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Year in Review: Top 10 Articles of 2016

January 3, 2017 | News | Company

top 10 articles of 2016

On February 1, 2016, we launched a new website that included a revamped News & Updates section. Since then, we posted at least one article a week for a total of nearly 100 articles. Here are ten of the most popular articles from 2016:


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1. MCBRIDE NAMED PRESIDENT AND CEO

May 16, 2016 | News | Company

Van Meter Inc. announced an executive leadership change today. Lura McBride has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer by the company’s board of directors. Read more »


cbj coolest place to work
2. VAN METER NAMED NO. 1 COOLEST PLACE TO WORK IN IOWA'S CREATIVE CORRIDOR

June 16, 2016 | Video | Company

We already thought we were pretty cool. Now it's official! Van Meter was named the No. 1 Coolest Place to Work by the Corridor Business Journal. Read more »


van meter omaha now open
3. VAN METER INC. OMAHA OPERATIONS NOW OPEN

September 20, 2016 | News | Company

At the start of the year, Van Meter Inc., an Iowa-based distributor of electrical and mechanical supplies and solutions, announced it would expand its business west into Omaha. Read more »


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4. MEET THE INTERNS

June 30, 2016 | News | Company

Being an intern at Van Meter is not what you might expect. Our interns aren’t required to take out the trash or make coffee (we all pitch in to do that). Read more »


top iowa workplace
5. VAN METER NAMED A TOP IOWA WORKPLACE

September 19, 2016 | News | Company

Van Meter announced today it has been selected as one of Iowa’s 2016 Top 150 Workplaces. Van Meter ranked 7th among Iowa’s top midsized companies. Read more »


employee installs home solar system
6. VAN METER EMPLOYEE-OWNER INSTALLS HOME SOLAR SYSTEM

September 29, 2016 | News | Energy, Company

Hayder Salehoglu, a National Accounts Matrix Analyst for Van Meter, recently installed a solar system on his home in Cedar Rapids. Read more »


steel conduit costs on the rise
7. SIX REASONS STEEL CONDUIT COSTS ARE ON THE RISE

July 5, 2016 | Best Practices | Electrical

Steel conduit pricing hasn’t fluctuated much during the past year; however, we have experienced an increase the last couple months. Read more »


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8. PAT KRESS HONORED WITH CLETE SMITH EMPLOYEE-OWNER OF THE YEAR AWARD

November 1, 2016 | News | Company

Congratulations to Pat Kress located in our Waterloo branch on being selected for the Clete Smith Employee-Owner of the Year Award! Read more »


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9. LED RETROFIT LIGHTING BRIGHTENS HISTORICAL BUILDING

October 27, 2016 | Customer Success | Lighting

The historic Black’s Building has remained the centerpiece of downtown Waterloo, Iowa, thanks to the preservation efforts of Nelson Properties. Read more »


chicago comed lighting rebate program
10. COMED LIGHTING REBATE PROGRAM OFFERING INCENTIVES TO CHICAGO BUSINESSES

June 28, 2016 | Product Promotions | Lighting

We are offering reduced pricing on qualifying LED and fluorescent products at the time of purchase with no application or preapproval required. Read more »


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