Molex Announces Rebuilding America Together Program

Molex Inc is launching its own efforts toward the goal of rebuilding america with its "Rebuilding America Together" program. Contractors and suppliers in the commercial construction and utilities industries will benefit from five select Woodhead product packages.

"To support this important program, Molex is offering our customers Woodhead stimulus packages at 15 to 50 percent off the [manufacterure suggested retail price]," said John Newkirk, vice president and general manager, automation and electrical products, Molex Inc.

Molex created five program packages that contain a wide variety of its most popular products to support various applications. The packages are as follows:

• Basic Universal: includes lighting, devices, ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), grips and solderless terminal products

• Commercial and Municipal Construction: includes lighting, devices, GFCI, grips and solderless terminal products

• Wet and Water: includes lighting, devices, GFCI, grips and solderless terminal products

• Utility and Generation: includes wide area lighting, devices, GFCI, grips and solderless terminal products

• Adapters: includes wiring devices

As part of the campaign, Molex launched a safety training series, “Working Together for a Safer Workplace,” that educates end users on common electrical safety hazards and provides safety information from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the National Electric Code (NEC).

Molex also is working with ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine in the monthly column called "Recharging the Industry." Readers can submit their success stories with American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funded work. Everyone who sends in a story will receive a Woodhead “Rebuilding America Together” T-shirt. Every person who has a story published in “Recharging the Industry” will receive a Woodhead Solderless Terminal Tester Kit ($80 value). In addition, at the end of every quarter, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR will draw a random winner from all submissions. That person will receive a Woodhead Lighting Prize Package ($500 value). Readers can submit these stories with's online submission form.

If you are interested in receiving a kit or learning more about the campaign, please contact your Woodhead distributor or product representative or visit

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