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Industry Veteran Joins Metro Wire and Cable Ranks as National Sales Manager

Industry Veteran Joins Metro Wire and Cable Ranks as National Sales Manager

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI – Metro Wire and Cable Corporation is pleased to announce the hiring of industry sales leader Charles (Charlie) Antie.  Antie will serve as National Sales Manager, assisting with strengthening key client relationships in several market segments; utility, industrial, oil/gas, and working with electrical contractors who service such industries.   Antie is no […]

January 30, 2020
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LSI Industries Announces Executive Promotions

LSI Industries Announces Executive Promotions

CINCINNATI, OH – LSI Industries announced that the following executives have been promoted, effective immediately:  Mike Prachar has been named Chief Marketing Officer.  Mr. Prachar will be responsible for LSI’s Commercial Marketing, Product Management, Technical Design Services, and Communications and Public Relations functions.  He will report to Jim Clark, President and CEO of LSI Industries. […]

January 23, 2020
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Orbit Industries Hosts Annual Holiday Party, Celebrates Next Generation

Orbit Industries Hosts Annual Holiday Party, Celebrates Next Generation

Orbit Industries celebrated its 22nd year serving the electrical construction industry at Orbit’s year-end Annual Holiday Party. Hosted at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, over 250 of Orbit’s team members, family and friends attended this very special night. The festive company banquet was held in one of the hotel’s reception […]

January 23, 2020
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Meet Thomas Hartland-Mackie President & CEO City Electric Supply Company

Meet Thomas Hartland-Mackie President & CEO City Electric Supply Company

Thomas Hartland-Mackie is president and CEO of City Electric Supply Co. (CES) and executive chairman of City Electrical Factors Ltd. (CEF), the company’s UK operations, headquartered in Kenilworth, England. In his role at CES, Hartland-Mackie oversees all business for the electrical materials manufacturing and distribution company, which includes 569 locations across North America; 391 branches […]

January 23, 2020
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City Electric Supply Celebrates the Opening of its 500th U.S. Branch

City Electric Supply Celebrates the Opening of its 500th U.S. Branch

DALLAS, TX – City Electric Supply is proud to announce the opening of its 500th branch location in La Porte, Indiana. CES has been paving the way through many towns across the country since opening the first branch in the United States in 1983. In the year 2000, CES had 100 stores nationwide, and in […]

January 23, 2020
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Construction Employment Increases By 20,000 In December

Construction Employment Increases By 20,000 In December

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in December and by 151,000, or 2.0 percent, in all of 2019, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that its recent survey found three out of four contractors expect to keep adding workers in 2020, but even […]

January 23, 2020
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NECA Names Elise Baker as Director of Communications

NECA Names Elise Baker as Director of Communications

BETHESDA, MD — The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) announced it has selected Elise Baker as its new Director of Communications.  Baker is a communications and marketing leader with a track record of developing professional brand awareness and business strategies. She has experience with start-up firms, SAAS models, and staffing firms in the Washington DC […]

January 16, 2020
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