News en NAW to Air Free Sept. 14 Webinar on M&As for Distributors <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href=""><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 357px; height: 141px; float: left; margin: 3px;" /></a>Distribution leaders are invited to join the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors&rsquo; &nbsp;Institute for Distribution Excellence and Lincoln International on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 1 p.m -2 p.m.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mergers & Acquisitions acquisitions M&A Mergers National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors NAW Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:01:00 +0000 35781 at The New Yorker Takes an Interest in LED Lifespans <div class="node-body article-body"> J.B. MacKinnon of The New Yorker focuses on the LED lighting market’s upending of product life expectations </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Silver Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:46:00 +0000 35771 at Livermore Centennial Bulb webcam still Crescent Electric Supply to Acquire Home Products Etc. LLC <div class="node-body article-body">Crescent Electric Supply Co., East Dubuque, Ill., has signed a definitive agreement to purchase online retailer Home Products Etc. LLC (HPE). HPE was founded in 2012 to be the online source for home products serving both B2B and B2C markets. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mergers & Acquisitions Crescent Electric Supply Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:47:00 +0000 35741 at Cree Plans to Sell Wolfspeed Power and RF Division for $850 Million <div class="node-body article-body">Cree, Inc., Durham, N.C., plans to sell its Wolfspeed Power and RF division, its including its silicon-carbide substrate business for power, RF and gemstone applications, to Infineon Technologies AG for $850 million in cash. The move is part of Cree’s plans to focus more on LED lighting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting News Watch Cree LED lighting Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:32:00 +0000 35471 at Springfield Electric Moves Hannibal, Mo., to New Location <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="float: left; margin: 3px; width: 254px; height: 189px;" />Springfield Electric, Springfield, Ill., says its Hannibal, Mo., &nbsp;branch has recently moved to a new location at 7180 Veterans Rd.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Springfield Electric Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:11:00 +0000 35461 at Summit Electric Supply Releases Mobile App to Calculate Voltage Drop <div class="node-body article-body">Summit Electric Supply’s new Voltage Drop Calculator helps users determine the right wire for a cable run. This latest mobile app by the Albuquerque, N.M.-based Summit Electric calculates voltage and percentage drop for any size job or project. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Summit Electric Supply Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:51:00 +0000 35451 at German Football Museum Uses Lighting to Engage <div class="node-body article-body">Zumtobel's lighting management system plays a key role in making the museum kick.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Silver Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:03:00 +0000 35301 at Photo courtesy of Zumtobel People On the Move - July 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out these executive appointments and honors at Border States, Eaton, T&B/ABB, Omni Cable, Encore Wire, Appleton/Emerson, NorthEast Electrical Distributors, Irby/ Sonepar, and GG LED.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People Appleton/Emerson Border States Eaton Encore Wire Irby Northeast Electrical Distributors Omni Cable Sonepar T&B Thomas and Betts Fri, 08 Jul 2016 19:43:00 +0000 35281 at Thomas & Betts Donates $50,000 to Memphis Electrical JATC <div class="node-body article-body">Thomas & Betts (T&B), Memphis, Tenn., donated $50,000 to the Memphis Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC), to be paid over the next 10 years. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board ABB T&B Thomas and Betts Thu, 07 Jul 2016 16:46:00 +0000 35171 at <p><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">(Left to right): C. Lyn McCrory, president, McCrory Electric Co.; Thomas Migliaccio , president, T.A.M. Electric Co.; R. Michael Haley, assistant business manager, Local 474 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; David Kendall, director of industry affairs, Thomas &amp; Betts/ABB; J. Glenn Greenwell, assistant business manager, Local 474 of the IBEW; Clovis D. Brown, training director, Memphis Electrical JATC; Wayne A. Lowrie, president, Lowrie Electric Co.; and&nbsp;J. Allen Anderson, general foreman, Miller Electric Co. </span></p> Klein Tools Opens Nominations for the 2016 Electrician of the Year <div class="node-body article-body">In a new twist on the competition, Klein Tools will make fan voting part of the selection process this year. Fans will be able to vote on the grand prize winner after six regional winners are announced in mid-August. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Silver Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:47:00 +0000 35151 at