The Electrical Industry's Top Ten News Stories of 2013

The Electrical Industry's Top Ten News Stories of 2013

Electrical Wholesaling’s picks for the most interesting news stories in 2013.

1. Distributor merger & acquisition activity heats up but doesn’t include as many blockbuster acquisitions as years past. The 21 acquisitions covered by EW’s editors through press-time represent a fair amount of M&A activity, but it’s down a bit from the heavy acquisition years when we have seen 30 or more deals. That being said, several of the acquisitions noted in the chart on page 19 are part of much deeper expansion efforts by several companies. For instance

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