Sidney Electric Company — The best value on display everyday…


SIDNEY — “Sidney Electric Company provides the best value in electrical contracting services,” said Bill McClain, director of business development and marketing.

His report continues:

Experience, quality work, safety awareness, and a seasoned, well-trained work force equates to satisfied customers and “The Best Value in Electrical Contracting Services and Solutions.” We saw growth in all the major markets we served this past year. Projects in chemical and refinery facilities, along with local automotive and manufacturing plants increased significantly. Also, we have had exceptional growth in our service and field work in our northern market area. We continue to add a new service person to our ranks each year to help cover this type of work and are very thankful for the increased business.

“We are extremely pleased with the dedication of our employees and their accomplishments this year. Our staff is the core reason for our continued success. We had a number of employees receive service awards and I would like to congratulate the following employees: Nathan Dyer, Scott Musgrave, and Thomas Whitehead 5-years. Bill McClain and Ronald Schwartz 10-years, and Dustin Davis 15-years. Gary Howard and our vice president, Mike Ellett, celebrated their 20th year anniversaries. Tim Marlatt celebrated his 35th year anniversary. The dedication of each of these employees has contributed much to the success of our company,” said company president, John Frantz.

“Also, we have one exceptional employee who recently celebrated her 50th year anniversary. I am extremely proud to have worked with Betty Miars for the past 39-years and I am honored that she continues to be part of our Sidney Electric Company family. Betty has worked along side our founder, Herb Schlater, past company president John Carlisle, and myself. She is the backbone of why and what we do each and everyday, which is making sure we take care of our customers and co-workers. In honor of Betty’s long-time commitment to her favorite charity, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County, I will be providing an on-going financial commitment in her name to the organization,” Frantz said.

Sidney Electric Company was established in 1953 and serves as a regional leader in providing electrical contracting solutions, engineering, and unique design build services for all types of construction projects, electrical systems, high voltage work, power distribution needs, and maintenance solutions, as well as specialized infrared thermography for a diverse customer base in the West Central Ohio and East Central region of Indiana.

Offices are located in Sidney and Lima, Ohio and in Muncie, Indiana. They provide 24-hour a day, 7-day-a-week service for all your electrical and communication system needs.

The firm is a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and electricians are trained Journeymen in Local 32 (Lima), Local 82 (Dayton) and Local 855 (Muncie) of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Some selected project managers and job superintendents are certified with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). Our tele-data technicians are certified installers and some are members of BICSI, a tele-communications organization. Sidney Electric Company is a registered electrical contractor with the Central Contractor Registration for the U. S. Federal Government.

“I would like to thank all Sidney Electric Company and ITSGroup employees for their contributions this past year, and we look forward to helping our customers in the coming new year and beyond with their electrical and data networking needs,” said Frantz.