Electrical Wholesaling Magazine http://ewweb.com/rss.xml en Horizon Solutions’ CFO/COO Herrmann Assumes CEO/President Role as Newton Retires http://ewweb.com/people/horizon-solutions-cfocoo-herrmann-assumes-ceopresident-role-newton-retires <div class="node-body article-body">After more than four decades with Horizon Solutions and previously Oakes Electric Supply, Horizon Solutions’ CEO/President Jim Newton has announced his retirement. He will continue to serve as the chairman of Horizon’s board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/horizon-solutions-cfocoo-herrmann-assumes-ceopresident-role-newton-retires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/horizon-solutions-cfocoo-herrmann-assumes-ceopresident-role-newton-retires#comments People Horizon Solutions Jim Newton Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:45:00 +0000 24341 at http://ewweb.com McNaughton-McKay Announces Senior-Level Management Changes http://ewweb.com/people/mcnaughton-mckay-announces-senior-level-management-changes <div class="node-body article-body">John (Jack) R. McNaughton III retired at McNaughton-McKay on Dec. 31 after 37 years. In related moves at the company, Scott Sellers has been named executive V.P. of operations and John Kuczmanski is the new executive V.P.and CFO. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/mcnaughton-mckay-announces-senior-level-management-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/mcnaughton-mckay-announces-senior-level-management-changes#comments People McNaughton_McKay Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:13:00 +0000 24331 at http://ewweb.com <h3>Jack&nbsp;R. McNaughton III retired at McNaughton-McKay on Dec. 31 after 37 years with the company.</h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Duquesne University’s Gumberg Library Gets an Efficient Upgrade http://ewweb.com/lighting/duquesne-university-s-gumberg-library-gets-efficient-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">Duquesne wanted a sustainable system with a contemporary style that also could be pendant-mounted in continuous rows, so the university chose the Neo-Ray Index direct/indirect LED pendants for the library, which houses nearly 750,000 print volumes and welcomed more than 510,000 visitors last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/duquesne-university-s-gumberg-library-gets-efficient-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/duquesne-university-s-gumberg-library-gets-efficient-upgrade#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:06:00 +0000 24321 at http://ewweb.com Photo courtesy of Eaton Cooper Lighting Partners in New Light http://ewweb.com/lighting/partners-new-light <div class="field-deck"> Disruption in lighting is giving distributors new potential suppliers to consider and new ways of looking at an old line of business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How do you determine which suppliers might be valuable long-term partners who can help grow your share of the lighting market and which ones will leave you stranded, or worse, leave your customers with a lasting bad impression?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/partners-new-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/partners-new-light#comments Lighting Gold Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:42:00 +0000 24301 at http://ewweb.com Photo courtesy of Eaton/Cooper Lighting AWEA says a Wind Rush is Underway http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway <div class="node-body article-body">The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, D.C., says new turbines with bigger blades are making wind an economical energy choice in more areas of the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway#comments Wind AWEA wind Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:17:00 +0000 24291 at http://ewweb.com Photo credits: Vestas Galvan’s Montambo Begins Semi-Retirement after 17 Years as V.P. of Electrical Products http://ewweb.com/people/galvan-s-montambo-begins-semi-retirement-after-17-years-vp-electrical-products <div class="node-body article-body">In other news at Galvan, Roger Montambo stepped down from his post as V.P. of electrical products on April 1 after 17 years of service. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/galvan-s-montambo-begins-semi-retirement-after-17-years-vp-electrical-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/galvan-s-montambo-begins-semi-retirement-after-17-years-vp-electrical-products#comments People Galvan Lund Montambo Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:29:00 +0000 24281 at http://ewweb.com Galvan Electrical Products Adds Three New Reps in Southeast http://ewweb.com/rep-news/galvan-electrical-products-adds-three-new-reps-southeast <div class="node-body article-body">The Electrical Products Division of Galvan Industries Inc., Harrisburg, N.C., added three new reps to serve the commercial/industrial and utilities markets in the Southeast -- Bishop & Brodgon, Atlanta; Electrical Sales Associates, Weston, Fla.; and W. R. Daniel, Mooresville, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/galvan-electrical-products-adds-three-new-reps-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/galvan-electrical-products-adds-three-new-reps-southeast#comments Rep News Atlanta; Electrical Sales Associates Galvan ishop & Brodgon Mooresville N.C. NEMRA reps W. R. Daniel Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:13:00 +0000 24271 at http://ewweb.com Obituary: Lutron Founder Joel Spira Passes Away (Updated) http://ewweb.com/lighting/obituary-lutron-founder-joel-spira-passes-away-updated <div class="node-body article-body">Joel Spira, founder of Lutron and one of the lighting industry's true legends, died April 8.</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/lighting/obituary-lutron-founder-joel-spira-passes-away-updated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/obituary-lutron-founder-joel-spira-passes-away-updated#comments Lighting People Joel Spira lighting Lutron Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:25:00 +0000 24261 at http://ewweb.com Siemens Opens Oil & Gas Headquarters in Houston http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/siemens-opens-oil-gas-headquarters-houston <div class="node-body article-body">Siemens opened its new oil and gas headquarters in Houston earlier this week. Lisa Davis, a member of the Siemens Managing Board, said the company will serve the region’s oil and gas sector from what it calls the “energy capital of the world.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/siemens-opens-oil-gas-headquarters-houston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/siemens-opens-oil-gas-headquarters-houston#comments Bulletin Board Houston oil and gas Siemens Texas Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:42:00 +0000 24251 at http://ewweb.com <p style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">Siemens Managing Board member Lisa Davis (right) discusses the company&rsquo;s new Houston headquarters with the city&rsquo;s mayor,&nbsp;Annise&nbsp;Parker.</p> Sonepar Announces Plans to Buy British VDV Specialist http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-announces-plans-buy-british-vdv-specialist <div class="node-body article-body">Sonepar said Mayflex Holdings has joined Sonepar in the UK, subject to approval from the antitrust authorities in Austria, expected to be given within four weeks, according to a press release on the company’s website.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-announces-plans-buy-british-vdv-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-announces-plans-buy-british-vdv-specialist#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Mayfair Sonepar VDV Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:08:00 +0000 24241 at http://ewweb.com Vapor-Tight LED Fixture http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vapor-tight-led-fixture <div class="node-body article-body">These LED Luminaires consume less than half the wattage of a four-foot luminaire with two 32W T8 fluorescent lamps and have a minimum life expectancy of 50,000 hours. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vapor-tight-led-fixture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vapor-tight-led-fixture#comments Product Galleries Lighting EPCO LED lighting Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:33:00 +0000 24231 at http://ewweb.com Grounding Clamp http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/grounding-clamp <div class="node-body article-body">The Mighty-Bond Single Bolt Grounding Clamp is engineered with a patented hinged design making it easier for contractors to install the clamp in a wide range of grounding applications, even in tight, confined spaces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/grounding-clamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/grounding-clamp#comments Product Galleries Bridgeport Fittings Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:25:00 +0000 24221 at http://ewweb.com VDV Connectors http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vdv-connectors <div class="node-body article-body">The Atlas supports shielded applications from Category 8 to 5e and UTP applications from Category 6A to 5e, all from one unified form factor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vdv-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vdv-connectors#comments Product Galleries Leviton VDV Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:09:00 +0000 24211 at http://ewweb.com Liquidtight Flexible Conduit http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/liquidtight-flexible-conduit <div class="node-body article-body">LIQUID-TUFF UL Splash Zone Liquidtight Flexible Conduit has a rugged polyvinyl chloride (PVC) jacket designed to inhibit bacteria growth and withstand cleaning and sterilization using bleach – with no jacket degradation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/liquidtight-flexible-conduit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/liquidtight-flexible-conduit#comments Product Galleries AFC armored cable Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000 24201 at http://ewweb.com Motor Connection Cables http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/motor-connection-cables <div class="node-body article-body">​The TOPFLEX-EMV-UV-3 PLUS 2XSLCYK-J and the TOPFLEX-EMV-UV-2XSLCYK-J are Helukabel’s newest new motor connection cables. Both cables are suited for supplying power to frequency converters while ensuring electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in systems, buildings and facilities from devices and operating equipment, which can emanate electromagnetic interference and cause impermissible malfunctions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/motor-connection-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/motor-connection-cables#comments Product Galleries helukabel wire and cable Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:47:00 +0000 24191 at http://ewweb.com Non-Metallic Enclosures http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/non-metallic-enclosures <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2015/03/stahlin0515_250.jpg" style="width: 251px; height: 284px; margin: 3px; float: left;" />The &nbsp;fiberglass &nbsp;24-inch&nbsp;x 24-inch&nbsp;PolyStarTM Polycarbonate Enclosure with Opaque and Clear Cover &nbsp;are designed for both outdoor and indoor applications. Made entirely in the U.S.A., all PolyStar polycarbonate enclosures can withstand rain, sleet, snow, splashing, hose directed water and submersion while providing superior impact and flame protection.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/non-metallic-enclosures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/non-metallic-enclosures#comments Product Galleries enclosures Stahlin Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:02:00 +0000 24181 at http://ewweb.com Bolt Cutters http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/bolt-cutters <div class="node-body article-body">​KNIPEX CoBolt Mini Bolt Cutters are designed to cut nearly everything that fits between its jaws, up to 1/4-inch. The new design incorporates etched blades that require less force to make challenging cuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/bolt-cutters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/bolt-cutters#comments Product Galleries Knipex Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:56:00 +0000 24171 at http://ewweb.com S&C Teams Up with Schneider to Build Microgrid for Oncor Utility http://ewweb.com/news-watch/sc-teams-schneider-build-microgrid-oncor-utility <div class="node-body video-body">Schneider Electric, Andover, Mass., and S&C Electric Co., Chicago, recently unveiled a microgrid in North America for Oncor, a Texas-based electric transmission and distribution company that operates the largest distribution and transmission system in Texas.</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/news-watch/sc-teams-schneider-build-microgrid-oncor-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/sc-teams-schneider-build-microgrid-oncor-utility#comments News Watch Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:24:00 +0000 24161 at http://ewweb.com Tim Horny Named President of Crawford Electric Supply http://ewweb.com/people/tim-horny-named-president-crawford-electric-supply <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Tim Horny is now&nbsp;president of Crawford Electric Supply. Most recently Crawford&rsquo;s regional V.P.&nbsp;of its&nbsp;Central/South Texas region, Horny has been a leader with the company&nbsp;for quite some time.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ewweb.com/people/tim-horny-named-president-crawford-electric-supply#comments People Crawford Electric Sonepar Tim Horny Fri, 03 Apr 2015 21:28:00 +0000 24151 at http://ewweb.com Electrical Wholesaling's Top 10 LED Products for April 2015 http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/electrical-wholesalings-top-10-led-products-april-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy, Chief Editor, Electrical Wholesaling </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out these new LED products from Cree, Dialight, Eaton/Cooper Lighting, Forest Lighting, JESCO, Nora Lighting, Philips, RAB, Modern Lighting/WAC, and U.S. Architectural Lighting.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/electrical-wholesalings-top-10-led-products-april-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/electrical-wholesalings-top-10-led-products-april-2015#comments Product Galleries LED lighting Top 10 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:29:00 +0000 24141 at http://ewweb.com Dallas, Denver, Seattle and Houston Metros Lead U.S. in Year-Over-Year Construction Employment Gains http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/dallas-denver-seattle-and-houston-metros-lead-us-year-over-year-construction-employ <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy, Chief Editor, Electrical Wholesaling </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Construction employment expanded in 278 metro areas, declined in 36 and was stagnant in 44 between Feb. 2014 and Feb. 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America, Arlington, Va. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/dallas-denver-seattle-and-houston-metros-lead-us-year-over-year-construction-employ" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/dallas-denver-seattle-and-houston-metros-lead-us-year-over-year-construction-employ#comments Market Forecasts AGC Associated General Contractors Dallas Denver Houston Seattle Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:47:00 +0000 24061 at http://ewweb.com <p>The Dallas metro led all U.S. metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs)&nbsp;in year-over-year (YOY)&nbsp;construction employment gains through Feb. 2015 with 12,800 new construction jobs and an estimated&nbsp;1,664 new electrical contractor jobs.</p> Photo credit: Ultima_Gaina/istock/Thinkstock Encore Wire Wins WinWholesale 2014 Electrical Vendor of the Year http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/encore-wire-wins-winwholesale-2014-electrical-vendor-year <div class="node-body article-body">​WinWholesale Inc., Dayton, Ohio, has selected Encore Wire Corp. as its 2014 Electrical Vendor of the Year. Encore Wire supplies products to WinWholesale local companies representing the Winlectric, Winnelson, Winsupply and Noland Company brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/encore-wire-wins-winwholesale-2014-electrical-vendor-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/encore-wire-wins-winwholesale-2014-electrical-vendor-year#comments Bulletin Board Encore Wire Winlectric Winsupply Winwholesale wire and cable Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:49:00 +0000 24051 at http://ewweb.com EIS Acquires Specialty Wire and Cable Distributor http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/eis-acquires-specialty-wire-and-cable-distributor <div class="node-body article-body">​EIS Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the publicly held Genuine Parts Co. has acquired Connect-Air International Inc., Seattle, from Wincove Capital. Connect-Air is a specialty distributor of low-voltage wire and cable used in critical building applications, primarily HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning), security and fire alarm systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/eis-acquires-specialty-wire-and-cable-distributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/eis-acquires-specialty-wire-and-cable-distributor#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Connect-Air International EIS Genuine Parts wire and cable Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:36:00 +0000 24041 at http://ewweb.com Amazon Services: Offered Soon by an Electrician Near You? http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/amazon-services-offered-soon-electrician-near-you <div class="node-body article-body">Lots of chatter out there about Amazon’s latest venture, its Amazon Home Services offering that links consumers shopping for all sorts of home repair needs, including plumbing, electrical, landscaping, computer/television installation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/amazon-services-offered-soon-electrician-near-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/amazon-services-offered-soon-electrician-near-you#comments Bulletin Board Amazon Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:38:00 +0000 24031 at http://ewweb.com Dan Nitowsky Named President of Cleveland’s Leff Electric http://ewweb.com/people/dan-nitowsky-named-president-cleveland-s-leff-electric <div class="node-body article-body"> Dan Nitowsky has joined Leff Electric as president and will manage day-to-day operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/dan-nitowsky-named-president-cleveland-s-leff-electric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/dan-nitowsky-named-president-cleveland-s-leff-electric#comments People Bruce Leff Leff Electric Nitowsky Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:14:00 +0000 24021 at http://ewweb.com LED T5 Lamps http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-t5-lamps <div class="node-body article-body">Forest Lighting’s T5 LED Integrated Linear Lamps are designed for replacing fluorescent, halogen and low-voltage lamps in both retrofit and new construction applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-t5-lamps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-t5-lamps#comments Product Galleries Lighting Forest Lighting LED lighting Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:56:00 +0000 24011 at http://ewweb.com Labels for Solar Equipment http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/labels-solar-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">In HellermannTyton's new Solar Label Convenience Packs, each label meets 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC 2014) for the labeling of solar PV equipment. The new labels include partially pre-printed voltage rating labels, which can be easily marked at the site with an industrial paint pen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/labels-solar-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/labels-solar-equipment#comments Product Galleries HellermannTyton photovoltaics PV solar Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:26:00 +0000 24001 at http://ewweb.com General Cable Recognizes Outstanding Reps http://ewweb.com/rep-news/general-cable-recognizes-outstanding-reps <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2015/03/general_cable_logo_200.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 37px; margin: 3px; float: left;" />General Cable, Highland Heights, Ky., awarded their representatives of Carol brand/General Cable Branded and Stabiloy/NUAL brand products during the recent 2015 NEMRA Meeting. Two companies were presented with the prestigious 2014 Representative of the Year award: <strong>Casey Electric Sales,</strong> Carol Brand/General Cable Branded Products and <strong>Pacific Western Agencies,</strong> STABILOY/NUAL Brand Products.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/general-cable-recognizes-outstanding-reps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/general-cable-recognizes-outstanding-reps#comments Rep News General Cable NEMRA reps Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:13:00 +0000 23991 at http://ewweb.com General Cable Plant Wins Industry Week Best Plant Competition http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/general-cable-plant-wins-industry-week-best-plant-competition <div class="node-body article-body">General Cable’s Marion, Ind., manufacturing facility recently won an award in Industry Week’s 2014 North America Best Plants Competition. The Best Plants Award recognizes world-class facilities in North America that perform with excellence in terms of increasing competitiveness, enhancing customer satisfaction and creating stimulating and rewarding work environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/general-cable-plant-wins-industry-week-best-plant-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/general-cable-plant-wins-industry-week-best-plant-competition#comments Bulletin Board General Cable Industry Week Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:59:00 +0000 23981 at http://ewweb.com WireMasters Acquires Wyre Tek http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiremasters-acquires-wyre-tek <div class="node-body article-body">WireMasters Inc., Columbia, Tenn., recently purchased Wyre Tek, Cranston, R.I., The addition Wyre Tek to the WireMasters family will provide advanced products and value-added services throughout the aerospace and defense industries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiremasters-acquires-wyre-tek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiremasters-acquires-wyre-tek#comments Mergers & Acquisitions wire and cable WireMasters Wyre Tek Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:46:00 +0000 23971 at http://ewweb.com