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Atkore International offers Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT), Galvanized Rigid Conduit (GRC), and Intermediate Metal Conduit (IMC). In addition to our steel conduit line, we also offer aluminum rigid conduit and EMT (including aluminum elbows and couplings), PVC conduit and fittings, as well as cables, flexible conduits, modular wiring and cable tray. All of Atkore International's products are sold exclusively through electrical wholesale distribution. To locate your nearest sales representative, check www.atkore.com for a listing of Electrical Agents, or call (800) 882-5543 and ask for Electrical Sales.
BuildOps' cloud-based platform redefines the electrical contractor experience from top to bottom. The all-in-one software eliminates the need for multiple systems to manage your business, merging smarter operations under one roof, and bridging service and construction. From dispatch to billing, project management to reporting, BuildOps improves efficiency, visibility, and profit margins, while delivering exceptional customer service and ease of use. Designed by a team of specialized contractors and world-class engineers, BuildOps offers something different: a tool that's simple enough for everyone to use and powerful enough to transform your operations for good.
For additional information, please visit www.powernow.com.
Dell offers everything from laptops and desktops to industry-leading servers, storage and networking, business-essential software, monitors, cameras, conference room equipment, and more. The list goes on and on. Let Dell be your one-stop-shop and provide the tools for your business technology needs, all at the best price. Visit www.Dell.com/IEC to access your member coupon or call a Small Business Advisor at 1-800-757-8442 and let them know you're eligible for the IEC partner discount program.
Cengage Learning is a provider of lifelong learning products and services. As one of the world's largest providers of lifelong learning information, Cengage Learning serves the needs of individuals, learning institutions, and corporations with products and services for both traditional and distributed learning. Find learning solutions to boost your career, augment your curriculum, improve your training courses, or help you master new skills. With a wide variety of innovative learning products such as books, software, DVDs, and online training materials, including custom-built technology, you’ll find solutions that best fit your needs today and for the future.
For more information, please visit www.cengage.com.
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!
For more information, please visit www.conest.com.
When your job comes down to the wire, Encore Wire has you covered. Encore Wire cuts, parallels, and delivers multiple color combinations anywhere in the country. And, Encore's MC cable comes ready to install, saving IEC contractors time and money on even the most complex projects. For more information, call (800) 962-9473.
Founded and headquartered in San Diego, CA, eSUB is the leader of cloud-based project management and document control software designed specifically for subcontractors in the construction industry. Built on 30-plus years of expertise, eSUB’s easy to use, software-as-a-service solution helps self-performing contractors increase standardization, accountability, productivity, and profits.
Today, thousands of users trust eSUB’s platform to manage project communication and collaboration on construction projects worldwide. For more information or to schedule a free demo visit www.eSUB.com or call (800) 493-3782.
For more than a century, Federated has been committed to providing peace of mind to business owners through specialized business insurance protection for selected industries, including the electrical contractors. With more than 550 highly trained direct field marketers throughout the US who provide valued services to IEC's members locally, our national headquarters is in Owatonna, MN. To help gain more control over your insurance costs, ask your local Marketing Representative about the Designated Risk Manager Training Seminar that is available to all IEC members.
Over more than 30 years, Foundation Software has helped hundreds of electrical contractors improve their job cost accounting, project management and scheduling with America's #1 Construction Accounting Software® — FOUNDATION®.
FOUNDATION uses powerful Microsoft® SQL Server® technology, which provides users with robust reporting, ease of use and superior data flexibility to keep growing along with your company. The same complete software package is also available on the cloud as FOUNDATION SaaS. Plus, mobile applications like FOUNDATION mobile® and Service Dispatch mobile™ use the power of FOUNDATION to connect the field to the office for even greater efficiency.
Visit foundationsoft.com to watch our free online demo, or contact us at (800) 246-0800.
ILSCO is a 125 year old, privately-held, vertically integrated manufacturer of electrical connectors. Our offering has expanded over the years through product diversification which includes, but is not limited to, surge protective devices as well as tools. Product support comes from multiple channels including engineering services which supports a state of the art testing facility certified to test to UL, CSA and ANSI standards.
Legrand's range of products and application expertise enables electrical contractors of any size to be more productive in managing their business - improving profitability, reducing risk, accelerating project timelines, and addressing labor skill issues that reduce overall cost. Visit www.legrand.us to learn more.
Since 1906, Leviton Manufacturing Company has been at the forefront of progress and innovation in the electrical wiring industry. That's nearly a century of superior engineering, quality manufacturing and an unwavering focus on customer satisfaction. Today, Leviton is the leading North American manufacturer of electrical and electronic wiring devices. In addition to the best switches and receptacles, Leviton is also known for competitively priced surge protection devices, plugs & connectors, home automation products, energy management, telcom/structured wiring products, and many others. Leviton believes in supporting the industry that has supported Leviton for so many years. From the ez-Learn on-line Training Modules to the Captain Code NEC Pocket Guide, no other electrical manufacturer offers the training and educational programs that Leviton does. For more information on Leviton's training/educational programs, please visit www.leviton.com and www.leviton.com/contractor.
Payroll4Construction.com is a proud IEC partner that provides payroll processing and reporting designed specifically for the construction industry. Above and beyond standard payroll services, like direct deposits and W-2s, Payroll4Construction.com offers features contractors need, from certified payroll reports to job cost and worker's comp tracking.
Payroll4Construction.com easily handles the complexities of prevailing wage and government contract jobs. Multi-state, multi-locality and multi-rate payrolls are no problem - even automatic fringe reductions.
Payroll4Construction.com also features an integrated mobile application for timecard entry and approval, as well as eAccess, a convenient online payroll portal for construction employees.
Visit Payroll4Construction.com to get a free quote, or contact us at (800) 949-9620!
IEC members receive 20% off of simPRO training costs, that’s a total value in excess of $800!
simPRO’s Complete End-to-End Electrical Business Management Software
- Manage technicians with office-to-field connectivity
- Improve your quoting & estimating accuracy & speed by up to 70%
- Increase billable hours by 20% per field tech per day
- Import supplier catalogs to streamline inventory
- Keep your electrical projects on track from start to finish
- Automate your billing to save time & keep your cash flowing
- Get incredible business insights with 60+ smart reports
Visit https://www.simpro.us/members/iec-members-enterprise for more information and to take advantage of this member benefit so you can focus on taking care of customers, delivering excellent work and growing your business.
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 Trademen office near you, visit www.tradesmeninternational.com.
Tyndale & Carhartt: Partners in Protection
Tyndale and Carhartt have been working together to keep electricians and others safe from the dangers of arc flash and flash fire hazards for over 35 years. Check out some new Flame Resistant (FR) Carhartt styles and shop some old favorites – and learn how easy it is to set up a managed FR program for your company at TyndaleUSA.com.
Together, we have your back 24/7.
Wiha is well-known for Precision Tools, Screwdrivers, Pliers and Bits. Their insulated tool program is one of the largest selections of 1,000 Volt rated & VDE certified hand tools in the industry. The family owned company has been recognized as a TOP 100 most innovative medium-sized company in Germany. They also received the Manufacturing Excellence Award (MX Award) as the best German SME. Currently, over 900 Wiha employees manufacture and market award winning Wiha premium tools.
Wiha Tools offers a No Hassle Guarantee on its products, enforcing the company's commitment to quality and customer service. For more information, contact (800) 494-6104 or visit www.wihatools.com.