National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
The National Electrical Contractors Association is the voice of the $100 billion industry responsible for lighting, power, and communication systems in buildings and communities across the United States. NECA’s national office and 120 local chapters advance the electrical contracting industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development. NECA celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2001.
Federated Electrical Contractors (FEC)
Federated Electrical Contractors is an international network of leading electrical contractors dedicated to safely providing our customers with the highest quality electrical and technology services at competitive pricing, regardless of geographical location. Providing coast-to-coast coverage of North America and select international locations, for the last 40 years.
Electrical Training Alliance
The electrical training ALLIANCE (previously called NJATC) was created over 70 years ago as a joint training program between the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) aimed at training the best electrical workers the industry has to offer. Today, the electrical training ALLIANCE has developed into the largest apprenticeship and training program of its kind, having trained over 350,000 apprentices to journeyman status through local affiliate programs.
The Foundation for Electrical Construction Inc. has a clear focus. It funds, conducts, coordinates, and monitors the industry’s most critical research and commissions and delivers to the industry exemplary management education and supervisory training programs. Major contributors to ELECTRI International receive a permanent appointment to the ELECTRI Council. This premiere group of individuals, companies, and industry organizations has united to support the electrical contracting industry through the foundation’s Research Center, Education Center, and International Center.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
The IBEW represents approximately 750,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations. The IBEW was formed in 1890.