Electrical Wholesaling Magazine http://ewweb.com/rss.xml en Granite City Electric Branch Named Employer of the Year http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/granite-city-electric-branch-named-employer-year <div class="node-body article-body">The Bennington, Vt., branch of Granite City Electric Supply (based in Quincy, Mass.), was named the “2016 Employer of the Year” award by Bennington Creative Workforce Solutions (CWS). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/granite-city-electric-branch-named-employer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/granite-city-electric-branch-named-employer-year#comments Bulletin Board Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:12:00 +0000 32921 at http://ewweb.com <p>Branch Manager Geoff Crawford accepted the award at a recognition breakfast in early April at the Bennington Firehouse.</p> Photo courtesy of Granite City Electric People On the Move - April 22, 2016 http://ewweb.com/gallery/people-move-april-22-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out the industry execs from Summit Electric, Rockwell, Buckles-Smith, Nora Lighting, Anamet and Omni Cable who have taken on new roles over the past few weeks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/people-move-april-22-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/people-move-april-22-2016#comments People Gallery Anamet Buckles-Smith omni Rockwell Fri, 22 Apr 2016 21:25:00 +0000 32761 at http://ewweb.com Universal Hires M. Lau Co. as Rep for Hawaii and Guam http://ewweb.com/rep-news/universal-hires-m-lau-co-rep-hawaii-and-guam <div class="node-body article-body">M. Lau Co. Inc. will serve as the regional sales agency for Universal Lighting Technologies Inc., Nashville, Tenn., in Hawaii and Guam.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/universal-hires-m-lau-co-rep-hawaii-and-guam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/universal-hires-m-lau-co-rep-hawaii-and-guam#comments Rep News Hawaii M Lau universal Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:09:00 +0000 32381 at http://ewweb.com Omni Cable Hires Alton as Los Angeles Regional Manager http://ewweb.com/people/omni-cable-hires-alton-los-angeles-regional-manager <div class="node-body article-body">Omni Cable has hired Jim Alton as regional manager of the Los Angeles branch. In this role, Alton will provide business leadership to the Los Angeles branch and oversee sales, development, and distribution for the southern California region. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/omni-cable-hires-alton-los-angeles-regional-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/omni-cable-hires-alton-los-angeles-regional-manager#comments People jim alton Omni Cable Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:07:00 +0000 32371 at http://ewweb.com McCammon Takes On New Role at Anamet http://ewweb.com/people/mccammon-takes-new-role-anamet <div class="node-body article-body">Sam McCammon has been promoted to executive V. P. from V.P. of engineering at Anamet Electrical. He has more than 25 years experience with manufacturing, engineering and operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/mccammon-takes-new-role-anamet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/mccammon-takes-new-role-anamet#comments People Anamet McCammon Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:03:00 +0000 32361 at http://ewweb.com Growing a Modern, Integrated Distribution Business http://ewweb.com/white-papers/growing-modern-integrated-distribution-business <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by Epicor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In recent years, distributors have seen their markets drastically change with new competitors and new product categories appearing almost daily, and customers wanting to change the way they buy products and services. And when markets change, distributors must change.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/white-papers/growing-modern-integrated-distribution-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/white-papers/growing-modern-integrated-distribution-business#comments White Papers Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:01:00 +0000 32351 at http://ewweb.com Legrand Installs Fuel Cell to Power 88% of Wiremold Manufacturing Campus http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-installs-fuel-cell-power-88-wiremold-manufacturing-campus <div class="node-body article-body">Legrand North America has installed a 500kW, solid-oxide fuel cell system to provide cleaner and more efficient power to its headquarters in West Hartford, Conn. The fuel cell is expected to produce up to 88% of the electricity to every building on its 263,000-square-foot, 100-year-old campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-installs-fuel-cell-power-88-wiremold-manufacturing-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-installs-fuel-cell-power-88-wiremold-manufacturing-campus#comments Bulletin Board fuel cell Legrand Wiremold Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:08:00 +0000 32341 at http://ewweb.com Mayer Electric Supply Speeds Up Payment with Invoice Central’s Invoice-to-Cash Solution http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mayer-electric-supply-speeds-payment-invoice-central-s-invoice-cash-solution <div class="node-body article-body">Invoice Central, Billtrust’s B2B invoicing and payments network, has been chosen by Mayer Electric Supply, Birmingham, Ala., as their Payment Cycle Management solution. Invoice Central helped Mayer Electric automate and accelerate their receivables, resulting in faster payments, quicker cash application, and increased cash flow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mayer-electric-supply-speeds-payment-invoice-central-s-invoice-cash-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mayer-electric-supply-speeds-payment-invoice-central-s-invoice-cash-solution#comments Bulletin Board BillTrust Invoice Central Mayer Electric Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:01:00 +0000 32331 at http://ewweb.com EW's Top 10 Product Picks for April, 2016 http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-product-picks-april-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">These electrical manufacturers have new products featured in this month's Top 10 Product Picks: Arlington Industries, Brady, Bridgeport Fittings, Burndy, Encore Wire, Ideal Industries, ILSCO, Littelfuse, Milwaukee Tool and&nbsp;Rack-A-Tiers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-product-picks-april-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-product-picks-april-2016#comments Gallery Arlington Industries Brady Bridgeport Fittings Burndy Encore Wire Ideal IndustriesILSCO Littelfuse Milwaukee Tool Rack-A-Tiers Sun, 17 Apr 2016 22:06:00 +0000 32291 at http://ewweb.com Ideal Industries Launches Competition for Electricians http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ideal-industries-launches-competition-electricians <div class="node-body article-body">Toolmaker Ideal Industries, Inc., Sycamore, Ill., has created a new competition to name a national champion electrician. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ideal-industries-launches-competition-electricians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ideal-industries-launches-competition-electricians#comments Bulletin Board Silver Thu, 14 Apr 2016 21:21:00 +0000 32261 at http://ewweb.com DisneyWorld Flips the Switch on 48,000 PV Panels http://ewweb.com/solar/disneyworld-flips-switch-48000-pv-panels <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Disney World&#39;s 22-acre solar facility went live yesterday, bringing 5MW &nbsp;of power generation to the resort and its partners, according to a Disney press release. &ldquo;Located just outside of Epcot, the facility is shaped like Mickey Mouse, and is made up of 48,000 solar panels - the equivalent of around 1000 residential rooftop systems.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/disneyworld-flips-switch-48000-pv-panels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/disneyworld-flips-switch-48000-pv-panels#comments Solar Photovoltaic PV solar Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:39:00 +0000 32251 at http://ewweb.com Copyright Duke Energy Upper Midwest Electrical Expo in Minneapolis: Faces in the Crowd http://ewweb.com/gallery/upper-midwest-electrical-expo-minneapolis-faces-crowd <div class="node-body gallery-body">The North Central Electrical League is expecting 10,000 attendees at this week's Upper Midwest Electrical Expo. Meet a few attendees and exhibitors at the largest regional electrical show in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/upper-midwest-electrical-expo-minneapolis-faces-crowd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/upper-midwest-electrical-expo-minneapolis-faces-crowd#comments Gallery Minneapolis Minnesota North Central Electrical League Upper Midwest Electrical Expo Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16:35:00 +0000 32241 at http://ewweb.com ConEd and CPS Energy Dedicate Texas Solar Plant http://ewweb.com/solar/coned-and-cps-energy-dedicate-texas-solar-plant <div class="node-body article-body">ConEdison Development (CED), recently dedicated Alamo 5, a 118MW DC/95MW AC, dual-axis solar installation in Uvalde and Knippa, Texas, that will deliver energy to CPS Energy of San Antonio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/coned-and-cps-energy-dedicate-texas-solar-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/coned-and-cps-energy-dedicate-texas-solar-plant#comments Solar Con Ed PV solar Texas Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:41:00 +0000 32231 at http://ewweb.com EW's Top 10 LED Product Picks for April 2016 http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-april-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Picks for April, 2016 are in. Congratulations to the following companies for being featured: EPCO, Everline, Green Creative, JESCO Lighting, Litetronics, Luraline, MaxLite, Shat-R-Shield, Solais/PowerSecure International and WAC Lighting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-april-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-april-2016#comments Lighting Gallery EPCO Everline Green Creative JESCO Lighting Litetronics Luraline Maxlite PowerSecure International Shat-R-Shield Solais WAC Lighting. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:21:00 +0000 32161 at http://ewweb.com ILSCO Appoints Walker-Loudermilk as Rep in western Missouri and Kansas http://ewweb.com/rep-news/ilsco-appoints-walker-loudermilk-rep-western-missouri-and-kansas <div class="node-body article-body">ILSCO has appointed Walker-Loudermilk to rep the ILSCO brand of electrical connectors in western Missouri and Kansas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/ilsco-appoints-walker-loudermilk-rep-western-missouri-and-kansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/ilsco-appoints-walker-loudermilk-rep-western-missouri-and-kansas#comments Rep News Ilsco Walker Loudermilk Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:47:00 +0000 32151 at http://ewweb.com NAW Offers Free April 28 Webinar on Profitability http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/naw-offers-free-april-28-webinar-profitability <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2015/10/michael_marks148.jpg" style="width: 148px; height: 162px; float: left; margin: 3px;" />Distributors are invited to join the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence and sponsor PROS on Thursday, April 28, 2:00&ndash;3:00 p.m. (EDT)&nbsp;for a free, live webinar: &ldquo;Realizing Revenue and Profitability Growth for Wholesaler-Distributors.&rdquo; Webinar-on-demand access is also being provided by the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), Washington, D.C.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/naw-offers-free-april-28-webinar-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/naw-offers-free-april-28-webinar-profitability#comments Bulletin Board Fri, 08 Apr 2016 21:21:00 +0000 32121 at http://ewweb.com 24 Fun Facts on IoT http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/24-fun-facts-iot <div class="node-body article-body">Calysto Communications, Duluth, Ga., a marketing company that specializes in raising awareness of the mobile, wireless, telecom, IT and Internet of Things (IoT) industries, came up with 24 Fun Facts on IoT – one for every hour of the day. Here they are.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/24-fun-facts-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/24-fun-facts-iot#comments Bulletin Board iot Fri, 08 Apr 2016 20:51:00 +0000 32111 at http://ewweb.com Fishco to Rep Calconduit in Eastern Missouri http://ewweb.com/rep-news/fishco-rep-calconduit-eastern-missouri <div class="node-body article-body">Calconduit, Rancho-Dominquez, Calif., is now represented by Fishco in eastern Missouri.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/fishco-rep-calconduit-eastern-missouri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/fishco-rep-calconduit-eastern-missouri#comments Rep News Calpipe Fishco Jim Johnson Fri, 08 Apr 2016 20:35:00 +0000 32101 at http://ewweb.com IEWC Opens 22,400-sq-ft Facility in El Paso http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/iewc-opens-22400-sq-ft-facility-el-paso <div class="node-body article-body">​IEWC, Milwaukee, Wis., recently opened its new distribution facility in El Paso, Texas. Shipping from this facility will begin on April 25 with full utilization planned by May 23. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/iewc-opens-22400-sq-ft-facility-el-paso" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/iewc-opens-22400-sq-ft-facility-el-paso#comments Bulletin Board IEWC wire and cable Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:50:00 +0000 32091 at http://ewweb.com Service Wire Appoints Reps in Virginia and western Canada http://ewweb.com/rep-news/service-wire-appoints-reps-virginia-and-western-canada <div class="node-body article-body">Fox-Rowden-McBrayer Inc. is expanding its coverage to represent Service Wire to include the Virginia market and Brodwell Industrial Sales Ltd. is expanding their coverage to include the Saskatchewan and Manitoba markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/service-wire-appoints-reps-virginia-and-western-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/service-wire-appoints-reps-virginia-and-western-canada#comments Rep News Fox-Rowden-McBrayer Service Wire Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:42:00 +0000 32081 at http://ewweb.com Halco Appoints Three New Agencies http://ewweb.com/rep-news/halco-appoints-three-new-agencies <div class="node-body article-body">Halco has appointed three new sales agencies effective April 8. Electrical Materials Incorporated (EMI) will provide sales coverage for Michigan. McGee Co. will cover the Southern California area and Robert Amey will provide coverage for parts of the Northwest region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/halco-appoints-three-new-agencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/halco-appoints-three-new-agencies#comments Rep News Amey EFI Halco LED lighting McGee Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:34:00 +0000 32071 at http://ewweb.com British Museum Brings New Lighting to Rare Collections http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/british-museum-brings-new-lighting-rare-collections <div class="node-body article-body">Officials at the Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK, was looking to save money and energy when it chose to upgrade lighting of its rare collections of anthropological and archaeological artifacts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/british-museum-brings-new-lighting-rare-collections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/british-museum-brings-new-lighting-rare-collections#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:51:00 +0000 32051 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: Redshift Photography Energy Storage Market Grew Like Crazy in 2015 http://ewweb.com/solar/energy-storage-market-grew-crazy-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. energy storage market grew 243% in 2015, according to a <a href="http://www.seia.org/blog/storageishere-solar-storage-has-only-started-hit-its-stride">recent report by GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association (ESA), Washington, D.C.</a>&nbsp;In fact, there was more energy storage capacity deployed in just one quarter of 2015 (112 megawatts) than in 2013 and 2014 combined (106 megawatts), says the report.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/energy-storage-market-grew-crazy-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/energy-storage-market-grew-crazy-2015#comments Solar Wind Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:43:00 +0000 32041 at http://ewweb.com S&C Electric/T&D World 276K Drivers Plunk Down $1,000 to Reserve Tesla Model 3 http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/276k-drivers-plunk-down-1000-reserve-tesla-model-3 <div class="node-body article-body">A post at <a href="http://www.cnbc.com" title="www.cnbc.com">www.cnbc.com</a> discussed an interesting aspect of the astounding 276,000 reservations that potential customers made for Tesla’s Model 3 – How many of these drivers will get the $7.5K federal tax credit generally available for purchasing an electric car?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/276k-drivers-plunk-down-1000-reserve-tesla-model-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/276k-drivers-plunk-down-1000-reserve-tesla-model-3#comments Electrical Vehicles Mon, 04 Apr 2016 21:35:00 +0000 31981 at http://ewweb.com Tesla Motors Texas Businessman Sentenced to 15 Years for Bilking Investors in Fraudulent Wind Farm Scheme http://ewweb.com/wind/texas-businessman-sentenced-15-years-bilking-investors-fraudulent-wind-farm-scheme <div class="node-body article-body">The FBI posted a warning to investors about renewable energy projects with too-good-to-be-true returns and said last month David Lyman Spalding, a Texas businessman, was sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $3.3 million in restitution to his victims for concocting a fraudulent wind farm scheme.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/texas-businessman-sentenced-15-years-bilking-investors-fraudulent-wind-farm-scheme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/texas-businessman-sentenced-15-years-bilking-investors-fraudulent-wind-farm-scheme#comments Wind AWEA wind Mon, 04 Apr 2016 20:43:00 +0000 31961 at http://ewweb.com Philadelphia Area LED Lighting Manufacturers Merge http://ewweb.com/news-watch/philadelphia-area-led-lighting-manufacturers-merge <div class="node-body article-body">LumenOptix LLC, Montgomeryville, Pa., a manufacturer of specification-grade LED retrofit products for downlights, and CeeLite Technologies LLC, Villanova, Pa., a maker of large area light panels and linear LED retrofit products, have announced a strategic merger. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/philadelphia-area-led-lighting-manufacturers-merge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/philadelphia-area-led-lighting-manufacturers-merge#comments News Watch Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:54:00 +0000 32541 at http://ewweb.com Big Construction Projects Drive Market in February http://ewweb.com/news-watch/big-construction-projects-drive-market-february <div class="node-body article-body">At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $667.6 billion, Dodge Data & Analytics says new construction starts in February advanced 10% compared to the previous month. Much of the lift in February came from the nonbuilding construction sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/big-construction-projects-drive-market-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/big-construction-projects-drive-market-february#comments News Watch Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:51:00 +0000 32531 at http://ewweb.com WESCO Boosts Residential and Commercial Presence in Atlanta with Purchase of Atlanta Electrical Distributors http://ewweb.com/news-watch/wesco-boosts-residential-and-commercial-presence-atlanta-purchase-atlanta-electrical-dist <div class="node-body article-body">WESCO Distribution moved to expand significantly in the Atlanta area’s residential and commercial construction and industrial MRO markets, buying Atlanta Electrical Distributors (AED).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/wesco-boosts-residential-and-commercial-presence-atlanta-purchase-atlanta-electrical-dist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/wesco-boosts-residential-and-commercial-presence-atlanta-purchase-atlanta-electrical-dist#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Gold Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:48:00 +0000 32521 at http://ewweb.com Minerallac Continues Support of High School Electronics Program http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/minerallac-continues-support-high-school-electronics-program <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Minerallac Co., Hampshire, Ill., donated six boxes of fasteners and assorted tools to the Electrical Program at Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville, Ill. The program for students in grades 9-12 has been running since 2006 and has educated over 2,200 students in that time.&nbsp; For several years Minerallac has donated straps and bolts to the program to assist the students in building class projects.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/minerallac-continues-support-high-school-electronics-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/minerallac-continues-support-high-school-electronics-program#comments Bulletin Board Silver Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:44:00 +0000 32511 at http://ewweb.com <p>Students at Dundee-Crown High School construct and wire lights using 1&rdquo; Minerallac straps and Cully bolts, washers, and nuts.</p> Main Electric Names Wattstopper AD Partner of the Year http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/main-electric-names-wattstopper-ad-partner-year <div class="node-body article-body">Wattstopper, part of Legrand, North America, based in San Jose, Calif., has been named 2015 AD Partner of the Year by Main Electric, an electrical distributor based in Southern California.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/main-electric-names-wattstopper-ad-partner-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/main-electric-names-wattstopper-ad-partner-year#comments Bulletin Board Silver Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 32501 at http://ewweb.com <p>Accepting the award for Legrand were (left to right): Brian Friedel, regional V.P. -West; Jordan Johnson, territory manager for Southern California and Jeff Jervah, director of distribution sales.</p>