Project Management: How Paramont EO Helps Electrical Contractors Manage Time, Cost, Quality

Brian Gini always focused on price, but not cost. And then he started thinking about electrical distributors as partners, as opposed to vendors. “We were always trying to drive price down and forgot about the serviceability and efficiencies of getting the materials there when they were needed,” Gini, co-CEO at Collins Electric in Stockton, California, […]

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Electrical Distribution Supply Chain Update

Electrical Distribution Supply Chain Update

All Supply Chain Updates are authored by Kevin Reed SEPTEMBER 2022 SUPPLY CHAIN UPDATE Nearly all metals are down right now. Even with projected shortages in base metals going forward. Less than a week ago, at the Central Banking Conference, Jerome Powell (U.S. central bank chief) spoke about a painful period of slow economic growth. […]

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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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