Electrical Wholesaling Magazine http://ewweb.com/rss.xml en Brummett Joins Nora Lighting’s Customer Service Dept. http://ewweb.com/lighting/brummett-joins-nora-lighting-s-customer-service-dept <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Brummett has recently joined the Nora Lighting customer service/technical support team. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/brummett-joins-nora-lighting-s-customer-service-dept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/brummett-joins-nora-lighting-s-customer-service-dept#comments Lighting People LED lighting Nora Lighting Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000 22391 at http://ewweb.com The LED Debate Continues at www.energywatchnews.com http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-debate-continues-wwwenergywatchnewscom <div class="node-body article-body">Chris Brown, CEO, Wiedenbach-Brown, Hawthorne, N.Y., identifies a ton of new competitors now selling LED products in his latest post on the energywatchnews.com blog.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-debate-continues-wwwenergywatchnewscom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-debate-continues-wwwenergywatchnewscom#comments Lighting Bill Attardi Chris Brown Wiedenbach-Brown www.energywatchnews.com Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:46:00 +0000 22381 at http://ewweb.com Follow That Moving Truck http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/follow-moving-truck <div class="node-body article-body">Want to know which cities are growing the fastest? Follow that moving truck. Atlas Van Lines has released data on the origins and destinations of interstate (or between states) moves throughout the previous calendar year for the past 22 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/follow-moving-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/follow-moving-truck#comments Economic Indicators Atlas Van Lines Migration Study Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:13:00 +0000 22371 at http://ewweb.com Coy Joins Distributor Wire & Cable as COO http://ewweb.com/people/coy-joins-distributor-wire-cable-coo <div class="node-body article-body">Dave Coy joined Distributor Wire & Cable late last year as COO and is overseeing personnel development, marketing, digital innovation, sales and logistics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/coy-joins-distributor-wire-cable-coo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/coy-joins-distributor-wire-cable-coo#comments People Dave Coy Distributor Wire and Cable Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:46:00 +0000 22361 at http://ewweb.com Lecher Joins EPCO as Eastern Region Sales Manager http://ewweb.com/people/lecher-joins-epco-eastern-region-sales-manager <div class="node-body article-body">Timothy Lecher, a 26-year veteran in electrical manufacturing sales and management, has joined EPCO as Eastern Region Sales Manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/lecher-joins-epco-eastern-region-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/lecher-joins-epco-eastern-region-sales-manager#comments People EPCO Lecher Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:07:00 +0000 22351 at http://ewweb.com Forse Joins Bill Brown Sales as Southwest Regional Account Manager http://ewweb.com/rep-news/forse-joins-bill-brown-sales-southwest-regional-account-manager <div class="node-body article-body">Tim Forse is now the company’s regional account manager for the Southwest territory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/forse-joins-bill-brown-sales-southwest-regional-account-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/forse-joins-bill-brown-sales-southwest-regional-account-manager#comments Rep News Bill Brown Sales Forse Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:41:00 +0000 22341 at http://ewweb.com PV Systems Beating Stock Index Funds As an Investment? You ‘Betcha Says SEIA http://ewweb.com/solar/pv-systems-beating-stock-index-funds-investment-you-betcha-says-seia <div class="node-body article-body">A recently released study by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center finds that investing in a 5 kW solar system can be a better deal than investing in a stock market index fund in 46 of America’s 50 largest cities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/pv-systems-beating-stock-index-funds-investment-you-betcha-says-seia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/pv-systems-beating-stock-index-funds-investment-you-betcha-says-seia#comments Solar photovoltaics PV SEIA solar Solar Energy Industries Association Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:26:00 +0000 22331 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 15.5555562973022px; line-height: 20px;">SEIA estimates that the U.S. now has an estimated 20.2 GW of installed solar capacity, enough to effectively power nearly 4 million homes in the United States &ndash; or every single home in a state the size of Massachusetts or New Jersey &ndash; with another 20 GW in the pipeline for 2015-16.</span></p> Getty Images Denmark Blows Away Wind Power Record http://ewweb.com/wind/denmark-blows-away-wind-power-record <div class="field-byline"> www.windpowermonthly.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to this report at <a href="http://www.windpowermonthly.com" title="www.windpowermonthly.com">www.windpowermonthly.com</a>, December was the first month that Denmark got more than 50% of its electric power for an entire month. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/denmark-blows-away-wind-power-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/denmark-blows-away-wind-power-record#comments Wind denmark wind Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:13:00 +0000 22321 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 15.5555562973022px; line-height: 20px;">The Danish government has a target of generating 50% of its energy from wind by 2020.</span></p> Siemens The End of the Lighting Industry as We Know It? http://ewweb.com/lighting/end-lighting-industry-we-know-it <div class="node-body article-body">Wiedenbach-Brown’s Chris Brown and Bill Attardi of Attardi Marketing are at it again in wwwenergywatchnews.com in their ongoing debate on how LEDs are changing the lighting market.</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/end-lighting-industry-we-know-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/end-lighting-industry-we-know-it#comments Lighting Attardi Marketing Bill Attardi Chris Brown LED lighting Wiedenbach Brown Mon, 19 Jan 2015 04:22:00 +0000 22311 at http://ewweb.com Five Little-Known Facts About the Electrical Industry’s Greatest Inventors http://ewweb.com/gallery/five-little-known-facts-about-electrical-industry-s-greatest-inventors <div class="node-body gallery-body">As part of Electrical Wholesaling's celebration of its 95th year in publication we have collected a few little-known -- and occasionally somewhat peculiar -- facts about the industry's greatest inventors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/five-little-known-facts-about-electrical-industry-s-greatest-inventors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/five-little-known-facts-about-electrical-industry-s-greatest-inventors#comments Gallery Edison Steinmetz tesla Westinghouse Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:05:00 +0000 22301 at http://ewweb.com Meet the Gang: Winlectric’s Fort Collins, Colorado, Branch http://ewweb.com/gallery/meet-gang-winlectric-s-fort-collins-colorado-branch <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy, Chief Editor, Electrical Wholesaling </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">In preparation for an upcoming feature article on WinWholesale, Electrical Wholesaling recently spent some time with the gang at Winlectric’s Fort Collins, Co., location. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/meet-gang-winlectric-s-fort-collins-colorado-branch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/meet-gang-winlectric-s-fort-collins-colorado-branch#comments Gallery Colorado Fort Collins Winlectric Winwholesale Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:19:00 +0000 22291 at http://ewweb.com Van Meter Acquires Miller Electric Supply to Increase Market Coverage in Iowa http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/van-meter-acquires-miller-electric-supply-increase-market-coverage-iowa <div class="node-body article-body">Van Meter purchases Miller Electric, a distributor with locations in Dubuque and Clinton, Iowa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/van-meter-acquires-miller-electric-supply-increase-market-coverage-iowa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/van-meter-acquires-miller-electric-supply-increase-market-coverage-iowa#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Iowa Miller Electric Van Meter Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:24:00 +0000 22281 at http://ewweb.com Top 10 Reasons Your Business Strategy Could Fail http://ewweb.com/management/top-10-reasons-your-business-strategy-could-fail <div class="field-deck"> Distributors, manufacturers and reps often run into the same problems in executing business strategies. This article offers insight into the common problems they have and some advice on how remedy them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We have consistently found 10 major reasons why these companies fail to execute their business strategies. The electrical distribution channel is not alone when it comes to flawed strategy execution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/management/top-10-reasons-your-business-strategy-could-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/management/top-10-reasons-your-business-strategy-could-fail#comments Management distribution strategy Silver Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:33:00 +0000 22271 at http://ewweb.com Digital Vision/Photodisc/Thinkstock Marijuana Growers Bidding Up Warehouse Space in Denver http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/marijuana-growers-bidding-warehouse-space-denver <div class="node-body article-body">With pot now legal in Colorado, marijuana growers are bidding up prices for industrial buildings in the Denver metro, according to at least one electrical distributor and several sources that track the city's industrial real estate market.</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/bulletin-board/marijuana-growers-bidding-warehouse-space-denver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/marijuana-growers-bidding-warehouse-space-denver#comments Bulletin Board Colorado Denver marijuana warehouse Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:25:00 +0000 22261 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 15.5555562973022px; line-height: 20px;">A post at&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.confluence-denver.com/features/marijuana_real_estate_010715.aspx" style="font-size: 15.5555562973022px; line-height: 20px;">www.confluence-denver.com</a>&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 15.5555562973022px; line-height: 20px;">said&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 15.5555562973022px; line-height: 20px;">Rocky Mountain Barrel Co., a&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 15.5555562973022px; line-height: 20px;">Denver-based importer of whiskey barrels for area brewers, is shopping for new warehouse space but &ldquo;got outbid five consecutive times, mostly by marijuana growers.&rdquo;</span></p> Weiss Joins Sales Team at Allied Wire & Cable http://ewweb.com/people/weiss-joins-sales-team-allied-wire-cable <div class="node-body article-body"> Jessica Weiss is now a sales rep for Allied Wire & Cable and is the first of several new hires the company plans for 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/weiss-joins-sales-team-allied-wire-cable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/weiss-joins-sales-team-allied-wire-cable#comments People Allied Wire Cable Jessica Weiss Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:18:00 +0000 22251 at http://ewweb.com Rockwell Adds Automation Distributor in India http://ewweb.com/global/rockwell-adds-automation-distributor-india <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, Wis., has entered into a new distributor relationship with PIMA Controls Pvt. Ltd., a newly formed full-line industrial automation distributor in Rajasthan, India.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/rockwell-adds-automation-distributor-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/rockwell-adds-automation-distributor-india#comments Global Allen-Bradley India PIMA Rockwell Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:04:00 +0000 22241 at http://ewweb.com OneSource Distributors Acquire Hawaiian Electrical Wholesalers http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/onesource-distributors-acquire-hawaiian-electrical-wholesalers <div class="node-body article-body">OneSource Distributors, Oceanside, Calif., has acquired Rasko Supply, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Rasco Supply, Kaua’I, Hawaii.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/onesource-distributors-acquire-hawaiian-electrical-wholesalers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/onesource-distributors-acquire-hawaiian-electrical-wholesalers#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Hawaii OneSource Rasco Rasko Sonepar Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:54:00 +0000 22231 at http://ewweb.com Roger Vaught Joins IMARK http://ewweb.com/people/roger-vaught-joins-imark <div class="node-body article-body"> Industry veteran Roger Vaught has joined IMARK as V.P., Member Development. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/roger-vaught-joins-imark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/roger-vaught-joins-imark#comments People Atkore buying/marketing IMARK Jerry Knight Roger Vaught Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:36:00 +0000 22221 at http://ewweb.com Point of Sale: Profits Lost? http://ewweb.com/e-biz/point-sale-profits-lost <div class="field-deck"> A study conducted for NEMRA finds opportunities for industry-wide improvement in a look at independent rep compensation and the state of point-of-sale data in 2014. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new study conducted for the National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) shows that widespread gaps in point-of-sale (POS) data policies and procedures make it difficult for manufacturers’ reps to be correctly compensated for their work, and traces out the causes and implications of the problem. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/e-biz/point-sale-profits-lost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/e-biz/point-sale-profits-lost#comments E-biz Management Rep News Gold Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:33:00 +0000 22211 at http://ewweb.com Vstock/Vstock LLC/Thinkstock Lutron Re-Opens its Original Experience Center with Focus on LED Design http://ewweb.com/lighting/lutron-re-opens-its-original-experience-center-focus-led-design <div class="node-body article-body">Lighting and control manufacturer Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., opened the doors to its newly redesigned experience center in Plantation, Fla. The center provides a setting where lighting designers, specifiers, installers and consumers in South Florida and Latin America can experience Lutron products in a setting that closely resembles their homes and offices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/lutron-re-opens-its-original-experience-center-focus-led-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/lutron-re-opens-its-original-experience-center-focus-led-design#comments Lighting Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:12:00 +0000 22201 at http://ewweb.com Photo courtesy of Lutron Jebco to rep Calpipe in Canada http://ewweb.com/rep-news/jebco-rep-calpipe-canada <div class="node-body article-body">Calpipe Industries Inc., Rancho Dominguez, Calif., has hired Jebco Agencies Inc. as a rep in Canada.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/jebco-rep-calpipe-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/jebco-rep-calpipe-canada#comments Rep News Calpipe Jebco Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:51:00 +0000 22191 at http://ewweb.com Crescent Electric Appoints Darrin Anderson as COO http://ewweb.com/people/crescent-electric-appoints-darrin-anderson-coo <div class="node-body article-body">Darrin Anderson joins Crescent Electric Supply as senior V.P. and COO.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/crescent-electric-appoints-darrin-anderson-coo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/crescent-electric-appoints-darrin-anderson-coo#comments People Crescent Electric Supply Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:04:00 +0000 22181 at http://ewweb.com Mackiewicz Joins Halco as Product Manager for Commercial Fixtures http://ewweb.com/people/mackiewicz-joins-halco-product-manager-commercial-fixtures <div class="node-body article-body">Ed Mackiewicz comes to Halco as product manager, commercial fixtures with over 30 years in lighting design and product management experience. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/mackiewicz-joins-halco-product-manager-commercial-fixtures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/mackiewicz-joins-halco-product-manager-commercial-fixtures#comments Lighting People Halco lighting Mackiewicz Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:16:00 +0000 22171 at http://ewweb.com Giants of Our Times -- Celebrating EW's 95th Anniversary http://ewweb.com/gallery/giants-our-times-celebrating-ews-95th-anniversary <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy, Chief Editor, Electrical Wholesaling </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Join the celebration of Electrical Wholesaling's 95th Year by meeting these industry icons in Giants of Our Times.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/giants-our-times-celebrating-ews-95th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/giants-our-times-celebrating-ews-95th-anniversary#comments Gallery . J.R. Thompson Allen Bradley Art Hooper John Waltersdorf Kirby Risk Les Watson National Assocation of Electrical Distributors Rockwell Automation Tristate Electrical Warren Electric Mon, 12 Jan 2015 03:52:00 +0000 22161 at http://ewweb.com Bridgeport Fittings Promotes Sales Personnel http://ewweb.com/people/bridgeport-fittings-promotes-sales-personnel <div class="node-body article-body">At Bridgeport Fittings, Larry Beach, former director of technical sales, has been promoted to region sales director and Wayne Beach has been promoted to director of technical sales from his recent position as technical sales manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/bridgeport-fittings-promotes-sales-personnel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/bridgeport-fittings-promotes-sales-personnel#comments People Bridgeport Fittings Larry Beach Wayne Beach Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:14:00 +0000 22151 at http://ewweb.com NEMA Applauds New York’s Dark Skies Bill as a Model for Outdoor Lighting http://ewweb.com/lighting/nema-applauds-new-york-s-dark-skies-bill-model-outdoor-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">NEMA recently praised New York Governor Cuomo for signing into law the Dark Skies bill, which establishes requirements for outdoor lighting applications installed by state agencies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/nema-applauds-new-york-s-dark-skies-bill-model-outdoor-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/nema-applauds-new-york-s-dark-skies-bill-model-outdoor-lighting#comments Lighting Dark Skies lighting National Electrical Manufacturers Association NEMA Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:13:00 +0000 22141 at http://ewweb.com Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing to Develop 13.4MW Floating Solar Power Plant http://ewweb.com/solar/kyocera-and-century-tokyo-leasing-develop-134mw-floating-solar-power-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Kyocera Corp. and Century Tokyo Leasing Corp. will develop and operate a 13.4MW floating solar power plant on Japan's Yamakura Dam reservoir that will become the largest floating solar installation in the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/kyocera-and-century-tokyo-leasing-develop-134mw-floating-solar-power-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/kyocera-and-century-tokyo-leasing-develop-134mw-floating-solar-power-plant#comments Solar Kyocera photovoltaics PV solar Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:58:00 +0000 22131 at http://ewweb.com South Dakota Wind Farm to Power 5,000 Homes http://ewweb.com/wind/south-dakota-wind-farm-power-5000-homes <div class="node-body article-body">A parcel of land in Clark County, S.D., will soon serve as a wind farm providing enough electricity to power approximately 5,000 homes in the region for a year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/south-dakota-wind-farm-power-5000-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/south-dakota-wind-farm-power-5000-homes#comments Wind ConEd Solutions SD South Dakota wind Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:36:00 +0000 22121 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: GE Energy NEMA Publishes 2014 Specification for Energy-Efficient Motors http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/nema-publishes-2014-specification-energy-efficient-motors <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., published NEMA Premium 2014 General Specification for Consultants, Industrial and Municipal: NEMA Premium Efficiency Electric Motors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/nema-publishes-2014-specification-energy-efficient-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/nema-publishes-2014-specification-energy-efficient-motors#comments Bulletin Board motors NEMA Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:17:00 +0000 22111 at http://ewweb.com Greenlee’s Smart Tablet for VDV Test and Measurement http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/greenlee-s-smart-tablet-vdv-test-and-measurement <div class="node-body article-body">The new DataScout 10G combines multiple test interfaces into a single simple-to-use, fast-to-learn network analyzer capable of simultaneously testing everything from 10G Ethernet, DS3/DS1/DS0/Datacom, TIMS and network timing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/greenlee-s-smart-tablet-vdv-test-and-measurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/greenlee-s-smart-tablet-vdv-test-and-measurement#comments Product Galleries Greenlee test and measurement VDV Mon, 05 Jan 2015 22:50:00 +0000 22101 at http://ewweb.com