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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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Hubbell Lighting Wins Best Conversion to an AD Supplier Award

Hubbell Lighting Wins Best Conversion to an AD Supplier Award

GREENVILLE, SC – Hubbell Lighting was recognized by AD during its annual awards event with the 2019 Best Conversion to an AD Supplier Award at the 2019 Electrical North American Meeting. Hubbell Lighting’s conversion with VP Supply Corp, a leader in the Northeastern U.S. for electrical products, wholesale plumbing, HVAC, renewable energy, kitchen and bath […]

January 16, 2020
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Rosendin Volunteer Team Builds 161 Foot Suspension Bridge in Rwanda

Rosendin Volunteer Team Builds 161 Foot Suspension Bridge in Rwanda

SAN JOSE, CA – Rosendin recently completed an impressive international volunteer effort to build a footbridge in Rwanda. To celebrate its 100th year in business, Rosendin teamed up with the nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity to design and build the suspension bridge in a mountainous farming region in the Muhanga District. They completed the bridge in […]

January 16, 2020
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