Heard at the NAED Western Conference

The NAED Western was the first  of the regional conferences for IDEA’s Paul Molitor as CEO and president of the association, and he was busy meeting and greeting distributors and manufacturers.

Lots of the industry chatter in the halls of the Hilton Bayside in sunny San Diego at this week’s NAED Western was about the slow start distributors and reps in the nation’s oil markets have seen because of declining oil prices, and the decision by Mayer Electric Supply, Birmingham, Ala., to leave  the Affiliated Distributors buying/marketing group to join the IMARK buying/group. Mayer Electric, a charter AD member and the 12th largest electrical distributor on Electrical

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