York, PA 17406
Ph: (717) 843-8368
Fx: (717) 843-2991
As a Corporation interested in expanding or a developer interested in new construction, one common concern is getting the best value for your investment dollar. As defined in Webster’s, “value” means “the monetary or relative worth of something or the degree of excellence”. That degree of excellence is exactly what you get when using IBEW 229 electricians & technicians.
I.B. Abel Inc. has been providing electrical services to York County Pennsylvania and surrounding area since 1913. They are now the oldest electrical contractor in Central Pennsylvania and also one of the largest. The company has humble beginnings from when it was founded by Israel Borger Abel and his son Norm Abel in 1913 as an appliance business. Israel and Norm also got involved in electrical contracting due to the severe need for safe wiring in people’s houses to support appliance installs. The company soon turned most of its attention to electrical contracting by 1923 and became a union electrical contractor. The company has survived trough the great depression, the deaths of the founders, and being sold. As I.B.
The 2012 ENR top contractors list has been published and a majority of the electrical contractors named are affiliated with the National Electrical Contractors Association - 30 of the top 50 in fact. This is no surprise to those in the industry. There are usually at least this many NECA contractors in this publication, reverentially referred to as "The Bible" in the construction business. What's more, electrical contractors in general usually have the highest share of revenue in construction. In 2011 this was true again, as nearly 33% of the industry's $72B went electrical.