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Is Your Path an Adventure- Or Forced March?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
11/4/2019

IEC Chesapeake has blogged about the history of apprenticeship, traditions in the U.S. and Europe, and about the notion that pathways to education should be seen as pathways; an adventure, not a forced march.

A recent Forbes article by Jack Kelly (Senior Contributor, October 3rd), “Why Some Say College is No Longer the Sure Path to Success”, raises a number of important points. Perhaps one of the most compelling is that Americans encourage 17 and 18 year old's to take on huge college or university debts when, on the other hand, we deem them underage to drink or ...

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Milwaukee Announces MX FUEL Equipment System

11/1/2019

Milwaukee is excited to announce the launch of its new MX FUEL Equipment System! 

MX FUEL™ Equipment System revolutionizes the light equipment market by delivering ...

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Webinar: Marijuana in the Workplace

11/1/2019

Employers are increasingly perplexed about how to avoid mistakes in confronting the use of marijuana by employees, on and off the clock.  

In this webinar ...

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Federated Insurance

Workplace Violence

10/12/2019

Violence in the workplace has gained extra attention in the media lately.

Shootings at large retail centers, medical professionals attacked by patients — high-profile occurrences such ...

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Member News & Events

Milwaukee Announces MX FUEL Equipment System

11/1/2019

Milwaukee is excited to announce the launch of its new MX FUEL Equipment System! 

MX ...

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Enquiron and Federated Insurance Logos

Webinar: Marijuana in the Workplace

11/1/2019

Employers are increasingly perplexed about how to avoid mistakes in confronting the use of marijuana ...

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Federated Insurance

Workplace Violence

10/12/2019

Violence in the workplace has gained extra attention in the media lately.

Shootings at large ...

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Nora Lighting Lunch and Learn Flyer May 30 2019

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Nora Lighting - Product Display and Demonstration

5/28/2019

May 30th, 11am-1pm
Atlantic Electric Supply Classroom

3726 Tenth Street NE
Washington, DC 20017

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Patriot Industries Opens a New Warehouse Facility in Petersburg, VA

3/5/2019

Patriot Industries, a leading producer of GRC, EMT, Aluminum, and Stainless Steel Electrical Conduit Products ...

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Will Your Life Insurance Policy Die Before You Do?

By: Federated Insurance
3/5/2019

Most business owners spend hours monitoring the important things in their lives. Things like employee ...

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Capital Electric Supply

Capital Tristate is Now Capital Electric Supply

2/5/2019

CapitalTristate, Eck Supply, and select Vallen locations have merged to become Capital Electric.

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Cyber Security

1/13/2019

Data breaches at major corporations may capture the big headlines, but small and mid-sized businesses ...

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Federated Insurance

Fire Prevention

By Federated Insurance
11/6/2018

Just like buildings, fires come in all types and sizes. The ripple effect on the ...

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Federated Insurance

When Disaster Strikes

By Federated Insurance
11/6/2018

The devastating results of the 2018 hurricanes and wildfires are still vivid in many of ...

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Federated Insurance

Are Your Wishes Clear?

By Federated Insurance
9/4/2018

It's Your Life

Most business owners spend a lifetime building a business without really ...

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Federated Insurance

Federated CyberSecurity and Small Business

8/8/2018

It’s nearly impossible these days for businesses to operate without the help of Internet-connected ...

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ABB Panel Board

New SafeT™ Interiors Make Power Distribution Boards Safer for Users

8/8/2018

ABB has introduced a new range of SafeT interiors that improves the safety of UL67 ...

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Topaz Rebate Finder

Topaz Announces Online Rebate Finder

8/8/2018

Topaz is excited to announce the launch of their rebate finder powered by Encentivizer™ available ...

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Federated Insurance

Star Tribune Names Federated Insurance a 2018 Top 150 Workplace

8/8/2018

Federated Insurance has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the ...

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Mark Dols, Founder of M.R. Electricians

Mark Dols, M.R. Electricians

Mark Dols Appointed to Montgomery County Board of Electrical Examiners

8/2/2018

Rockville, Maryland – July 30, 2018 – M.R. Electricians, a leading family-owned electrical contractor serving commercial ...

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M.R. Electricians Launches New Feature-Rich Website

7/23/2018

Homeowners and Businesses Gain a Credible Resource for Electrical Information and Emergency Service

Rockville, Maryland ...

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Hawkins Electric Service, Inc.

The Henri at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Md., is the latest example of Hawkins Electric Service’s electrical construction prowess. From the depths of the two-level underground parking garage up to the building’s rooftop pool-arcade-fitness center, Hawkins Electric performed an array of services for 12 stories of multi-family residential units and associated amenities. Services included installation of switchboards, branch circuitry in all residential units, all interior work, mechanical systems, electronic lighting controls, circuit transformer cabinet for Pepco metering and risers for electrical rooms.

HAWKINS ELECTRIC SERVICE LIGHTS UP NEWEST PIKE & ROSE ADDITION

5/24/2018

Century-old regional electrical contractor helps transform aging, outdated strip mall in North Bethesda into a ...

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Hawkins Electric Earns Media Coverage for its 100 Years in Service

5/15/2018
CTV News interviews Todd Shatzer and Eric Shatzer of Hawkins Electric. See the full story ...
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