News Watch http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7403/more en Cree Plans to Sell Wolfspeed Power and RF Division for $850 Million http://ewweb.com/lighting/cree-plans-sell-wolfspeed-power-and-rf-division-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="http://ewweb.com/lighting/cree-plans-sell-wolfspeed-power-and-rf-division-850-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/cree-plans-sell-wolfspeed-power-and-rf-division-850-million#comments Lighting News Watch Cree LED lighting Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:32:00 +0000 35471 at http://ewweb.com GE, Schneider and Software http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-schneider-and-software <div class="node-body article-body">The reason for the excitement about industrial software is becoming clearer with time. The potential market is huge and the potential for improving efficiency in manufacturing operations around the world may be even bigger.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-schneider-and-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-schneider-and-software#comments News Watch Silver Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:48:00 +0000 35251 at http://ewweb.com Gexpro Gets Hawaiian Utility Approval on Energy Storage http://ewweb.com/news-watch/gexpro-gets-hawaiian-utility-approval-energy-storage <div class="node-body article-body">With the certification in place, Hawaiian Electric customers will be able to interconnect commercial solar PV systems using Gexpro’s battery energy storage solution to the Hawaiian Electric grid.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/gexpro-gets-hawaiian-utility-approval-energy-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/gexpro-gets-hawaiian-utility-approval-energy-storage#comments News Watch Silver Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:47:00 +0000 35241 at http://ewweb.com Robroy Adds Attabox to Expand Industrial Enclosure Offering http://ewweb.com/news-watch/robroy-adds-attabox-expand-industrial-enclosure-offering <div class="node-body article-body">Robroy said the acquisition will complement Robroy’s Stahlin non-metallic enclosures business, which has been making fiberglass electrical enclosures for more than 60 years.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/robroy-adds-attabox-expand-industrial-enclosure-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/robroy-adds-attabox-expand-industrial-enclosure-offering#comments News Watch Silver Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:46:00 +0000 35231 at http://ewweb.com IDEA Hires Stibo Systems to Upgrade the IDW http://ewweb.com/news-watch/idea-hires-stibo-systems-upgrade-idw <div class="node-body article-body">The upgrade was necessary because the original system, in use for 18 years, had outlived its usefulness, said Maan Hashem, who recently joined IDEA as vice president of products and services. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/idea-hires-stibo-systems-upgrade-idw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/idea-hires-stibo-systems-upgrade-idw#comments News Watch Silver Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:43:00 +0000 35221 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Buys Belgian Electrical Distributor Cheyns http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-buys-belgian-electrical-distributor-cheyns <div class="node-body article-body">Cheyns has 180 people operating 10 locations across Flanders and Wallonia, with its headquarters in Courtrai.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-buys-belgian-electrical-distributor-cheyns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-buys-belgian-electrical-distributor-cheyns#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:12:00 +0000 34681 at http://ewweb.com Revere Electric Buys Glenbard http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/revere-electric-buys-glenbard <div class="node-body article-body">In a move that brings together two of Illinois’ independent electrical distributors, Revere Electric Supply Co., Mokena, Ill., acquired the business of Glenbard Electric Supply, a one-location distributor in Lombard, Ill.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/revere-electric-buys-glenbard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/revere-electric-buys-glenbard#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Wed, 01 Jun 2016 18:45:00 +0000 34631 at http://ewweb.com Codale Electric Supply Acquires Grove Madsen in Nevada http://ewweb.com/node/34611 <div class="node-body article-body">Codale Electric Supply, a subsidiary of Sonepar USA based in Salt Lake City, announced the acquisition of Grove Madsen Industries, an independent electrical and automation distributor with locations in Reno and Las Vegas. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/node/34611" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/node/34611#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Wed, 01 Jun 2016 18:11:00 +0000 34611 at http://ewweb.com (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) GE Current Buys Daintree http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-current-buys-daintree <div class="node-body article-body">General Electric’s new Current business unit scored a major acquisition in Daintree Networks, a provider of open-standard building controls for commercial facilities. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-current-buys-daintree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-current-buys-daintree#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Wed, 01 Jun 2016 17:46:00 +0000 34621 at http://ewweb.com NSi Industries Announces New Investment Partner-Blue Sea Capital http://ewweb.com/news-watch/nsi-industries-announces-new-investment-partner-blue-sea-capital <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2016/04/NSi_logo_150.jpg" style="width: 125px; height: 59px; float: left; margin: 3px;" /></strong>NSi Industries, LLC, Huntersville, N.C.,&nbsp;&nbsp;is now &nbsp;partnered with the investment firm Blue Sea Capital based in West Palm Beach, Fla.&nbsp; Bruce Bittner, CEO of NSi Industries, said in a NSi press release, &ldquo;The company is poised for long-term strategic growth and Blue Sea Capital saw the opportunity to partner with a company whose products, services and people are the reason this growth is possible.&nbsp;NSi Indu</p></div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/nsi-industries-announces-new-investment-partner-blue-sea-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/nsi-industries-announces-new-investment-partner-blue-sea-capital#comments News Watch NSi Tork Sun, 22 May 2016 22:39:00 +0000 33691 at http://ewweb.com