News en Lighting Showcases Design Firm's San Francisco Offices <div class="node-body article-body">The firm used an open floorplan, which presents challenges for lighting designers. “With few physical features to delineate workspaces, light fixtures must help define each area, highlight task areas, and direct traffic, all while being unobtrusive and easily managed.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Silver Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:32:00 +0000 38501 at Scott Pease Photography, via Acuity Brands NAED South Central Attendees See Sunny Economic Climate in 2017 <div class="node-body article-body">NAED South Central Region Conference returned to the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel this week, and attendees are looking forward to a decent business year in 2017. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Watch NAED National Association of Electrical Distributors Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:17:00 +0000 38491 at <p>Signs of a multi-billion urban redevelopment project in downtown Tampa are just starting to pop up. Over the next few years, a new convention hotel, office skyscraper and more retail development will be coming to the area.</p> Eaton Bussmann Employees and Families Giving Back to St. Louis and Surrounding Communities <div class="node-body article-body">Since the inception of the Eaton-Bussmann community involvement program in 2011, employees and their families provided a combined total of 600 volunteer hours to local organizations in the St. Louis area, including Missouri Patriot PAWS, Youth In Need and Operation Stream Clean.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Bussmann Eaton Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:22:00 +0000 38461 at Allied Wire & Cable Donates $20,000 to K9s for Warriors <div class="node-body article-body">Each year, Allied Wire & Cable, Collegeville, PA, holds a charity week during the month of December to donate to deserving organizations. The 2016 beneficiary was K9s for Warriors.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Pennsylvania Allied Wire Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:05:00 +0000 38451 at Crawford Electric Supply Receives $199,000 Job-Training Grant <div class="node-body article-body">Crawford Electric Supply, Dallas, TX, has been awarded $199,000 as part of a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) in conjunction with North Lake College.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Texas Crawford Electric Sonepar Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:50:00 +0000 38441 at <p>TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar made a Skills Development Fund Grant check presentation to representatives from North Lake College and partnering businesses.</p> <p>In&nbsp;this photo, Crawford Electric Supply HR Manager Renee Blaylock (second from right) and Regional Vice President Kelly Johns (far right) accept on Crawford&rsquo;s behalf. Crawford&#39;s portion of the shared grant was $199,000.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Meglio ESI to Expand Representation of Milbank <div class="node-body article-body">Meglio ESI is now Milbank Manufacturing’s rep in Kansas and eastern Missouri. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rep News Meglio Milbank NEMRA Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:07:00 +0000 38421 at Pollart Sales Leads Drive for Food Pantry <div class="node-body article-body">This cooperative effort of co-workers and friends allowed the firm to donate a total of 500 lbs. of non-perishable food items to those in need.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Silver Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:09:00 +0000 38401 at <p>The team at Pollart Sales pulled together to gather food for a Philadelphia food bank and donated to a local children&#39;s cancer organization.</p> Photo courtesy of Pollart Sales Minneapolis' ElectroTech Merges with PukNet Group <div class="node-body article-body">Jeff Starkman, ElectroTech Inc., Minneapolis, MN, and Steve Puk, formerly of PukNET Group, Bloomington, MN, announced that the two companies have merged. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Minnesota Mergers & Acquisitions Rep News News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:54:00 +0000 38391 at ELR Sales Wins Anamet Rep Agent of the Year Award <div class="node-body article-body">Anamet Electrical is pleased to recognize ELR Sales, Livermore, CA,&nbsp;for outstanding performance in 2016.&nbsp; ELR Sales won the Anamet &ldquo;AAA&rdquo; Rep Agent of the year award for sales growth and new business generation. ELR Sales represents Anamet Electrical in Northern California, and has done so since 2011.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Rep News Anamet ELR Sales NEMRA Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:22:00 +0000 38321 at <p>Anamet&#39;s Desiree Grace presents the award to ELR&#39;s Erich Leaverton. Also in photo is Sam McCammon, Anamet&#39;s president.</p> Southwire Welcomes First Class to Maintenance Apprenticeship Program <div class="node-body article-body">Working to build a sustainable maintenance workforce, Southwire, Carrollton, GA, welcomed its first class to the company’s Maintenance Apprenticeship Program in January.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Southwire wire and cable Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:05:00 +0000 38311 at <p>Southwire<span style="font-size: 16px;">&nbsp;welcomes its first class to the Maintenance Apprenticeship Program. Pictured (L-R):&nbsp;Front Row: Ashley Hicks, Brandon Hammond, Terrell Jones, Heather Poe,&nbsp;</span>Vincente<span style="font-size: 16px;">&nbsp;Williams, Sam Guy.&nbsp;Back row: Geoffrey&nbsp;</span>Vaught<span style="font-size: 16px;">, Kenneth&nbsp;</span>Heifner<span style="font-size: 16px;">, Jeff O&rsquo;Bryant, John Spence, Clint Starling, Jody Marlow, Jonathan Thomason.</span></p>