State Electric is a certified Nexans AmerCable Connector Repair Distributor, allowing us to install high voltage couplers and terminations on Nexans AmerCable products with the full warranty from the manufacturer through the completed the product. We have certified technicians for TJB high voltage coupler installations and for 3M terminations. This is one of our most valuable services to our mining customers, as the installations are largely used by underground coal mines throughout the United States.
With a focus on maintaining relationships, State Electric’s Huntington, West Virginia, region has a strong outlook for 2019. Specifically, State Electric is still involved in one of its longest and strongest partnerships. Marshall University is just across the road from State Electric’s corporate building and Huntington branch, which is also State Electric’s first location. State Electric and Marshall University have had a mutually beneficial relationship since 1965 when the company and the university set up a deal to trade buildings. Marshall was part of what our founder, Art Weisberg called the “20th street business community,” a tight-knit alliance of business helping one another succeed.
Our Gastonia, NC, branch recently had the opportunity to donate materials through D.R. Cline Electric, LLC for a Wounded Warriors Project. Through donated labor and materials, contractors built a custom smart home for a local wounded hero. We're thankful to have a small part in such a great project!
Large purchases are often grounds for nervousness and second guessing, especially with projects in which the customer cannot envision the end result. Our Energy solutions specialists have recently begun offering 3D Rendering Lighting Designs for exterior applications. With this free, full-time service, customers can see exactly what they are purchasing. These renderings are functional for customers who have limited lighting knowledge because they do not have to follow complex data points; they simply see what they will get.
Virginia Tech’s FutureHAUS Dubai Team was awarded 1st Place in the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East Competition held in Dubai, UAE. The solar house is made of customizable “cartridges” which are manufactured separately and joined together on-site to complete the construction process. Virginia Tech’s house featured several innovative ideas including counters that raise and lower to accommodate different user heights and an automatic hatch that can track and accept drone deliveries of mail and packages.
State Electric Supply Co. was named Trade Ally Champion of West Virginia at the 2018 West Virginia Commercial and Industrial Program Seminar and Awards Luncheon on November 7, hosted by American Electric Power.
State Electric was pleased to receive the Champion Trade Ally Award at an AEP awards presentation in November. This award was given to State Electric for being one of four top trade allies to the AEP program.
The recent launch of our renovated website which serves as a fully functioning e-commerce platform has brought us to reflect on the long process and massive efforts it’s taken for State Electric to get to this point. Two decades of trials and research through a period of ever-changing digital technology eventually produced the e-commerce services we offer today.
State Electric Supply Co. has launched an improved website and e-commerce platform. With a search feature and robust product information, the new site is built to give customers an easy and convenient online shopping experience.