Industry Roundup: News from the Suppliers


Coleman Cable, Waukegan, Ill., has agreed to acquire all of the equity interests in Copperfield LLC, Bremen, Ind.

Invensys Controls, Carol Stream, Ill., has launched a completely revamped website for their FireX .

The Geberit Group, Des Plaines, Ill., has announced a North American partnership with Duravit, a German-based manufacturer of sanitary ceramics, bath furniture and wellness products. These two segment leaders will combine efforts to develop the concealed installation system and wall-hung toilet market in North America.

Graybar, the St. Louis-based distributor of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics services, recently joined the APC Gold Certified Partner Program . APC recently joined with MGE UPS Systems to become the Critical Power & Cooling Services business unit of Schneider Electric.

Honeywell, Minneapolis, announced last week that it had been awarded a $4.7-million contract to implement an energy-efficiency program that will significantly reduce electricity use in small hotels and motels throughout the Pacific Gas & Electric service territory in northern and central California.

Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., announced that initial test results from a study conducted in one of Philadelphia’s newest high-rise office towers confirm the claim that its EcoSystem lighting control system can reduce an office building’s lighting energy use by up to 60% in facilities that are already ASHRAE/IESNA-compliant.

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