The War on Metals

The War on Metals

With strict new sanctions on Russia, some important facts that will affect our industry directly are outlined below. Combined, Russia and Ukraine lead the global production of metals such as nickel, copper, and iron. Neither country will be able to keep capacity if they are mired in war. With metals making up a large part […]

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Smart Lighting Controls Are Going Mainstream

Smart Lighting Controls Are Going Mainstream

As a true partner with electrical contractors, it is our responsibility to educate our clients about new products and technologies. Our goal is to provide insight that will empower electrical contractors so they will have more options, opportunities and projects. This knowledge sharing underscores the fact that Paramont EO is more than a full-service electrical […]

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Klein Tools® Jobsite Earbuds on Sale Now

Klein Tools® Jobsite Earbuds on Sale Now

Now available at all locations for just $69.99 (through 4/30/22) Klein Tools® BLUETOOTH® JOBSITE EARBUDS  Order Now Klein Tools Bluetooth® Earbuds provide passive hearing protection while simultaneously delivering a balanced high-quality audio experience. These true wireless earbuds feature an NRR of 28 when used with the included memory foam tips while the silicone tips offer […]

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The Electrical Supply Chain

The Electrical Supply Chain

By Kevin Reed, Director of Purchasing, Analytics & Strategic Growth Opportunities In 2021 the Struggle Was Real To say 2021 was a challenging year, would be an understatement. We witnessed a dizzying array of unprecedented electrical supply chain disruptions from manufacturing shutdowns and slowdowns to Port and Border closures. The result was that sourcing of […]

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Sellers Beware!

Sellers Beware!

Paramont EO’s Director of Accounts Receivable, Norm Cowie (CCE), is a regular contributor to the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) organization and writes a column called “Illinois Construction Stuff and Stuff” for their periodical. As an author and active member of the group, Norm has helped formulate and re-write Illinois lien laws and networks […]

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The So-Called Copper *Crash*

The So-Called Copper *Crash*

By Kevin Reed I have heard the term “Copper Crash” being thrown around, as in “What am I paying now, with the copper crash”. Copper, while a tad bit cheaper now, never crashed. Futures in May 2021 were the highest anyone has ever seen. At that time, CU climbed to its highest value per pound […]

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What it Means to be Imark Platinum

What it Means to be Imark Platinum

Since the inception of Paramont-EO (from the merger of Paramont ES with Evergreen Supply) over a decade ago, we have managed to achieve “Platinum” status with IMARK Electrical, the largest distribution organization in the US Electrical industry, every single year. So, what’s the big deal in that? We’re glad you asked! When you partner with […]

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