Category Archives: Crowdsourcing

Smart Pathways Joins Madison Electric Products!

Exciting week here in Cleveland! We recently added Smart Pathways LLC – a leading manufacturer and distributor of Smart LB telecommunications conduit bodies – to the Madison Electric Products family. Conduit bodies have long been part of the installers’ toolbox, but Smart Pathways offers a more advanced solution that solves numerous problems we face on a daily basis. [...]

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Meet Our Sparks Inventors: Bruce Finch

As we expand our innovation center to Sparks 2.0 we want to reintroduce the inventors we currently partner with and share more of their personal stories. This post is part of a series that not only explores our inventors and their products, but shares details about their passions outside of electricity. Last (but definitely not [...]

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Meet Our Sparks Inventors: Jeff Locher

As we expand our innovation center to Sparks 2.0 we want to reintroduce the inventors we currently partner with and share more of their personal stories. This post is part of a series that not only explores our inventors and their products, but shares details about their passions outside of electricity. We are very excited [...]

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Meet Our Sparks Inventors: Malcom Duncan

As we expand our innovation center to Sparks 2.0 we want to reintroduce the inventors we currently partner with and share more of their personal stories. This post is part of a series that not only explores our inventors and their products, but shares details about their passions outside of electricity. Have you heard of [...]

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Meet Our Sparks Inventors: Ron Hill

As we expand our innovation center to Sparks 2.0 we want to reintroduce the inventors we currently partner with and share more of their personal stories. This post is part of a series that not only explores our inventors and their products, but shares details about their passions outside of electricity. If you’ve been to [...]

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Meet Our Sparks Inventors: Doug Hill

As we expand our innovation center to Sparks 2.0 we want to reintroduce the inventors we currently partner with and share more of their personal stories. This post is part of a series that not only explores our inventors and their products, but shares details about their passions outside of electricity. We’re happy to introduce [...]

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Introducing Sparks 2.0!

Welcome to the enhanced version of our successful Sparks Innovation Center! We’re calling it “Sparks 2.0” and it is expanding its reach to new industries. We’re working to develop more products that focus on efficiency and problem solving, now within and beyond the electrical industry. We’re seeking submissions from professionals in the electrical, low-voltage, data [...]

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Bringing Invention to Your Customers — The Case for Crowdsourcing

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Crowdsourcing is a quick and cost-effective way for businesses to tap in to the collective brainpower of large communities of people. And when I say this, I’m speaking from experience: Madison’s Sparks Innovation Center has helped us streamline our new product development process – shortening the idea-to-market timeline. (Learn more about it here!) But, we’re not [...]

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