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Steiner Electric Celebrates Its First Century In Business

Steiner Electric is proud to announce it has reached a major milestone that few companies achieve: 100 successful years of serving customers. Founded in 1916 by George S. Steiner, the Elk Grove, Illinois-based company is now run by George’s grandson, Rick Kerman, and employs 430 people. Today the third and fourth generation descendants of the founder are active in the business and continue to focus on Steiner’s core values while modernizing for the future.... Read More »

Steiner Electric Named Illinois Large Family Business of The Year
By Loyola University of Chicago, Quinlan School of Business

Steiner Electric has been recognized by Loyola University of Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business as its Illinois Large Family Business of the Year 2016. The Quinlan School rates local family-owned firms on business success, multi-generational involvement, contributions to industry and community, and innovative business practices and strategies. Independent judges select one winner in each of three business-size categories, large, medium and small, based on number of employees.... Read More »

Steiner Electric Company honored with the 2014 Affiliated Distributor "Giving Back Award"

Steiner Electric was presented the Affiliated Distributors' (AD) Giving Back Award, during the AD National Meeting in Chicago. The "Spirit of Independence" awards banquet, recognizing those Distributors and Suppliers who have achieved outstanding performance during the previous calendar year. The Giving Back Award was created in 2010 to honor the many distributor and supplier community service, charitable and human interest projects throughout the industry..... Read More »

Steiner Electric Awarded tED Magazine’s Best of the Best Award for Newswire Publication

tED, the official publication of the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), has honored the electrical industry's finest marketing programs in its Best of the Best Marketing Awards Competition. Best of the Best Judges presented the awards at a special ceremony during NAED's AdVenture Marketing Conference. The Steiner Newswire, which won the award, is an informative, creative publication for sharing valuable electrical industry news and trends.... Read More »

Steiner Power Systems Announces Release of New PowertronSM Tap Box

Steiner Electric has announced immediate availability of their new UL listed PowertronSM 400 Amp Tap Box. This patent pending "quick connect" docking station allows a facility to be generator power ready and to be able to restore power within minutes instead of hours when done on an emergency basis. The Tap Box is used with a transfer switch to connect to a building's critical electrical load. The design features a GFI outlet to power the generator's block heater and battery charger, and includes start-stop terminals that can be used with an automatic transfer switch. A polycarbonate weather shield is also standard on all models.... Read More »

New Pantry Built by Generosity

When the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry opens, it will be a representation of an unprecedented joint-effort among local building and construction trade unions and construction related companies. Hundreds of hours of labor and tens of thousands of dollars in materials have been donated since last fall to make the pantry's new home on Pyott Road a reality. Electrical Workers Local 117 of Crystal Lake has completed all of the electrical work with materials donated by Crystal Lake's Steiner Electric.... Read More »