• memorial day 2016

    Honoring America’s Heroes

    We will be closed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day. Take time to thank our service men and woman, and remember those who have given their lives to protect our freedom.

  • autocrib 2016


    As a Premier Distributor of AutoCrib tool crib management and industrial vending systems, Border States Electric offers the full suite of AutoCrib products and services.

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  • electrical safety month

    electrical safety month

    Safety is the No. 1 priority at any job site, and Border States Electric is proud to help promote electrical safety, not just during Electrical Safety Month, but throughout the year.

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  • bytelights


    In November 2015, Acuity Brands announced the release of its new ByteLight Technology, a product that combines LED lighting with a precise indoor positioning and wayfinding system.

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  • think green

    incentives for
    going green

    Work on the building envelope, interior lighting or HVAC hot water systems makes the owner of a new or existing building eligible for a tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot.

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  • airguard

    Exclusive AIRGUARD™ Distributor

    The world's largest manufacturer of power and telecommunications cables, AIRGUARD™ Power Cable has not only proven to be superior to other cables in its ability to endure harsh environmental conditions, but it is also a more cost-effective total solution, safer and quicker to install alternative.

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This Month's Featured Products

Fluke 279FC

Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeters

Find, repair, validate and report electrical issues quickly with this multimeter with integrated thermal imaging.

Learn more about Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeters

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Wiremold® Evolution™ 10

Wiremold® Evolution™
10" Poke-Thru Device

Featuring eight-gangs of capacity, redesigned and easier to use covers, recessed connections below floor level, and enough internal wiring capacity to eliminate the need for a junction box.

Learn more about Wiremold® Evolution™
10" Poke-Thru Device

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Cooper Power M-Force Three Phase Switch

Cooper Power™
M-Force Three Phase Switch

Designed with reverse loop contacts–typically just found in transmission class switches. This gang-operated, factory unitized three-phase overhead loadbreak switch is offered in distribution voltage classifications of 15 kV, 25 kV, and 35 kV.

Learn more about Cooper Power™ M-Force Three Phase Switch

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Stay Up-to-Date with Border States


Supplytrax™ vending

Provide employees secure, 24/7 access to commonly-used materials and gear. AutoCrib reduces inventory levels, tracks use by employee and eliminates stock outs.

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wire and cable Catalog

Wire AND CABLE Catalog

Our wire services will meet your job site needs and include color feeder wire; wire paralleling and cutting, on-site delivery, compartmentalized reels, installed pulling heads and specialized reels.

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THHN vs. XHHW: What Is the Difference?

When designing and building a new facility, machine or appliance, engineers need to know the strengths and weaknesses of each wire available for the job.

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