Canadian Electrical Wholesaler

 ArlingtonArlington Industries Inc. announced the recipients of its 2013 sales awards at the recent 2014 NEMRA (National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association) meeting held February 5-9 in Atlanta, GA. The awards were presented to firms representing Arlington, and recognize achievements for overall sales and special product sales of Arlington products in 2013:

•Tisha Lovell, Tower Sales Inc., Suwanee, GA — Inside Account Manager of the Year

•Edge Electrical Marketing Inc., Winnipeg, MB (Jason Enns and Cliff Hedgecock, Principals) — Canadian Sales Achievement Award.

•Metra Associates, Inc., Deerfield Beach, FL (Jerry Kerensky, Dennis Lopez and Darryl Abrams, Principals) —National Sales Achievement Award 

•Perry & Associates Inc., Ralston, NE (Don Perry, Principal) — Central Region Sales Achievement Award

•Agents West Inc., La Mirada, CA (Clyde Collins and Robert Rathburn, Principals) — Western Region Sales Achievement Award

•George Pickett & Associates, Inc., Apex, NC (Howard Pickett, Principal) — Southern Regional Sales Achievement Award 

Holbrook Associates Inc. of Rockland, MA (John Hastie, Rick Holbrook and John Mark, Principals) — Eastern Region Sales Achievement Award 

 

 

Looking BackIn the 1930s to 1940s, CEDA’s Western Canada membership was very stable with old line independent companies like Horsman, Ashdowns, Brettell, Marshall Wells, Electrical Supplies Ltd., etc.

Small electrical distributors just were not acceptable for membership as they did not carry the main-line manufacturers’ goods, publish a wiring device catalogue, or employ four to five salesmen as CEDA requested.

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Laura Dempsey

Owen Hurst

Laura Dempsey has been working as an outside sales representative for E.B. Horsman & Son for over 15 years, and is a member of the BCEA U40 network of young professionals. She lives in Langley, BC and is proud of her position and work with E.B. Horsman, particularly as she is the second Dempsey generation to work for the company.

Laura’s mother Shelly has worked at E.B. Horsman for over 25 years, and instilled in Laura a determination to succeed. Laura followed in her mother’s footsteps after witnessing how much her mother enjoyed her work and the people she works with at E.B. Horsman.

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Laura Dempsey

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I've known John Sencich since CEW began publishing. He agreed from the outset to be part of the newsletter’s Editorial Board. His contribution was regular and sustained. Always present to answer my technical questions, and refer me to the right person for additional information as needed. Always available despite his role as senior leader of an influential company.

Over the past five years, many industry insiders have cited John Sencich when I asked them to name someone who had made a difference in their lives or had inspired them as a leader.

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