GE Completes Sale of Consumer Finance Business

Posted on 3/29/2017
This sale represents the last major closing in the GE Capital Exit Plan, with the company now focusing on high-value industrial businesses.

Ideal Electrical Announces Elite Electricians' Competition

Posted on 3/28/2017
The competition honors and showcases the abilities of electrical professionals, students, and apprentices across the United States.

Panasonic Donates More Than 1,500 Solar Lanterns

Posted on 3/24/2017
Panasonic donates a total of 1,584 solar lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho as a part of the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project.

Update on Completion of Ledvance Sale

Posted on 3/23/2017
MLS, the parent company of Forest Lighting, submitted an update of the acquisition of Ledvance from Osram, including final sale price and COO comments.

Legrand North America Donates $161K to Veterans

Posted on 3/22/2017
This is the second year that Legrand has donated the proceeds from its national sales meeting fundraiser to Building Homes for Heroes, raising more than $250K to date.

Siemens and Detroit Manufacturers Offer Students Intern-for-a-Day Opportunity

Posted on 3/22/2017
As part of Manufacturing in America Conference in Detroit, Siemens Hosts 'Student Zone' to bridge the skills gap and change perceptions about manufacturing careers.

Siemens CEO Discusses US Manufacturing with President Donald Trump

Posted on 3/21/2017
Joe Kaeser bolstered Siemens' strong commitment to strengthening American manufacturing during a recent meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump.

GE Gets EU Approval for Acquisition of LM Wind Power

Posted on 3/21/2017
General Electric produces onshore and offshore wind turbines, while LM Wind Power manufactures blades that are sold to GE as a component for the wind turbines.

Canadian Solar Reports 4Q and Full Year 2016 Results

Posted on 3/21/2017
The company missed expectations on both earnings and revenues; sold two solar plants in China, five in Canada, and is now selling operating power plants in the U.S.

Federal Signal Appoints New Rep for Illinois and Indiana

Posted on 3/17/2017
McDonald Associates is the new electrical manufacturer's representative for northern Illinois, the Chicagoland area and northwest Indiana.

Leviton Recognized by BUILDER Magazine

Posted on 3/16/2017
Leviton has been named the "brand used most" in the lighting controls and switches category for the 20th consecutive year.

Merger of Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa Receives Antitrust Clearance

Posted on 3/15/2017
All antitrust approvals have been obtained; closing of the merger is expected in early April.

Orbit Industries Celebrates 20 Years of Solutions-Based Innovations

Posted on 3/14/2017
Founded in 1997, Orbit continues to develop products and services which benefit both the distributor and contractor alike.

NAED Members Take Home Top Honors at NAILD Awards

Posted on 3/14/2017
Keystone Technologies wins "Best Overall" product second year in a row at NAILD's Product Sprint Awards.

New Rep Firm for Appleton and O-Z/Gedney on East Coast

Posted on 3/14/2017
Osterman Fox and Associates has assumed sales representative responsibilities in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island and Connecticut, effective March 1, 2017.