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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Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared?

by Kevin Reed It was Benjamin Franklin that famously said, “By Failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Truer words cannot be spoken right now, with all of these supply chain issues and surging prices on most everything you need for your project. Now, more than ever, you should be planning ahead. Instead of […]

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The Great Supply Chain Struggle of 2020

The Great Supply Chain Struggle of 2020

  THE COVID-19 SUPPLY CHAIN STRUGGLE — 2020 IN REVIEW by Kevin Reed Our Sales staff has been answering the same two questions for almost a year now: “What is going on with pricing?” and “What has happened to stock?”. Easily the two most important concerns for both Contractors and Supply Houses. Nearly every conversation […]

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