Tag: industry


Exertis Acquires Almo Corporation in DCC Technology’s Biggest Transaction Ever

DCC Technology, which trades as Exertis and is one of the world’s leading technology distribution and services businesses, has announced its acquisition of Almo Corporation in North America. The acquisition is the biggest yet in the history of parent company DCC plc. In an interview with Connected Design, Warren Chaiken, Almo Corporation president & CEO, explained that the move also works…

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DMF Lighting Partners With Building Better Lives Foundation to Create “Shine a Light” Program

DMF Lighting has announced that the company has partnered with Paul and Jerri Starkey of the Building Better Lives foundation 501(c)(3) to develop the “Shine a Light” program and raise funds and awareness for the victims of sex trafficking. Under the Shine a Light program, for each light fixture purchased by a participating dealer, DMF will donate $2 to Building Better…

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When Will the Supply Chain Slowdown Resolve?

By Egon Sanders From nearly every retailer’s perspective, the most important story of the past two years has certainly been the ongoing supply chain disruptions wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. First it was paper products, wheat, masks, and sanitizer. But even though there is now ample supply of those products, the availability of parts and delayed deliveries of products has expanded,…

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HTA Announces Collaboration with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry, or NARI, provides residential remodelers with tools that enable them to perform at a higher level. NARI members’ annual sales are nearly three times the industry average because of the knowledge, network and support that they receive as members. In addition, NARI connects homeowners with its professional members so consumers have a positive remodeling experience with a…

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RoseWater Energy Adds Cet& Associates to Rep Roster

RoseWater Energy Group, a provider of next-generation integrated energy management and storage systems, announces that cet& associates has become its manufacturer’s representative for Colorado, Utah, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming and El Paso, Tex. cet& associates work with a variety of integrators that serve the residential, commerical, and industrial contruction sectors offering AV, control, luxury lighting fixtures, and a plethora of products to support their…

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Top Tips for the Best Architect/Integrator Relationships 

As I work with integrators, there is a recurring theme regarding how to best work with the architecture community. When a potential client hires an architect, they likely will conduct a large-scale project, the structure will be built from the ground up or completely opened for a gut renovation; budgets tend to be larger, and there is a dream/vision that is trying to be realized. It is an ideal time to…

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