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Cree CEO Swoboda to Step Down

May 19, 2017
Chairman, President and CEO Chuck Swoboda will step down from his executive positions and his seat on the company’s board of directors following a...

Lunera Appoints CEO

May 18, 2017
Lunera has appointed John Bruggeman as CEO to drive the company to be first-to-market with smart building services using the company’s patented plug-...
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Aimi Joins Omni as a Regional Manager on the West Coast

May 18, 2017
Tony Aimi is now Omni’s northwest and northern California regional manager....

Allied Wire & Cable Hires Tremblay to Manage New Montreal Office

May 18, 2017
​Allied Wire & Cable (AWC), Collegeville, PA, has hired Eric Tremblay a veteran of the wire and cable industry in Canada....

Blanchard Associates to Rep Anamet in Hawaii

May 18, 2017
Anamet names a new rep in Hawaii....

Landry to Lead Summit’s South Texas District

May 16, 2017
Landry will be responsible for the development and execution of sales initiatives in the company’s newly created South Texas district....

Lumileds’ Craford Recognized for Contributions to LED Lighting

May 16, 2017
Craford’s career spans from the early days when LEDs were first developed to delivery of high brightness LEDs suitable for commercial use in a...

Rexel Energy Solutions Expands West Coast Team

May 16, 2017
RES is also adding salespeople nationwide and announced four new lighting professionals in its West Coast markets, where it plans to add two more....

PEARL Announces New President, Board Members

May 16, 2017
Howard Herndon, president of SouthWest Electritech Services, Las Vegas, has been appointed as the new president of PEARL for a two-year term....

Pentair to Spin Off Electrical Amid Acquisition of Valves & Controls by Emerson

May 09, 2017
The move will spin off an electrical manufacturer focused on industrial enclosures, fastening systems and thermal management technologies. Strategic...

Brown Named Regional Sales Manager for Champion Fiberglass

May 09, 2017
Brown brings with him over thirty years of sales experience within the electrical industry and is a former principal of Pinnacle Sales in Utah....

Graybar opens Innovation Lab at University of Illinois

May 08, 2017
Graybar has teamed up with the University of Illinois to establish a new lab facility where the university’s students and faculty can develop new...

Leviton Adds Birchwood Lighting to New Lighting Business Unit

May 08, 2017
Following the acquisition, Leviton will continue to maintain their separate agent networks and distribution channels, the company said....

Distributed Solar and Storage Could Near $50 Billion Over Next Decade: Navigant

May 08, 2017
Navigant’s researchers also proposed that as residents in remote locations without reliable grid electricity service are expected to use this...

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