Global http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7401/more en Legrand Sales and Marketing Talent Development Program Includes Distributor Placement http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-sales-and-marketing-talent-development-program-includes-distributor-placement <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As the electrical industry continues to evolve, the emphasis on training and talent development continues to grow. In a recent move to expand its employees&rsquo; capabilities, Legrand, a global manufacturer in power, light and data solutions with U.S. headquarters in West Hartford, Conn., launched its inaugural talent development program designed to train its next generation of sales and marketing professionals.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-sales-and-marketing-talent-development-program-includes-distributor-placement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/legrand-sales-and-marketing-talent-development-program-includes-distributor-placement#comments Bulletin Board Global Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:30:00 +0000 18441 at http://ewweb.com <p>Legrand&#39;s Innoval training room.</p> Photo courtesy of Legrand ABB books $400 million order to build high-voltage direct current link between Newfoundland and Canadian mainland http://ewweb.com/global/abb-books-400-million-order-build-high-voltage-direct-current-link-between-newfoundland-and-c <div class="node-body article-body"><p>ABB Ltd. (ABB), Zurich, Switzerland, received a $400 million power project from NSP Maritime Link Inc., a subsidiary of Emera Inc., to provide a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission solution creating the first electricity link between the island of Newfoundland and the North American power grid.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/abb-books-400-million-order-build-high-voltage-direct-current-link-between-newfoundland-and-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/abb-books-400-million-order-build-high-voltage-direct-current-link-between-newfoundland-and-c#comments Global Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:42:00 +0000 17481 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Asia-Pacific Buys Electrical Distributors of Western Australia http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-asia-pacific-buys-electrical-distributors-western-australia-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Sonepar has entered into an agreement to purchase the shares of Electrical Distributors of Western Australia (ED), effective July 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-asia-pacific-buys-electrical-distributors-western-australia-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-asia-pacific-buys-electrical-distributors-western-australia-0#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:22:00 +0000 17371 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Expands in Latin America, Malaysia and Czech Republic http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-expands-latin-america-malaysia-and-czech-republic <div class="node-body article-body">Global electrical distribution powerhouse Sonepar SA, Paris, moved to expand its role in Central and South America’s developing economies. Information on the Sonepar website announced that IESA, San Jose, Costa Rica, and Melexa, Bogota, Colombia, have joined Sonepar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-expands-latin-america-malaysia-and-czech-republic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-expands-latin-america-malaysia-and-czech-republic#comments Global Sonepar Tue, 01 Jul 2014 23:07:00 +0000 17901 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Canada expands in northwestern Ontario with MGM Electric purchase http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-canada-expands-northwestern-ontario-mgm-electric-purchase <div class="node-body article-body">Sonepar is expanding in Canada again, this time with the acquisition of MGM Electric, a full-line distributor in Thunder Bay and northwestern Ontario.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-canada-expands-northwestern-ontario-mgm-electric-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-canada-expands-northwestern-ontario-mgm-electric-purchase#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:27:00 +0000 15511 at http://ewweb.com WESCO acquires Canadian distributor of safety products http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/wesco-acquires-canadian-distributor-safety-products <div class="node-body article-body"><p>WESCO has made some major acquisitions of industrial, MRO and safety distributors over the past few years, and it continued to build its business north of the border with the acquisition of Hazmasters Inc., a Toronto-based safety products distributor.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/wesco-acquires-canadian-distributor-safety-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/wesco-acquires-canadian-distributor-safety-products#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:48:00 +0000 14851 at http://ewweb.com Copper Talk: U.S. Geological Survey reports on the yet-untapped global resources http://ewweb.com/global/copper-talk-us-geological-survey-reports-yet-untapped-global-resources <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Geological Survey department says the first-ever, geologically-based global assessment of undiscovered copper resources estimates that 3.5 billion metric tons of copper may exist worldwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/copper-talk-us-geological-survey-reports-yet-untapped-global-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/copper-talk-us-geological-survey-reports-yet-untapped-global-resources#comments Global Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:25:00 +0000 14831 at http://ewweb.com U.S. Geological Survey Global Circuit http://ewweb.com/global/global-circuit <div class="node-body gallery-body">A roundup of global news of interest to the U.S. electrical industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/global-circuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/global-circuit#comments Global Silver Electrical Markets Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:46:00 +0000 14761 at http://ewweb.com Leviton opens South African facility in quest to expand globally http://ewweb.com/global/leviton-opens-south-african-facility-quest-expand-globally <div class="node-body article-body">Leviton, Melville, N.Y., has a new facility in Johannesburg, South Africa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/leviton-opens-south-african-facility-quest-expand-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/leviton-opens-south-african-facility-quest-expand-globally#comments Global Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:42:00 +0000 14551 at http://ewweb.com EU to block dumping of solar panels from some Chinese makers http://ewweb.com/global/eu-block-dumping-solar-panels-some-chinese-makers <div class="node-body article-body">Although the European Union reached a deal in July last year with some solar panel makers in China to set a floor on panel prices and ease contention over claims that China was “dumping” panels below cost in Europe’s solar markets, EU has now set a deadline for implementing tariffs on panels from manufacturers who refused to join the deal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/eu-block-dumping-solar-panels-some-chinese-makers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/eu-block-dumping-solar-panels-some-chinese-makers#comments Global Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:58:00 +0000 13851 at http://ewweb.com