Business Briefs for the Week of July 16, 2007

  • Seattle-based Dexter + Chaney recently changed the name of its software marketed to construction companies throughout the United States. The company’s Forefront™ Construction Suite has been renamed Spectrum™ Construction Software — a change, the company explains, that better describes the software’s evolving features and benefits for the construction industry.
  • Canton, Mass.-based Eagle Electric Supply, a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, recently acquired the Ralph Pill Electric Supply (RPESCO), Boston. RPESCO is a full-range electrical service provider, known for its panel board shop, trademarked "Bee-Line Boards," and its online lighting fixture fulfillment offering.
  • W. Bradley Electric Inc., Novato, Calif., is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The six-division company offers an electrical division, as well as telecommunications with data and voice cabling, networking, audiovisual, security, and traffic signal divisions. It has an annual sales volume of more than $60 million.
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