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NAW President Dirk Van Dongen Talks AmazonSupply Threat Wit [...]

By Jack Keough Dirk Van Dongen, the president of the powerful National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors and long-time expert in distribution, says the threat posed by Amazon into the industrial marketplace…

In This Town, Relationships Still Matter

By Bridget McCrea For now at least, Bruce Seilhammer has little interest in procuring electrical equipment and supplies from an online source like AmazonSupply. He values the long-term relationships that…

Going up Against the Web’s 800-Pound Gorilla: Part II

By Bridget McCrea In AmazonSupply Steps into Commercial Lighting, tED Magazine let readers know how Pittsburgh-based decorative lighting OEM sales rep agency Lighting Solution Development had posted a call for…

NEMA reiterates that lightbulb efficiency standards remain

Omnibus bill restricts DOE funding on enforcement ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), representing more than 95 percent of the U.S. lighting manufacturing industry, remains committed to and supportive…

Contractor’s Corner: Manufacturers’ Claims Real [...]

By Stan Walercyzk In lighting, it can be relatively easy for distributors and contractors to do a reality check on manufacturers’ claims. Some manufacturers provide very credible claims on certain…

AmazonSupply Steps into Commercial Lighting

By Bridget McCrea In February, Pittsburgh-based decorative lighting OEM sales rep agency Lighting Solution Development, posted a call for new lighting vendors on AmazonSupply’s behalf. In AmazonSupply Seeking Commercial Lighting…

HD Supply to Dispose of its Litemor Lighting Group

HD Supply says it will dispose of its Litemor Lighting Group, which is the largest commercial electrical distributor in Canada with ten branches throughout Canada and more than $80 million…

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