The growth of the greener side of the electrical market has helped a lot of electrical distributors, reps and manufacturers find a way to grow in spite of a sometimes torturous economic downturn and slow recovery. New green codes may help that along.
United States Senators and Representatives got the real-world business perspective of electrical distributors from their districts on a number of issues last month when a pack of about 30 members of the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) descended on Washington, D.C.
Top 200 electrical distributors are starting to see pockets of growth in some key segments of the market. Few respondents had yet seen much growth in the residential market or in nonresidential work, but industrially oriented distributors said the industrial MRO business is starting to shine.
An economic recovery has a way of inspiring buyers to buy and sellers to sell. Thus far, most of the activity in the electrical industry has been on the manufacturer side, but M&A specialists expect to see more distributor consolidation in the near future
The North American electrical wholesaling industry is being rocked by mergers & acquisitions, advances in technology, new competition from offshore and an uncertain economy. In this 60-minute webinar, Electrical Wholesaling Chief Editor Jim Lucy will discuss the changes in the electrical market now having the most impact on electrical distributors, electrical manufacturers and independent manufacturers’ reps....More