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Today's Electrical Economy - June 3, 2024 - Episode 97

Electrical Wholesaling's 2024 Top 100 Distributors

June 13, 2024
Episode 97 of the Today’s Electrical Economy podcast sponsored by Champion looks at the 10 largest distributors in Electrical Wholesaling’s 2024 Top 100 ranking.

People News - June 14, 2024 Update

June 13, 2024
Check out the news at Standard Electric Supply, Border States Electric, Maxlite and IMARK.
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Fields Electrical Sales Merges with Forward Solutions

June 13, 2024
Forward Solutions provides its rep firms with a team of business veterans with expertise in business strategy, business intelligence, human resources, IT, marketing, and finance...
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2024’s Top 100 Electrical Distributors Opening New Branches at an Impressive Rate

June 13, 2024
Top 100 distributors opened or plan to launch at least 122 branches or regional warehouses in 2023 and 2024.
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Billions in Data Center Work Dwarfs Project Activity in Other Construction Verticals

June 13, 2024
EM's editors found 29 construction project valued at over $1 billion.

Electrical Marketing - June 14, 2024

June 13, 2024
Trophy jobs now in the pipeline and Top 100 branch launch strategeis in this issue.
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 Rexel to Acquire Talley Inc.

May 16, 2024
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Talley provides network infrastructure products to a diverse client base that includes mobile network operators, network installers...

Motion Industries’ Automation Intelligence Unit to Acquire  Upstate New York Automation Distributor

May 16, 2024
Located in Buffalo, NY, Allied Circuits designs, manufactures and services industrial control panels, electro-mechanical assemblies, robotic automation and integrated solutions...

People On the Move - May 17, 2024 Update

May 16, 2024
Check out the news at Crum Electric Supply, ABB, OmniCable, Sterling Lighting and Flex Wind USA.
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Rep News - May 17, 20245 Update

May 16, 2024
News at JD Martin and EleTech.
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EPI Increases +0.8% in April

May 16, 2024
With a monthly increase of +3.8%, building wire & cable had a larger jump in April than any other product category
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Texas & Florida Attract More than 2 Million New Residents from 2020-2023

May 16, 2024
According to EM’s analysis of the latest 2023 population data from 2020 to 2023, 3,994,876 people moved to the 10 states attracting the most new residents.

Electrical Marketing - May 17, 2024

May 16, 2024
Check out fastest-growing metros when measured by populaton increases and two big acquisitions.
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Electrical Distributor Mergers & Acquisitions: May 2024 Update

May 7, 2024
Check out the most recent acquisitions by Motion Industries, Rexel, Sonepar, Border States and Green Mountain Electric Supply.
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Rep News Update - May 3, 2024

May 2, 2024
Lots of news at JD Martin, Kunz- Powell, Yusen NY and Warren-Thoma & Associates.
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People On the Move - May 3, 2024

May 2, 2024
Check out the execs who were promoted at Legrand, World Electric Supply and OmniCable.
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EV Industry Rocked by Tesla's Cuts in SuperCharger Business Unit

May 2, 2024
Tesla’s network of 50,000-plus installed superchargers have been the gold standard in the EV charging industry for their fast charging times and dependability.
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March’s Construction Data Edge Down -0.2% to $2,083.9 Billion But Remains Up +9.6% YOY

May 2, 2024
Construction of private plastic/rubber plants increased+6.2% in March to $3,358 million and is up an impressive +84.9% YOY.
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NEMA’s EBCI for Current Conditions in April Drops but Future Conditions Index Surges

May 2, 2024
In contrast to the current conditions component, the percent of respondents expecting to see unchanged conditions in six months declined in April while the proportion of those...

Top 150 Distributors Expect Industry Sales Growth to Remain Solid in 2024

May 2, 2024
Roughly a third of the respondents are expecting double-digit sales growth this year, and more than half are expecting growth in the industry’s right in the industry’s historical...

Dallas & Phoenix Enjoyed the Biggest Increases in 2023 Electrical Sales Potential

May 2, 2024
In 2023, the 50 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) accounted for a combined total of roughly $80.9 billion in electrical sales potential — 56% of the estimated $145...