Wholesale Prices Up 1% in March, Energy Leads the Way Again

Fed policymakers said they expected that inflation would likely rise in the next few months because of supply bottlenecks.

IDEA Announces 2021 Board of Directors

Brian DiBella, a seasoned electrical industry leader, will serve as the Board Chair for the coming year.

Winsupply Names 2021 Companies of the Year

Each year Winsupply recognizes its top-performing companies in plumbing, HVAC, industrial, electrical, waterworks, pumps, turf irrigation, and fire fabrication.

Sonepar Expands in Switzerland

The names and brands of five electronic equipment wholesale companies now fall under the Sonepar brand.

Siemens Energy Appoints New Managing Director for Africa

Nadja Haakansson will be based in Morocco and is responsible for supporting Siemens Energy’s business across the continent.

ABB Supports E-Mobility in the Eternal City

ABB will be donating DC fast chargers to the city of Rome for this weekend’s ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

Construction Employment Drops Year-Over-Year Amid Cancellations, Shortages

Project cancellations, spiking materials prices, and significant supply chain challenges are making it hard for most firms to add new construction jobs compared to a year ago.

US Jobless Claims Up to 744K as Virus Still Forces Layoffs

Many employers are still cutting jobs even as more people are vaccinated against COVID-19 and the government distributes aid.

Hats Off to Warehouse Heroes

As Green Mountain Electric and Colonial Electric praise the critical support provided by their warehouse employees, NAED introduces a new, deeper dive into the essential functions of “Warehouse Operations” alongside its PAR Report for the first time

World’s Largest Copper Producer Increases Output

Despite COVID concerns in Chile, Codelco is working at full strength.