Franklin Park, Ill.-based Garvin Industries recently held its annual Oktoberfest Open house in celebration of it’s 116 years as a manufacturer of electrical, datacom, and telecom installation hardware. More than 500 attendees, including electrical and low-voltage distributors, contractors, and electrical inspectors, were present at the event.

“The event provided an excellent opportunity to receive feedback from the people that use our products every day,” says Brian Brown, director of marketing. The festivities included a display of all Garvin Industries products as well as the future items that will be released in upcoming 2008 catalog.