SCHAEDLER YESCO DISTRIBUTION NAMED SUPPLIER
OF THE YEAR BY ABC OF WESTERN PA
Schaedler Yesco Distribution (SYD), Harrisburg, Pa., has been
named the Supplier of the Year for 2016 by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Western PA. This is the third
time SYD has won the award, which honors companies for
excellence in construction, safety, general training, apprenticeship training, and overall support of the organization.
EATON RECOGNIZED AS AN ENERGY STAR
PARTNER OF THE YEAR
Eaton has been recognized by the EPA as a 2017 Energy Star
Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award winner.
The award is the result of the company being named for the
third consecutive year; Eaton is the first lighting luminaire
manufacturer to receive this honor since 2009.
“We value our alliance with Energy Star and we’re extremely honored to be recognized for the third consecutive
year,” said Kraig Kasler, president, Eaton’s Lighting Division.
“Eaton remains dedicated to educating customers about the
125,000 people in 2016.
benefits of using energy-efficient products that help reduce
greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change,
while reducing energy and maintenance costs.”
Key Energy Star accomplishments by Eaton’s Lighting
Division in 2016 include increasing the number of Energy
Star-certified product offerings by more than 26 times, or-
ganizing Energy Star training events that reached sales
associates at more than 3,600 distributor/retail locations,
and leveraging the Energy Star message throughout retail
locations and online marketplaces and continuing to demon-
strate leadership in driving impressions with more than
Werner Celebrates Opening
of Fargo, N.D., Facility Appleton, Wisconsin-based Werner Electric Supply recently celebrated the grand opening of its second electrical
distribution center in Fargo, N.D., with a ribbon and a cable cutting. The facility has been up and running since November, but it had the official grand opening in April. The new cen- ter houses $1 million in inventory and 4,500 unique products.
Gross Electric Celebrates 50
Years in Ann Arbor Toledo, Ohio-headquartered Gross Electric marked the 50th anniversary of its Ann Arbor, Mich., location with an open house for builders, interior designers, and architects on April 19.
BSE Donates to NSUJL In recognition and support of Na- tional Lineman Appreciation Day, Border States Electric (BSE), Fargo, N.D., recently donated $1,000 to the National Sisterhood United for Journeymen Linemen. BSE also partnered with Northwest Lineman College and Alan Drew to give away 10 autographed copies of the book The American Lineman.
Bulbrite Hosts Company-Wide
Challenge, Donates Bikes Bulbrite’s recent Bike Building Con- test resulted in the donation of five children’s bicycles to the town of Moonachie, N.J. Employees were divided into five
From left: Renae Aarfor, southeast area director for North Dakota Senator Heitkamp;
Lisa Gibbens, state director for North Dakota Representative Kevin Cramer; Craig Whitney,
president of the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce; Scott Teerlinck,
president of Werner Electric Supply; John Schneider, interim director of economic
development and finance for the North Dakota Department of Commerce