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    june hot buys

    Check out the latest MRO products we have available
    at deep discounts.

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  • lightfair

    Lightfair International

    BSE lighting specialist reviews tech from the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.

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  • electrical testing

    Electrical Testing

    Knowing about the presence of electricity is one thing but reading it is another. Because it is an unseen force, making sense of electric signals can be tricky.

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  • falls

    Workplace Falls are a Problem

    According to statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the No. 1 cause of accidental
    death for construction workers, and they’re associated with
    hundreds of thousands of injuries every year.

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  • ppe

    How to Create
    an Effective
    PPE Program

    Every workplace needs to create or update its personal protection equipment program. Without a PPE program
    in place, employees face constant danger while working.

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  • new app

    BSE launches
    e-commerce app

    With our new app you can search products, shop and manage
    your account all from your smartphone or tablet.

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Featured Products

Wiremold® Outdoor Charging Stations

Wiremold® Outdoor
Charging Stations

The first outdoor power offering from Legrand focuses on supporting connectivity with a full family of mobile device charging stations that allows people to power up in the great outdoors.

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Outdoor Charging Stations

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Fluke 279FC

Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeters

Find, repair, validate and report electrical issues quickly with this multimeter with integrated thermal imaging.

Learn more about Fluke 279
FC Thermal Multimeters

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Hubbell Power DA Bolt Puller

Hubbell Power DA Bolt Puller

Easily remove DA and other bolts. Great for extracting bent, tight, and stuck bolts. Safer and easier than driving bolt with a hammer and drift pin.

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DA Bolt Puller

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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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