News Watch en 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:12:00 +0000 34681 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Wed, 01 Jun 2016 18:45:00 +0000 34631 at Codale Electric Supply Acquires Grove Madsen in Nevada <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Wed, 01 Jun 2016 18:11:00 +0000 34611 at (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Wed, 01 Jun 2016 17:46:00 +0000 34621 at NSi Industries Announces New Investment Partner-Blue Sea Capital <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="/site-files/" 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Watch NSi Tork Sun, 22 May 2016 22:39:00 +0000 33691 at City Electric Supply to Open Branch in Florida Panhandle <div class="node-body article-body">City Electric Supply will be opening another location in Destin, Fla. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Watch CES City Electric Supply Florida Sun, 22 May 2016 22:16:00 +0000 33671 at NAW Posts Legal Brief on Potential Fraud Implications with Phony Pass-through DBE Companies <div class="node-body article-body">A new legal advisory from the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), Washington, D.C., addresses the issue of distributors that supply products and materials to contractors on public procurement projects funded, at least in part, with government funds and involving Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Watch National Association of Wholesaler Distributors NAW Van Dongen Tue, 17 May 2016 14:52:00 +0000 33571 at SunEdison Files Chapter 11 <div class="node-body article-body">SunEdison said it seeks to continue operating while undergoing a court-supervised restructuring, and has secured $300 million in debtor-in-possession financing from a consortium of existing creditors to continue funding operations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Watch Mon, 02 May 2016 16:28:00 +0000 34051 at Distribution Technology Group to Represent Informediate <div class="node-body article-body">The firm also recently added Steve Scaramuzzo as a partner to the DTG team. Pandeloglou and Scaramuzzo have both provided technology solutions to distributors for over three decades.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Watch Mon, 02 May 2016 16:25:00 +0000 34041 at Senate Passes Energy Bill, NEMA Applauds, Looks to Reconciliation <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Senate passed the Energy Policy Modernization Act by a vote of 85-12 last month. The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., praised the move and the bipartisan way it was achieved. This vote comes four months after a Dec. 3, 2015, vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on its comprehensive energy legislation, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Watch Mon, 02 May 2016 16:22:00 +0000 34031 at