Electrical Wholesaling Magazine http://ewweb.com/rss.xml en Editorial Highlights http://ewweb.com/editorial-highlights <div class="node-body page-body"><h3> <strong>September Issue</strong><br /> <strong style="font-size: 13px;">Issue Focus: The Global Market</strong></h3> <p><strong style="color: #CB2030">10 Global Electrical Manufacturers to Watch in the Years to Come</strong><br /> In this month&rsquo;s cover story, <em>Electrical Wholesaling</em> magazine&rsquo;s editors will report on 10 electrical manufacturers from around the world now making the biggest moves to reposition their companies for the future.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/editorial-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Advertising Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:32:08 +0000 17951 at http://ewweb.com Jerre Stead named Chairman of the American Writers Museum Foundation; NEMA’s O’Hagan Continues On as President http://ewweb.com/people/jerre-stead-named-chairman-american-writers-museum-foundation-nema-s-o-hagan-continues-presid <div class="node-body article-body">Jerre L. Stead, once CEO of Square D Co., is the new chairman of the American Writers Museum (AWM) Foundation. The Museum has additional electrical ties, as Malcolm O'Hagan, formerly president of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Rosslyn, Va., is its founding chairman and president.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/jerre-stead-named-chairman-american-writers-museum-foundation-nema-s-o-hagan-continues-presid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/jerre-stead-named-chairman-american-writers-museum-foundation-nema-s-o-hagan-continues-presid#comments People Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:43:00 +0000 17941 at http://ewweb.com <p>Jerre Stead, former CEO of Square D, is now chairman of the American Writers Museum (AWM) Foundation. Sensor-controlled LED security light http://ewweb.com/lighting/sensor-controlled-led-security-light <div class="node-body article-body">Featuring two adjustable 12W LED floodlights equivalent to 150W halogen floods, RAB Lighting's Smart Bullet is Energy Star-certified and qualifies for rebates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/sensor-controlled-led-security-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/sensor-controlled-led-security-light#comments Product Galleries Lighting Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 17931 at http://ewweb.com WECS Expands in Texas to Service Growth of Wind Farms http://ewweb.com/wind/wecs-expands-texas-service-growth-wind-farms <div class="node-body article-body">WECS Electric Supply, Palm Springs, Calif., has added a new distribution location in Abilene Texas, to service the wind farms in the region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/wecs-expands-texas-service-growth-wind-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/wecs-expands-texas-service-growth-wind-farms#comments Solar Wind Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:58:00 +0000 17921 at http://ewweb.com <p>WECS, Palm Springs, Calif., is right down the street from a large wind farm, and several years ago Bruce Hammett, the company's president, sent EW this beautiful image of a rainbow over the wind turbines. Said Hammett in an email accompanying this photo, “Untouched photo taken 8 a.m. in Palm Springs area looking west where WECS is now involved in commercial solar farming… Storm coming in from west coast brought wind and clouds toward the valley. High winds blow out the clouds, but brings in sprinkles from miles away. Morning sun in east creates the rainbow.” Boston’s Arthur J. Hurley Co. Broadens Management Team http://ewweb.com/people/boston-s-arthur-j-hurley-co-broadens-management-team <div class="node-body article-body">The Arthur J. Hurley Co. has appointed Jim Clark as the executive V.P. and CFO; Kevin Sodden as account manager for the utility/municipal/engineering market in New England; and Camilo Pereira as the company’s business manager in charge of key national accounts and overall expansion in the transit, utility and construction markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/boston-s-arthur-j-hurley-co-broadens-management-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/boston-s-arthur-j-hurley-co-broadens-management-team#comments People Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:00 +0000 17911 at http://ewweb.com Bulletin Board - June and July 2014 http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/bulletin-board-june-and-july-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><strong>Ideas, finds and resources:</strong> charitable events, contests, new promotions, anniversaries and grand openings from around the electrical industry.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/bulletin-board-june-and-july-2014#comments Bulletin Board Gallery Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:50:00 +0000 17781 at http://ewweb.com People on the Move: July 2014 http://ewweb.com/gallery/people-move-july-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Want to find out who has been promoted or taken a new job in the electrical market? Check out this gallery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/people-move-july-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/people-move-july-2014#comments Gallery Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 17771 at http://ewweb.com <p>NEMA&#39;s new CEO: Kevin J. Cosgriff</p> 100 Marketing Tips that Really Work for Distributors http://ewweb.com/marketing/100-marketing-tips-really-work-distributors <div class="field-deck"> This checklist offers a blend of evergreen marketing truths that still ring true in the electrical market and ideas on how to harness the latest in digital marketing strategies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical distributors may have quite a few more digital marketing tools at their disposal now, but a surprising number of the basic tenets of creating demand for your company’s mix of products and services haven’t changed all that much.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/marketing/100-marketing-tips-really-work-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/marketing/100-marketing-tips-really-work-distributors#comments Marketing Gold Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:53:00 +0000 17761 at http://ewweb.com Digital Vision/Photodisc/Thinkstock Why microgrids may really matter http://ewweb.com/wind/why-microgrids-may-really-matter <div class="node-body article-body">Interested in microgrids? Read what the former Deputy Secretary of the Interior, David Hayes, currently a visiting lecturer at Stanford Law School, had to say in a July 18 New York Times opinion piece.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/why-microgrids-may-really-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/why-microgrids-may-really-matter#comments Solar Wind Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 17751 at http://ewweb.com Hayes believes microgrids can change lives for people living in remote areas. Photo source: Official portrait Lighthouse Solar Sounds Off on PV Market Challanges as It Exits Solar Business in Colorado http://ewweb.com/solar/lighthouse-solar-sounds-pv-market-challanges-it-exits-solar-business-colorado <div class="node-body article-body">Lighthouse Solar, a Boulder, Colo.-based solar installation business, says it's getting out of the installation business in Colorado because of the lack of support for the PV industry from Xcel Energy and the public utility commission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/lighthouse-solar-sounds-pv-market-challanges-it-exits-solar-business-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/lighthouse-solar-sounds-pv-market-challanges-it-exits-solar-business-colorado#comments Solar Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:08:00 +0000 17741 at http://ewweb.com Getty Images Grainger Posts 5% Increase in 2Q 2014 Sales http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-posts-5-increase-2q-2014-sales <div class="node-body article-body">W.W. Grainger Inc., Lake Forest, Ill., said its 2Q 2014 YTY sales increased 5% to $2.5 billion from $2.4 billion in the 2013 second quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-posts-5-increase-2q-2014-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-posts-5-increase-2q-2014-sales#comments News Watch Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:23:00 +0000 17731 at http://ewweb.com Shealy Electrical Wholesalers Announces Intentions to Acquire Nova Lighting http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/shealy-electrical-wholesalers-announces-intentions-acquire-nova-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, West Columbia, S.C., announced today its intentions to acquire Nova Lighting, Charlotte, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/shealy-electrical-wholesalers-announces-intentions-acquire-nova-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/shealy-electrical-wholesalers-announces-intentions-acquire-nova-lighting#comments Lighting Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:58:00 +0000 17721 at http://ewweb.com New T&B Brochure Highlights Engineered Solutions for Renewable Energy Facilities http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/new-tb-brochure-highlights-engineered-solutions-renewable-energy-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">The new Thomas & Betts brochure, “Electrical Solutions for Renewable Energy,” outlines T&B‘s product solutions for wind farms and photovoltaic systems that support safe and continuous operation, reduce costs and protect distribution systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/new-tb-brochure-highlights-engineered-solutions-renewable-energy-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/new-tb-brochure-highlights-engineered-solutions-renewable-energy-facilities#comments Bulletin Board Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:27:00 +0000 17711 at http://ewweb.com Affiliated Distributors to Offer Distributor Members Noesis Suite of Energy-Efficiency Sales Tools http://ewweb.com/lighting/affiliated-distributors-offer-distributor-members-noesis-suite-energy-efficiency-sales-tool <div class="node-body article-body">Noesis Energy, Austin, Texas, a provider of financial services and sales tools such as an online savings estimator for energy efficiency projects, has been selected by the buying/marketing group Affiliated Distributors (AD), Wayne, Pa, to help its members close more energy-efficiency projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/affiliated-distributors-offer-distributor-members-noesis-suite-energy-efficiency-sales-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/affiliated-distributors-offer-distributor-members-noesis-suite-energy-efficiency-sales-tool#comments Lighting Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:49:00 +0000 17701 at http://ewweb.com Allied Wire & Cable Named “Business of the Year” By Main Line Chamber of Commerce http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/allied-wire-cable-named-business-year-main-line-chamber-commerce <div class="node-body article-body">Allied Wire & Cable, Collegeville, Pa., has been named “Business of the Year” by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce in recognition of the positive impact the company has had on the Philadelphia-area community.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/allied-wire-cable-named-business-year-main-line-chamber-commerce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/allied-wire-cable-named-business-year-main-line-chamber-commerce#comments Bulletin Board Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:27:00 +0000 17691 at http://ewweb.com Burtraw and Arnold Join Metro Wire & Cable-Detroit http://ewweb.com/people/burtraw-and-arnold-join-metro-wire-cable-detroit-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Metro Wire & Cable hired Matt Burtraw and Bruce Arnold as sales consultants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/burtraw-and-arnold-join-metro-wire-cable-detroit-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/burtraw-and-arnold-join-metro-wire-cable-detroit-0#comments People Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:13:00 +0000 17681 at http://ewweb.com Swine Production Facility Upgrades to LED Utility Lights http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/swine-production-facility-upgrades-led-utility-lights <div class="node-body article-body">Engineered Products Company (EPCO), Minneapolis, said an electrical contractor has begun installing 700 of EPCO’s ProSeries LED utility lights in a huge swine production facility at Woodville Pork in Waseca, Minn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/swine-production-facility-upgrades-led-utility-lights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/swine-production-facility-upgrades-led-utility-lights#comments Bulletin Board Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:16:00 +0000 17661 at http://ewweb.com Progress Lighting promotes Todd Roy and hires Jennifer Kis http://ewweb.com/people/progress-lighting-promotes-todd-roy-and-hires-jennifer-kis <div class="node-body article-body">Progress Lighting/Hubbell Lighting (Greenville, S.C.): Todd Roy, director of builder sales and marketing, was promoted to national sales director. In other Progress news, Jennifer Kis was hired as key account marketing manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/progress-lighting-promotes-todd-roy-and-hires-jennifer-kis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/progress-lighting-promotes-todd-roy-and-hires-jennifer-kis#comments Lighting People Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:14:00 +0000 17651 at http://ewweb.com NEMA appoints Kevin Cosgriff as president and CEO http://ewweb.com/people/nema-appoints-kevin-cosgriff-president-and-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., announces that, as of Aug. 4, Kevin J. Cosgriff will take office as president and CEO. He replaces Evan Gaddis, NEMA’s current president and CEO, who is retiring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/nema-appoints-kevin-cosgriff-president-and-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/nema-appoints-kevin-cosgriff-president-and-ceo#comments People Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:47:00 +0000 17621 at http://ewweb.com San Diego Gas & Electric wins approval to test drones for equipment inspection and emergency situations http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/san-diego-gas-electric-wins-approval-test-drones-equipment-inspection-and-emergency-s <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently granted San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) a Special Airworthiness Certificate for a small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), allowing the utility to research, test and train flight crews on the UAS in a sparsely populated airspace in eastern San Diego County.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/san-diego-gas-electric-wins-approval-test-drones-equipment-inspection-and-emergency-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/san-diego-gas-electric-wins-approval-test-drones-equipment-inspection-and-emergency-s#comments Bulletin Board Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:50:00 +0000 17611 at http://ewweb.com Dallas Cormier, SDG&E project manager, electric distribution engineering, holds one of the drones the utility will be testing. Giants of Our Times http://ewweb.com/gallery/giants-our-times <div class="node-body gallery-body">10 People, Companies and Trends that Made A Difference in the Electrical Market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/giants-our-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/giants-our-times#comments Gallery Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:35:00 +0000 17601 at http://ewweb.com LED high-bay fixture http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-high-bay-fixture-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Available in 12,300, 18,000 and 23,650 lumens, the Lunabay LED High Bay offers an unmatched combination of efficiency, long life and low glare light to attractively light large interior spaces such as retail stores, light industrial facilities, gyms, and multi-purpose rooms in schools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-high-bay-fixture-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-high-bay-fixture-0#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:10:00 +0000 17591 at http://ewweb.com Remote control of lighting systems http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/remote-control-lighting-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Lutron’s Quantum Total Light Management System now offers Quantum Vue building management software, accessible from asmart phone, tablet or desktop computer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/remote-control-lighting-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/remote-control-lighting-systems#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:56:00 +0000 17581 at http://ewweb.com LED retrofit lamps replace CFLs http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-retrofit-lamps-replace-cfls <div class="node-body article-body">Designed to replace less-efficient compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), MaxLite has launched 5W and 7W LED PL Retrofit Lamps with GU24, GX23 and G24q pin base options.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-retrofit-lamps-replace-cfls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-retrofit-lamps-replace-cfls#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:41:00 +0000 17571 at http://ewweb.com OLEDs for orientation and low-level illumination http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/oleds-orientation-and-low-level-illumination <div class="node-body article-body">The Marker Light Series of OLED luminaires can create a directional beacon in high-traffic areas, add visual appeal, provide subtle orientation along a movement path and provide low-level illumination in critical care areas as part of a 24-hour lighting scheme, benefiting both patients and their caregivers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/oleds-orientation-and-low-level-illumination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/oleds-orientation-and-low-level-illumination#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:11:00 +0000 17561 at http://ewweb.com Multi-lamp luminaires http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/multi-lamp-luminaires <div class="node-body article-body">Osram ModuleX Recessed Multi-Lamp Luminaires are designed to be a family of easily customizable LED fixtures for accent, display and downlighting for new construction and remodel applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/multi-lamp-luminaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/multi-lamp-luminaires#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:52:00 +0000 17551 at http://ewweb.com LED high-bay fixture http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-high-bay-fixture <div class="node-body article-body">GE’s industrial-grade Albeo ABV1 Series LED high-bay lighting fixture is designed to provide a faster return on investment than other high-bay lighting fixtures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-high-bay-fixture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-high-bay-fixture#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:42:00 +0000 17541 at http://ewweb.com LED ceiling troffers http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-ceiling-troffers <div class="node-body article-body">Featuring Cree TrueWhiteTechnology, the ZR Series LED troffer delivers a CRI of over 90 in a slim, sleek package.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-ceiling-troffers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-ceiling-troffers#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:20:00 +0000 17531 at http://ewweb.com LED ceiling fixtures for interior applications http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-ceiling-fixtures-interior-applications <div class="node-body article-body">The EYE GL Series is stylishly designed, but versatile and rugged for a variety of lighting applications including parking garages, canopies, warehouses, factories, gyms, floodlighting and retail settings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-ceiling-fixtures-interior-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/led-ceiling-fixtures-interior-applications#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:08:00 +0000 17521 at http://ewweb.com EW's Top 10 LED Product Picks for July http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-july <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out some of the most interesting LED products launched at LightFair 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-july#comments Product Galleries Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:44:00 +0000 17511 at http://ewweb.com