Keep Building the Road

Back in February of 1983, I applied for and was turned down for a job with Stanion Wholesale Electric Co., saying they thought I was overqualified. A couple weeks later I was contacted by Bill Keller to come in for another position that was available, and I was hired for that position. (You will see what that new position was below.) I thought I was just getting a job so I could support my two very young children. Little did I know that I was getting a SWECO family that would become a huge part of my life and would see me through raising those two children, the births of my grandchildren, the loss of both of my parents, some very tough times in my life, some very happy times, and the creation of lifelong friendships. This was to turn into over 40 years with the company.

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Unlocking the Power of Job Storage: The World Through Jud's Lens

Jud was a successful contractor who had worked on many construction projects over the years. He knew how important it was to keep his job sites organized and efficient, but he often found himself spending a lot of time and money on transporting materials from one site to another. This was especially frustrating when he had to work on multiple projects in different locations at the same time. 

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Increase Productivity When Installing Workpieces

Stanion Wholesale is a full line iToolco solutions provider. Invented by electricians for electricians iTOOLco improves the work lives of professional electricians and contractors through innovative products.  allj1-1
“When our customers told us they wanted to increase productivity and reduce worker fatigue when installing pipe and lighting, we took it as a challenge to set a new industry standard,” said David Jordan, President at iTOOLco. “True to form at iTOOLco, we invented the All Jack to speed real world jobsite installations. Having the ability to hold equipment in place with minimal physical exertion is a real game changer for electricians, plumbers, HVAC installers, and other professionals on construction jobs.”

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Eaton Electrical: Mark Rizzo, Distribution Specialist

Among the many services Stanion Wholesale Electric offers, a distribution specialist is yet another one. Having worked in the electrical industry for 29 years, I have sold only Eaton Electrical products during that time, making my position a valuable part of Stanion’s service offering.  

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It's Beginning to Sound a lot Like Christmas

To quote Andy Williams, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” The holidays are a wonderful time both at home and at work. Nothing gets me in a festive mood like the activities and climate from mid-October until New Year’s Day. Fall is my favorite season, and there’s nothing like the trifecta of Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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Farm Words

Red faced swearing emojiTransition to Stanion

It has been seven months since I made one of the toughest decisions in my life! I worked for Pratt USD 382 for 16 years. I was happy and loved my job very much. Why did I leave then? Well, things were great on the surface but not so great behind the scenes. There comes a time when you must step back and decide if what’s going on in your life really is good for you. So . . . I took a chance and applied for a couple of jobs. Most of my efforts were halfhearted. Then one day I got not only one call, but two phone calls. I was given an opportunity to change things in my life. I started working at Stanion in April. It has been one of the best decisions. Why, you say? Let me tell you. FARM WORDS!! Do you know how hard it is to ram your knee into a desk or smash a finger and not say a farm word? It’s hard!! I can say the word “crap” and not have an entire room going “ooh” with lots of gasps, and a quick slap to your forehead for your lack of self-control.

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