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NAED Launches New Recruitment and Retention Analysis

NAED Launches New Recruitment and Retention Analysis

  ST. LOUIS, MO – On Nobember 21, 2016, the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) launched the Recruitment & Retention Analysis program, a resource that is exclusively available to NAED members. “Baby boomers are retiring at a rate of 10,000 per day, and as a result experts are predicting a shortage of 20 million […]

December 12, 2016
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Deco Lighting Pursues Innovation with Rethink Robotics’ Sawyer

Deco Lighting Pursues Innovation with Rethink Robotics’ Sawyer

  Smart lighting manufacturer meets smart, collaborative robot to make assembly 1200 percent BOSTON, MA — Deco Lighting, a leading green lighting technology manufacturer, is planning to deploy Rethink Robotics’ high-performance Sawyer robots to reduce production time with precision sub-assembly on each line. By introducing Sawyer into this process, Deco Lighting hopes to reduce assembly time […]

December 12, 2016
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Free Download of the Updated Industry Standard, ‘The Truth of the Matter’, now Available in Three Languages

Free Download of the Updated Industry Standard, ‘The Truth of the Matter’, now Available in Three Languages

    DEER PARK, NY – It can be difficult for those selecting surge protection to choose the most reliable and cost-effective protection devices in the marketplace. Making the right selection should be painless, and with sufficient knowledge, it can be. This 32-page document explains transient voltage suppression guidelines and considerations in a concise, hype-free […]

December 3, 2016
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STANLEY FATMAX Launches Build Your Tundra Sweepstakes

STANLEY FATMAX Launches Build Your Tundra Sweepstakes

  Enter to win a 2017 Toyota Tundra  New Britain, CT — STANLEY launched the Build Your Tundra Sweepstakes. Those interested in entering can log on to BUILDYOURTUNDRA.com from November 1, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. ET through January 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET in order to enter for a chance to win a Toyota […]

December 3, 2016
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Klein Tools ‘State of the Industry’ Survey Finds Electricians are Worried Fewer Jobs will be Available by 2021

Klein Tools ‘State of the Industry’ Survey Finds Electricians are Worried Fewer Jobs will be Available by 2021

  LINCOLNSHIRE, IL – Klein Tools announced new results from its third-annual ‘State of the Industry’ survey. More than 400 union and non-union electricians were surveyed and shared their concerns about the future of the industry.  Major concerns include the growing skills gap and the availability of jobs in the next five to 10 years. […]

December 3, 2016
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Industry Point of Sale / Point of Transfer Reporting Standards Finalized

Industry Point of Sale / Point of Transfer Reporting Standards Finalized

PORTSMOUTH, NH – Recently, the National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) announced the public release of standards to govern the reporting of Point of Sale (POS)/ Point of Transfer (POT) information between distributors and manufacturers. “Our objective is to simplify the reporting between the two parties by ensuring the basic information required to support accurate […]

December 3, 2016
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Spectrum Shared Showroom Expanding for January 2017 Lightovation

Spectrum Shared Showroom Expanding for January 2017 Lightovation

    A 55% increase in size ushers in eight new exhibitors DALLAS, TX – Dallas Market Center has announced a dramatic expansion for its popular Spectrum shared showroom in Trade Mart 4432 to debut at the winter 2017 edition of Lightovation, the Dallas International Lighting Show, January 18-22. Spectrum will add more than 3,000 square […]

December 2, 2016
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