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Oklahoma City's Rebound
Several ambitious taxpayer-financed projects have breathed new life into Oklahoma City's downtown, totally transforming this proud Southwestern city
The Road Back Home
The pace of rebuilding in New Orleans is not what some manufacturers, distributors and reps in the region had expected in the post-Katrina era, but it's still better than the construction climate in many U.S. cities.
St. Louis Construction Projects Waiting on Funding
St. Louis is getting hammered by the economy like everywhere else, but this resilient city's economy doesn't swing as high or as low as other areas of
AIA Architects Report Slower Billings
Business conditions at architecture firms ended the year on another sour note, with steep billings declines and ongoing weakness in inquiries for new
Michigan's Cadillac Electric Closes Doors
Cadillac Electric, a Premier Farnell Co. in Oak Park, Mich., shut its doors the end of January. The company had about 20 employees. The company, a distributor
Acuity Brands Buys Lighting Control & Design
Acuity Brands Inc., Atlanta, has acquired substantially all of the assets and assumed certain liabilities of California-based Lighting Control & Design
Leviton Granted Exclusive License to Sell Cheetah USA Technology
Leviton Manufacturing, Little Neck, N.Y., has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Cheetah USA Corp. The agreement allows Leviton to capitalize
Cooper and Eaton Announce Major Job Cuts
Two of the largest electrical manufacturers announced a combined total of more than 7,000 job cuts. Cooper Industries Ltd., Houston, reported a 38 percent
Pittsburgh's Rebirth
When much of its steel industry rusted away, Pittsburgh reinvented itself with a diverse economy that's weathering the recession much better than many other cities
NESCO Acquires Massachusetts Distributor
NESCO-Needham Electric Supply, Canton, Mass., has acquired Gettens Electric Supply Co. Inc. Founded in 1928, Gettens is a family-owned and operated, full-service
Cooper Industries Acquires Cyme International
Cooper Industries Ltd., Houston, has acquired Cyme International of St. Bruno, Quebec, Canada, a power engineering software and services provider that
IMARK and Equity/EDN to Merge
IMARK Group and the Equity/EDN Marketing Group have merged into a new organization with a combined membership of approximately 1,135 electrical distributors
EW and EC&M Magazines to Provide Content on Trade Service Online Web Portal
Trade Service, San Diego, will offer access to some content from Electrical Wholesaling and Electrical Construction and Maintenance magazines on its new
Avnet Acquires Japanese Electronics Distributor
Avnet Inc., Phoenix, has entered into an agreement to acquire Nippon Denso Industry Co. Ltd. of Japan (NDI) through its subsidiary, Avnet Japan Co., Ltd.
Stuart Irby to Buy Chattanooga's Tennesco
Stuart C. Irby Co., a subsidiary of Sonepar USA based in Jackson, Miss., agreed to acquire Tennesco Inc. in Chattanooga, Tenn., effective Dec. 12. Tennesco,

 

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