Tag Archives: NECA

Solar Doghouses

IBEW & NECA bring a creative side to training in the trades An alliance of two prestigious associations, formed to try to lure trade workers into the solar panel installation field…and its bark is just as good as its bite. Sponsored by billboard companies like Milwaukee Tool and 3M, IBEW and NECA are spearheading a program designed […]

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NECA Tech Workshops

3-days of topics including a non-profit’s new learning system The National Electrical Contractors Association will offer a three day schedule of technical workshops at its annual convention, to be held at Boston Convention & Exposition Center, October 8-10. All of the presenters represent NECA2016 exhibitors, but the workshops are intended to be more than typical […]

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Sing, swim, and study – 2015 NECA Convention headliners

The National Electrical Contractors Association, which bills itself as the “voice of the electrical construction industry,” has chosen three voices to spearhead its annual convention, to be held October 3-6 this year in San Francisco. Educational pioneer Sal Khan, long distance swimmer Diana Nyad, and singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins highlight the convention’s guest list this year, […]

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NAED announces technology benchmark survey results

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) has made available new research on how the electrical distribution industry uses technology. Following up on the technology benchmarking survey that was completed in 2011, the St. Louis-based association partnered with several other groups to survey electrical distributors and electrical contractors in the fall of last year. For […]

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Thomas & Betts presents product display boards to train apprentice electricians

Thomas & Betts Corp., a Memphis, Tenn., designer and manufacturer of components used to manage connection, distribution, and transmission of electrical power, presented a product training electrical component display board to the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Center/National Electrical Contractors Association/International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (JATC/NECA/IBEW) training facility in Lanham, Md., on Sept. 14. The company developed […]

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Thomas & Betts becomes NECA Premier Partner

Thomas & Betts Corp., a Memphis, Tenn. provider of electrical protection, connection and wire management products to the utility, industrial and commercial construction markets, has made a two-year commitment to the National Electrical Contractors Association’s (NECA) Premier Partner program. The focus of the program is on the partners helping NECA members run their companies as […]

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