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Electrical Industry News 
Know the Importance of Code-Compliant Labeling
OSHA is performing more and more on-site inspections each year. As such, companies need to be prepared for an inspection at any time. Learn about important aspects of code-compliant labeling as it relates to the electrical infrastructure in order to avoid citations and penalties. Read more...

10 Business Strategies to Improve Profits
Have you developed a strategic plan for long-term profits? Electrical Wholesaling offers 10 ideas to assist in the process, including embracing change and investing in new products and services. Read more...

PEARL Celebrates Another Successful Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition
PEARL Past President Malcom Frederick congratulates Ken McComas as 2012 Member of the Year.
PEARL's annual Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans (May 18-20, 2013) brought together 115 attendees, making it the third-highest attended conference in its 16-year history. Ken McComas received the Member of the Year award for 2012, and Jerry Maggard of Breaker Hunters, Inc., won both the $3,000 cash as first prize in the raffle and the Kindle Fire as second prize.

At the conference, PEARL also elected new board members: Stephen Reames (President), Stuart Jackson (Vice President), Bob Wrobel (Treasurer), Doug Powell (Secretary), Malcom Frederick (Past President), Howard Herndon (Director), and Dave Rosenfield (Director). A special thank you goes out to Brian Corekin and Mike Pennell for their many years of service on the board.

New Remanufacturing Industry Council Director Wants to Define, Raise Remanufacturing Awareness
Derek Guest, the new executive director of the Remanufacturing Industry Council (RIC), has two major goals: expanding RIC membership and more clearly identifying what the industry does. PEARL is assisting in these initiatives as part of a committee tasked with defining remanufacturing. "Remanufacturing is a smart process for our future and will continue to make our country stronger, cleaner, and more competitive in the world markets," says PEARL member and Past President Malcom Frederick. Read more...

PEARL Member News 
PEARL congratulates Widespread Electrical Sales, LLC for recently passing its site inspection and becoming a Full member and welcomes new Associate member Western Electrical Services.

Widespread Electrical Sales, LLC
11925 I-70 Frontage Road North, #300
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
phone: (303) 816-6942
fax: (303) 648-5077

Western Electrical Services
14311 29th St E
Sumner, WA 98390
phone: (253) 891-1995
fax: (253) 891-1511

Issue: 51
June 2013 
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Electrical Industry News
RIC Director Wants to Better Define Remanufacturing
PEARL Welcomes New Members
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PEARL would like to thank the sponsors and exhibitors at the 16th Annual Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition:

Affordable Equipment Co.
Astrol Controls, Inc.
Carolina Precision Switchgear
Circuit Breaker Sales Co. Inc.
Denver Breaker & Supply
The Electrical Advertiser
Electrical Test Instruments, Inc.
Exco Industrial, Inc.
Industrial Market Place
Instel Power Products, Inc.
Magnetics & Controls, Inc.
Monster Electrical, Inc.
National Switchgear, Inc.
North American Switchgear
P&F Supply Co.
Phenix Technologies, Inc.
R.N.T. Supply, Inc.
Scott Electric
Shermco Industries, Inc.
Sunbelt Transformer
UE Systems, Inc.
Utility Relay Company
Vacuum Interrupters, Inc.
Voyten Electric