Global http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7401/more en Blue Ridge Wire & Cable Hires New Sales Rep in Ottawa http://ewweb.com/rep-news/blue-ridge-wire-cable-hires-new-sales-rep-ottawa <div class="node-body article-body"> Terry Atkinson is a new sales rep for Blue Ridge Wire & Cable in Ottawa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/rep-news/blue-ridge-wire-cable-hires-new-sales-rep-ottawa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/rep-news/blue-ridge-wire-cable-hires-new-sales-rep-ottawa#comments Global Rep News Blue Ridge Wire and Cable NEMRA reps Tue, 19 May 2015 20:10:00 +0000 24751 at http://ewweb.com Acuity Brands to Buy Distech Controls http://ewweb.com/news-watch/acuity-brands-buy-distech-controls <div class="node-body article-body">Acuity Brands Inc., Atlanta, will buy Canadian building automation and energy management company Distech Controls Inc. for $252.8 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/acuity-brands-buy-distech-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/acuity-brands-buy-distech-controls#comments Global News Watch Silver Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:46:00 +0000 23421 at http://ewweb.com Image of Distech demo Rockwell Adds Automation Distributor in India http://ewweb.com/global/rockwell-adds-automation-distributor-india <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, Wis., has entered into a new distributor relationship with PIMA Controls Pvt. Ltd., a newly formed full-line industrial automation distributor in Rajasthan, India.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/rockwell-adds-automation-distributor-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/rockwell-adds-automation-distributor-india#comments Global Allen-Bradley India PIMA Rockwell Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:04:00 +0000 22241 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Boosts Footprint in Asian Markets with Three Acquisitions and a Joint Venture http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-boosts-footprint-asian-markets-three-acquisitions-and-joint-venture <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Four companies have recently joined Sonepar in Asia, adding &euro;23 million in sales and 67 associates to the Paris-based electrical distributor&rsquo;s Asian footprint. Sonepar said the moves reinforce its position in the Hong Kong and Macau markets and boost its oil &amp; gas presence throughout Southeast Asia.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-boosts-footprint-asian-markets-three-acquisitions-and-joint-venture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-boosts-footprint-asian-markets-three-acquisitions-and-joint-venture#comments Global Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:18:00 +0000 21841 at http://ewweb.com Supermoon home page Samsung Joins Siemens and Philips in Rethinking Role of Lighting http://ewweb.com/news-watch/samsung-joins-siemens-and-philips-rethinking-role-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, Seoul, South Korea, said it will close its light-emitting diode (LED) lighting business outside of South Korea, scaling back what the company had identified as a key growth business just four years ago, according to a Reuters report.</p> <p>The company will continue supplying LED components to OEM lighting manufacturers worldwide and developing display lighting technologies in support of its primary business lines in smart phones, tablets and other consumer products.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/samsung-joins-siemens-and-philips-rethinking-role-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/samsung-joins-siemens-and-philips-rethinking-role-lighting#comments Global Lighting News Watch Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:18:00 +0000 21931 at http://ewweb.com Klein Tools to Market Products in United Kingdom and Ireland through Super Rod and City Electric http://ewweb.com/global/klein-tools-market-products-united-kingdom-and-ireland-through-super-rod-and-city-electric <div class="node-body article-body">Klein Tools, Lincolnshire, Ill., plans to expand its position in the United Kingdom and Ireland through a significant financial investment and strategic partnership with Super Rod, a master distributor of wire installation tools. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/klein-tools-market-products-united-kingdom-and-ireland-through-super-rod-and-city-electric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/klein-tools-market-products-united-kingdom-and-ireland-through-super-rod-and-city-electric#comments Global City Electric Ireland Klein Tools Super Rod United Kingdom Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:54:00 +0000 21551 at http://ewweb.com 16 Offshore Wind Farms Under Construction in Europe http://ewweb.com/global/16-offshore-wind-farms-under-construction-europe <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2014/09/409ewGC2.jpg" style="width: 280px; height: 418px; margin: 3px; float: right;" />Despite offshore wind power installations being lower than in the first six months of last year, it remains the fastest-growing power sector in Europe, according to Justin Wilkes, deputy CEO of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), Brussels, Belgium.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/16-offshore-wind-farms-under-construction-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/16-offshore-wind-farms-under-construction-europe#comments Global Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:31:00 +0000 19721 at http://ewweb.com New Development at ABB May Lead to Growth in Renewable Installations http://ewweb.com/global/new-development-abb-may-lead-growth-renewable-installations <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2014/09/409ewGC1_210.jpg" style="width: 210px; height: 211px; margin: 3px; float: right;" title="Ulrich Spiesshofer, ABB’s CEO, said this development will, “change the feasibility of renewable energy projects and play a defining role in using underground and subsea high-voltage cables to integrate renewables over long distances.”" />ABB, Zurich, Switzerland, says it recently achieved a breakthrough in cable technology.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/new-development-abb-may-lead-growth-renewable-installations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/new-development-abb-may-lead-growth-renewable-installations#comments Global Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:21:00 +0000 19711 at http://ewweb.com 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