NAED and TED upgrade Websites
The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) and The Electrical Distributor (TED) magazine have launched new versions of their Websites: www.naed.org , www.naedtechnologyinformer.com and www.tedmag.com . The three sites were completely redesigned using a new content management system to provide a more user-friendly method to access current industry information and resources.
The highlights of the enhanced Web sites include:
NAED ( www.naed.org ):
NAED Learning Center — providing interactive, online versions of the Education & Research Foundation’s essential training programs
NAED Newsline — weekly newsletter bringing current association news to members and affiliates
All Industry Directory — a comprehensive listing of distributor, affiliate and allied partner location information.
Technology Solutions Directory — showcasing TED advertisers, NAED affiliates and allied partners who provide technology solutions
New Feature Series — offering available technology opportunities to smaller distributors
Technology News & IDEA Updates — weekly technology news and monthly IDEA postings.
Supplier Directory — a complete listing of TED advertisers and NAED affiliates and allied partners, with upgrades available to companies wanting to highlight new products and services
Sales Insider Newsletter — quarterly featuring new products and content especially designed for distribution sales professionals
Print Archive — an all-new, easily accessible online archive of past TED print issues.
TED Magazine ( www.tedmag.com ):
NAED Technology Informer ( www.naedtechnologyinformer.com ):
- Events & Awards
- Magazine Archives
- Oil & Gas Engineering
- Salary Survey
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey