Canadian Electrical Wholesaler

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Rexel has aquired Rogers Electrical Wholesale in Summerside, PEI.





LED HID Replacement Lamps are an ideal alternative to high-watt HID lamps, consuming up to 80% less energy and delivering an impressive 130+ lumens per watt.



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WESCO International has submitted a revised proposal to the board of directors of Anixter International to acquire Anixter for $97.00 per share in cash and stock.



CEW CDR Anxiter 400

Anixter International has agreed to a further amendment and restatement of the Amended Merger Agreement with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to increase the per-share consideration payable to Anixter’s shareholders to $93.50 per share in cash...



An interesting series of events between December 23 and 24 has WESCO offering $4 per share more than private equity group Clayton, Dubilier & Rice for the opportunity to buy Anixter International (all figures in US$). Anixter agreed to a $3.8 billion buyout deal. On December 23, Anixter announced CD&R had raised its acquisition price from $82.50 a share to $86 a share, making the deal worth about $3.9 billion.

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EFC, in conjunction with CEMRA, is pleased to announce the return of the CEMRA Manufacturing Group (CMG) committee.




EFC has been named to the List of Best Workplaces Managed by Women published by the Globe and Mail Report on Business December 10th 2019. 



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IDEAL Industries Canada Corp. has announced the appointment of Next Sales & Marketing Inc as the representative for IDEAL’s electrical product line in Atlantic Canada.



CEW Suseth Ideal 400

IDEAL Industries Canada Corp. has added Suseth Allen as their Bilingual Customer Service Representative for Canada.



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Emerson has promoted Justin King to Vice President of Engineering and Rob Trefz, Vice President of Marketing for their professional tools business .



Value of Building Permits - DecemberThe total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities increased 7.4% to $8.7 billion in December. Increases were reported in five provinces, led by Ontario (+10.5% to $3.4 billion) and Quebec (+15.8% to $2.2 billion). For 2019 overall, municipalities issued $102.4 billion worth of permits, up 2.6% compared with 2018.

Value of residential permits up

The total value of permits for multi-family dwellings was up 15.9% to $2.9 billion in December, mostly due to large projects in the census metropolitan areas (CMAs) of Montreal and Vancouver.

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Sean BernardBy Blake Marchand

Sean Bernard is the Intelligent Controls Manager, Canada for Ideal Industries. Sean resides in Whitby with his wife, Melissa and their daughter, Everleigh.

Sean joined Ideal Industries mid-2019 after 13-years in lighting, working for companies like Phillips, Franklin Empire, and Standard Products. Throughout that time, he made his way from inside sales, to outside sales and up into management.



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