All Supply Chain Updates are authored by Kevin Reed June 2022 SUPPLY CHAIN UPDATE The rising costs of metals once more, coupled with the higher costs of transportation and general supply chain shortages, are pushing costs even higher than we have ever seen before. Metals have been surging once more. Copper went from a low […]
By: Kevin Reed, Director of Purchasing, Analytics & Strategic Growth Opportunities, Paramont EO The cost of metals continues to rise While the price of many raw metals has not increased all that much, yet, most manufacturers are still pushing up their costs on their pricing bases due to increased costs of freight and anticipated supply […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
RECYCLING Give us a call, we’ll pick it up. We recycle! In our offices (we’ve reduced our own waste by 75%) and on your job sites. Call us at 708-345-0000 or email us to discuss your lamp and ballast recycling needs. ENERGY AUDITS Waste not, want not… Our team makes site visits to help identify ways to lower your […]
From Blueprints to BIM to realization. The professional lighting team at Paramont EO utilizes 3-D modeling with user-defined parameters and photorealistic rendering to visualize, evaluate and share with building owners, architects and electrical contractors different lighting scenarios in a room before the lighting equipment is specified, purchased and installed.