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NECA Premier Partners

Profile of a NECA Premier Partner

NECA's Premier Partner sponsorship program connects NECA members to the leading companies in the electrical construction industry.  It represents the most comprehensive business-to-business marketing and sales opportunity ever presented to reach the $160 billion electrical construction industry.  Premier Partners of NECA showcase their brands, products and services in the electrical construction industry through hundreds of NECA events, publications and digital platforms year round, including the annual NECA Convention and Trade Show, the industry's premier trade show and gathering.   NECA's Premier Partners include:  ABB, 3M, Federated Insurance, Graybar, Greenlee, MiIwaukee Tool, Schneider Electric, Southwire, United Rentals and Westex by Milliken.

The Chicago and Cook County Chapter, NECA will focus on each NECA Premier Partner over the coming months.  This month's focus will be on ABB.

As of July 1st, 2018, GE Industrial Solutions joined forces with ABB as part of the company’s Electrification Business, earning the number two share position in electrification globally. For those unfamiliar, the Electrification Commercial Organization encompasses Industrial Solutions, OEM and Installation Products (formally Thomas & Betts) sales forces.

Industrial Solutions is known in the market to provide an array of LV & MV electrical solutions from grid to chip. This acquisition is a huge milestone for both Organizations which now include 56,000 employees and 100+ manufacturing factories globally. Since July 1st, ABB has invested over $50MM+ in the Industrial Solutions business to encompass Manufacturing upgrades, as well as the approval to hire over 100 Commercial/Sales heads in the US. Over the next 24 months, the business will be merging the best of portfolios to marry ABB’s superior products (breakers, Drives, MV) with the greatest of GE’s LV solutions (Switchboards, Panels, MCC’s, Panels, etc.). ABB urges NECA readers to check out where they can read the full story of how these two worlds plan to merge and evolve. 

ABB has the ambition to double their share over the next 5 years within the US and the Teams are striving to ensure an outstanding customer experience. The ABB asks the NECA community to provide them the opportunity to delight your teams. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Christina Campbell, Electrification Business - Commerical Construction & Industrial Sales Manager – Chicago District, ABB, Inc. at

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