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It's Not Work If It's FUN! Learn About Electrical Safety, Life Extension with PEARL in New Orleans
Don't blame PEARL if you miss the party surrounding this year's Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition, being held May 18-20 at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. Steamboat cruises. Balcony bashes. And of course leading experts like Shermco's Jim White talking about the return on investment in safety and productivity that a good electrical maintenance program can bring to your organization...Read More

Electrical Industry News 
OG&E Market Leads Electrical Industry Higher
Distributors and reps in Texas, Oklahoma, and the Gulf Coast have ridden the booms and busts of the oil and gas business for decades. But hydraulic oil fracking has unlocked new sales opportunities for electrical folks in Ohio, Pennsylvania, upstate New York, Kansas, and North Dakota...Read More

Sequester Hurts Water, Wastewater Market

2013 electrical construction forecast for the water/wastewater market...Read More 

Distributors Need to Make the Most of Each Pitch
Line items on invoices that make it through the filters at standard book price are a much smaller percent than you may think, perhaps 15% to 25%. Your job is to investigate how much volume is transacted by each pricing filter and why...Read More

Sizing Motor Control Protection Is Different
Motors differ from other types of loads in one important way: The motor needs much more current to start than to run...Read More

IBM Catches Remanufacturing Bug
IBM's Global Asset Recovery Services (GARS) can remanufacture just about any kind of IT equipment, regardless of whether IBM made it. Since 1999, GARS has remanufactured and demanufactured nearly 68 million pounds of technology equipment...Read More

PEARL Member News
PEARL congratulates Widespread Electrical Sales, LLC for recently passing their site inspection and becoming a Full member and welcomes new Associate members Atlas Electric and South East Switchgear.

Atlas Electric, Inc.
1203 N Havana St
Spokane, WA 99202
phone: (509) 534-8389
Email Address:

South East Switchgear, LLC
2359 Alton Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210
phone: (877) 343-6490
fax: (866) 623-6189
Email Address:
Issue: 50
May 2013 
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Electrical Standards Conference
Electrical Industry News
PEARL Welcomes New Members
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PEARL Membership Announcement  

The annual meeting of the Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL) membership will take place on Monday, May 20, 2013 from 3:45-4:30pm Central time in the La Nouvelle Orleans East Room at the Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. 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.