August 20, 2014

A Look at the 2014 IDEA E-Biz Forum Sponsors

The Forum wouldn’t be possible without the support of our sponsors. They are the reason we can keep the quality of content high while maintaining low registration rates. Get to know the sponsors of the 2014 IDEA E-Biz Forum!

Executive Partner:

Southwire – A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal‐clad (MC) cable, cord products (including Tappan™ sound, security, and communication cables through Tappan Wire & Cable Inc.), utility cable products, industrial power cable, OEM wire products, SCR® copper and aluminum rod, and continuous casting technology. Southwire also supplies MAXIS® Contractor Equipment and Southwire™ Electrician’s Tools to the commercial, industrial, retail, electrical wholesale outlet and utility construction markets.


Unilog – Unilog is India’s leading catalog management and data cleansing company. Unilog employs over 300 people, is ISO 9001:2000 certified and supports customers in North & South America, Europe and Asia. Unilog provides classification, cleansing, attribute extraction and enrichment services for all major industry verticals, and has excellent relationships with most PIM, ERP and SCM implementation companies.


Epicor – Epicor is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With nearly 40 years of experience serving midmarket organizations and divisions of Global 1000 companies, Epicor has more than 33,000 customers in over 150 countries.

Rockwell Automation – Rockwell Automation Inc., the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs over 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

Square D by Schneider Electric – As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications.


Appleton Group – Appleton Group, formerly known as EGS Electrical Group, is a trusted, global supplier of steel boxes and fittings, heat tracing cables, power supplies, explosionproof controls, floor warming systems, industrial lighting and much more.

Thomas & Betts – Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn.

TPI Corporation – TPI Corporation is a U.S.-based, privately-held manufacturer that produces innovative, industry leading products for the electric heating, fan and ventilation, industrial lighting, commercial controls, and industrial oven markets.


Border States – Border States supplies products and services to construction, industrial and utility customers. The 100 percent employee-owned company is the ninth largest electrical distributor in the U.S. as ranked by Electrical Wholesaling magazine. Border States has more than 1,600 employees and 62 branches in 14 states.

Eaton – Eaton’s Electrical Sector is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Kirby Risk Electric Supply – Kirby Risk is a multi-faceted company, dedicated to understanding and meeting their business partners’ needs with innovative, effective solutions. Kirby Risk Electrical Supply provides high-quality, state-of-the-art electrical, automation, lighting and power distribution solutions to people responsible for maintenance, design and installation of electrical systems.

PANDUIT – For more than 50 years, PANDUIT has engineered and manufactured end-to-end solutions that assist their customers in the deployment of the latest technologies. PANDUIT’s global expertise and strong industry relationships make the company a valuable and trusted partner dedicated to delivering technology-driven solutions and unmatched service.


Digital Business Architects – Digital Business Architects is a software technology company that specializes in building powerful data management and synchronization solutions that facilitiate transactions for thousands of manufacuters and retailers across multiple industries.

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