News http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7399/more en Grainger increases use of Google Adwords to lead customers to www.grainger.com http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/grainger-increases-use-google-adwords-lead-customers-wwwgraingercom <div class="node-body article-body">Grainger is utilizing Google Adwords’ Dynamic Search Ads and Remarketing Lists for Search Ads to pump up hits on <a href="http://www.grainger.com" title="www.grainger.com">www.grainger.com</a> when customers use Google to search for products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/grainger-increases-use-google-adwords-lead-customers-wwwgraingercom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/grainger-increases-use-google-adwords-lead-customers-wwwgraingercom#comments Bulletin Board Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:20:00 +0000 15831 at http://ewweb.com Merger and Acquisition Update: An electrical industry dealmaker's insights http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/merger-and-acquisition-update-electrical-industry-dealmakers-insights <div class="field-deck"> Burke Burkhardt, senior managing director, HT Capital Advisors, New York, offers an insider’s perspective on the state of distributor merger and acquisition activity in the electrical market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HT Capital Advisors is an investment banking firms with a major focus on the electrical wholesaling industry, and over the years it has represented the owners of many electrical distributors in mergers and acquisitions. As an executive on the HT Capital Advisors team who has worked on many of these acquisitions, we thought Burke Burkhardt could give us a good idea of what’s happening with mergers and acquisitions in the electrical market. He offered his insight in the following Q&A.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/merger-and-acquisition-update-electrical-industry-dealmakers-insights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/merger-and-acquisition-update-electrical-industry-dealmakers-insights#comments Management Mergers & Acquisitions Gold Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:42:00 +0000 15811 at http://ewweb.com Cicoil Loads Millions of Cable Designs on its Flat Cable Configurator http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/cicoil-loads-millions-cable-designs-its-flat-cable-configurator <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Cicoil, Valencia, Calif., maker of flat cables and assemblies, announced its newly expanded online &ldquo;Drag &amp; Drop&rdquo; Flat Cable Configurator.&nbsp; An entire section of the website is dedicated to this new web application, which allows a user to easily design a custom cable in just minutes.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/cicoil-loads-millions-cable-designs-its-flat-cable-configurator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/cicoil-loads-millions-cable-designs-its-flat-cable-configurator#comments Bulletin Board Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:37:00 +0000 15801 at http://ewweb.com Meet & Greet: Electrical Wholesaling's People On the Move http://ewweb.com/people/meet-greet-electrical-wholesalings-people-move <div class="node-body gallery-body"> Jack Carlson, executive V.P. and president, North American Business, Southwire, was named chairman of the Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA). Alex Orr was named V.P. of sales for induction lighting manufacturer Everlast Lighting. Michael DeVoney is now president of Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS). David Delgado is now manager of lighting application and certification at MaxLite. Stu Thorne, CEO of Southwire, was named the Copper Club’s Copper Man of the Year and the 2014 recipient of the club’s coveted Ankh Award.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/meet-greet-electrical-wholesalings-people-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/meet-greet-electrical-wholesalings-people-move#comments People Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:11:00 +0000 14141 at http://ewweb.com Schaedler YESCO move branch from Falls Creek to Dubois, Pa. http://ewweb.com/news-watch/schaedler-yesco-move-branch-falls-creek-dubois-pa <div class="node-body article-body">Schaedler Yesco Distribution Inc. (SYD), Harrisburg, Pa., plans to relocate its Falls Creek branch to a larger facility to accommodate growth and future expansion plans. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/schaedler-yesco-move-branch-falls-creek-dubois-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/schaedler-yesco-move-branch-falls-creek-dubois-pa#comments News Watch Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:03:00 +0000 15761 at http://ewweb.com Harris Electric Supply and UtiliCor now operating as Border States Electric in Tennessee http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/harris-electric-supply-and-utilicor-now-operating-border-states-electric-tennes <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Border States Electric branches in Tennessee have operated until recently under the trade names Harris Electric Supply and UtiliCor. April 1, all Harris Electric Supply and UtiliCor branches changed their name to Border States Electric. Additionally, the Nashville UtiliCor branch relocated to the Harris Electric Supply (Wedgewood) facility in February.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/harris-electric-supply-and-utilicor-now-operating-border-states-electric-tennes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/harris-electric-supply-and-utilicor-now-operating-border-states-electric-tennes#comments Bulletin Board Mergers & Acquisitions Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:52:00 +0000 15751 at http://ewweb.com Thiel wins Crescent's Titus B. Schmid Founders of Excellence Award for sales of GE Lighting products http://ewweb.com/lighting/thiel-wins-crescents-titus-b-schmid-founders-excellence-award-sales-ge-lighting-products <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Thiel, an account manager at Crescent Electric Supply’s distribution facility in Madison, Wis., has won the 2013 Titus B. Schmid Founders Award of Excellence Award, given to salespeople for outstanding sales performance of GE Lighting products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/thiel-wins-crescents-titus-b-schmid-founders-excellence-award-sales-ge-lighting-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/thiel-wins-crescents-titus-b-schmid-founders-excellence-award-sales-ge-lighting-products#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:00 +0000 15741 at http://ewweb.com Steve Thiel (right), an account manager at Crescent Electric’s distribution facility in Madison, Wis., receives the Titus B. Schmid Award from Dick Schmid, senior V.P., industry relations. Breaking News: Halsey Cook named president of Sonepar USA http://ewweb.com/people/breaking-news-halsey-cook-named-president-sonepar-usa <div class="node-body article-body">Halsey Cook will be joining the Sonepar North America senior management team as the president of Sonepar USA effective April 21. Cook will have complete responsibility for all aspects of the U.S. business unit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/breaking-news-halsey-cook-named-president-sonepar-usa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/breaking-news-halsey-cook-named-president-sonepar-usa#comments People Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:06:00 +0000 15701 at http://ewweb.com Who's Hiring in the Electrical Market the Week of April 14? http://ewweb.com/news/whos-hiring-electrical-market-week-april-14 <div class="node-body article-body">ABB Eaton, Emerson, Molex and Siemens are the electrical manufacturers with the most jobs posted on EW's LinkedIn site this week, while Anixter, Kaman Industrial Technologies and WESCO have more jobs posted there than other distributors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news/whos-hiring-electrical-market-week-april-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news/whos-hiring-electrical-market-week-april-14#comments News Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:04:00 +0000 15681 at http://ewweb.com Baton Rouge, La., joins Midland and Odessa, Texas, as nation’s hottest housing markets according to new NAHB Index http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/baton-rouge-la-joins-midland-and-odessa-texas-nation-s-hottest-housing-markets-a <div class="node-body article-body">Of the approximately 350 metro markets nationwide, 59 returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI), released this week. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/baton-rouge-la-joins-midland-and-odessa-texas-nation-s-hottest-housing-markets-a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/baton-rouge-la-joins-midland-and-odessa-texas-nation-s-hottest-housing-markets-a#comments Economic Indicators News Watch Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:12:00 +0000 15671 at http://ewweb.com