News & Announcements

ROSSLYN, Va., September 20, 2016—LED A-line lamp shipments posted a 21.2 quarter-over-quarter decrease in the second quarter of 2016 compared to last quarter, but still continue year-over-year growth increasing 40.6 percent. Meanwhile, halogen A-line lamps shipments show virtually no year-over-year growth at 0.2 percent, but after a decrease in the first quarter see a 14.5 percent increase this quarter compared to last. Incandescent A-line lamps in 2016Q2 posted both an 8.8 percent year-over-year increase and a 44.8 percent quarter-over-quarter increase.

The Official Ladder of Pros Everywhere Launches Pro Football All-Star Weekend Sweepstakes to Celebrate Greenville, PA, September 7, 2016 – This football season, Werner Ladder is cheering on their favorite kind of Pro. The world leader in ladders and jobsite climbing products is showing appreciation to its pro customers by hosting a Pro Football All-Star Weekend Sweepstakes.

STRATFORD, Conn., September 7, 2016 – Bridgeport Fittings Inc. announced today the asset purchase of Cor-Shield®, a supplier of environmentally safe polymer coated products. Paul A. Suzio, president & COO of Bridgeport, stated, “The asset acquisition of Cor-Shield® further strengthens our ability to serve the needs of our customers by offering a coating process for select products in environments that stress the need for corrosive protection.”  Bridgeport will offer coated select fittings from its product offering as well as the capability of coating non-Bridgeport related products.

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Incorporate Music into Any Lutron Residential Lighting Control System with New Sonos Endorsed IntegrationNew Pico Remote for Audio Allows Direct Control of Sonos Home Sound System COOPERSBURG, PA (August 31, 2016) - The balance of light and music creates harmony and has the power to transform and transport us.

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    Being an electrician requires skills, knowledge and coordination. By participating in the IDEAL National Championship, professionals and students/apprentices will have the chance to use their skills and compete for over $500,000 in cash and prizes! Visit for a competition near you!!

U-Mark Inc.'s new marker, the U-Phase™, is designed to mark wire quickly and effectively, with permanent, fast drying paint, which resists handling, heat and UV light. It is designed to be a practical solution for marking wires in a panel quickly and accurately. It is available in 11 colors.

New RDC Brings Products Closer To Customers and Enables Faster Delivery in the South Central Market Greenville, SC – July 26, 2016 – Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today that it has opened a new regional distribution center in Dallas, Texas, in an effort to support an increase in market demand for its products.

Rosslyn, Virginia, July 26, 2016—NEMA’s linear fluorescent lamp shipments indexes declined for the ninth consecutive quarter in the first quarter of 2016 on a year-over-year basis. After increasing modestly in 2015Q4, the index for T12 lamps posted a 12.0 percent quarter-over-quarter decrease, and a steeper 14.5 percent decline from the first quarter 2015. T5 and T8 shipments also continued to decline, decreasing by 1.3 and 8.9 percent, respectively, on a year-over-year basis.