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Effective June 16, 2017, Charles Smith, Sonepar Canada’s VP Finance and CFO will retire. “Charles’ contributions and impact were immense, and he will be greatly missed by our Executive team and his Finance team,” said President and Managing Director François Anquetil in an announcement…  

Latest Articles

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  Canadian Electrical Wholesaler is published by Kerrwil Publications Limited and sponsored by ...
As a distributor considering participating in a supplier’s Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program, ...
It is always interesting to see manufacturers develop new products for the electrical industry. ...
With the advent of the Internet we can now see three distinct forms of sales: retail sales, ...
There are really only two ways to increase sales: sell to new customers or sell more products to ...
Jigsaw’s SPA Control platform is the first contract management system that encompasses the entirety ...
Canada generated 48.7 million megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity in October 2013, up 1.1% from the ...
Submissions are now being accepted online for the 2014 IES Illumination Awards. The awards provide ...
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Industry Data Warehouse

The Industry Data Exchange Association’s Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) has been endorsed by the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) as the preferred source of manufacturer product and pricing information for NAED member companies.

NAED now joins the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) in its support of the IDW.

“By subscribing to IDEA services, our distributors are able to plug into the same product information as the rest of the supply chain,” says Tom Naber, president and CEO, NAED.

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20/20 Vision

Emerging technology, demographic shifts, volatile economic conditions, and changing customer expectations have all created new challenges and opportunities within Canada’s electrical industry, notes Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) in its just-released research report, 20/20 Vision: The Future of the Canadian Electrical Contractor. “All players within the electrical industry will be challenged to adjust their business strategies to keep pace with new market demands.”

The report examines changing trends from the perspective of the organization’s largest customer segment — electrical contractors. The findings offer insight on the strengths, challenges, opportunities and threats that Canadian electrical contractors are experiencing due to the emergence of a number of factors. Among the findings...

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Changing Scene

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Flextherm Celebrates 25 Years With a Big Bang PHOTO: EIN-37/CEW-18-CS-Flextherm-400.jpg The floor ...
Electro-Federation Canada’s 6th Annual Future Forum, Thinking Smarter — Channel Products, Energy, ...
Rudy Provoost, chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Rexel, announced on January 20 that ...
In March 2014, Robertson Electric Wholesale will open its sixth branch to service London, ON and ...
Kevin Mallory, VP and GM of Hubbell Canada LP, recently announced the promotion of Steve Fraser to ...
Canada’s exports continued to expand and helped grow the economy in 2012 despite a global ...
Power management company Eaton and its Cooper Lighting division have released of the 2014 SOURCE ...
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has issued a call for entries for its first annual marketing ...
Greenlee has announced several promotions within its sales and marketing structure, with the ...
Schneider Electric is making its Data Center Certified Associate (DCCA) online certification ...
Canadian Electrical Industry via Marketwire
Augusta Receives Contract to Develop New Application of its EFM Technology - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:24:43 GMT

TRC Acquires New Jersey's Clean Energy Program Contract and Assumes Program Administrator Role - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:09:55 GMT

Xtreme Drilling Corp. Announces Fourth Quarter Operations Update, 850XE Upgrade Details and Conference Call Information - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:36:26 GMT

CU Inc. Eligible Dividends - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:53:15 GMT

Canadian Utilities Limited Eligible Dividends - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:45:14 GMT

Peers & Profiles

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John Baron is President of Elec-Tech Sales Ltd., a manufacturing agent with headquarters in ...
  In September 1957, Ken Gerrie opened a storefront electrical supply counter in the growing ...
I met with Shoynear Morrison at the Lumen show in Montreal this past April — a welcomed ...
LEDVANCE GmbH, a new legally independent lamp manufacturing company born out of the former Osram ...
Murray Chamney is everywhere. He is involved in all initiatives, is active in the business ...
Many Millennials join our industry by indirect routes or by chance. Not so for Jonathan Clarke, who ...
Intermatic is a North American family-owned energy control company celebrating its 125th year in ...
François Anquetil? You’ll never get him to sit down for an interview, people told me. He’s too ...
Patrick Deschamps, father of a 10-year-old girl, was recently appointed Vice President of ...
Jason Prevost is National Chair of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s Young Professionals Network. ...

Looking Back

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Golden anniversaries are celebrated by the mature, and our industry is allowed to celebrate ...
The last 50 years have been exciting ones for the electrical industry but they won’t compare to ...
The ceiling that had been placed on membership fees remained a point of contention among ...
The year 1982 started on a relatively good note for electrical distributors. Sales in the first ...
An $80,000 deficit from 1979 greeted the CEDA members at the 1980 Annual General Meeting...   ...
At the January 1976 meeting of the Board of Directors, the title of the association’s manager was ...
History was made. For the first time a woman, Mrs. Jeannine Wood, was elected CEDA President... ...
The lack of a strong public image had been an ongoing concern for the association, and at the ...
The benefit and financial viability of CEDA Current continued to be an issue...    
Introduction of the Performance Analysis Report (PAR Survey) was considered a milestone in the ...

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