Electrical Wholesaling Magazine http://ewweb.com/rss.xml en Our World from a Different Perspective: 10 Great Images of Earth from the Space Station http://ewweb.com/gallery/our-world-different-perspective-10-great-images-earth-space-station-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Once you see these NASA images from the International Space Station, you will have a different perspective about life on Earth</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/our-world-different-perspective-10-great-images-earth-space-station-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/our-world-different-perspective-10-great-images-earth-space-station-0#comments Gallery earth Gallery Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:03:00 +0000 30691 at http://ewweb.com Times & Trends: Don’t Mind the Noise http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/times-trends-don-t-mind-noise <div class="field-deck"> A bunch of politicians screaming like over-caffeinated banshees about the demise of the world as we know it and the stock market’s slide obscure the facts that most of the U.S. economy is actually in pretty good shape. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some of Electrical Wholesaling’s pet economic indicators that do the best job of measuring the health of the electrical market also point to an industry that’s doing a heckuva lot better than most of the Presidential candidates from both sides of the aisle would lead you to believe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/times-trends-don-t-mind-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/editorial-commentary/times-trends-don-t-mind-noise#comments Editorial Commentary Commentary Gold Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:17:00 +0000 30641 at http://ewweb.com Legrand Sales Teams Support Building Homes for Heroes http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-sales-teams-support-building-homes-heroes <div class="node-body article-body">The sales teams at Legrand’s Electrical Wiring Systems and Building Controls Systems, West Hartford, Conn., recently contributed $75,000 to the Building Homes for Heroes program during its annual sales meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-sales-teams-support-building-homes-heroes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-sales-teams-support-building-homes-heroes#comments Bulletin Board Cablofil Nuvo On-Q Pass & Seymour Vantage WattStopper Wiremold Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:37:00 +0000 30631 at http://ewweb.com <h3>Building Homes for Heroes representatives (left-right) Kim Valdyke, Florida event planner and volunteer coordinator, and Lindsay Morris, event coordinator, receive a check from Brian DiBella, president, Legrand&#39;s Electrical Wiring Systems Division and Tom Lowery, president, Legrand&#39;s Building Controls Systems Division during the Legrand sales meeting.</h3> Logistics Specialist Turns to LED for Sustainability http://ewweb.com/lighting/logistics-specialist-turns-led-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Osram Lighting Solutions helped international logistics specialist Havi Logistics with a cross-location LED lighting concept providing up to 80% savings in energy costs thanks to efficient LED technology and intelligent light management in the cold storage centers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/logistics-specialist-turns-led-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/logistics-specialist-turns-led-sustainability#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:00:00 +0000 30621 at http://ewweb.com Photo provided by Osram New Lighting Brings Sophistication to a Boxing Center http://ewweb.com/lighting/new-lighting-brings-sophistication-boxing-center <div class="node-body article-body">A new, high-end boxing facility in Taipei, Taiwan, went all out to add a distinctive atmosphere for aspiring boxers and turned to a lighting system from LED lighting manufacturer Soraa, Fremont, Calif., for the solution. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/new-lighting-brings-sophistication-boxing-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/new-lighting-brings-sophistication-boxing-center#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Silver Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:01:00 +0000 30611 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: Figure x Lee Kuo-Min Studio Graybar Expands in Grand Forks, N.D. and Relocates Huntsville Branch http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/graybar-expands-grand-forks-nd-and-relocates-huntsville-branch <div class="node-body article-body">Graybar Electric Co., St. Louis, has opened a new facility in Grand Forks, N.D., and recently moved its Huntsville, Ala., to a larger facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/graybar-expands-grand-forks-nd-and-relocates-huntsville-branch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/graybar-expands-grand-forks-nd-and-relocates-huntsville-branch#comments Bulletin Board Graybar North Dakota Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:47:00 +0000 30601 at http://ewweb.com AWEA Say U.S. Wind Power Increases 77% in 2015 http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-say-us-wind-power-increases-77-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The American wind industry installed 5,001 megawatts (MW) during the fourth quarter of 2015, more installations than in all of 2014, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-say-us-wind-power-increases-77-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-say-us-wind-power-increases-77-2015#comments Wind AWEA wind Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:36:00 +0000 30591 at http://ewweb.com GE Energy NAILD Annual Conference http://ewweb.com/naild-annual-conference <div class="node-body event-body">NAILD Annual Conference attendees will learn how to Survive the LED Revolution.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">La Cantera Hill Country Resort</span> <span class="locality">San Antonio</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="29.424122">29° 25' 26.8392" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-98.493628">98° 29' 37.0608" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=29.424122+-98.493628+%28%2C+San+Antonio%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/naild-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/naild-annual-conference#comments 29.424122 -98.493628 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:24:00 +0000 30581 at http://ewweb.com New England's Independent Electric Supply Hires Trolander as Vice President of Sales http://ewweb.com/people/new-englands-independent-electric-supply-hires-trolander-vice-president-sales <div class="node-body article-body">At Independent Electric Supply in Massachusetts, Bob Trolander is now V.P. of sales and a member of the company's executive team.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/new-englands-independent-electric-supply-hires-trolander-vice-president-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/new-englands-independent-electric-supply-hires-trolander-vice-president-sales#comments People Dan Gray Independent Electric Supply Massachusetts Trolander Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:10:00 +0000 30541 at http://ewweb.com Tatini Joins Affiliated Distributors as VP and Managing Director of Latin America http://ewweb.com/people/tatini-joins-affiliated-distributors-vp-and-managing-director-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body">AD announced that Daniel Tatini joined AD’s Electrical Division as V.P. and managing director of Latin America effective Feb. 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/tatini-joins-affiliated-distributors-vp-and-managing-director-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/tatini-joins-affiliated-distributors-vp-and-managing-director-latin-america#comments People Affiliated Distributors Crawford Tatini Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:04:00 +0000 30531 at http://ewweb.com Service Wire’s Sales Team Grows http://ewweb.com/people/service-wire-s-sales-team-grows <div class="node-body article-body">Service Wire expanded its sales team at headquarters and in the Houston and Phoenix offices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/service-wire-s-sales-team-grows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/service-wire-s-sales-team-grows#comments People Service Wire Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:50:00 +0000 30521 at http://ewweb.com Colorado Electric Supply (CES) Opens 15th Colorado branch in Littleton http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/colorado-electric-supply-ces-opens-15th-colorado-branch-littleton <div class="node-body article-body">​Colorado Electric Supply, part of the City Electric Supply family of companies, has opened up a new location in Littleton, Colo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/colorado-electric-supply-ces-opens-15th-colorado-branch-littleton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/colorado-electric-supply-ces-opens-15th-colorado-branch-littleton#comments Bulletin Board City Electric Supply CES Colorado Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:31:00 +0000 30511 at http://ewweb.com Anamet Honors All-Pro Sales as AAA Rep Agent of the Year http://ewweb.com/rep-news/anamet-honors-all-pro-sales-aaa-rep-agent-year <div class="node-body article-body">Anamet Electrical, Mattoon, Ill., recently recognized All-Pro Sales Inc. for outstanding performance in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/anamet-honors-all-pro-sales-aaa-rep-agent-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/anamet-honors-all-pro-sales-aaa-rep-agent-year#comments Rep News All-Pro Anamet NEMRA reps Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:13:00 +0000 30501 at http://ewweb.com Rexel Buys Brohl & Appell http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/rexel-buys-brohl-appell <div class="node-body article-body">Rexel acquires long-time Rockwell Automation distributor Brohl & Appell.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/rexel-buys-brohl-appell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/rexel-buys-brohl-appell#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Appell Brohl Rexel Rockwell Automation Mon, 08 Feb 2016 03:31:00 +0000 30481 at http://ewweb.com 10 More Great Quotes to Help You Get the Year Started Off Right http://ewweb.com/gallery/10-more-great-quotes-help-you-get-year-started-right <div class="node-body gallery-body">Electrical Wholesaling's readers love our Today's Quote in the weekly EW Update newsletter. Here's a compilation of 10 more great quotes from business leaders, political leaders, musicians, authors and other people of interest that will inspire you -- or maybe just give you a good laugh. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/10-more-great-quotes-help-you-get-year-started-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/10-more-great-quotes-help-you-get-year-started-right#comments Gallery Sun, 07 Feb 2016 23:02:00 +0000 30471 at http://ewweb.com Klein Tools State of the Industry Video Interview with EW's Jim Lucy http://ewweb.com/videos/klein-tools-state-industry-video-interview-ews-jim-lucy <div class="node-body video-body">Take a listen to EW's Jim Lucy's chat with Klein Tools' Barnaby and hear what he has to say about the 2016 electrical economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/videos/klein-tools-state-industry-video-interview-ews-jim-lucy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/videos/klein-tools-state-industry-video-interview-ews-jim-lucy#comments Videos Sun, 07 Feb 2016 22:25:00 +0000 30461 at http://ewweb.com The SOURCE Lighting Education Center Marks 25 Years http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/source-lighting-education-center-marks-25-years <div class="node-body article-body">The lighting education center at the headquarters of Eaton’s lighting business, Peachtree City, Ga., formerly Cooper Lighting, is celebrating a quarter-century as a premier fixture in lighting education. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/source-lighting-education-center-marks-25-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/source-lighting-education-center-marks-25-years#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:43:00 +0000 30431 at http://ewweb.com Courtesy of Eaton Lighting Heard at NEMRA - Day 1 http://ewweb.com/rep-news/heard-nemra-day-1 <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NEMRA kicked off the first day of its annual conference in Dallas with an all-star cast at the afternoon educational sessions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/heard-nemra-day-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/heard-nemra-day-1#comments Rep News NEMRA reps Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:31:00 +0000 30411 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Panel discussion moderated by Tom O&#39;Connor on the recently published&nbsp;</span>NEMRA<span style="font-size: 13px;">/Farmington Consulting Group Rep of the Future study. On the panel were (left-right) John Hoffman of&nbsp;</span>Legrand<span style="font-size: 13px;">, Jim Johnson of&nbsp;</span>Calpipe<span style="font-size: 13px;">, Troy Jennings of John Moore &amp; Associates, Kelly Boyd of&nbsp;</span>ElectroRep<span style="font-size: 13px;">, electrical contractor&nbsp;Randy&nbsp;</span>Hirotsu<span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span>Rosendin<span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;Electric and&nbsp;</span>CED&#39;s<span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;Joe Huffman.</span></p> Graybar Veteran Joins Wiseway Supply http://ewweb.com/people/graybar-veteran-joins-wiseway-supply <div class="node-body article-body">Bob Bender is joining Wiseway Supply as V.P. of its Electrical Division after 28 years at Graybar,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/graybar-veteran-joins-wiseway-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/graybar-veteran-joins-wiseway-supply#comments People Bender Wiseway Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:03:00 +0000 30401 at http://ewweb.com MSC to Sell 50,000 Schneider Electric SKUs in MRO Market http://ewweb.com/news-watch/msc-sell-50000-schneider-electric-skus-mro-market <div class="node-body article-body">MSC Industrial Supply Co., Melville, N.Y., one of the largest distributors of MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) products in North America, announced the launch of an extensive distribution agreement with Schneider Electric that provides MSC customers in the United States access to more than 50,000 electrical products marketed under the Square D, Schneider Electric and Telemecanique brand names.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/msc-sell-50000-schneider-electric-skus-mro-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/msc-sell-50000-schneider-electric-skus-mro-market#comments News Watch MSC Schneider Square D Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:08:00 +0000 30391 at http://ewweb.com RepFiles Adds MyFiles to Help User Manage Content http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/repfiles-adds-myfiles-help-user-manage-content <div class="node-body article-body">epFiles, Norcross, Ga., says MyFiles is a new feature in it files delivery system that enables registered RepFiles users to upload and manage their own content inside the RepFiles mobile app.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/repfiles-adds-myfiles-help-user-manage-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/repfiles-adds-myfiles-help-user-manage-content#comments Bulletin Board NEMRA Rep Files reps Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:22:00 +0000 30101 at http://ewweb.com Winsupply’s Schwartz Appointed NAW Chairman http://ewweb.com/people/winsupply-s-schwartz-appointed-naw-chairman <div class="node-body article-body">Richard Schwartz, chairman of the board, Winsupply, Dayton, Ohio, took the helm as NAW chairman of the NAW Board of Directors during the association’s Executive Summit in Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/winsupply-s-schwartz-appointed-naw-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/winsupply-s-schwartz-appointed-naw-chairman#comments People NAW Schwartz Winsupply Winwholesale Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:05:00 +0000 30091 at http://ewweb.com Weak Ending to 2015 Should Be Followed By Better Growth in First Half of 2016 - IHS Global Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/weak-ending-2015-should-be-followed-better-growth-first-half-2016-ihs-global-foreca <div class="node-body article-body">Here's a quick forecast for the overall U.S economy from Nariman Behravesh, chief economist, IHS Global Insight, Lexington, Mass. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/weak-ending-2015-should-be-followed-better-growth-first-half-2016-ihs-global-foreca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/weak-ending-2015-should-be-followed-better-growth-first-half-2016-ihs-global-foreca#comments Market Forecasts forecast IHS Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:50:00 +0000 30061 at http://ewweb.com Delivering a Box of Fittings to the Job-Site with Google's Project Wing? Maybe Someday http://ewweb.com/videos/delivering-box-fittings-job-site-googles-project-wing-maybe-someday <div class="node-body video-body">Project Wing is a Google[x] project that is developing a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles. As part of our research, we built a vehicle and traveled to Queensland, Australia for some test flights. There, we successfully delivered a first aid kit, candy bars, dog treats, and water to a couple of Australian </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/videos/delivering-box-fittings-job-site-googles-project-wing-maybe-someday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/videos/delivering-box-fittings-job-site-googles-project-wing-maybe-someday#comments Videos Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:48:00 +0000 30041 at http://ewweb.com Alabama Power Completes First Phase of Lighting Controls Trial http://ewweb.com/lighting/alabama-power-completes-first-phase-lighting-controls-trial <div class="node-body article-body">The first phase of the trial included remote monitoring and control of the area lighting at Alabama Power’s Montgomery, Ala., operations center, where AP evaluated the effectiveness of the control solution to conserve energy, increase efficiency and provide status or condition of the lights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/alabama-power-completes-first-phase-lighting-controls-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/alabama-power-completes-first-phase-lighting-controls-trial#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Silver Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:15:00 +0000 29991 at http://ewweb.com Image courtesy of Sensus Germany Going All-In on EVs http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/germany-going-all-evs <div class="node-body article-body">A post by <a href="http://www.electric-vehiclenews.com" title="www.electric-vehiclenews.com">www.electric-vehiclenews.com</a> says German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel wants to commit two billion euros ($2.17 billion) to encourage more people to buy electric cars and that the German government aims to put one million electric cars on the roads by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/germany-going-all-evs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/germany-going-all-evs#comments Electrical Vehicles electric cars electric vehicles elon musk EVs tesla Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:17:00 +0000 29921 at http://ewweb.com State Governors Working Together to Promote Wind & Solar http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar <div class="node-body article-body">After seven years of promoting the benefits of adding wind energy to the U.S. electricity mix, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition recently announced it will pair its advocacy work for wind with work for solar energy as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar#comments Solar Wind AWEA photovoltaics solar wind PV Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0000 29901 at http://ewweb.com GE Electrical Wholesaling's Top Five LEDs for January 2016 http://ewweb.com/lighting/electrical-wholesalings-top-five-leds-january-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p style="margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 20px; padding-right: 20px; padding-left: 20px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 21px; font-family: Georgia, Times, 'Times New Roman', serif;"><em style="font-size: 16px;">Electrical Wholesaling&#39;s</em>&nbsp;Top 10 New Product Picks are in for January 2016 (finally!). Check out what&#39;s now &nbsp;out in the market from GE Lighting, Osram Sylvania, US Architectural Lighting, SEPCO and Cree.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/electrical-wholesalings-top-five-leds-january-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/electrical-wholesalings-top-five-leds-january-2016#comments Lighting Gallery Products LED lighting Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:45:00 +0000 29781 at http://ewweb.com Madison Electric Products Buys Smart Pathways http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/madison-electric-products-buys-smart-pathways <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2015/10/madison-electric-logo_150.jpg" style="float: left; width: 150px; height: 102px; margin: 3px;" />Madison Electric Products, Cleveland, has acquired Smart Pathways, a manufacturer and distributor of Smart LB telecommunications conduit bodies. It&rsquo;s the second company Madison has acquired through the<a href="http://www.sparks.meproducts.net"> Sparks Innovation Center,</a> the company&rsquo;s crowdsourced product development platform.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/madison-electric-products-buys-smart-pathways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/madison-electric-products-buys-smart-pathways#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Madison Electric Products Fri, 22 Jan 2016 23:09:00 +0000 29581 at http://ewweb.com Winsupply Promotes Gordon to President http://ewweb.com/people/winsupply-promotes-gordon-president <div class="node-body article-body">Roland Gordon has been named company president. He will retain his title of CFO until the company’s board of directors names a successor. Jack Johnston, who was named CEO in Sept. 2015, will turn over the daily management of operations at Winsupply to Gordon but continue to work with Rick Schwartz, the company’s chairman. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/winsupply-promotes-gordon-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/winsupply-promotes-gordon-president#comments People Winlectric Winsupply Winwholesale Fri, 22 Jan 2016 18:06:00 +0000 29541 at http://ewweb.com