News Watch http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7403/more en NAED South Central Attendees See Sunny Economic Climate in 2017 http://ewweb.com/news-watch/naed-south-central-attendees-see-sunny-economic-climate-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">NAED South Central Region Conference returned to the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel this week, and attendees are looking forward to a decent business year in 2017. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/naed-south-central-attendees-see-sunny-economic-climate-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/naed-south-central-attendees-see-sunny-economic-climate-2017#comments News Watch NAED National Association of Electrical Distributors Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:17:00 +0000 38491 at http://ewweb.com <p>Signs of a multi-billion urban redevelopment project in downtown Tampa are just starting to pop up. Over the next few years, a new convention hotel, office skyscraper and more retail development will be coming to the area.</p> GE Looks to Sell Industrial Solutions Business Unit http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-looks-sell-industrial-solutions-business-unit <div class="node-body article-body">Immelt said the combined divestitures would potentially add $4 billion in cash to the company’s existing $30 billion “unallocated capital” fund for investing in further growth. GE hopes to close a deal to sell Industrial Solutions in late 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-looks-sell-industrial-solutions-business-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/ge-looks-sell-industrial-solutions-business-unit#comments News Watch Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:54:00 +0000 37991 at http://ewweb.com More Action in Industrial Software with Siemens Deal http://ewweb.com/news-watch/more-action-industrial-software-siemens-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Mentor has about 5,700 employees in 32 countries worldwide and generated revenue of approximately $1.2 billion in its fiscal 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/more-action-industrial-software-siemens-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/more-action-industrial-software-siemens-deal#comments News Watch Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:58:00 +0000 38001 at http://ewweb.com Legrand Launches Cloud-Based IoT Program for Existing Buildings http://ewweb.com/news-watch/legrand-launches-cloud-based-iot-program-existing-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">The system, called ELIOT, for electrical internet of things (IoT), consists of a purpose-built cloud environment, gateways for legacy technologies, an array of new natively connected devices and new intelligent technologies and services. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/legrand-launches-cloud-based-iot-program-existing-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/legrand-launches-cloud-based-iot-program-existing-buildings#comments News Watch Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:03:00 +0000 38021 at http://ewweb.com Western Tube Joins Wheatland in Zeckleman Portfolio http://ewweb.com/news-watch/western-tube-joins-wheatland-zeckleman-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body">The company will continue to offer customers products under both the Wheatland and Western brands. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/western-tube-joins-wheatland-zeckleman-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/western-tube-joins-wheatland-zeckleman-portfolio#comments News Watch Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:01:00 +0000 38011 at http://ewweb.com Crescent Electric to Acquire Mesco Electrical Supply in Ohio http://ewweb.com/news-watch/crescent-electric-acquire-mesco-electrical-supply-ohio <div class="node-body article-body">Founded in 1981, Mesco is an IMARK member with 19 employees and a recognized regional supplier serving residential contractors and industrial customers in central and southern Ohio. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/crescent-electric-acquire-mesco-electrical-supply-ohio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/crescent-electric-acquire-mesco-electrical-supply-ohio#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Silver Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:57:00 +0000 37781 at http://ewweb.com <p>Mesco&#39;s Miamitown location.</p> Photo: Mesco Houston Wire & Cable Buys Fastener Master Vertex http://ewweb.com/news-watch/houston-wire-cable-buys-fastener-master-vertex <div class="node-body article-body">Vertex is a master distributor of industrial fasteners with sales and distribution centers throughout the United States. Specializing in corrosion resistant and specialty alloy inch and metric threaded fasteners, rivets, and hose clamps, Vertex products are used in a broad array of end markets including industrial supply, water and waste water, general manufacturing, power generation, marine, and oil and gas.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/houston-wire-cable-buys-fastener-master-vertex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/houston-wire-cable-buys-fastener-master-vertex#comments News Watch Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:58:00 +0000 37371 at http://ewweb.com Rockwell Buys Maverick Technologies http://ewweb.com/news-watch/rockwell-buys-maverick-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell said the addition of Maverick will expand its domain knowledge and help deliver innovative control and information solutions to customers in industries such as chemical, food and beverage, and oil and gas.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/rockwell-buys-maverick-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/rockwell-buys-maverick-technologies#comments News Watch Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:56:00 +0000 37361 at http://ewweb.com ABB Partners with Fluor and Microsoft http://ewweb.com/news-watch/abb-partners-fluor-and-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body">ABB’s new integrated cloud platform will be a key enabler for ABB Ability and is expected to create a large, open, digital industrial ecosystem for customers, partners, suppliers and developers.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/abb-partners-fluor-and-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/abb-partners-fluor-and-microsoft#comments News Watch Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:54:00 +0000 37351 at http://ewweb.com Genuine Parts Acquisitions Add to EIS and Motion Industries http://ewweb.com/news-watch/genuine-parts-acquisitions-add-eis-and-motion-industries <div class="node-body article-body">Braas is a multi-regional distributor of products and services for industrial automation and control, specializing in pneumatics, motion control, industrial networking, machine safety, robotics and related industrial parts. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/genuine-parts-acquisitions-add-eis-and-motion-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/genuine-parts-acquisitions-add-eis-and-motion-industries#comments News Watch Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:53:00 +0000 37341 at http://ewweb.com