News Watch http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7403/more en MSC to Sell 50,000 Schneider Electric SKUs in MRO Market http://ewweb.com/news-watch/msc-sell-50000-schneider-electric-skus-mro-market <div class="node-body article-body">MSC Industrial Supply Co., Melville, N.Y., one of the largest distributors of MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) products in North America, announced the launch of an extensive distribution agreement with Schneider Electric that provides MSC customers in the United States access to more than 50,000 electrical products marketed under the Square D, Schneider Electric and Telemecanique brand names.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/msc-sell-50000-schneider-electric-skus-mro-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/msc-sell-50000-schneider-electric-skus-mro-market#comments News Watch MSC Schneider Square D Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:08:00 +0000 30391 at http://ewweb.com Another Big Win for Boston – GE is Coming to Town http://ewweb.com/news-watch/another-big-win-boston-ge-coming-town <div class="node-body article-body"><p>GE&#39;s announcementthis week that it would be moving its corporate headquarters to Boston&rsquo;s trendy Seaport District from its suburban location in Fairfield, Conn.,&nbsp;has lit up the news wires over the past 24 hours with analysis of what the move may mean for GE and for the Boston economy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/another-big-win-boston-ge-coming-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/another-big-win-boston-ge-coming-town#comments News Watch Boston GE Gold Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:03:00 +0000 29151 at http://ewweb.com Top News Stories of 2015 http://ewweb.com/electrical-history/top-news-stories-2015 <div class="field-deck"> While 2015 may be remembered most as a year of disappointing growth, some intriguing market trends and new business opportunities may bode well for the future. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As is the case in most years, the top news story in 2015 was the economy, which by many measures was a bit of a dud that lost steam as the year went on.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-history/top-news-stories-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-history/top-news-stories-2015#comments Electrical History News Watch Gold Fri, 11 Dec 2015 20:18:00 +0000 28201 at http://ewweb.com Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Irby Adds Electrical Test Labs of Georgia to Tools Division http://ewweb.com/news-watch/irby-adds-electrical-test-labs-georgia-tools-division <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Irby Co., Jackson, Miss., a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, announced the acquisition of Electrical Test Labs of Georgia, Inc. (ELTG), Lake Park, Ga. The purchase will expand Irby&rsquo;s test lab offering and product range.</p> <p>ETLG operates a dielectric test lab and a mobile testing unit that serves customers in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. Irby has three existing test labs in Fargo, N.D.; Fort Worth, Texas; and West Boylston, Mass.; and operates mobile test units across its service territory.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/irby-adds-electrical-test-labs-georgia-tools-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/irby-adds-electrical-test-labs-georgia-tools-division#comments News Watch Silver Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:10:00 +0000 28251 at http://ewweb.com ILSCO Buys Surge Suppression http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ilsco-buys-surge-suppression <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Connector and grounding products manufacturer ILSCO, Cincinnati, announced the purchase of Surge Suppression Inc. (SSI), Destin, Fla., a supplier of surge protection devices (SPDs). &nbsp;The acquisition will help ILSCO provide more complete solutions to customers&rsquo; electrical needs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ilsco-buys-surge-suppression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ilsco-buys-surge-suppression#comments News Watch Silver Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:08:00 +0000 28241 at http://ewweb.com Rittal Signs Kaman Nationwide http://ewweb.com/news-watch/rittal-signs-kaman-nationwide <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Industrial distribution specialist Kaman Distribution Group, Bloomfield, Conn., has signed a national distribution agreement with Rittal GmbH &amp; Co. of Germany. The deal agreement is an extension of a relationship that began more than 20 years with Zeller Electric, a business Kaman acquired in 2012. The new agreement includes all 250-plus Kaman locations including Minarik, Zeller and Kaman Industrial Technologies&rsquo; locations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/rittal-signs-kaman-nationwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/rittal-signs-kaman-nationwide#comments News Watch Silver Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:07:00 +0000 28231 at http://ewweb.com GE Moves Commercial LED Lighting Under New Enterprise http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-moves-commercial-led-lighting-under-new-enterprise <div class="node-body article-body">General Electric, Shelton, Conn., last month announced a fairly dramatic move to bring together a broad range of energy technology offerings under a single banner. The new enterprise, branded “Current, Powered by GE”, based in Boston with facilities in Silicon Valley, will be led by Maryrose Sylvester as president and CEO and Jamie Irick, chief commercial officer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-moves-commercial-led-lighting-under-new-enterprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-moves-commercial-led-lighting-under-new-enterprise#comments News Watch Silver Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:04:00 +0000 28221 at http://ewweb.com Grainger Closes 26 Branches http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-closes-26-branches <div class="node-body article-body">Along with reporting some soft financial results for Q3 2015, W.W. Grainger Inc., Lake Forest, Ill., announced today that it would be closing 26 branch locations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-closes-26-branches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/grainger-closes-26-branches#comments News Watch Grainger Fri, 16 Oct 2015 15:39:00 +0000 27461 at http://ewweb.com Yahoo Finance Bridgeport Rep Comments on Court Battle with Arlington Industries http://ewweb.com/news-watch/bridgeport-rep-comments-court-battle-arlington-industries <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical Wholesaling’s editors received this email from a Bridgeport rep on the ongoing court battle between the company and Arlington Industries. The rep requested anonymity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/bridgeport-rep-comments-court-battle-arlington-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/bridgeport-rep-comments-court-battle-arlington-industries#comments News Watch Arlington Bridgeport lawsuit Fri, 16 Oct 2015 15:15:00 +0000 27451 at http://ewweb.com Bridgeport Fittings Pays $2.34 Million in Continuing Court Battle with Arlington Industries http://ewweb.com/news-watch/bridgeport-fittings-pays-234-million-continuing-court-battle-arlington-industries <div class="node-body article-body">Arlington Industries, Scranton, Pa., announced in a press release that on Oct. 5 Bridgeport Fittings Inc., Stratford, Conn., paid Arlington $2.34 million in sanctions for violating an injunction that prohibited any sales of Bridgeport’s infringing 38ASP and 380SP Whipper-Snap Connectors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/bridgeport-fittings-pays-234-million-continuing-court-battle-arlington-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/bridgeport-fittings-pays-234-million-continuing-court-battle-arlington-industries#comments News Watch Arlington Bridgeport Fittings Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:51:00 +0000 27371 at http://ewweb.com