, Greenlee Communications</p> Senate Passes Energy Bill, NEMA Applauds <div class="node-body blog-body">The Senate and House must now reconcile differences between their two bills before passing final legislation to send to President Obama for his signature.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Energy Manufacturers Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:49:00 +0000 27911 at Leviton Bolsters Lighting Business <div class="node-body article-body">Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc., Melville, N.Y., recently acquired Intense Lighting, a manufacturer of LED luminaires. Intense Lighting, based in Anaheim, Calif., enhances Leviton&rsquo;s current product offerings with a wide variety of specification-grade LED lighting solutions for the commercial, hospitality, supermarket, retail and residential markets.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Manufacturers Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:52:00 +0000 24081 at Rockwell Automation Beats 4Q Profit Forecasts <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Industrial automation manufacturer Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, reported an increase in quarterly profit of almost 16% for the company&#39;s fiscal fourth quarter (4Q) ended Sept. 30.</p> <p>On the strength of increased sales in motion control and industrial safety products, the company overall reported net income of $248.7 million for the quarter, up from $215.3 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue rose 4% to $1.78 billion.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industrial Industrial Automation Manufacturers economy Rockwell Automation Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:18:00 +0000 21621 at Schneider Goes Deeper in Software <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider Electric has an agreement to acquire InStep Software, a provider of performance management and predictive analytics software, adding to the Paris-based electrical manufacturer’s growing play in industrial software.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Energy Industrial Automation Manufacturers Premium Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:42:00 +0000 21291 at Cree Stock Drops 13% During Mid-Day Trading on Oct. 2; Analysts Blame Guidance Citing Weaker Global LED Demand <div class="node-body article-body">Cree’s stock got hammered Thursday on Wall Street after the company announced revenue from its LED Products division is expected to decline 20% year-over-year and 13% sequentially to $174 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 due to “weaker global demand than originally targeted.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Manufacturers Electrical Economy Premium Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:28:00 +0000 21131 at <p>Streetlighting in Los Angeles illuminates Cree&#39;s growing role in the LED lighting market, but investors appear to be unimpressed.</p> Photo courtesy of Cree Global Giants Dominate Listing of the Largest Electrical Manufacturers in the World <div class="node-body article-body">Even if all of their electrical sales aren’t in the mainstream electrical wholesaling industry, the sheer size of the largest global manufacturers like Siemens (approximately $102.5 billion in total sales) or ABB (approximately $41.5 billion) is striking, particularly when you compare them to the largest U.S.-based electrical manufacturers. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manufacturers Electrical Economy Premium Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:58:00 +0000 20791 at Osram Sylvania to Move Headquarters <div class="node-body blog-body">Osram Sylvania, which has long had its North American headquarters in Danvers, Mass., announced plans to move to a new facility in nearby Wilmington.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Manufacturers News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:09:00 +0000 20451 at Publicly Held Electrical Manufacturers Report Average Growth in 2Q 2014 <div class="node-body article-body">For publicly traded electrical manufacturers, sales increases from 1Q 2014 and YOY from 2Q 2013 are in the low- to mid-single digits.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manufacturers News Premium Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:26:00 +0000 20381 at NEMA Indices Find Slippage in Shipments of Motors and Controls, Gains in Lighting <div class="node-body article-body">The latest round of shipment indices from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Arlington, Va., show the electrical industry working through a sluggish recovery, with some indicators off quarter-to-quarter, but only motors showing a decline from prior-year numbers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industrial Automation Lighting Manufacturers Electrical Economy News Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:33:00 +0000 18481 at