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Coronavirus Update: March 24 - AM

March 24, 2020
The latest news on the coronavirus' impact on the electrical industry from the editors of EC&M, Electrical Wholesaling and Electrical Marketing.

Coronavirus Update: March 24 - AM

EC&M, Electrical Wholesaling and Electrical Marketing

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Chicagoland’s Steiner Electric providing curbside service

Steiner Electric Co.

Top 200 distributor Steiner Electric, Elk Grove Village, IL, is considered an essential business operation under Illinois’ state-mandated Stay-at-Home executive order, and its will-call counters will remain open. The company has added a new curbside pick-up service.

According to a company press release, “This new service eliminates physically entering the will call counter area, providing a safe and convenient way to pick up material while reducing the risk to our customers and employees. This new service will remain in effect in a similar manner as restaurants carry-out regulations.”

"Many of our employees are working from home and will continue to do so until further notice.  Our warehouse teams, delivery drivers, counter sales team and those who provide service to our customers at their location will continue to work using proper preventative measures.”

Acclaim Lighting: Fully operational and delivering orders

Acclaim Lighting

Acclaim Lighting, Acworth, GA, is still fully operational and delivering orders. From a company press release: “We will be temporarily adjusting our operations starting today, March 23rd, to Monday through Thursday with Friday closed until further notice. We are keeping our operations open during these uncertain times in order to give businesses access to urgently needed items for your open projects.

“In addition, while global trade shows and product showcases at your facilities would have provided an opportunity to learn more about Acclaim’s latest product developments, we have taken steps to provide alternatives that still serve your needs. That’s why we have invested in new cutting-edge web conference technology which allows us to showcase our products to you in the next best fashion with personalized one-on-one presentations designed to provide the most pertinent information professionally and efficiently.

“Since the current public health situation is still very fluid, we will continue provide updates as things develop. Please stay tuned for weekly updates from Acclaim.”

Maxlite’s warehouses in New Jersey, California and Indiana are open for business

Maxlite, West Caldwell, NJ, is operating under CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and said it has equipped its team that can work remotely with the technology and tools to support customers.

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