Sylvania Partners with DSI Southwest
February 15, 2021
DSI is now representing Sylvania Lighting in Texas, Oklahoma & Arkansas.
Sylvania offers a wide range of SYLVANIA LED luminaires for various applications, intelligent lighting products for Smart Homes and Buildings, one of the largest LED lamp portfolios in the industry, and traditional light sources.
“We are excited to further expand our lighting offering with quality SYLVANIA general lighting products and feel that LEDVANCE offers a great opportunity to provide best-in-class support with a now blended sales force,” said Brian Damisch, Principle, DSI Southwest.
Kristen Wander Joins the D/FW Team
October 16, 2020
Join us in welcoming Kristen Wander to the DSI Team.
Kristen has spent the previous 7 years with Summit Electric Supply in various roles of increasing responsibilities. She graduated from Louisiana Tech with a degree in Marketing and lives in Keller, TX with her husband Alex and dog Cambridge.
In her free time she enjoys listening to live music, working out, spending time with family and following her favorite team the Dallas Stars.
Hunter Edwards Joins the D/FW Team
October 15, 2020
DSI is pleased to announce Hunter Edwards has joined the team. Hunter graduated from Tarleton State University and has some great experience in the electrical industry most recently in purchasing with Bird Electric. He brings some great exposure to the oil & energy industry.
Hunter will focus on growing our distributor & end-user business in and around D/FW and Waco. Hunter lives in Burleson, TX where he likes to participate in outdoor activities as an active hunter and fisherman.
Representation of Galvan Expands to OK
March 1st, 2020
DSI is Excited to “Spring” into March by Representing Galvan in Oklahoma.
As the season is Getting Ready to Bloom…
This Groundhog Is Predicting It May Be Time to Upgrade the Grounding in Older Homes and Buildings-
Possible corrosion & code changes mean that rods driven 30yrs ago or installations that now require two rods (instead of just one) may need to be upgraded.
Take Advantage of the Soft Ground this Spring & Choose Galvan Ground Rods.
Proudly Made in the USA.
DSI Represents CH in TX, OK & Now AR
January 1st, 2020
DSI Southwest is pleased to announce we will represent Crouse-Hinds in Arkansas.
Crouse-Hinds has an extensive portfolio of solutions in harsh & hazardous environments; providing reliable, efficient, and safe electrical power management solutions.
“Crouse-Hinds is a flagship line for our agency” says Principal Brian Damisch, “We are excited to expand on our long-lasting partnership and continue providing first-class support in this new territory”.
DSI has inventory of Fittings-EMT/Rigid, Boxes, LT, & Hubs available for immediate shipment from our Dallas warehouse.
Universal Lighting Partners with DSI
November 1st, 2019
DSI is now representing Universal Lighting Technologies in North Texas, Oklahoma & Arkansas.
Universal Lighting is a member of the Panasonic group, a well-recognized and trusted brand with over 70 years of experience in the lighting industry.
“We are excited to hit the ground running with Universal. Their expertise and history fits perfectly with our agency’s focus and strategy on the lighting business." -Brian Damisch, VP
DSI has inventory of Drivers, Ballasts, Fixtures & Lamps available for immediate shipment from our Dallas warehouse.
Official Start Dates: Oct 1st- Oklahoma & North Texas, Nov 1st- Arkansas
Expanded Territory with Patriot in OK & AR
November 1st, 2019
DSI Southwest is excited to announce that as of Nov. 1st, we will expand our territory of Patriot Industries to Oklahoma & Arkansas.
Patriot has an extensive line of Steel & Aluminum Conduit.
Patriot’s manufacturing facility is located in Virginia.
Expanded Territory with NEC in Arkansas
July 1st, 2019
DSI Southwest is excited to announce that as of July 1st, we will begin representing NEC in Arkansas.
“With over 30 yrs. in electrical distribution, NEC has shown to meet the needs of the industry. DSI has represented NEC in TX and OK and is excited about building on our successes in AR.”- Brian Damisch, Vice President.
NEC has an extensive line of UL-Compliant Nipples, Elbows, and Couplings.
NEC headquarters & manufacturing facility are located in Houston, Texas.
RYMCO Now Available at DSI Southwest
June 15th, 2019
DSI Southwest is excited to announce that as of June 15th, we will represent RYMCO in North Texas, Oklahoma & Arkansas.
RYMCO offers a full line of Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT), Intermediate Metallic Conduit (IMC), and Galvanized Rigid Conduit (GRC).
With over 30 years of experience as a steel tubing & pipe manufacturer, they ensure only the best quality & service.
DSI has an extensive inventory available for immediate shipment out of our Dallas warehouse.
DSI Expands Coverage of IPEX
April 1st, 2019
DSI Southwest is excited to announce that as of April 1st, we will begin representing Ipex in Oklahoma.
“IPEX has been a leader in the PVC Industry for 50+ years. Their passion for conducting business honestly, fairly, and with integrity, creates a customer first culture that they take a lot of pride in. We hope to build on this foundation in the new territory.” -Brian Damisch, Vice President.
Ipex offers a complete line of PVC Fittings, Elbows, Enclosures, Non-Metallic Flex, ENT, Spacers & Accessories.
Dallas Inventory is available for immediate shipment.
Aaron Wick Joins Oklahoma Outside Sales
March 1st, 2019
DSI is pleased to announce Aaron Wick will be joining the company starting March 1st. Aaron graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State and has over 8 years of experience in the electrical industry. He will focus on growing our distributor & end-user business in Northwest/Central OK while also concentrating heavily on key-distributor partners in Oklahoma City. We are confident his technical expertise & solid work ethic will help us to build-upon current relationships, while accelerating our rapid growth in the Oklahoma territory.
Aaron currently lives in Stillwater, OK with his wife & daughter, where he was born & raised.
DSI Welcomes Chris Adams as Vice President
January 21, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Chris Adams has joined DSI Southwest. Chris brings manufacturing and distribution experience, as well as strong end-user relationships to the team. He will be an integral piece to our overall strategy and continued growth in the market moving forward.
Prior to joining DSI, Chris spent 13 years at Eaton/Cooper and previous to that spent 12 years in electrical distribution with CED, Wesco, and Rexel. Chris has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He currently resides in Frisco with his wife and three children.
Dan Oliphint Joins DFW Outside Sales
October 4, 2018
DSI Southwest is pleased to announce that Dan Oliphint has joined the DSI team. Dan brings some great relationships, industry experience, and winning attitude to the company. He will be a key piece to driving continued growth in D/FW and we are thrilled to have him on board.
Prior to joining DSI, Dan spend the last eight years with nVent/Hoffman and before that was with Panduit. Dan graduated from the University of Houston and lives with his wife and four kids west of Fort Worth.
Jonathan White Joins West TX Outside Sales
August 28, 2018
Please join me in welcoming Jonathan White to the DSI Team.
Jonathan currently lives in Abilene, TX with his wife and daughter. He has held various roles with Elliott Electric in Abilene, but most recently covered the West Texas territory with Spike Electric Controls.
Starting September 4th, Jonathan will be joining our outside sales team to assist Rudy Thiel and Ken Walker cover the territory with a heavy focus on key customers in Midland/Odessa and the surrounding areas.
We are very excited about Jonathan coming on board & appreciate your support as we continue to invest in new talent to grow our team in these upcoming weeks.
DSI Acquires Electrical Products of OK
March 21, 2018
DSI Southwest is expanding north with the acquisition of Electrical Products of Oklahoma (EPOK), effective February 1, 2018.
DSI now has 15 outside and 11 inside sales representatives covering North Texas and Oklahoma.With this consolidation, we are combining our two teams to better represent industry leading companies with increased efficiency, added resources, & ‘best in class’ service.
DSI was founded in 1961, and EPOK has been in business since 1979, and the combined company now feels it is stronger than ever.