The Electrical Connection


Posted on Wednesday Sep 13, 2017 | awards, best-of-the-best, marketing,

tED Logo We are excited to announce that McNaughton-McKay was recently recognized by tED magazine, the official publication of the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), with Best of the Best (BoB) Marketing Awards in the categories of Video and Website.... {Read More}


Adhesive 1Welcome back to our four-part series on Video Vision Serialization. After a much too long hiatus, we are ready to tackle the subject of Targeted Repairs using our Video Vision Serialization solution. In the manufacturing world, it is naive to think that you are never going to product defective parts. There are just things too many moving parts to anticipate perfection on a daily basis. However, this is a way for you to avoid isolating shifts or days’ worth of production to find the defective parts.... {Read More}

Eliminating Shipping Errors

Posted on Monday Aug 29, 2016

Video Vision Serialization Part 2Have you ever looked at how much time and money go into reshipping items, replacing products, and error related customer service? I bet if you investigate the errors, you will not find careless employees or inadequate training. The truth is that it’s really hard to pack box after box and not make a mistake. In fact, it’s nearly impossible when you factor in distractions, carrier pickup deadlines, and the overwhelming tendency for your mind to wander when all your asking it to do is put the right number of the right part in the right box for 8 hours a day.... {Read More}

Join McNaughton-McKay In Atlanta, GA

Posted on Friday Aug 26, 2016 | automation-fair, psug, rockwell-automation,

The Automation Fair EventTake advantage of the convenient hotel and travel packages that we have made with you in mind for the Automation Fair® Event. All of the logistics are taken care of for you from the time you depart for Automation Fair. We have reserved several Downtown Atlanta hotels that are conveniently located to the Georgia World Congress Center.... {Read More}

Video Vision Serialization

Posted on Friday Jun 17, 2016

Video Vision SerializationDo you worry about losing control of your supply chain? Have you lost revenue because products have come up missing, damaged, or defective? Have you lost customer loyalty because of voluntary recalls? These questions can keep a person up at night, if there isn’t a solution in their facility to combat issues like these that come up. ... {Read More}

Summer Savings on Rockwell Automation Training Courses

Posted on Tuesday May 31, 2016

Rockwell Automation Summer PromotionThis summer, Rockwell Automation is offering a promotional discount on qualifying training courses: Bring a coworker with you to a Rockwell Automation training course and receive 50% off the second registration fee! As a participating distributor of Rockwell Automation products, McNaughton-McKay Electric Company is excited to honor this promotion in all of our regions for the summer. This is an excellent chance to log Professional Development Hours , hear from professionals in the industry and expand your knowledge base—all while helping you and your company save on training expenses.... {Read More}

Memorial Day Hours

Posted on Friday May 27, 2016

Memorial Day HoursAll McNaughton-McKay Electric Company locations will be closed this Monday, May 30th, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day. We hope you enjoy the holiday spending time with friends and family. Don’t forget to take a moment to remember all of those who have fallen while serving our country.... {Read More}

tED magazine's 2016 “30 Under 35” List

Posted on Monday May 16, 2016 | employee-achievements, history, news,

tED WinnerThe Electrical Distributor (tED), the official publication of the National Association of Electrical Distributors, has selected Donnie Williamson for its 2016 “30 Under 35" list of rising stars from across the industry. Representing today’s top emerging leaders, this tED list recognizes 30 talented young professionals who have the initiative, drive, integrity and creativity to move the industry forward in the decades to come.... {Read More}

Quality and ISO at McNaughton-McKay

Posted on Monday Apr 18, 2016

ISO QualityIn the years following the initial industrial boom in the United States, expectations for quality in products and services were not yet standardized in many industries. It was in this quickly developing environment that McNaughton-McKay Electric Company was founded in the greater Detroit area. The need for distributors was just beginning to expand due to the growing automobile industry in Michigan, and McNaughton-McKay, along with others, worked hard to set the standards high for our customers. Competition and the free market became the greatest assurance of quality, and as time went on, this expectation of quality developed into a standardized process.... {Read More}

McNaughton-McKay Easter Hours

Posted on Thursday Mar 24, 2016 | branch-closures, holidays,

McNaughton-McKay's Easter 2016 HoursAll McNaughton-McKay Electric Company locations will be closed this Friday, March 25th, 2016. You can always visit our eStore for pricing and availability, and if you have an emergency, please call your local branch and follow the prompts for after-hours service.... {Read More}

Wishing you a Happy 2016 & Holiday Hours

Posted on Tuesday Dec 29, 2015 | branch-closures, holidays,

Happy New Year & Holiday HoursMcNaughton-McKay wishes you a Happy New Year as we ring in 2016 this week! It has been an outstanding year, and we’re looking forward to the future. In order to ring in 2016, we will be closed on New Year’s Eve (Thursday, December 31st) and New Year’s Day (Friday, January 1st). Stay safe and enjoy celebrating with friends and family! ... {Read More}

Season's Greetings & Holiday Hours

Posted on Monday Dec 21, 2015 | holidays,

Happy Holiday & Holiday Hours As we head into the busy holiday season, we’d like to wish you safe travels from our family here at McNaughton-McKay. We hope you enjoy your time off with loved ones, just as we will be doing. Our offices will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Thursday-Friday, December 24th-25th),... {Read More}

Giving Thanks & Holiday Hours

Posted on Wednesday Nov 25, 2015 | branch-closures, holidays,

Apartment Complex Illustration It’s time to loosen those belt buckles and settle in for a day of good food and quality time with friends and family! Although Americans aren’t the only ones who celebrate the harvest season, we are in a league of our own when it comes to our festivities. Let’s take a look at how Americans traditionally celebrate Thanksgiving with some numbers. It is expected that 46.9 million people will be traveling for Thanksgiving this year, and although we gather for a variety of reasons, it all comes down to the main Thanksgiving meal. ... {Read More}

Chicago, Automation Fair and Navy Pier

Posted on Thursday Sep 24, 2015

Are you ready for Automation Fair 2015 in Chicago? This year’s Automation Fair will be held at McCormick Place West and will run from Wednesday, November 18th (8:00 AM-5:30 PM) through Thursday, November 19th (8:00 AM-4:00 PM.)

Automation Fair 2015 will once again be the conference to attend to “Discover, Learn and Experience” all that Rockwell has to offer. Make sure to take advantage of all the free Technical Sessions, Forums and the ever popular Hands-on Labs available over the two days of the show. Hands-on Labs are 90 minutes each and allow you to work hands on with Rockwell Automation products. ... {Read More}

239 Years in the Making

Posted on Thursday Jul 02, 2015 | holidays,

This year, America celebrates its 239th Independence Day. The 4th of July is a holiday that’s known for fireworks, outdoor activities, BBQ, camping, picnics, parades, warm weather and spending time with family and friends. So, get out your barbecues, strike up your fireworks, put on your suntan lotion, and grab a beverage with your families to commemorate the birth of America and our Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.... {Read More}