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Year in Review: Residential electrical work spikes in 2022 for NECA-IBEW Electricians


The busy local real estate market fueled a notable increase in residential electrical work for the region’s union electrical contractors in 2022. Combined with a record-manhours workload on the commercial side, the NECA-IBEW Electricians wore through a few toolbelts last year. In 2023, while the residential side will still remain steady, any type of interest […]

Tri-Area Electric truck is outside the Ohio One Building in Youngstown.

Tri-Area Electric settles into new North Jackson home


The last couple of years have been quite the journey for Tri-Area Electric. Formerly located on Wayne Avenue in Youngstown, the company officially calls Rosemont Drive in North Jackson home now. “It was the right time, at the right place with some hard work,” said Bill Leone, founder and president of the company. He started […]

A look back on the year’s biggest stories from NECA-IBEW


As this year comes to a close, there are a handful of stories about our local electricians that still have us buzzing with excitement. Ranging from a shift in union leadership in Mahoning County to women blazing their trail in the workforce, here is a look at the top five stories from 2021. Youth movement […]

sign installation work

KV Electric stays grounded in residential work during pandemic


KV Electric, NECA-IBEW Electricians’ latest signatory contractor, has pivoted its business to capitalize on COVID-inspired homeowner trends. “More and more people are canceling vacations, staying home and spending money on home improvement projects; many of which require electrical upgrades,” said Ken Vigorito, owner of KV Electric. Vigorito referenced swimming pools, hot tubs and home generators […]