NECA/IBEW Local 48 Celebrates 100 Years!


May 8, 2013

NECA/IBEW Local 48 is celebrating 100 years of business in 2013 through a variety of events, including an exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society themed “NECA/IBEW Local 48: 100 Years of a Powerful Partnership” running May 13th – August 4, 2013. For more information, visit:

“NECA/IBEW Local 48 was our first client in 1954 and we are grateful for the opportunity to have served them in partnership for all these years. They are innovative, progressive and fun to work with. We are thrilled to celebrate this significant milestone with them!” said Jennifer Schmidt, A&I’s chief executive officer.

About NECA/IBEW Local Union 48

For nearly one hundred years, the skilled, trained, professional, and certified Journeyman and Apprentice Electricians of IBEW Local 48 have helped the cities of Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington, as well as their surrounding areas, grow and prosper. They have provided the superior and safe electrical construction and maintenance work that has allowed this region's residences, communities, and businesses to thrive. And they continue to maintain their Vision For The Future.

From the early days of electrification, to the dawn of green technology, IBEW Local 48 members have been supported, trained and valued by an encompassing Local Union with a rich history of progressive leadership and values. Over the span of a century, Local 48 has helped maintain the honor and dignity of working people, and has safeguarded the communities of the Northwest.

IBEW Local 48 represents approximately 4,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including inside electrical construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, electrical manufacturing, maintenance and marine.  Their representation brings with it clearly defined contract rights including wages and benefits, which allow their members to live in dignity and health through a rewarding career and to look forward to a prosperous retirement.

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