Electrical Wholesaling Magazine http://ewweb.com/rss.xml en Wave Power Energy Device Now Producing Power in Hawaii http://ewweb.com/green-market/wave-power-energy-device-now-producing-power-hawaii <div class="node-body article-body">The first third-party-validated, grid-tied wave energy device in North American waters started feeding renewable electricity to Marine Corps Base Hawaii last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/green-market/wave-power-energy-device-now-producing-power-hawaii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/green-market/wave-power-energy-device-now-producing-power-hawaii#comments Green Market wave power Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:42:00 +0000 25881 at http://ewweb.com <h3>In coordination with the U.S. Navy, Northwest Energy Innovations and the Energy Department brought online a prototype of the wave energy converter (WEC) device at the Navy&#39;s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay on Oahu.</h3> Top 10 LED Picks for July 2015 http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-led-picks-july-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out this month's Top 10 LED Product Picks from Eaton, EYE Lighting, Fulham, Prescolite/Hubbell Lighting, Ledtronics, Lutron, Nora Lighting, RAB Lighting, Spaulding/Hubbell Lighting and WAC Lighting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-led-picks-july-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-led-picks-july-2015#comments Product Galleries Eaton EYE Lighting Fulham Hubbell LEDs Ledtronics lighting Lutron Metalux Nora Lighting Prescolite RAB Lighting Spaulding WAC Lighting Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:58:00 +0000 25851 at http://ewweb.com Grainger Appoints New COO http://ewweb.com/people/grainger-appoints-new-coo <div class="node-body article-body">DG Macpherson assumes the newly created role of COO of Grainger, effective Aug. 1. Most recently, Macpherson was senior V.P. and group president, Global Supply Chain and International. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/grainger-appoints-new-coo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/grainger-appoints-new-coo#comments People Grainger Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:22:00 +0000 25841 at http://ewweb.com Electric Vehicles May Have Huge Appetite for Copper http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/electric-vehicles-may-have-huge-appetite-copper <div class="node-body article-body">Still wondering what impact electric vehicles might have on the electrical market? Check out this post from U.S. Global Investors’ Frank Talk Blog.</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/electrical-vehicles/electric-vehicles-may-have-huge-appetite-copper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/electric-vehicles-may-have-huge-appetite-copper#comments Electrical Vehicles copper electric vehicles EV Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:08:00 +0000 25831 at http://ewweb.com Buckles-Smith Recruits Undergraduates for Summer Internships http://ewweb.com/people/buckles-smith-recruits-undergraduates-summer-internships <div class="node-body article-body">Buckles-Smith, San Jose, Calif., has hired several summer interns this year. Charles Ojoko and Nathan Gottheil will be assisting the marketing team, while Parth Sukhadia and the returning Zach Nobriga will be focusing on business development with the sales team.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/buckles-smith-recruits-undergraduates-summer-internships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/buckles-smith-recruits-undergraduates-summer-internships#comments People Buckles-Smith California San Jose Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:57:00 +0000 25821 at http://ewweb.com <h3>Buckles-Smith, San Jose, Calif., has hired several summer interns this year.&nbsp;Charles Ojoko and Nathan Gottheil will be assisting the marketing team, while Parth Sukhadia and the returning Zach Nobriga will be focusing on business development with the sales team.&nbsp;</h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Schurter Announces Retirement of Founder and Management Changes http://ewweb.com/people/schurter-announces-retirement-founder-and-management-changes <div class="node-body article-body">Schurter will change management effective July 1. Bruno Schurter, president and CEO will retire after 33 years of heading up the privately held company, which is a subsidiary of Schurter Holding AG, founded in 1933 in Lucerne, Switzerland. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/schurter-announces-retirement-founder-and-management-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/schurter-announces-retirement-founder-and-management-changes#comments People Schurter Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:11:00 +0000 25801 at http://ewweb.com Klemp Joins Summit Electric Supply as Chief Financial Officer http://ewweb.com/people/klemp-joins-summit-electric-supply-chief-financial-officer <div class="node-body article-body">Thomas Klemp is now CFO and V.P. of finance for Summit Electric Supply. He was recently the V.P. of finance and administration for a division of Layne Christensen, a global water management, construction, and drilling company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/klemp-joins-summit-electric-supply-chief-financial-officer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/klemp-joins-summit-electric-supply-chief-financial-officer#comments People News Albuquerque New Mexico Summit Electric Tom Klemp Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:59:00 +0000 25791 at http://ewweb.com Lex Appoints Jack Hogarth as Product Manager of Industrial and Military Products http://ewweb.com/people/lex-appoints-jack-hogarth-product-manager-industrial-and-military-products <div class="node-body article-body">Jack Hogarth is now product manager of industrial and military products for Lex Products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/lex-appoints-jack-hogarth-product-manager-industrial-and-military-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/lex-appoints-jack-hogarth-product-manager-industrial-and-military-products#comments People Lex Products Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:52:00 +0000 25781 at http://ewweb.com Is a Copper Crunch Coming? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-crunch-coming <div class="field-byline"> The Visual Capitalist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In his post, “The Looming Copper Supply Crunch,” Jeff Desjardins, a founder of and editor with <a href="http://www.visualcapitalist.com" title="www.visualcapitalist.com">www.visualcapitalist.com</a>, discusses why he thinks there’s a copper shortage on the horizon. </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/materials-pricing/copper-crunch-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-crunch-coming#comments Materials Pricing cable copper wire Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:07:00 +0000 25771 at http://ewweb.com Shat-R-Shield Expands Sales Force http://ewweb.com/lighting/shat-r-shield-expands-sales-force <div class="node-body article-body">Shat-R-Shield expanded its sales force with the hire of Scott Rindler as Central Regional manager and the appointment of Jim Radi as director of national accounts and specification sales. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/shat-r-shield-expands-sales-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/shat-r-shield-expands-sales-force#comments Lighting People Radi Rindler Shat-R-Shield Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:38:00 +0000 25761 at http://ewweb.com Kneir Named President of Lex Products Corp. http://ewweb.com/people/kneir-named-president-lex-products-corp <div class="node-body article-body">Lex Products Corp. recently appointed Donald Kneir as president. He comes to Lex Products Corp from a career in manufacturing including his recent role as CEO/president of Cable Corp of America, a manufacturer of power and control cable for military and commercial markets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/kneir-named-president-lex-products-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/kneir-named-president-lex-products-corp#comments People Don Kneir Lex Products Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:31:00 +0000 25751 at http://ewweb.com Universal Hires Sumner as V.P. of Sales http://ewweb.com/people/universal-hires-sumner-vp-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Universal added lighting industry veteran Stu Sumner to the Universal team as the new vice president of sales for the West Coast region of the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/universal-hires-sumner-vp-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/universal-hires-sumner-vp-sales#comments People lighting universal Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:20:00 +0000 25741 at http://ewweb.com Electric Supply Center Opens 135,000 CDC in Boston Metro http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/electric-supply-center-opens-135000-cdc-boston-metro <div class="node-body article-body">Electric Supply Center (ESC), Boston, recently opened a new 135,000 square-foot Central Distribution Center, in Woburn, Mass.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/electric-supply-center-opens-135000-cdc-boston-metro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/electric-supply-center-opens-135000-cdc-boston-metro#comments Bulletin Board Boston Electric Supply Center Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:11:00 +0000 25731 at http://ewweb.com <h3>ESC&#39;s new 135,000-square-foot CDC opened with all new inventory double the value of the company&#39;s inventory in Burlington to ensure customer fill rates.</h3> Anord Makes Two Executive Appointments http://ewweb.com/people/anord-makes-two-executive-appointments <div class="node-body article-body">Anord, a provider of critical-power infrastructure to the global data center industry, appointed Graham Carr as U.S. Western regional sales manager and Rick Wright as plant manager at Sandston headquarters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/anord-makes-two-executive-appointments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/anord-makes-two-executive-appointments#comments People Anord Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:05:00 +0000 25721 at http://ewweb.com Mersen Acquires Chinese Manufacturer of Overvoltage Protection Products http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/mersen-acquires-chinese-manufacturer-overvoltage-protection-products <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mersen, Paris, announces the signing of an agreement to acquire ASP, a Chinese leader specialized in overvoltage protection (surge protection devices). This deal is part of the strategy to expand the presence of Mersen&#39;s electrical segment in the overvoltage protection market. The company plans to achieve close to &euro;40 million of sales in this segment by 2018.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/mersen-acquires-chinese-manufacturer-overvoltage-protection-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/mersen-acquires-chinese-manufacturer-overvoltage-protection-products#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Mersen Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:51:00 +0000 25711 at http://ewweb.com General Cable to Sell Asia-Pacific Operations http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/general-cable-sell-asia-pacific-operations <div class="node-body article-body">General Cable Corp. Highland Heights, Ky., plans to sell its Asia Pacific operations to MM Logistics Co., Ltd. for cash consideration of approximately $205 million. The company’s Asia Pacific operations consist of businesses in Thailand, China, New Zealand and Australia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/general-cable-sell-asia-pacific-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/general-cable-sell-asia-pacific-operations#comments Mergers & Acquisitions General Cable Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:30:00 +0000 25701 at http://ewweb.com Top 10 Product Picks for June 2015 http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-product-picks-june-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">EW's editors make their selections for this month's Top 10 Product Picks. Included are products from AFC Cable, Anderson Power Products, Appleton, Arlington Industries, Bridgeport Fittings, CRC, Eaton/Crouse-Hinds, Greenlee, Legrand and Wiremold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-product-picks-june-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-product-picks-june-2015#comments Product Galleries Anderson Power Products Appleton Arlington Industries Bridgeport Fittings CRC Eaton/Crouse-Hinds FC Cable Greenlee Legrand Wiremold. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:45:00 +0000 25691 at http://ewweb.com LG Retrofits Davenport University to LED Lighting http://ewweb.com/lighting/lg-retrofits-davenport-university-led-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">Electronics giant LG Electronics, which has been moving quickly into the LED lighting market, announced an important milestone in its collaboration with Davenport University. LG is supplying super-efficient fixtures across all of Davenport’s campuses throughout the Great Lakes State as part of a multi-year program to convert existing lighting to energy-efficient LED solutions by 2018. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/lg-retrofits-davenport-university-led-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/lg-retrofits-davenport-university-led-lighting#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:23:00 +0000 25681 at http://ewweb.com Photo courtesy of LG Electronics Eaton Corp. Announces Succession Plan http://ewweb.com/news-watch/eaton-corp-announces-succession-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The company’s board announced several senior leadership appointments in anticipation of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alexander “Sandy” Cutler’s retirement at the end of May 2016. Craig Arnold, 55, has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Eaton and a member of the board of directors, effective Sept. 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/eaton-corp-announces-succession-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/eaton-corp-announces-succession-plan#comments News Watch Eaton Sandy Cutler Tue, 23 Jun 2015 02:38:00 +0000 25671 at http://ewweb.com <p>Eaton&#39;s Craig Arnold</p> Getty Images Sonepar USA Acquires Eck Supply Co. http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-usa-acquires-eck-supply-co <div class="node-body article-body">​Sonepar USA has purchased Eck Supply Co., a multi-location regional electrical distributor serving Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-usa-acquires-eck-supply-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-usa-acquires-eck-supply-co#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Eck Sonepar Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:24:00 +0000 25661 at http://ewweb.com General Cable names new CEO http://ewweb.com/news/general-cable-names-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">At General Cable, Michael McDonnell will be president, CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, effective July 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news/general-cable-names-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news/general-cable-names-new-ceo#comments News General Cable Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:05:00 +0000 25651 at http://ewweb.com Hubbell Makes Executive Appointments http://ewweb.com/people/hubbell-makes-executive-appointments <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Poyck, Rodd Ruland and Darrin Wegman are now group presidents for the Lighting, Construction and Energy, and Commercial and Industrial businesses in Hubbell’s Electrical Segment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/hubbell-makes-executive-appointments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/hubbell-makes-executive-appointments#comments People Hubbell Sat, 20 Jun 2015 23:55:00 +0000 25641 at http://ewweb.com Eaton Announces Succession Plan http://ewweb.com/people/eaton-announces-succession-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The company’s board announced several senior leadership appointments in anticipation of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alexander “Sandy” Cutler’s retirement at the end of May 2016. Craig Arnold, 55, has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Eaton and a member of the board of directors, effective Sept. 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/eaton-announces-succession-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/eaton-announces-succession-plan#comments People Craig Arnold Eaton Sandy Cutler Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:05:00 +0000 25631 at http://ewweb.com Lutron’s RAC Program to Help Electrical Contractors Build Businesses in the Connected Home http://ewweb.com/lighting/lutron-s-rac-program-help-electrical-contractors-build-businesses-connected-home <div class="node-body article-body">Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., recently launched the Residential Advantage Contractor (RAC) program for electrical contractors to help them learn more about smart lighting, LED dimming and business opportunities in the connected home.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/lutron-s-rac-program-help-electrical-contractors-build-businesses-connected-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/lutron-s-rac-program-help-electrical-contractors-build-businesses-connected-home#comments Bulletin Board Lighting electrical contractors LED lighting Lutron Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:58:00 +0000 25621 at http://ewweb.com Electrical Wholesaling's Top 10 LED Picks for June 2015 http://ewweb.com/lighting/electrical-wholesalings-top-10-led-picks-june-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out our Top 10 LED Product Picks for June 2015. This month we are featuring LED products from Acuity Brands, Eaton Cooper Lighting, Cree, EYE Lighting, Forest Lighting, GE, Hubbell Lighting, Lutron, Nora Lighting and Osram Sylvania. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/electrical-wholesalings-top-10-led-picks-june-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/electrical-wholesalings-top-10-led-picks-june-2015#comments Product Galleries Lighting Acuity Brands Cooper Lighting Cree Eaton EYE Lighting Forest Lighting GE Hubbell Lighting LEDs lighting Lutron Nora Lighting Osram Sylvania Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:56:00 +0000 25611 at http://ewweb.com GE Industrial Solutions Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Facility in North Carolina http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ge-industrial-solutions-opens-new-advanced-manufacturing-facility-north-carolina <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2015/04/GE_Industrial_Systems_Logo_200.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 60px; float: left; margin: 3px;" />GE&rsquo;s Industrial Solutions business unit recently opened a new advanced manufacturing facility customer experience center in Mebane, N.C.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ge-industrial-solutions-opens-new-advanced-manufacturing-facility-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ge-industrial-solutions-opens-new-advanced-manufacturing-facility-north-carolina#comments Bulletin Board GE Industrial Solutions NC North Carolina Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:33:00 +0000 25601 at http://ewweb.com Summit Electric Supply’s Greg Carpenter Promoted to Service Center Leader in Albuquerque and Santa Fe http://ewweb.com/people/summit-electric-supply-s-greg-carpenter-promoted-service-center-leader-albuquerque-and-santa- <div class="node-body article-body">Greg Carpenter is now service center leader of Summit Electric Supply’s Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico, locations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/summit-electric-supply-s-greg-carpenter-promoted-service-center-leader-albuquerque-and-santa-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/summit-electric-supply-s-greg-carpenter-promoted-service-center-leader-albuquerque-and-santa-#comments People Greg Carpenter New Mexico NM Summit Electric Supply Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:41:00 +0000 25591 at http://ewweb.com Find a Top 200 Electrical Distributor http://ewweb.com/top-200/find-top-200-electrical-distributor <div class="field-deck"> Here are the headquarters' locations of the largest distributors in Electrical Wholesaling's 2015 Top 200 ranking. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here's a handy tool to find info on the largest distributors in North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/top-200/find-top-200-electrical-distributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/top-200/find-top-200-electrical-distributor#comments Top 200 largest distributors Top 200 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:37:00 +0000 25561 at http://ewweb.com FPL and FIU Partner to Build Innovative Solar Research Facility http://ewweb.com/solar/fpl-and-fiu-partner-build-innovative-solar-research-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Florida Power &amp; Light Company (FPL) and Florida International University (FIU), Miami, announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will both generate electricity for FPL&rsquo;s 4.8 million customers and serve as an innovative research operation.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/fpl-and-fiu-partner-build-innovative-solar-research-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/fpl-and-fiu-partner-build-innovative-solar-research-facility#comments Solar PV photovoltaics solar Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:49:00 +0000 25271 at http://ewweb.com Photo provided by NASA Cord Grips for Solar Applications http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/cord-grips-solar-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Arlington&rsquo;s new Cord Grips are ideal for solar and many other jobs that require the connection of multiple cables into raceways, fittings, and combiner or junction boxes. They offer a unique cord-gripping action to separate and hold cables securely in place. The internal grommet squeezes down on the cables as the nut is tightened.</p> <p><a href="http://www.aifittings.com/landing/nmpv?utm_source=emailcampaign46&amp;utm_medium=phpList&amp;utm_content=HTMLemail&amp;utm_campaign=Solar+Photovoltaic+Connectors">Arlington Industries</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/cord-grips-solar-applications#comments Product Galleries Arlington Industries photovoltaics PV solar Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:40:00 +0000 25261 at http://ewweb.com