Graybar Electric Co., St. Louis, Mo., opened a new, full-service branch in Charleston, S.C., on April 2. The new branch is located at 7219A Investment Dr. in North Charleston, S.C. The 30,000-square-foot branch will serve the Charleston metropolitan area and Berkeley, Dorchester, Georgetown and Orangeburg counties. Branch Manager Larry Smith, a 25-year Graybar veteran, will lead the branch's 12 employees. This is the company's sixth branch in South Carolina. Graybar also has locations in Greenville, Hilton Head, Rock Hill, Spartanburg and West Columbia.
In other news at Graybar, the company announced its training schedule for contractors who want to learn how to install photovoltaic systems. The company will host solar electric training courses in conjunction with Ontility, Houston. Classes will be held in the following cities: Teterboro, N.J. – April 16-20 and May 21-25; St. Louis, – May 14-18; and Seattle – June 11-15 .