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American Technical Publishers (ATP) produces technical training materials for the electrical and building trades. For over 100 years they have produced clearly written, heavily illustrated training materials that help build the skills needed to enter and advance in a career. Materials are developed by and for tradespeople, designed to meet your high standards.


CNA is the exclusive insurance carrier of IEC National. CNA has been providing risk transfer and risk financing solutions to the construction community for the past 100 years. An underwriter of property and casualty insurance coverages to electrical contracting firms, CNA is committed to continuing its research and investment in emerging risk management techniques that will satisfy the needs of contractors. CNA pledges to assist construction clients in developing realistic solutions which impact their ability to get work, do work, and get paid. Why does CNA operate like this? Because success demands innovation, flexibility and responsiveness, and it knows that its success goes hand-in-hand with yours. After all, it's CNA, and it has a smarter way.


ConEst Software Systems is a leading provider of estimating, design build, and project management software serving the electrical and datacom industries.

Headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire, and serving customers worldwide, ConEst has been delivering solutions to the electrical industry since 1990. Dedicated to exploring new ways to integrate the latest technology with their software tools, ConEst products incorporate intelligence with timesaving features that enable electrical contractors and estimators to manage the entire construction process from design and bidding through project management and final billing.

With deep seated roots in the electrical industry, the management and staff of ConEst Software Systems is dedicated to researching, developing and providing software solutions that help the Electrical and Datacom Industries TAKE OFF!


Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a diversified power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

Graybar is an independent distributor of electrical and comm/data products with 260 stocking locations throughout the United States and Canada. The company represents the industry's top manufacturers and offers complete distribution services to electrical contracting professionals. For more information, please visit or call (800) GRAYBAR.

The Home Depot has been dedicated to serving the professional customer since 1979. They offer the quality brands and the widest selection of electrical materials and fixtures including dimmer switches, electrical tools, wire, and more. Each store features a Contractor Services desk, which is staffed by knowledgeable associates. Their top priority is to help professionals get their jobs done on time and on budget. Contractor Services desks offer professional services and support to make contractors successful on the job. Services we feature are job-site delivery, phone and fax ordering, flexible commercial credit, commercial checkouts, and tool rental.
Ideal Industries, Inc. is one of the world's largest and oldest manufacturers of professional-quality tools and supplies, serving professionals in installation, maintenance, and original equipment manufacturing. Ideal Industries, Inc. proudly features Buchanan brand construction products. These innovative products solve installation problems and save time and money for professionals in electrical construction and maintenance and power utility applications. In 1916, J. Walter Becker founded the company by manufacturing commutator dresser stones in the modest confines of his mother's kitchen. The stones were used to maintain direct current electric motors. Becker's belief was that a product should be worth more than the price paid for it. Service, he said, was part of the product. To this day, Ideal carries on its founder's tenets to the letter.
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Headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, a northwestern suburb of Chicago, Klein Tools is a family-owned and operated company that has been in business since 1857, designing, developing, and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools for the electrical and other trades. Klein Tools are proudly made in the USA. For more information, visit

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McCormick Systems has been providing Estimating, Project Management, and Time & Material billing software to the electrical industry since 1979. McCormick offers award winning software solutions to contractors of all sizes doing electrical or automated building systems work. As the innovative leader of CAD Estimating software, their product line can cut your estimating time up to 75 percent. McCormick estimating systems are designed with over 100 years of combined electrical contracting experience and proudly developed and supported in the USA. For more information, visit


With an unwavering commitment to the trades, MILWAUKEE TOOL continues to revolutionize the power tool industry with a focus on providing innovative, trade-specific solutions. Whether it is through the portability of the M12™ & M18™ LITHIUM-ION Systems, time-saving accessories or innovation new Hand Tool and Test Instrument product lines, MILWAUKEE TOOL is dedicated to delivering a steady stream of advanced solutions for the trades that offer increased productivity and unmatched durability. For more information, please contact Lindsey Miller, National Account Manager.


NFPA is a global, nonprofit organization, founded in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standardsresearchtrainingeducation, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering the NFPA mission.   For more information visit the NFPA website or contact Diana Jones



Smart Contractors Choose PeopleReady (formerly CLP). You can rely on PeopleReady for tradespeople who will arrive at your jobsite ready to work, not ready to be trained. We verify each worker’s skills and experience and make sure they can meet the physical demands of your job in advance. And we’ll take care of the burdens and expense of recruiting, hiring and employing skilled tradespeople. That means lower costs, less risk and no surprises for you. For more information, visit
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One of the world's largest cable and wire manufacturers, Southwire makes building wire and cable, utility cable products, industrial power cable, telecommunications cable, copper and aluminum rods, and cord products. The company also provides engineering and machining and fabrication services, as well as electronic inventory management. Southwire customers include building contractors, utility companies, and OEMs in the areas of automotive, electrical, appliances, and industrial equipment.
Thomas & Betts supplies more than 70 percent of the items used in electrical applications with one of the most comprehensive product lines in the industry, offering single-source consolidation and accountability. It is an invaluable source for commercial, institutional, residential and industrial construction, as well as equipment MRO and OEM applications that include panel building, wastewater treatment, food processing, power generation, and chemical processing. To provide turnkey solutions that reduce installation time and operating costs, Thomas & Betts is committed to continuous product development that ensures innovation and quality. Services include support with product selection, installation and maintenance. Visit


From commercial and residential to light and heavy wiring, Tradesmen International has been helping contractors and project managers find proven, safety-minded electricians for over 25 years.

All of these electricians undergo an extensive interview and skills evaluation process before we ever send them to your job site. Each of our craftsmen are offered an OSHA 10 Hour safety training course and are subject to regular client satisfaction evaluations. The result being that you receive the same quality you would expect from your permanent workforce. 

As a nationally recognized leader in skilled staffing solutions, Tradesmen has more than 160 trade-dedicated recruiters positioned throughout our network of nearly 150 recruitment and operations facilities across North America.

For more information, or to locate a Tradesmen office near you, visit



United Rentals (NYSE:URI) was founded in 1997 and quickly became the world’s largest equipment rental provider. Today, United Rentals continues to lead the industry with a best-in-class range of resources and the largest customer service network of its kind in North America. 

United Rentals deploys over $8.99 billion of fleet (original equipment cost) through approximately 950 branches, a centralized reservation service and automated online ordering. Branches are fully integrated through technology, allowing them to collaborate on solving customer needs. 

The United Rentals customer base is a diverse mix of construction and industrial companies, utilities, municipalities, government agencies and others. United Rentals employs experienced, professional and knowledgeable team members to serve a wide range of customer needs.

For more information, please contact Dennis Walker, Senior National Association Manager at (303) 576-3508.