News en People On the Move - October 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body"> Buckles-Smith, Glen Dimplex, GE Energy Connections, LSI Lighting, Lighting Science, Nora Lighting, Omni Cable,</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People Gallery Buckles-Smith GE Energy Connections Glen Dimplex Lighting Science LSI Lighting Nora Lighting and Omni Cable. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:18:00 +0000 36801 at Obituary: Herb Slater - Leader of Slater Electric and Duplex Electrical Supply <div class="node-body article-body">Herb Slater, a well-known presence in electrical industry circles for decades as president of Slater Electric, Glen Cove and Duplex Electrical Supply, Port Washington, N.Y., passed away on Oct. 15 at age 84.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People Duplex electric Herb slater slater electric wiring devices. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:45:00 +0000 36781 at Klein Tools Makes Donation to NECA, IBEW <div class="node-body article-body">The double-down donation pledges Klein Tools’ support to IBEW, NECA and The Electrical Training Alliance training centers following Klein Tools’ original 5-year “Million Dollar Pledge” to this partnership.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Silver Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:56:00 +0000 36701 at <p>Mark Klein, co-president of Klein Tools, Greg Palese, vice president of marketing at Klein Tools presented the donation to John Grau, CEO of NECA, David Hardt, President of NECA, Geary Higgins, Vice President of NECA, Lonnie Stephenson, International President of IBEW, Jerry Westerholm, Assistant to the International President for Construction &amp; Maintenance and Business Development of IBEW, Jim Ross, Director, IBEW Construction and Maintenance Department of IBEW and Todd Stafford, Executive Director of The Electrical Training Alliance/NJATC.</p> Photo courtesy of Klein Tools LED Lighting Improves Comfort and Bottom Line for a Grocer in Canada <div class="node-body article-body">While designing a recent new-store build, Louie Pulice, Business Development Coordinator for Buy-Low Foods, began looking for lighting solutions to make the new Langdon, Alberta, store as cost efficient as possible, without sacrificing the shopper experience. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Silver Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:51:00 +0000 36671 at Photo courtesy of Cree NAILD Seeks Lighting Industry's 'Forces Under 40' <div class="node-body article-body">The Forces Under 40 Award will shine a spotlight on the up-and-coming leaders in the industry under the age of 40. NAILD invites distributors and others to help identify 2016’s most accomplished young lighting professionals by nominating someone with whom they have worked first-hand. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Silver Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:49:00 +0000 36661 at Klein Tools Names 2016 Electrician of the Year Winner <div class="node-body article-body">Simmons was selected from more than 350 applicants and is recognized for his professional achievement, his dedication to safety and contributions to his local community. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Silver Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:26:00 +0000 36651 at <p>Las Vegas electrician Eric Simmons (right) was named Klein Tools&#39; 2016 Electrician of the Year. He accepted the award from David Klein, associate director of product management at Klein Tools.</p> Photo courtesy of Klein Tools Eaton Marks 75 Years of Recloser Innovations in South Milwaukee <div class="node-body article-body">The facility manufactured the first automatic circuit recloser technology to the electric utility industry, which helps automatically restore service after momentary outages.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Gold Mon, 10 Oct 2016 19:57:00 +0000 36641 at Acuity Takes Two Supplier Awards at Graybar Conference <div class="node-body article-body">By winning both the Graybar Growth Award and Graybar Alliance Award, Acuity became the first supplier in Graybar’s history to capture two of its top three Supplier Excellence Awards.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Gold Mon, 10 Oct 2016 19:40:00 +0000 36631 at Photo courtesy of Acuity Brands Doris Kearns Goodwin Gives Keynote at NECA Annual <div class="node-body article-body">​NECA attendees were treated to some rare insight into the U.S Presidency by Doris Kearns Goodwin, who has been writing books about American Presidents since the Lyndon Johnson Administration and recently published The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board electrical contractors NECA Sun, 09 Oct 2016 00:53:00 +0000 36611 at Verizon Moves into Lighting with Sensity Systems Purchase <div class="node-body article-body">Sensity has established itself as one of the companies to watch in the race to combine lighting with data networks and build new capabilities on those combined technologies. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Watch Silver Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:52:00 +0000 36761 at