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NEMA announces addition to new associate member program.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 14, 2007 - NEMA announced that Graybar has joined its new associate member program, which is designed to increase the value of membership within NEMA while making the organization more inclusive and representative of the electrical manufacturing and standards community. Graybar specializes in supply chain management services and is a leading North American distributor of components, equipment, and materials for the electrical and telecommunications industries.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

Graybar Joins NEMA's Associate Member Program

Press release date: May 22, 2007

ROSSLYN, VA, May 22, 2007-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today announced that Graybar has joined its new associate member program. The program is designed to increase the value of membership within NEMA while making the organization more inclusive and representative of the electrical manufacturing and standards community.

Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services and is a leading North American distributor of high-quality components, equipment, and materials for the electrical and telecommunications industries.

"NEMA has been collaborating with Graybar for a number of years," said NEMA President and Chief Executive Officer Evan Gaddis. "We welcome Graybar as a team player in the manufacturing and distribution community."

Established in 1925, Graybar procures, warehouses, and delivers electrical, communications, and data products, components, and related services. With more than $5 billion in revenue (2006), Graybar employs nearly 8,000 men and women at more than 250 distribution centers throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. These products are used in utility, medical imaging, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. Domestic production of electrical products sold worldwide exceeds $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing, São Paulo, and Mexico City.