Working Capital Managment

July 26, 2010
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Opportunity: An automotive stamping plant in Ohio needed replacement parts for a variety of equipment. Purchasing these items from OEMs was expensive and often involved long lead times. WESCO Solution: Rather than purchase replacement parts from OEMs, WESCO found other manufacturers of equivalent parts at a lower cost. For example, WESCO found a local manufacturer to produce computer cables for which the OEM charges $134 each. The locally made cables cost only $21.40 to $33 each, depending on type, and have proven to last two to three times as...
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WESCO delivers for the Automotive Industry

July 15, 2010
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WESCO delivers for the Automotive Industry Manufacturing Facility Maintenance Opportunity: An automotive manufacturer’s lighting standardization initiative for North American plants calls for reduced energy and labor costs while maintaining or improving lighting quality. WESCO Solution: As 34-watt T12 fluorescent lamps fail, they’re replaced with new Philips long-life 34-watt T12 fluorescent lamps. Because the long-life lamps require changing less frequently, they reduce labor costs by $1.15 per lamp over their lifespan. During the second and third quarters of 2007, the customer purchased long-life T12 lamps that yielded labor savings of...
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WESCO Sustainability Summit Video- Chicago

July 11, 2010
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Sustainability Summit

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckdHX7toazw
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WESCO Sustainability Summit Video – Phoenix

July 11, 2010
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Sustainability Video

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEjfxeiEe90
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WESCO Careers: Outside Sales | Chicago, IL

July 11, 2010
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WESCO is currently looking for a dynamic candidate for the following position:  Outside Sales – Sales Engineer Job Code : 051110 Division : WESCO Distribution Inc Location : Chicago IL US 60632 Job Type : Full Time Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) Education : Bachelor’s Degree Skill : Sales -> Territory Management, Outside Category : Sales/Retail/Business Development, Engineering, Sales – Account Management Job Description : We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated outside sales representative to be responsible for sales growth to Industrial Accounts in the Chicago and NW Indiana...
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WESCO Green Guide now available online.

July 11, 2010
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WESCO Green Guide now available online.

Did you know that WESCO Distribution has a complete Green Guide available online? Flip through 170 pages of green technology solutions without leaving your desk or using a single page of paper.  
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WESCO helps Government meet new guidelines

July 9, 2010
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The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005), Executive Order 13423, the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007, and EO 13514 call for dramatic improvements in energy efficiency through the use of renewable energy sources, the installation of energy efficient products, and sustainable designs for new construction projects.  WESCO’s breadth of innovative and energy-saving products can help you meet legislative and Presidential mandates, demonstrate leadership, and save money by making responsible and cleaner energy choices. Our customers have leveraged our products for the following applications:  Lighting Efficiency...
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WESCO Mobile Trade Show Dates this summer

July 8, 2010
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This summer, WESCO is on the road! Look for us in your area on these dates:  July 22, 2010: St.Louis, MO July 29, 2010: Hammond, IN August 3, 2010: Coldwater, MI August 4, 2010: Adrian, MI August 5, 2010: Jackson, MI August 5, 2010: Cedar Rapids, MI August 12, 2010: Garden City, KS August 17, 2010: Odessa, TX August 19, 2010: Hobbs, NM August 24, 2010: Columbus, OH August 26, 2010: Albany, GA August 31, 2010: Chicago, IL  
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Case study: WESCO delivers for Industry

July 7, 2010
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The Opportunity: A roofing systems manufacturing facility in Illinois wanted to reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs without compromising the quality of its workplace lighting.  TheSolution: WESCO/EESCO Joliet recommended replacing existing 400-watt metal-halide lighting fixtures with new T8 fluorescent bay fixtures. The longer life fluorescent lamps will save the customer $113.88 per fixture in annual maintenance costs. Thus far, 40 fixtures have been replaced, offering a total annual maintenance savings of $4,555, and a projected annual energy savings of $15,000 to $20,000. More fixtures are slated for future replacement,...
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