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The latest news about the Coronavirus and its effect on the electrical industry.


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Turtle & Hughes Supports Gary Sinese Foundation

July 1, 2020
Every two years, Turtle & Hughes employees vote for a new charity to support. They chose the the Gary Sinise foundation because of its advocacy of the nation’s defenders.
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COVID-19 Ends Five Years of Solar Job Growth

May 18, 2020
This analysis shows a 38% drop in solar jobs compared to previous estimates for June, which coincides with a 37% decrease in expected Q2 solar installations from pre-COVID forecasts...
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Electrical Wholesaling's 5 Economic Indicators to Track: May 18 Update

May 18, 2020
Wondering how the electrical economy is doing right now? Check out EW Editor-in-Chief Jim Lucy's analysis in this 15-minute podcast. Updated May 18, 2020
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Southwire Expands Giving Efforts in Response to COVID-19

May 13, 2020
The company's $1-million donation will be divided into three phases, focusing on hunger, education and hope for the holidays.
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Eaton Uses 3D Printing to Provide PPE to 21 U.S. Hospitals

May 13, 2020
The company used its additive manufacturing capabilities to provide care packages consisting of no-touch tools and facemasks.


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Milbank Supports Local First Responders and Medical Care Providers

April 20, 2020
Milbank, Kansas City, MO, is producing personal protection equipment (PPE) to be used by first responders and medical care providers in the Kansas City metro area.Milbank used...
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NEMA Makes Case for Lighting as Essential Business

April 13, 2020
The organization argues lighting is necessary to support public health and safety during the pandemic.
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How EDI Can Help Your Business During the COVID-19 Crisis

April 13, 2020
IDEA’s Tom Guzik offer some tips on making the most of your EDI system when it’s not business as usual.
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The Electrical Economy – Bruised But Still Standing

April 13, 2020
In this month’s DISC Perspective Report, Christian Sokoll provides some expert analysis on the impact of COVID-19 on the electrical market’s key business sectors.