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Electrical Industry News 

Tips for Reconditioning Circuit Breaker Contacts
Parts 5 and 6 of EC&M magazine's series on "Broken Breakers" offer useful tips about inspecting, evaluating, and reconditioning circuit breakers. PEARL also highly recommends visiting PEARL's Inspect & Test and Reconditioning Standards, which offer step-by-step guidance on how to safely evaluate and quantify a protective device's efficacy...Read More 

PEARL logo 119x117 Troubleshooting Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)
Digital oscilloscopes can be the better tool compared to multimeters when troubleshooting VFDs...Read More. PEARL board member David Rosenfield will discuss a proposed electrical reconditioning standard for variable frequency drives at next month's annual Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition.

Don't Blow that Bid with Lame Proposal
This purchasing manager at a major electrical contractor talks about the dos and don'ts when it comes to submitting a written bid to supply electrical equipment. Some of it's common sense: DON'T USE ALL CAPS IN EMAILS. Learn about other ways to separate yourself from the pack in written communications...Read More

Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Dollars
From in-house training seminars to customer newsletters, Electrical Wholesaling magazine looks at how distributors rate different marketing approaches in terms of return on investment (ROI)...Read More
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Click on picture to watch Buckeye Bullet in action!

See World's Fastest Electric Car at PEARL's Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition

The 745-hp induction motor and body frame from the world's fastest electric car, the Buckeye Bullet, will be on display at the 15th annual Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition, sponsored by PEARL, May 5-7, 2012, at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel in Pittsburgh...Read More

PEARL Member News  

PEARL congratulates Southland Electrical Supply Company and Carolina Precision Switchgear, LLC for passing their recent PEARL site certification. PEARL also welcomes Carolina Precision Switchgear, LLC as its first Service Organization member! Welcome!

Carolina Precision Switchgear, LLC - Service Organization Member
3925-B Morris Field Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208
phone: (704) 596-4242
fax: (800) 511-7124
Email Address:

Southland Electrical Supply Co.
P. O. Box 1329
Burlington, NC 27216
phone: (336) 227-1486
fax: (866) 209-1120
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Issue: 37, April 2012
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PEARL Membership Announcement

The annual meeting of the Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL) membership will take place on Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 3:30-4:30pm Eastern time, in the Admiral Room at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, 300 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. General association business and annual election of directors will take place during the meeting. All Full members and Service Organization members in good standing, or their proxy, are able to vote on general business matters and for directors.

Raffle Tickets On Sale Now
PEARL Full and Associate Members are selling $15 raffle tickets in support of this year's technical conference and exhibit. First prize is $3,000 cash, second prize is an iPad. Drawing is Monday, May 7. Need not be present to win. For more information, contact Mark Stone at, or 877-AT-PEARL (877-287-3275)