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    Scheduled Update

    Friday, Feb. 19 | 7 p.m. CT to Sunday, Feb. 21 | 10 p.m. CT
    In our continuing quest to provide outstanding customer service, we are upgrading our ERP system, which requires our servers to be down. Our e-commerce service, including SupplyTrax™ and punchout, will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you need after hours assistance during this time, please call our HELP Line at 800.800.0199.

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    Try out the newest products and technology, on your job site. We’re mobile and we’re coming to you. Contact your Border States sales team to find out how.

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  • oleds

    future of lighting?

    Organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, are considered the next step in the evolution and the advancements could be a game-changer for utility businesses.

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  • warehouse lighting

    smarter warehouse lighting

    Businesses are always looking for ways to cut costs, and reducing utility expenses is a popular way to achieve that
    goal. An electricity bill can be a large expense every month, especially for companies with large warehouses or manufacturing floors.

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    stock up

    Do you have all your safety and PPE gear for the upcoming winter season? Visit our new Utility Safety Solutions catalog.

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  • wire services

    BSE wire services

    Border States Electric offers customized wire services to
    help you and your business save time, save money and reduce costly job waste.

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This Month's Featured Products

Lumina™ RF Decora® Rocker Wall Switch

Lumina™ RF Decora® Rocker Wall Switch

Lumina RF products ensure energy savings in new construction and retrofits, and the Lumina Gateway functions as an energy management coordinator, allowing for automated control of loads via remote control from a tablet or smartphone app.

Learn more about Lumina™ RF Decora® Rocker Wall Switch

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Square D Harmony XB5 – 22 mm Plastic Pushbuttons, Switches, Pilot Lights

Square D Harmony XB5 – 22 mm Plastic Pushbuttons, Switches, Pilot Lights

Round and square plastic bezel pushbutton switches and pilot lights, 22.

Learn more about Square D Harmony XB5 – 22 mm Plastic Pushbuttons, Switches, Pilot Lights

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Cooper Power M-Force Three Phase Switch

Cooper Power M-Force Three Phase Switch

Designed with reverse loop contacts–typically just found in transmission class switches. This gang-operated, factory unitized three-phase overhead loadbreak switch is offered in distribution voltage classifications of 15 kV, 25 kV, and 35 kV and may be used for line sectionalizing, paralleling, by-passing or isolating.

Learn more about Cooper Power M-Force Three Phase Switch

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Supplytrax vending

Provide employees secure, 24/7 access to commonly-used materials and gear. AutoCrib reduces inventory levels, tracks use by employee and eliminates stock outs.

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wire and cable Catalog

Wire AND CABLE Catalog

Our wire services will meet your job site needs and include color feeder wire; wire paralleling and cutting, on-site delivery, compartmentalized reels, installed pulling heads and specialized reels.

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THHN vs. XHHW: What Is the Difference?

When designing and building a new facility, machine or appliance, engineers need to know the strengths and weaknesses of each wire available for the job.

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