News http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7399/more en Turtle & Hughes Signs with Infor for New ERP System http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/turtle-hughes-signs-infor-new-erp-system <div class="node-body article-body">Turtle & Hughes, Linden, N.J., has successfully replaced its legacy ERP system with Infor Distribution SX.e.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/turtle-hughes-signs-infor-new-erp-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/turtle-hughes-signs-infor-new-erp-system#comments Bulletin Board Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:38:00 +0000 18071 at http://ewweb.com An incredible copper shortage by the end of the decade? One analyst thinks so http://ewweb.com/news-watch/incredible-copper-shortage-end-decade-one-analyst-thinks-so <div class="node-body article-body">In a post today from the Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource Symposium, Charlotte McLeod from Copper Investing News said Robert Friedland, executive chairman and director of Ivanhoe Mines, gave a great presentation on the future of the copper and platinum markets.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/incredible-copper-shortage-end-decade-one-analyst-thinks-so" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/incredible-copper-shortage-end-decade-one-analyst-thinks-so#comments News Watch Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:19:00 +0000 18001 at http://ewweb.com <p>Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons</p> WESCO reports record sales for 2Q 2014 http://ewweb.com/news-watch/wesco-reports-record-sales-2q-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>WESCO International Inc., Pittsburgh, said its net sales for 2Q 2014 were $2,005.2 million compared to $1,894.0 million for the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 5.9%.&nbsp; Organic sales increased 6.0%, acquisitions positively impacted sales by 1.6%, and foreign exchange negatively impacted sales by 1.7%. &nbsp;Sequentially, sales increased 10.7%, and organic sales increased 7.9%. &nbsp;Gross profit was $411.8 million, or 20.5% of sales, for the second quarter of 2014, compared to $392.6 million, or 20.7% of sales, for the second quarter of 2013.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/wesco-reports-record-sales-2q-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/wesco-reports-record-sales-2q-2014#comments News Watch Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:47:00 +0000 17991 at http://ewweb.com Ideal promotes Dukes to national account manager http://ewweb.com/people/ideal-promotes-dukes-national-account-manager <div class="node-body article-body">John Dukes was promoted to national account manager from senior area sales manager for the Chicago region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/ideal-promotes-dukes-national-account-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/ideal-promotes-dukes-national-account-manager#comments People Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:33:00 +0000 17981 at http://ewweb.com HD Supply opens 14,000-sq-ft branch in Anchorage http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/hd-supply-opens-14000-sq-ft-branch-anchorage <div class="node-body article-body">HD Supply Power Solutions, Atlanta, has opened a new 14,000 square-foot facility at 6050 Tuttle Place in Anchorage, AK</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/hd-supply-opens-14000-sq-ft-branch-anchorage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/hd-supply-opens-14000-sq-ft-branch-anchorage#comments Bulletin Board Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:11:00 +0000 17971 at http://ewweb.com Jerre Stead named Chairman of the American Writers Museum Foundation; NEMA’s O’Hagan Continues On as President http://ewweb.com/people/jerre-stead-named-chairman-american-writers-museum-foundation-nema-s-o-hagan-continues-presid <div class="node-body article-body">Jerre L. Stead, once CEO of Square D Co., is the new chairman of the American Writers Museum (AWM) Foundation. The Museum has additional electrical ties, as Malcolm O'Hagan, formerly president of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Rosslyn, Va., is its founding chairman and president.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/jerre-stead-named-chairman-american-writers-museum-foundation-nema-s-o-hagan-continues-presid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/jerre-stead-named-chairman-american-writers-museum-foundation-nema-s-o-hagan-continues-presid#comments People Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:43:00 +0000 17941 at http://ewweb.com <p>Jerre Stead, former CEO of Square D, is now chairman of the American Writers Museum (AWM) Foundation. Boston’s Arthur J. Hurley Co. Broadens Management Team http://ewweb.com/people/boston-s-arthur-j-hurley-co-broadens-management-team <div class="node-body article-body">The Arthur J. Hurley Co. has appointed Jim Clark as the executive V.P. and CFO; Kevin Sodden as account manager for the utility/municipal/engineering market in New England; and Camilo Pereira as the company’s business manager in charge of key national accounts and overall expansion in the transit, utility and construction markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/boston-s-arthur-j-hurley-co-broadens-management-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/boston-s-arthur-j-hurley-co-broadens-management-team#comments People Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:00 +0000 17911 at http://ewweb.com Bulletin Board - June and July 2014 http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/bulletin-board-june-and-july-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><strong>Ideas, finds and resources:</strong> charitable events, contests, new promotions, anniversaries and grand openings from around the electrical industry.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/bulletin-board-june-and-july-2014#comments Bulletin Board Gallery Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:50:00 +0000 17781 at http://ewweb.com Grainger Posts 5% Increase in 2Q 2014 Sales http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-posts-5-increase-2q-2014-sales <div class="node-body article-body">W.W. Grainger Inc., Lake Forest, Ill., said its 2Q 2014 YTY sales increased 5% to $2.5 billion from $2.4 billion in the 2013 second quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-posts-5-increase-2q-2014-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-posts-5-increase-2q-2014-sales#comments News Watch Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:23:00 +0000 17731 at http://ewweb.com Shealy Electrical Wholesalers Announces Intentions to Acquire Nova Lighting http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/shealy-electrical-wholesalers-announces-intentions-acquire-nova-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, West Columbia, S.C., announced today its intentions to acquire Nova Lighting, Charlotte, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/shealy-electrical-wholesalers-announces-intentions-acquire-nova-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/shealy-electrical-wholesalers-announces-intentions-acquire-nova-lighting#comments Lighting Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:58:00 +0000 17721 at http://ewweb.com