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Needham Opens New Taunton Branch

Needham Opens New Taunton Branch

Needham Electric Supply announces the opening of a new branch location in Taunton, Massachusetts at 580 Myles Standish Boulevard, in the Myles Standish Industrial Park. The new Taunton location is a full-service branch with a 1,800 sq. ft. showroom and office space plus an 8,500 sq. ft. warehouse. The opening culminates the efforts to merge…Continue Reading

A Brighter Shade of Green

A Brighter Shade of Green: The Environmental Advantages of LED Lighting The 2007 passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) has had the effect of rapidly maturing the energy efficient lighting market. Driven by a desire to cut energy usage, the EISA has had a wider than anticipated impact by helping bring to market…Continue Reading

Color Adjustable LED

    Whether you’re a lighting designer highlighting a commercial display or a homeowner hoping to add a bit of flair to your living room, a color-tunable LED fixture is a must-have. While there are other technological options for colored lighting, when it comes to applications which require custom color combination, dimmer functions, and precise…Continue Reading

What Ignites Your Lights? Ballasts vs. Drivers

    What Ignites Your Lights? (Ballast vs. Drivers) Unlike the simple heated filament of incandescent lights, both LEDs and fluorescents require a buffer between the lamps and the raw power supply. Fluorescents use ballasts, while LEDs use drivers. (LED drivers can be considered ballasts as well, but most documentation prefers ‘drivers’ or ‘power supply’…Continue Reading

Needham Electric Showcases LED at Efficiency Vermont Conference

Needham Electric Supply recently exhibited at the annual Better Building by Design Conference in Burlington, Vermont.  The large annual show, hosted by Efficiency Vermont, focused on building durability and energy efficiency, and featured over sixty exhibitors and forty workshops.  Needham Electric Supply showcased the latest technology in GE LED lamps and fixtures available for both…Continue Reading

Needham Golf Event Benefits Two Veterans Charities

Canton, Massachusetts, October, 2015 – In strong support of two prominent organizations whose mission is to help post-war veterans, Needham Electric announced their donation of $2500 to both the Wounded Warrior Project and Homes for Our Troops. The proceeds are from the company’s 14th annual Golf Tournament held at Easton Country Club in September.  …Continue Reading

WESCO Acquires Needham Electric Supply

from TED Magazine November 02, 2015 PITTSBURGH—WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) has announced that WESCO Distribution, Inc. has acquired Needham Electric Supply. Headquartered in Canton, Mass., Needham generates approximately $115 million in annual revenues with 24 locations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Needham is an electrical distributor focused on the commercial construction and lighting national account markets. John J. Engel,…Continue Reading


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