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3E Acquires Electric Fixture & Supply to Expand in Iowa and Nebraska
Expanding into Nebraska, Electrical Engineering & Equipment Co., better known as 3E, Windsor Heights, Iowa, has acquired Electric Fixture & Supply Co.
McGraw-Hill Outlook Calls for 7% Decline in 2009 Construction
Already shell-shocked from the crumbling credit market and its impact on funding for non-residential construction projects, the 400-plus construction
Coming to Kansas City
Commercial construction is still reasonably good for the Kansas City market
IDEA Partners with Sterling Commerce to Expand E-commerce Solutions
IDEA, Arlington, Va., has formed a strategic relationship with Sterling Commerce, an AT&T company. Under terms of the agreement, IDEA will offer B2B on-demand
Meet NEMRA's Incoming President
After an 18-month search for a new president to succeed NEMRA's Hank Bergson, Ken Hooper was named incoming president in November.
NAHB Waiting for Residential Rebound in 2010
While home builders are in for some scary times over the next 18 months to 24 months, the horror show in the residential market should end in 2010, according
National Norm Past Ten Years
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Cash* 3.55 2.65 3.32 7.08 5.59 4.95 7.14 5.67 4.85 5.36 Receivables* 45.14 42.88 41.84 41.55 42.21 44.14
Electrical Wholesalers' Operational Statistics
National Norm Net Worth Under $150,000 $150,000 to $300,000 $300,000 to $500,000 $500,000 to $1,000,000 $1,000,000 to $10,000,000 Large Companies 2007
EMCB reports distributors' average net profits dropped by 11 percent in 2007
Average net profits before taxes for electrical distributors decreased 11 percent in 2007 to 4.74 percent of sales from 5.35 percent in 2006, according
Horizon Solutions Buys ESCO in Massachusetts
Horizon Solutions LLC, Rochester, N.Y., acquired Lighting Resource Management (LRM), an energy services company (ESCO) based out of Newburyport, Mass.
Financial Freeze
All of the talk about credit crunches and the global economic recession is having a real-world impact on the electrical market
AIA Architects Report Slower Billings
Architects participating in the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Work-On-the-Boards survey said their billings declined again in August, the seventh
Philips Lighting Repositions Advance Transformer Brand
In a branding shift intended to bank on the power of the Philips name in the lighting market and retain the brand equity the Advance ballast business
New President at Sonepar USA
Sonepar Group has appointed Paul Klasing as president of Sonepar USA, effective Jan. 1, 2009. Klasing succeeds Tony Burr, who has been appointed to a
USESI to Buy Maurice Electrical Supply
Maurice Electrical Supply Co. Inc. has been acquired by US Electrical Services Inc. (USESI), a division of Consolidated Electrical Distributors Inc. (CED),

 

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