Graybar Electric Co., St. Louis, opened a new 13,000-square-foot full-service branch in Lincoln, Neb., on Jan. 16. The branch is located at 3300 North 35th St., and serves the Lincoln metropolitan area as well as Lancaster and Seward counties. Lincoln is Nebraska's state capitol and home to the main campus of the University of Nebraska. The company has another branch in Omaha, Neb., approximately 50 miles east of Lincoln. Area Manager Tom Walz and Corey Dyrstad, branch manager, sales and service, will lead the branch location's five employees,

Graybar Electric also opened a branch in Joplin, Mo., last month. The facility, with a staff of three full-time employees, is located at 1705 S. Main St., and will stock local inventory with daily deliveries from Graybar's Springfield, Mo., location. Area Manager Stephen Wallace will lead the branch operations. The new facility will serve the cities of Joplin, Webb City, Carthage, Neosho, Carl Junction and the counties of Newton and Jasper. “We've been serving the Joplin area out of our Springfield location for some time and are excited to bring a higher level of service to our customers with this new branch,” said Graybar's St. Louis District Vice President Mike Dumas.