News, analysis and market growth forecasts for the Texas electrical market.



Burns Appointed Application Specialist at Electra Sales

June 28, 2018
Burns began his career in the electrical industry 11 years ago and has served in a number of roles including field sales engineer with Lapp, inside and outside sales for industrial...
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3D Printing an Entire House in Less than a Day? It's Possible

April 6, 2018
This amazing video shows how one innovative company uses 3D printing to construct concrete houses in less than a day.
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DSI Southwest Acquires Electrical Products of Oklahoma

March 22, 2018
The combined company now has 15 outside and 11 inside sales representatives covering North Texas and Oklahoma.

Robroy Industries Steps Up for Families in Need

Dec. 26, 2017
The Robroy Industries Raceway Division partnered with Gilmer Independent School District and Buckner Family Hope Center of Longview to supply two families, a total of eight children...
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Storm Season

Oct. 10, 2017
Atlantic hurricanes put electrical distributors’ disaster preparedness plans to a series of brutal tests this summer but the industry’s generosity and resilience shine through...

Walthall to Manage Summit Electric Supply Location in Bryan/College Station, TX

Sept. 11, 2017
Walthall has worked in electrical distribution for 10 years in Texas, beginning his career in the industry as a warehouse driver for a Texas electrical supplier.
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Hurricane Harvey Recovery – Update from Houston Electrical Companies

Sept. 1, 2017
Electrical Marketing’s editors are covering the impact of the storm on Houston’s electrical market, and wanted to share some of the early information that’s available through ...

Houston Power Outage Update

Aug. 28, 2017
CenterPoint Energy's power outage map provides the latest info on who doesn't have power in the Houston metro.
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Encore Wire Celebrates 25 Years on NASDAQ

July 17, 2017