IBEW/NECA Electrical Connection Contractors Dominate Annual Ranking of Largest Electrical Contractors

ST. LOUIS – IBEW/NECA Electrical Connection contractors comprise 14 of the 16 largest electrical contractors ranked this year by the St. Louis Business Journal.  The rankings are by local billings in 2022. Meanwhile, reflecting the robust service nationally by IBEW/NECA contractors, the top five in companywide billings nationally are all members of the St. Louis Chapter of the National Electrical Contractor Association (NECA) and signatories to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1.  IBEW/NECA partner to form the Electrical Connection.




The compete rankings can be found at this link. The 14 St. Louis IBEW/NECA electrical contractors in the April 7, 2023 St. Louis Business Journal rankings and their local revenues are:

·         Guarantee Electrical Co. -- $294 million

·         ArchKey Solutions (parent company of Sachs Electric) -- $289.4 million

·         J.F. Electric Inc. -- $248.3 million

·         PayneCrest Electric Inc. -- $125 million

·         Bell Electrical Contractors Inc. -- $50.9 million

·         Kay-Bee Electric – $32.8 million

·         Kaiser Electric -- $31.3 million

·         TSI Global Cos., LLC -- $31 million

·         Kaemmerlen Electric -- $28.5 million

·         Pyramid Electrical Contractors -- $28.3 million

·         Schaeffer Electric Co. Inc. -- $25.9 million

·         RJP Electric LLC -- $24.65 million

·         Schneider Electric of St. Louis LLC -- $16.22 million

·         J. Bathe Electric -- $10.3 million


The St. Louis Business Journal reported total local billings of $1.26 billion in in 2022 for all 16 electrical contractors on the list.  In the rankings by national billings, the St. Louis Business Journal listed five contractors – all of them IBEW/NECA Electrical Connection contractors.  They included:

·         ArchKey Solutions (parent company of Sachs Electric) -- $1.3 billion

·         J.F. Electric Inc. -- $328 million

·         Guarantee Electrical Co. -- $294 million

·         PayneCrest Electric, Inc. -- $210 million

·         Bell Electrical Contractors, Inc. -- $52.84 million


The industries served by the NECA contactors on the list span residential and commercial, including healthcare, power, industrial, retail, multifamily, renewable energy, institutional, R&D, data centers, schools and more. 


St. Louis NECA contractors employ IBEW electricians and communication technicians.  The IBEW/NECA Electrical Connection partnership provides safe and reliable electrical construction, maintenance, repair and replacement services across Missouri, the nation and the world.  Learn more at www.electricalconnection.org.