New Member: Pentair/Hoffman

New Member: Pentair/Hoffman

Pentair Hoffman

Pentair/Hoffman
Anoka, MN 55303
Established 1945

Membership Date: April 2016
Membership Level: Founder

The History of Hoffman

“When young Harry Hoffman began working for Federal Cartridge in 1936, he had no idea that seven decades later, a multi-million dollar company would be named after him. His spirit of passion and innovation led him to significant achievements over the next several decades. In 1945, Harry invented the…”

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New Member: Continental Electrical Construction Company

New Member: Continental Electrical Construction Company

Continental Electric Construction Company

Continental Electrical Construction Company
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Established 1912

Membership Date: April 2015
Membership Level: Founder

 

Since 1912 Continental has a history and century long track record unequalled in Chicago. Back when the city was still using trolley cars for transportation they were at the very forefront of the electrical industry converting gas lighting to electric helping lead Chicago forward. With entrepreneurial vision, Harry Witz started the business by…

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New Member: Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley

New Member: Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley

Rockwell Allen-Bradley logo

Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Established 1903

Membership Date: March 2015
Membership Level: Founder

The History of Allen-Bradley, written by Founder: Lynde Bradley

“All he did was to loan the book, but that certainly was enough. This book was entitled “Electricity for Engineers” and was written by Charles Desmond. It contained a brief description of the electric lighting and distribution systems of about the year 1890 and before, and among the various devices described was what is known as…”

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New Member: KGA Engineering

New Member: KGA Engineering
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KGA Engineering Company
Libertyville, IL
Established 1958

Membership Date: February 2015
Membership Level: Founder

THE KGA STORY– A MANUFACTURING REPRESENTATIVE AGENCY

This story starts from two tracks.

One of Kenneth G. Anderson and the other of Donald L. Watson; since the company carries Ken’s name in initials, KGA, let’s start there.

Kenneth G. Anderson (an orphan) started with Revere Electric in Chicago, IL and then decided to go into the manufacturing representative business…

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