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Posted on Friday Jan 05, 2018 | news,

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The acquisition of The Reynolds Company by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company was completed on January 2, 2018. This transaction creates a multi-region, Top 10 electrical distributor with over 1,300 employees that will serve customers in 41 locations in the Midwest, Southeast and South Central United States.

Effective immediately, McNaughton-McKay Electric Company is expanding their Board of Directors to include Walt Reynolds, COO of McNaughton-McKay Electric Company and President of The Reynolds Company and Donald Reynolds Jr., COO of The Reynolds Company.... {Read More}


Posted on Friday Nov 10, 2017 | news,

McNaughton-MCKay Logo MADISON HEIGHTS, Michigan – Nov. 10, 2017 – Leading electrical distribution company McNaughton-McKay Electric Co., headquartered in Madison Heights, Michigan, today announced an agreement, in principle, to acquire Fort Worth, Texas-based The Reynolds Company, subject to regulatory approval and final definitive agreements. Upon completion, the newly-combined company will be a multi-region, Top 10 electrical distributor with more than 1,300 employees serving customers from 41 locations in the Midwest, Southeast and South Central areas of the United States. Each company will retain its leadership structure and existing name; the organizations will operate as two separate companies owned by McNaughton-McKay.... {Read More}

McNaughton-McKay Electric Company Signs Distributor Agreement with Universal Robots

Posted on Wednesday May 24, 2017 | cobots, collaborative, news, robots,

Collaborative Robots On April 17, 2017, McNaughton-McKay signed an agreement with Universal Robots (UR) to distribute their Collaborative Robots (cobots) in the Georgia, Michigan and Ohio regions. Cobots are a new class of robotics that make robot technology available at every level of manufacturing. They can automate virtually anything and work side by side with their human counterparts without the need for safety caging after risk assessment. Because of their flexibility and affordability, cobots reduce previous obstacles associated with the use of traditional robots making it easier for firms of any size to deploy automation.... {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}

EDGE announces expansion into Asia

Posted on Thursday Sep 03, 2015 | edge, news,

EDGE LOGOEDGE Global Supply announces their first expansion in Asia, with the majority purchase of Beijing Willtech Co. Ltd. (Willtech). Willtech, covers the Beijing, Tianjin and Shanxi markets and is an authorized distributor for Rockwell Automation. Willtech was founded in 2006 on the idea of being a valuable automation products and services partner for customers and suppliers. ... {Read More}