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3E-Electrical Engineering & Equipment Company is celebrating our 95th Anniversary and we are honored to continue our founders mission, purpose and company's emphasis. J.M. Pilmer's original slogan  "Engineered Service to Industry" is still part of our approach to servicing customers today. 3E strives to have the leading-edge services and products that will add efficiency to our customers' business. We want to be the end-users preferred electrical and potentially exclusive supplier partner.

Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, 3E has branch locations throughout the heartland servicing customers in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Western Illinois and Northern Missouri. Our customer base includes electrical contractors, industrial plants, commercial entities, institutional facilities, OEM’s, panel shops, integrators, utilities, and government agencies.

3E has over 400 knowledgeable, creative and empowered employees who are the keys connecting you to the products and services that you require. Our technical product specialists in the following areas are available to enhance the value to your business:

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Established in 1920, 3E is an industry leader with diverse capabilities: 

Our customers benefit from this diversification which has enabled 3E to grow into one of the leading electrical distributors in the United States. Customers have appreciated 3E's long-standing tradition of developing strong relationships, and recognize that 3E does whatever it takes to ensure their success through:

We, at 3E are humbled and thankful for you, our customers, for allowing us to serve you these past 95 years.