Trends & Technology

Trends & Technology

Wednesday Apr 17, 2019

Quick-to-Order LEDs Change the Game in Lighting

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Products and Technology

Until recently, contractors installing lighting in commercial and public spaces had limited options when it came to LEDs. Now, thanks to a new push from manufacturers, LED lamps and fixtures are easier to get and are readily available in larger quantities for use in construction projects.


Wednesday Apr 10, 2019

Five Criteria for Evaluating Cost Savings Opportunities

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Perspectives

Cost savings can typically be found in many places, including the MRO procurement process, and they always require some sort of change. In our experience, the challenge is often prioritizing which savings opportunities to pursue now and then how to obtain sufficient support for implementation.


Wednesday Apr 03, 2019

Hudson Yards Taking Shape

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Perspectives

The sprawling neighborhood of Hudson Yards continues to take shape with the recent opening of Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel, a soaring spiral staircase to nowhere in the heart of New York’s largest private new development in close to a century.


Tuesday Mar 20, 2018

Promoting STEM Careers

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Perspectives

Turtle & Hughes’ Bridgewater, NJ branch recently hosted 30 high school STEM students from a 10-county area in New Jersey as part of a program run by the Gateway Chamber Workforce-Education Committee, which arranges similar tours for the students to visit three to four business each year.


Thursday Mar 08, 2018

Reduce Downtime with FactoryTalk® Analytics for Devices

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Products and Technology

You are responsible for the operation of a large manufacturing facility and your operation just shut down unexpectedly. Every hour that the operation remains down, your company loses thousands of dollars. The clock is ticking.


Thursday Feb 22, 2018

NYC Leading the Way to Support M/WBEs

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Perspectives

It’s no surprise that more women are leading successful science and technology businesses in the United States, so many cities, like New York City, are doing whatever they can to encourage minority-and women-owned businesses to expand and grow through certification and access to government contracts.


Thursday Feb 15, 2018

Preparing for the Smart Future of Switchgear

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Perspectives

Power distribution services are changing as the use of smart grid technologies grows. But the electrical industry has traditionally been conservative in updating the hardware it uses. When technologies like switchgear have lifespans that stretch into decades, the pace of transformation can be slow.


Wednesday Feb 07, 2018

Customers Benefit from Supply Chain Automation

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Products and Technology

When Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS) needed to automate the way it conducts business, it turned to Quick Base. With a successful program now well underway, the THIS story has been featured on the Quick Base website.


Thursday Feb 01, 2018

Celebrating 95 Years in Business

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Perspectives

On Monday, January 29, Turtle & Hughes marked its 95 th year in business and we will be celebrating our founders, our employees and our remarkable company all year long --  starting next month by giving visitors to our website a chance to win a $95 gift card. Keep checking turtle.com for details.


Thursday Jan 11, 2018

An Ounce of Prevention: Thermal Cooling for Electrical Installations

posted by TURTLE & HUGHES in Products and Technology

In electronic installations, companies often put a lot of time and effort into choosing the right components, but protecting those components is often an afterthought. What many don't realize is that failure to safeguard sophisticated and sensitive electronics, especially from high temperatures, can be an extremely costly mistake. The right electrical enclosure with the proper cooling system will preserve expensive equipment and keep employees safe.