PowerForward DuPage is proud to provide college tuition assistance to the children of IBEW Local 701 members and signatory contractors. IBEW Local 701 members are also eligible to apply. To view and/or print the 2017 PowerForward DuPage Scholarship Application, please click on the following link: 2017 PowerForward DuPage Scholarship Application This year, (5) $1,500 scholarships will […]
PowerForward DuPage will be holding its 21st Annual Golf Outing on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the Bloomingdale Golf Club located at 181 Glen Ellyn Road in Bloomingdale. Registration opens at 7:00 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Lunch will be served immediately following golf along with the prize drawings. There will be many […]
Continental Electrical Construction Company , an electrical contractor specializing in electrical construction and renewables, recently installed Solar Modules and Battery Storage at North Central College.
Last month, PowerForward DuPage hosted DuPage County’s John Noel Public Transit Conference, which focused on improving transit connectivity and “last mile” options for reverse commuters coming into DuPage County. Representatives from the RTA, Metra, PACE, and DuPage County participated in the day-long workshop and breakout sessions. Attendees discussed alternative transit solutions, such as Uber, Lyft, […]
PowerForward DuPage is happy to announce that McWilliams Electric has recently been selected as a 2016 NECA Safety Excellence Award recipient. The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) presents the Safety Excellence award annually to those member contractors who have achieved exemplary safety performance during the previous calendar year and to those contractors who achieve the […]
JJ Jones Electric, a full service electrical and technology contractor serving the greater Chicagoland area, performed a complete electrical and technology systems upgrade to the existing multi-level facility. The 25,000 square foot renovation project included the following electrical and technology upgrades:
Enjoy networking with your industry peers and hear from the region’s economic development leaders as they discuss the current and future economic state of their respective counties. This informational ‘State of the Region‘ address will offer a snapshot of future development projects, priorities and policies impacting the electrical trades in Chicagoland.
Pepper Construction Group and McWilliams Electric Co., two members of PowerForward DuPage, played a tremendous role in renovating two Chicago landmarks.
Long known for their locally sourced high quality meats, produce and groceries, Casey’s Food of Naperville looked to Electrical Design Systems Corp. (EDS) from Aurora when deciding to replace their aging lighting system. Seeking to maintain their leadership in the local marketplace, Casey’s desired to provide a pleasurable shopping experience for their customers with visually […]
By: Jennifer Rice, Fox Valley Labor News WARRENVILLE — As DuPage County’s business community has prospered and grown — its need for electrical contractors and services has grown along with it — and PowerForward DuPage has emerged to create business opportunities for area electrical signatory contractors. Formerly known as the NECA-IBEW 701 LMCC, PowerFoward DuPage […]