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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 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 more information, check out our website, take a bird's eye tour of the platform, or schedule a 1-on-1 demo with one of our solution experts.


Briggs & Stratton Standby Power, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides complete power systems for residential and light commercial applications ranging from 8 kW to 200 kW.  By leveraging over 110 years of experience in providing power to a variety of applications, Briggs & Stratton has brought innovations to the standby generator market such as InfoHubTM wireless monitoring, Symphony® II power management, and DirectPowerTM installation technology.  These innovations combined with an unparalleled focus on quality and service excellence ensure that Briggs & Stratton Standby Power systems perform when it matters most.

For additional information, please visit

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 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


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


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.


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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 or call (800) 493-3782.


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We believe in the contractor! Workflows should be a solution NOT a workaround. Your software should eVolve with you. eVolve provides you the platform to innovate your processes, projects, company and more.  For more information, visit our website or email  



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 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. 


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


Through a mix of unrivaled products and innovative solutions, Legrand brings power, light and data wherever you need it. With product lines you trust like Cablofil® overhead systems, Pass & Seymour® electrical wiring solutions or Wiremold infloor, open space, outdoor or perimeter systems, Legrand delivers the solutions you need wherever they're needed.

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 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 and


Lutron Electronics, headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, designs and manufactures energy-saving light controls, automated window treatments and appliance modules for both residential and commercial applications. Its innovative, intuitive products can be used to control everything from a single light, to every light, shade and even stand-by power in a home or commercial building. Lutron products make any space more versatile, while enhancing ambiance, comfort and productivity. They also save energy and make light bulbs last longer, making them an eco-friendly addition to the home and workplace. Founded in 1961, Lutron estimates that the installed base of its products save the nation nearly 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. Lutron manufactures more than 16,000 energy-saving products, sold in more than 100 countries around the world.


Payroll4Construction_Logos_Flat.gif 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, offers features contractors need, from certified payroll reports to job cost and worker's comp tracking. 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. also features an integrated mobile application for timecard entry and approval, as well as eAccess, a convenient online payroll portal for construction employees. 

Visit 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 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 low and high voltage, Tradesmen International has been providing electrical contractor proven, safety-minded electricians for nearly 25 years.

All our electricians successfully complete a stringent vetting process including skills evaluation testing. Each is provided OSHA-10 Safety Training and are subject to regular client satisfaction evaluations. The result – you receive the same overall quality you expect from your permanent workforce.

As a nationally recognized leader in skilled staffing solutions, Tradesmen has more than 200 construction-experienced recruiters positioned throughout the nearly 200 markets we serve across North America.

For more information, or to contact the Tradesmen office near you, visit


Trimble’s MEP Division, featuring Accubid Products, is a leader in providing integrated BIM services and solutions for the MEP contractor. By connecting key workflows between estimating, design and installation, Trimble helps MEP contractors reduce project risk while increasing overall productivity and efficiency. Combined with deep domain knowledge in sub-trades as well as expertise in positioning technologies, Trimble offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for today’s MEP contractor.



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
Together, we have your back 24/7.


With over 2,400 associates and 48 offices throughout the United States, Wipfli ranks among the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. We enjoy a solid reputation as industry specialists and business advisors to more than 5,000 clients within the construction industry. Our team of professionals provide a range of solutions including audit and accounting, compliance consulting, cost segregation, research and development tax credit, customer relationship management, technology management, cybersecurity, mergers and acquisitions, state and local tax, property tax review and appeal and valuation and litigation support services. Visit to see how we can help you address financial, operational and management challenges.


Founded in 1939, Wiha has established itself as a leading manufacturer of professional quality hand tools and equipment worldwide. The corporate headquarters is in the Black Forest region of Schonach, Germany. Wiha has a global manufacturing foot print that includes factories in Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Vietnam. All manufacturing locations are ISO certified. 

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