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  • shealy

    Border States to purchase shealy

    Border States is excited to announce that we have reached an agreement to purchase Shealy Electrical Wholesalers in North and South Carolina on August 1, pending regulatory approval.

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  • beat the heat

    beat the heat

    Staying hydrated, keeping your body cool and taking breaks often while working in extreme temperatures is important to staying healthy on the job. With record-breaking temperatures across multiple states in the Southwest, reaching well past 100 degrees, Border States knows how important being safe while working outside is.

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  • demo truck 2016

    BSE Demo Truck summer schedule

    Come and check out the newest tools, products and technology from industry-leading manufacturers. Our truck is completely self-contained, making it available to travel wherever you need. See live demos and get an up close and personal overview of the products you want and need.

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  • 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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  • band saw blades

    choosing the right band saw blade

    There are many factors to consider when deciding which band saw blade is right for your project. Choosing the wrong blade can cause damage and be costly. Keep the following tips in mind to ensure a long-lasting, durable blade, all while staying safe.

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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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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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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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