News Watch http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7403/more en David White Joins AD Board of Directors http://ewweb.com/news-watch/david-white-joins-ad-board-directors <div class="node-body article-body"> David White, president of Shealy Electrical Wholesalers Inc., Greenville, S.C., is now on Affiliated Distributors' board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/david-white-joins-ad-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/david-white-joins-ad-board-directors#comments News Watch AD Affiliated Distributors buying group David White Shealy South Carolina Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:49:00 +0000 24381 at http://ewweb.com S&C Teams Up with Schneider to Build Microgrid for Oncor Utility http://ewweb.com/news-watch/sc-teams-schneider-build-microgrid-oncor-utility <div class="node-body video-body">Schneider Electric, Andover, Mass., and S&C Electric Co., Chicago, recently unveiled a microgrid in North America for Oncor, a Texas-based electric transmission and distribution company that operates the largest distribution and transmission system in Texas.</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/sc-teams-schneider-build-microgrid-oncor-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/sc-teams-schneider-build-microgrid-oncor-utility#comments News Watch Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:24:00 +0000 24161 at http://ewweb.com Graybar Buys Georgia-Based Automation Distributor http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/graybar-buys-georgia-based-automation-distributor <div class="node-body article-body">Graybar Electric Co., St. Louis, has entered into an agreement to acquire Advantage Industrial Automation. Headquartered in Duluth, Ga., Advantage provides control and automation solutions to industrial users, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and system integrators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/graybar-buys-georgia-based-automation-distributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/graybar-buys-georgia-based-automation-distributor#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Advantage Industrial Automation automation Georgia Graybar Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:28:00 +0000 23861 at http://ewweb.com Copper Investing News: Morgan Stanley Lowers Copper Price Outlook http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-investing-news-morgan-stanley-lowers-copper-price-outlook <div class="node-body article-body">Analysts following the metals market are keeping a close eye on the current price gyrations of copper. Check out this very interesting report about the red meta in Copper Investment News report by Teresa Matich.</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/copper-investing-news-morgan-stanley-lowers-copper-price-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-investing-news-morgan-stanley-lowers-copper-price-outlook#comments News Watch copper Copper Investing News wire and cable Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +0000 23851 at http://ewweb.com Wikimedia Commons Copper Price Up 20% Over Last Week http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-price-20-over-last-week <div class="node-body article-body"><p>This<a href="http://copperinvestingnews.com/23567-base-metals-round-up-copper-prices-freeport-mcmoran-indonesia.html"> Mar. 20 report&nbsp;in<em> Copper Investing News</em></a> said the recent spike in copper prices may be due to a work stoppage at the Grasberg copper mine in Indonesia. &nbsp;<span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">The&nbsp;</span>Grasberg<span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;mine is one of the large</span><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">st in the world.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 16px;">Said the report:</span></p></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/copper-price-20-over-last-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-price-20-over-last-week#comments News Watch copper Copper Investing News wire and cable Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:17:00 +0000 23801 at http://ewweb.com Wikimedia Commons Kriz-Davis Co. Opens New Branch in Kansas City Metro http://ewweb.com/news-watch/kriz-davis-co-opens-new-branch-kansas-city-metro <div class="node-body article-body">Kriz-Davis Co., Grand Island, Neb., will open a new branch in Kansas City, Kan., later in 2Q 2015, its 18th full-line stocking location. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/kriz-davis-co-opens-new-branch-kansas-city-metro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/kriz-davis-co-opens-new-branch-kansas-city-metro#comments News Watch Kansas Kansas City Kriz-Davis Missouri Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:57:00 +0000 23661 at http://ewweb.com RepFiles Adds Five New Manufacturers http://ewweb.com/news-watch/repfiles-adds-five-new-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body">RepFiles, Norcross, Ga., says five new manufacturers are now delivering their sales and marketing collateral to sales reps and/or distributors through the RepFiles system. These manufacturers include Bryant Electric, Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems, Milbank, Siemens Industry and Talon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/repfiles-adds-five-new-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/repfiles-adds-five-new-manufacturers#comments News Watch Rep News Bryant Electric Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems Milbank RepFiles Siemens Industry Talon. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:42:00 +0000 23651 at http://ewweb.com IDEA Reschedules E-Biz Forum http://ewweb.com/news-watch/idea-reschedules-e-biz-forum <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA), Arlington, Va., announced it has decided to move the date of its annual E-Biz Forum from Sept. 2015 to June 2016, citing the focus of its crew, volunteers and supporters on pushing ahead its Data Certification Program.</p> <p>The E-Biz Forum will be held June 1-3, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. The E-Biz Forum has long been a highlight of the year for the electrical industry data-heads pursuing the dream of free-flowing electrical product data passed directly from the manufacturer to reps and distributors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/idea-reschedules-e-biz-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/idea-reschedules-e-biz-forum#comments News Watch Wed, 11 Mar 2015 19:06:00 +0000 23451 at http://ewweb.com Justin Sullivan / Getty Images News QED Joins Sonepar http://ewweb.com/news-watch/qed-joins-sonepar <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Moving to further strengthen its hand in the Rocky Mountains, following the acquisition of Codale Electric, Salt Lake City, in 2012, Sonepar USA, a subsidiary of the privately held Sonepar Group, Paris, announced that Denver-based Quality Electrical Distribution (QED), one of the nation&rsquo;s largest wholesalers of electrical supplies, has signed an agreement to join Sonepar USA.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/qed-joins-sonepar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/qed-joins-sonepar#comments News Watch Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:30:00 +0000 23441 at http://ewweb.com Michael Smith Hulton Archive / Getty Images 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