Add Consolidated Electrical Distributors (CED) Inc. to the growing list of electrical distributors that have donated $100,000 to the NAED Education & Research Foundation.

With headquarters in Westlake Village, Calif., and 500 locations in 45 states, CED is one of the largest distributors in the United States.

“As the top purchaser of training products from the NAED Education & Research Foundation, CED is committed to educating their employees and providing their customers with top-notch service. Now they are uniting with many other electrical distributors to ensure the Foundation's future,” said Bill Elliott, chairman of the Channel Advantage Partnership and president of Elliott Electric Supply in Nacogdoches, Texas.

The donation will become part of an endowment fund for the NAED Education & Research Foundation. As a $100,000 donor, CED will help select future educational programs and research projects.

For information about contributing, contact Bill Elliott at (936) 569-1184 or