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Jul 13

UPDATED 7.13.2022 – Impacts on Global Supply Chain Logistics

As we continue to navigate unprecedented global supply chain challenges, Border States is committed to keeping you updated regarding material lead time impacts, inflationary price pressures and other market trends. We are working diligently to provide you with the most current information possible, knowing this information could change at any point. Supply Chain Brief While […]
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Employee-owner’s father among brave few keeping lights on in Puerto Rico

“Legends on the Line” is a social media series that stretches from National Lineman Appreciation Day (April 18) to Lineworker Appreciation Day (July 10) in honor of the brave linemen and linewomen who climb above and beyond to power our world. Dangling from helicopters, maintaining miles of transmission line along mountainous terrain and spending up […]
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Local electrical distributor training days key to latest industry trends, technology

The technological world is changing – fast. Whether seeking lighting solutions for a new building, upgrading automation in an existing facility or just looking for ways to become more energy-efficient, field professionals working in construction, industrial and utility industries are desperately trying to stay up-to-date on the latest trends, many of which seem to change […]
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Border States employee-owners double as lineman instructors

“Legends on the Line” is a blog series that stretches from National Lineman Appreciation Day (April 18) to Lineworker Appreciation Day (July 10) in honor of the brave linemen and linewomen who climb above and beyond to power our world. When they’re off the clock, they’re on the line. John Kosmicki and Anthony Cic are […]
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Let’s thank our brave linemen and linewomen

“Electricity powers the world around us – from our smartphones, to the appliances in our homes, to manufacturing plants. Most of us take electricity for granted. Few think about the individuals who keep the power on or bring it back on after an outage.  Border States is proud to honor those who face extreme heights, long hours, treacherous weather and miles of […]
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Border States first to adopt electric vehicle charging signage in SC

WEST COLUMBIA, SC – As part of the “Plug in SC” campaign, Border States and Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition (PCF) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 24 to unveil electric vehicle charging signage and pavement markings for the branch’s charging station. Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, a division of Border States that has made the EV station available to […]
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ISEA 121 dropped objects standard explained in Ergodyne webinar May 10

Border States and Ergodyne will hold a free webinar May 10 on the ISEA 121 dropped objects standard. The message, titled “The New ISEA 121 Dropped Objects Standard Explained: Answers from an Expert,” will be delivered by Nate Bohmbach, Ergodyne Product Manager and a heavily qualified dropped objects safety professional. Topics the webinar will address Why we need a dropped […]
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Border States enhancing utility drone inspection with Sharper Shape

Border States has teamed up with Sharper Shape, a global leader in automated drone services, to deliver innovative unmanned aerial solutions for utilities looking to streamline routine inspection and maintenance of their critical assets. Utility assets, such as power lines and pipelines, extend over millions of square miles globally, making manual inspections expensive, time consuming […]
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Border States uniquely positioned within ‘Silicon Valley of Drones’

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are a game-changer for utilities, and Border States is at the epicenter of drone technological advancement in the U.S. When it comes to inspecting a 1,000-foot stack or examining thousands of miles of pipeline or powerlines, Border States is uniquely positioned – both physically and industrially – to provide utilities with […]
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Large South Carolina solar farm achieved with Border States services

A large South Carolina solar farm was recently completed with the help of Border States job site services and solutions. SCE&G’s 2.03 megawatt (MWDC) Otarre solar facility, completed this fall in the development corridor of Cayce, SC, sits adjacent to the corporate campus of SCANA Corporation, the utility’s parent company. The project is expected to […]
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