Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA in the News


Two Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA contractors earned honors from the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council with Aschinger Electric netting two awards. Aschinger earned the 2020 ASA Safety Cup and was named Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Contractor of the Year. The Safety Cup made the rounds at Aschinger job sites.  Meanwhile, Bell Electrical Contractors earned a Division III 2020 ASA Safety Award. Learn more about all the award winners.

Metro Transit has launched a fleet of 18 battery electric buses powered by chargers installed by Sachs Electric – an Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA contractor. Fourteen 60-foot long zero-emission vehicles are running on the No. 70 Grand MetroBus route, spanning from north city to south city. The 60-foot buses will charge for about 15 minutes on each trip at the North Broadway-Taylor Transit Center, using the quick chargers installed by Sachs, to keep the battery charge in the appropriate range. Sachs also installed the chargers at the Brentwood MetroBus Facility for all 14 of the 60-foot battery electric buses and four 40-foot long battery electric buses.  Learn more.

The St. Louis area’s largest homebuilder has a new home wired by Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA contractor M.R. Bathe Electric.  The tech-infused 13,000-square-foot new headquarters is located at 17415 North Outer Forty Road in Chesterfield.  McBride Chairman and CEO John Eilermann noted “we had good systems in place at our old office, but now we have great systems in place for our growing team.”  MR Bathe was part of a team led by general contractor Keystone Construction Co. Read the story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.