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It’s Official: Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, a Division of Border States

Border States Electric (BSE), a 100 percent employee-owned company, reached an agreement to purchase Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, an electrical wholesale supply leader in North and South Carolina. Shealy officially joined BSE August 1. This acquisition adds 350 employees in 17 branches. Shealy employees are now employee-owners and share in the financial success of Border States Electric, […]
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Celebrating the Fourth of July: Happy Independence Day!

Another Independence Day is upon us and as we pause to celebrate and honor the struggles and sacrifices made to secure and ensure our freedom, we also want to remember our blessings. From the little things, like grilling and sparklers, to much greater things like those in our military who have been and are on […]
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All Gave Some, Some Gave All: Honoring Service Men and Women

All those who serve in the Guard and Reserve give back in such an enormous and important way; they give back to this country and protect our freedom. It’s not only important for us to help these employee-owners serve, but it’s an honor. The credit belongs to those who serve. ~Jason Stein, COO   May […]
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Observations from Lightfair 2015: Lighting Joins the Digital Age

In May, the largest lighting show in the U.S.—Lightfair—filled the Javits Center in New York City with new products and solutions, technology seminars and design practice classes. As expected, solid-state lighting, consisting of LED and OLED fixtures, was prominently on display. Some exciting changes are coming to LED lighting. Warm dimming: Ability for LED lighting […]
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Southwire SIMpull Stack Reel recognized by Electrical Construction & Maintenance

Border States Electric employees have received specialized training from Southwire on its SIMpull products. The employee above, from the BSE Fargo branch, readies parallel wiring for a customer. Parallel wiring is a popular customer request of late. Southwire’s SIMpull Stack reel has been named the wire and cable Product of the Year by Electrical Construction & Maintenance […]
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BSE named Industry Supplier of the Year

Border States Electric was recognized as the Industry Supplier of the Year during the 3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Awards ceremony held in Denver this month. This is the first time an electrical distributor has won the award, which is judged by experts in the oil and gas industry including executives, engineers and […]
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