Electrical Wholesaling Magazine http://ewweb.com/rss.xml en EW's Top 10 Product Picks for September 2015 http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-product-picks-september-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out Electrical Wholesaling's Top 10 New Product Picks for September, 2015 -- ASCO, AFC, Carlo Gavazzi, Dialight, Griplock, Hubbell Lighting, JESCO Lighting Group, Lutron, Milwaukee Tool and Orbit Industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-product-picks-september-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-product-picks-september-2015#comments Product Galleries Gallery AFC ASCO Atkore Carlo Gavazzi Dialight Griplock Hubbell Lighting JESCO Lighting Group Lutron Milwaukee Tool Orbit Industries. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:22:00 +0000 26771 at http://ewweb.com McNaughton-McKay Launches New Website http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mcnaughton-mckay-launches-new-website <div class="node-body article-body">​McNaughton-McKay Electric Co., Madison Heights, Mich., recently launched a new, redesigned version of its website, <a href="http://www.mc-mc.com" title="www.mc-mc.com">www.mc-mc.com</a>.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mcnaughton-mckay-launches-new-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mcnaughton-mckay-launches-new-website#comments Bulletin Board e-commerce McNaughton-McKay Michigan Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:35:00 +0000 26761 at http://ewweb.com Jim Zima to Lead Sherman+Reilly Inc. and HD Electric http://ewweb.com/people/jim-zima-lead-shermanreilly-inc-and-hd-electric <div class="node-body article-body">Jim Zima is now V.P. and general manager for Sherman + Reilly and HD Electric Co.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/jim-zima-lead-shermanreilly-inc-and-hd-electric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/jim-zima-lead-shermanreilly-inc-and-hd-electric#comments People HD Electric Sherman + Reilly utility market Zima Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:27:00 +0000 26751 at http://ewweb.com Blazer Electric Supply Raises $25,000 for Local Contractor Training and Scholarship Funds http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/blazer-electric-supply-raises-25000-local-contractor-training-and-scholarship-funds <div class="node-body article-body">Blazer Electric Supply Co, Colorado Springs, Colo., held the “Blazer Benefit 3” Golf Tournament on August 11 at Bear Dance Golf Club in Larkspur, Colo. The proceeds of $25,000 were split between the contractor training programs and scholarship funds for the local chapters of Independent Electrical Contractors and the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the IBEW. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/blazer-electric-supply-raises-25000-local-contractor-training-and-scholarship-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/blazer-electric-supply-raises-25000-local-contractor-training-and-scholarship-funds#comments Bulletin Board Blazer Electric Supply Colorado Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:07:00 +0000 26741 at http://ewweb.com <p>Blazer Electric Supply&#39;s&nbsp;Steve Blazer (left) with some of the happy winners in this year&#39;s tourney.</p> IAC Supply Solution Opens New Facility in Blytheville, Ark. http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/iac-supply-solution-opens-new-facility-blytheville-ark <div class="node-body article-body">IAC Supply Solutions, Memphis, Tenn. recently moved into a new 12,000-square-foot facility in Blytheville, Ark.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/iac-supply-solution-opens-new-facility-blytheville-ark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/iac-supply-solution-opens-new-facility-blytheville-ark#comments Bulletin Board Arkansas IAC Supply Solutions Tennessee Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:45:00 +0000 26731 at http://ewweb.com <p>IAC Supply Solutions recently completed several&nbsp;construction projects, including this new &nbsp;branch in Blytheville, Ark.</p> Gale Promoted to V.P. of Sales and Marketing at Burndy http://ewweb.com/people/gale-promoted-vp-sales-and-marketing-burndy <div class="node-body article-body">Stewart Gale has been promoted to V.P. of sales and marketing at Burndy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/gale-promoted-vp-sales-and-marketing-burndy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/gale-promoted-vp-sales-and-marketing-burndy#comments People Burndy Gale Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:24:00 +0000 26721 at http://ewweb.com IKEA to Sell Exclusively LED Lighting http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ikea-sell-exclusively-led-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">Global retailer IKEA announced it would become the first major retailer operating in the U.S. to sell exclusively LED lighting products in its stores. Starting Sept. 1, when IKEA issues new catalogs and products, IKEA will only sell LED bulbs and lighting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ikea-sell-exclusively-led-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ikea-sell-exclusively-led-lighting#comments Bulletin Board Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:02:00 +0000 26711 at http://ewweb.com Image from IKEA site Eye Lighting Awards Community College Scholarships http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/eye-lighting-awards-community-college-scholarships <div class="node-body article-body">Eye Lighting International, Mentor, Ohio, a manufacturer of lamps, luminaires, controls and related lighting products, is fighting the expected future shortage of qualified employment candidates today. The company awarded a scholarship to two Lakeland Community College students through the Lakeland Foundation. T</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/eye-lighting-awards-community-college-scholarships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/eye-lighting-awards-community-college-scholarships#comments Bulletin Board Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:38:00 +0000 26701 at http://ewweb.com Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images Turner promoted to V.P. of sales and marketing at Becker Electric http://ewweb.com/people/turner-promoted-vp-sales-and-marketing-becker-electric <div class="node-body article-body">Alan Turner is now V.P. of sales and marketing. In his new role, Turner will have leadership responsibility for the sales activities of all Becker locations as well as Becker Automation Solutions, Becker Energy Solutions and marketing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/turner-promoted-vp-sales-and-marketing-becker-electric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/turner-promoted-vp-sales-and-marketing-becker-electric#comments People Alan Turner Becker Electric Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:36:00 +0000 26691 at http://ewweb.com Emirates Stadium Showcases LED Lighting http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/emirates-stadium-showcases-led-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Stadium in London, home of Arsenal Football Club, unveiled a new state-of-the-art LED floodlighting system at the club’s first evening game of the 2015/16 season against Liverpool. The conversion increases light levels by 32% to meet Premier League lighting standards and reduces energy consumption by 30% compared to the prior 2000-watt metal halide lights</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/emirates-stadium-showcases-led-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/emirates-stadium-showcases-led-lighting#comments Bulletin Board Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:42:00 +0000 26681 at http://ewweb.com Photo courtesy of Musco Lighting GE Lighting Teams Up With RepFiles http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ge-lighting-teams-repfiles <div class="node-body article-body">GE Lighting is now delivering sales and marketing collateral to their sales reps and distributors through the RepFiles NEMRA and NAED Edition apps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ge-lighting-teams-repfiles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/ge-lighting-teams-repfiles#comments Bulletin Board GE Lighting RepFiles Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:57:00 +0000 26671 at http://ewweb.com Arlington Industries Provides Mobile Users with Easier Access to Product Data http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/arlington-industries-provides-mobile-users-easier-access-product-data <div class="node-body video-body">Arlington Industries, Scranton, Pa., has redesigned its mobile web-site to provide increased optimization for smartphones and tablets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/arlington-industries-provides-mobile-users-easier-access-product-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/arlington-industries-provides-mobile-users-easier-access-product-data#comments Product Galleries Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:46:00 +0000 26661 at http://ewweb.com Johnston Promoted at Winwholesale http://ewweb.com/people/johnston-promoted-winwholesale <div class="node-body article-body">Jack Johnston was promoted to CEO and retains his previous title as president of WinWholesale. Rick Schwartz, who previously was CEO and chairman, is stepping down from the executive role after 17 years. Schwartz remains chairman of the WinWholesale board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/johnston-promoted-winwholesale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/johnston-promoted-winwholesale#comments People Jack Johnston Winwholesale Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:39:00 +0000 26641 at http://ewweb.com Crabree Joins ESC as Director of Supply Chain http://ewweb.com/people/crabree-joins-esc-director-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body">Jim Crabtree recently joined the company as director of supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/crabree-joins-esc-director-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/crabree-joins-esc-director-supply-chain#comments People Crabtree Electric Supply Center ESC Fri, 14 Aug 2015 21:25:00 +0000 26631 at http://ewweb.com Former Schneider Electric Exec to Lead Electric Vehicle Firm http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/former-schneider-electric-exec-lead-electric-vehicle-firm <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2015/06/mike_calise_car_charging_Schneider267.jpg" style="width: 267px; height: 325px; float: left; margin: 3px;" />Car Charging Group Inc., which promotes itself as the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that Mike Calise has been appointed as the company&rsquo;s CEO. Michael Farkas will continue to serve as chairman of the board and will also serve as the chief visionary officer.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/former-schneider-electric-exec-lead-electric-vehicle-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/former-schneider-electric-exec-lead-electric-vehicle-firm#comments Electrical Vehicles People Calise electric vehicles EV Schneider Fri, 14 Aug 2015 20:02:00 +0000 26621 at http://ewweb.com NEMA Announces New Award to Recognize Business Innovation http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/nema-announces-new-award-recognize-business-innovation <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., is soliciting nominations for its inaugural Business Innovation Council (BIC) Illuminations Award to recognize a small- to medium-sized (SME) NEMA company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/nema-announces-new-award-recognize-business-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/nema-announces-new-award-recognize-business-innovation#comments Bulletin Board National Electrical Manufacturers Association NEMA Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:55:00 +0000 26611 at http://ewweb.com NC Clean Energy Technology Center Releases 2Q 2015 State of Solar Report http://ewweb.com/solar/nc-clean-energy-technology-center-releases-2q-2015-state-solar-report <div class="node-body article-body">In its latest status report on the U.S. solar industry, the NC Clean Energy Technology Center run by North Carolina State University highlighted the continuing growth of photovoltaic systems installed by homes and businesses and the evolving status the states’ net metering policies that credit owners of PV systems for the excess power they create and add to the grid; and the growing development of community-based solar installations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/nc-clean-energy-technology-center-releases-2q-2015-state-solar-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/nc-clean-energy-technology-center-releases-2q-2015-state-solar-report#comments Solar DSIRE photovoltaic systems PV solar Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:43:00 +0000 26601 at http://ewweb.com SolarCity Hoffman Ilsco and Legrand Expanding VMI Efforts with Datalliance http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/hoffman-ilsco-and-legrand-expanding-vmi-efforts-datalliance <div class="node-body article-body">Datalliance, Cincinnati, recently announced Hoffman Enclosures, Ilsco and Legrand’s Wiremold line are expanding their vendor-managed inventory (VMI) programs for distributors and utilities with the Datalliance VMI platform. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/hoffman-ilsco-and-legrand-expanding-vmi-efforts-datalliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/hoffman-ilsco-and-legrand-expanding-vmi-efforts-datalliance#comments Bulletin Board Datalliance vendor managed inventory VMI Wed, 12 Aug 2015 19:19:00 +0000 26591 at http://ewweb.com Flagship Men’s Clothing Store Shines in New Light http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/flagship-men-s-clothing-store-shines-new-light <div class="node-body article-body">When the retailer, as part of a complete refurbishing of the historical 18th-century building, looked for a new lighting design that would combine energy efficiency and efficacy with a sense of luxury and refinement, it looked to the latest LED lighting to set the tone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/flagship-men-s-clothing-store-shines-new-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/flagship-men-s-clothing-store-shines-new-light#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 11 Aug 2015 22:14:00 +0000 26581 at http://ewweb.com Courtesy of Soraa L-Prize Lamp Holding Up Well Under Long-Term Testing http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/l-prize-lamp-holding-well-under-long-term-testing <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Energy released an interim report on long-term testing of Philips Lighting’s L-Prize winning 60W replacement lamp showing that the lamp is holding up well beyond 40,000 hours, showing little to no significant degradation of performance in lumen maintenance or color.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/l-prize-lamp-holding-well-under-long-term-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/l-prize-lamp-holding-well-under-long-term-testing#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:37:00 +0000 26571 at http://ewweb.com <p>The lumen maintenance test apparatus (LMTA), in which lamps are operated continuously in a 45&deg;C environment, measures the relative lumen and chromaticity maintenance of up to 200 screw-based lamps.</p> Department of Energy Top 10 LED Picks for August 2015 http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-led-picks-august-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Our Top 10 LED Product Picks for August 2015 feature products from Hubbell Building Automation, Intense Lighting, Shat-R-Shield/Nicor, Litetronics, Lutron, RAB Lighting, Sorra, U.S. Architectural Lighting and WAC Lighting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-led-picks-august-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/top-10-led-picks-august-2015#comments Product Galleries Lighting Hubbell Building Automation Intense Lighting LED lighting Litetronics Lutron RAB Lighting Shat-R-Shield/Nicor Sorra U.S. Architectural Lighting WAC Lighting Mon, 10 Aug 2015 16:35:00 +0000 26561 at http://ewweb.com Robroy Promotes Berns to Methods Analyst http://ewweb.com/people/robroy-promotes-berns-methods-analyst <div class="node-body article-body">Jim Berns was recently promoted to methods analyst at Robroy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/robroy-promotes-berns-methods-analyst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/robroy-promotes-berns-methods-analyst#comments People News RobRoy Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:10:00 +0000 26551 at http://ewweb.com Hoddy joins Progress Lighting’s National Accounts Team http://ewweb.com/people/hoddy-joins-progress-lighting-s-national-accounts-team <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>Progress Lighting (Greenville, S.C.):</em> &nbsp;<strong>Brian Hoddy</strong> has joined &nbsp;the brand&rsquo;s national accounts team as manager of builder sales and marketing where he will tasked with managing Progress Lighting&rsquo;s presence in the multi-family, residential and new development market segments.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/hoddy-joins-progress-lighting-s-national-accounts-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/hoddy-joins-progress-lighting-s-national-accounts-team#comments People Hoddy LED lighting Progress Lighting Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:53:00 +0000 26541 at http://ewweb.com Going to School with Solar http://ewweb.com/solar/going-school-solar <div class="node-body article-body">The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Washington, D.C., has an interesting online tool to identify schools with solar potential</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/going-school-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/going-school-solar#comments Solar schools SEIA solar Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:46:00 +0000 26521 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: National Renewable Energy Laboroatory (NREL)/ Chatfield High School in Jefferson County, Colorado Listen to what 0-60 mph in 3.2 Seconds Sounds Like in a Tesla S P85D http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/listen-what-0-60-mph-32-seconds-sounds-tesla-s-p85d <div class="node-body video-body">Tesla's top-of the line Model S electric vehicle has an "Insane Mode" that has reviewers saying one word: Wow!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/listen-what-0-60-mph-32-seconds-sounds-tesla-s-p85d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/listen-what-0-60-mph-32-seconds-sounds-tesla-s-p85d#comments Electrical Vehicles Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:02:00 +0000 26511 at http://ewweb.com Jim Zimmerman, Former Owner of Buckles-Smith Electric Co., Passes Away http://ewweb.com/people/jim-zimmerman-former-owner-buckles-smith-electric-co-passes-away <div class="node-body article-body">After recently celebrating his 87th birthday, Jim Zimmerman, the former owner of Buckles-Smith Electric Co., San Jose, Calif., passed away on July 22 at his home in Pleasanton with his family by his side.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/jim-zimmerman-former-owner-buckles-smith-electric-co-passes-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/jim-zimmerman-former-owner-buckles-smith-electric-co-passes-away#comments People Buckles-Smith California Jim Zimmerman Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:04:00 +0000 26501 at http://ewweb.com ABB Lighting Hires Esposito http://ewweb.com/people/abb-lighting-hires-esposito <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>ABB Lighting (Belvidere, N.J):&nbsp; </em>This manufacturer of LED luminaires has hired <strong>Guy Esposito</strong> as V.P. of sales. Esposito joins ABB Lighting after three years with Fulham, as V.P. Sales - energy solutions.&nbsp; Prior to Fulham, Esposito worked 17 years with GE/Gexpro, rising up through six positions of increasing responsibility.&nbsp; In his 30-plus year career in the distribution/lighting industry, Guy worked in various market segments, including retail, industrial, government, entertainment and gaming.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/abb-lighting-hires-esposito" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/abb-lighting-hires-esposito#comments Lighting People ABB Lighting Esposito LEDs lighting Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:40:00 +0000 26481 at http://ewweb.com Halex Wins Award for Innovative Packaging Concept http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/halex-wins-award-innovative-packaging-concept <div class="node-body article-body">​Halex, a Scott Fetzer and Berkshire Hathaway company, received the 2015 Gold Innovation Award for Electrical Metal Fittings given by Home Improvement Executive Magazine for their new Contractor Clear Packs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/halex-wins-award-innovative-packaging-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/halex-wins-award-innovative-packaging-concept#comments Bulletin Board fittings Halex Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:43:00 +0000 26471 at http://ewweb.com Lutron Looks to Demystify Energy Codes http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/lutron-looks-demystify-energy-codes <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Navigating and staying on top of the latest energy codes and legislation can be a challenge for even the most proficient industry professionals. Lighting and shade controls manufacturer Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., is providing a free, online series of Commercial Application Guides to dramatically simplify the process for electrical contractors and engineers to stay up to date with rapidly-changing U.S. energy codes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/lutron-looks-demystify-energy-codes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/lutron-looks-demystify-energy-codes#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:28:00 +0000 26461 at http://ewweb.com Bernard promoted at Franklin Empire http://ewweb.com/people/bernard-promoted-franklin-empire <div class="node-body article-body"> Sean Bernard is now contractor sales manager – Ontario at Franklin Empire. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/bernard-promoted-franklin-empire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/bernard-promoted-franklin-empire#comments People Canada Franklin Empire Ontario Sean Bernard Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:12:00 +0000 26451 at http://ewweb.com