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NECA Adds Transportation and Infrastructure Category to Project Excellence Award Program

NECA Adds Transportation and Infrastructure Category to Project Excellence Award Program

  A 12th category – covering transportation and infrastructure – has been added to the competition for the National Electrical Contractors Association’s new Project Excellence Awards. NECA will now consider twelve categories based on the type of project and its dollar value: Commercial/Institutional; Design Build; Educational; Energy Solutions/Green Building; Health Care; Industrial; International; Overhead Transmission; Residential; […]

March 13, 2017
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Fully-Automated Luminaire Testing Procedures

Fully-Automated Luminaire Testing Procedures

  Delphin Test & Measurement Systems for Test Automation Every day we depend on luminaire products for indoor lighting, whether at work or at home. As with all electro- technical devices, consumer safety is particularly important. Even the latest LED technology requires high-level testing for safety and reliability. For this reason, manufacturers put their newly-developed […]

March 8, 2017
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The Egret Family of Companies is Growing

The Egret Family of Companies is Growing

    MUNDELEIN, IL – Egret Consulting Group, the largest search firm dedicated solely to the electrical industry, has recently launched a new company, ElectriConnect. ElectriConnect helps manufacturers connect with distributors, independent reps, and specifiers. You can visit the site at www.electriconnect.com for more information. The ElectriConnect database allows manufacturers to easily search for companies […]

March 8, 2017
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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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Klein Tools Brings Award-Winning Super Rod Wire Pulling Products to North America

Klein Tools Brings Award-Winning Super Rod Wire Pulling Products to North America

Klein Tools is partnering with Super Rod, a UK-based company, to introduce a series of low-voltage wire pulling products in the US and Canada. Super Rod is a leader in wire installation tools in Europe and is a repeat winner of the Queen’s award for innovation. SuperRodSeries_GroupThe Super Rod Series includes: • WIRESPANNERplus Telescopic 18’ […]

March 28, 2016
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Universal Lighting Technologies Joins AD

Universal Lighting Technologies Joins AD

  Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. joined Affiliated Distributors (AD) wholesale buying group effective January 1, 2016 as an approved supplier for the group’s U.S. electrical distributors. Universal has been a member of AD Canada since 2013. AD is the largest contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group in North America. The group’s membership includes 130 […]

January 27, 2016
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Makita Joins Forces with Soccer Authority Félix Fernández

Makita Joins Forces with Soccer Authority Félix Fernández

    Makita U.S.A., Inc. continues to advance its leadership position in marketing to Hispanic contractors with a new partnership with Univision co-host Félix Fernández. Fernández, a recognized voice in Spanish language sports media and former goalkeeper on the Mexican National Team, joins Makita as a brand ambassador and spokesman. The partnership increases Makita’s already […]

October 20, 2015
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