is an essential part of the Electrical Industry. We are a successful business comprised of three parts: an electrical wholesale distributor, a manufacturer and a service provider. More generally, 3E is a professional sales organization offering high value services and products, and that’s been our core principle over the years. Our rich history 3E demonstrates that 3E is employee friendly, attracts high quality vendors, maintain an expansive inventory and has strong customer relations. We are an industry leader in our local market and nationally. The service and material we provide support our customers that are shaping the heartland. 3E strives to be more than just a business. We operate with a Sense of Purpose that is more important than any of the individual transactions. Our business is also the mechanism for us to support individuals so they can grow in character, confidence and in service. Success is reached when all are inspired and supported to achieve their personal and professional best for our customers, our fellow associates and our communities.
Welcome to 3E, where we have been ELECTRIFYING TODAY’S WORLD for over 100 years by Building for a Strong Today and a Stronger Tomorrow .
OUR SENSE OF PURPOSE
OMMUNICATION: Exchange of information and sharing of ideas through all levels and departments of 3E. Answering the why questions to help others understand, support and perpetuate communications. C FFICIENCY: Being a good steward of resources. Achieving maximum results with our investments. E EAMWORK: One 3E. Supporting each others’ individual and departmental goals while achieving a common mission. T ALES ORIENTED: Striving to achieve total customer satisfaction through superior service, top value and high quality. S TRATEGIC & QUICK DECISIONS: Using S.W.O.T. (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunity, Threats) analytics to select projects, set achievable and measurable goals, monitor and report progress to team. Accomplish mission. S MPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT: Committed to be the best place for the best people to spend their career. Dedicated to providing opportunity for all to reach their maximum potential both personally and professionally. E ERSONAL OWNERSHIP: Empowered, creative employees taking personal responsibility for our attitudes, actions and results. Confident all decisions filtered through company vision are supported by leadership. P ONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: The constant process and culture of incremental change, motivated around “Building for a Strong Today and Stronger Tomorrow” C STRATEGIC BUILDING BLOCKS
ERVANT LEADERSHIP: Everything that is built to last starts with a strong foundation and Servant Leadership is our foundation. We define Servant Leadership as a S commitment to humbly serve the needs of others above our own. Working to selflessly help others, to treat them with respect, kindness and patience. We expect our leaders to lead by example, and follow this model. In turn we inspire our associates to treat each other, our customers and vendors as we treat them.
E stablished in 1920, Electrical Engineering & Equipment Company known as 3E, is an industry leader with diverse capabilities. We are a group of related businesses working together to enhance service to the electrical industry. 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 your business. We want to be your preferred electrical and potentially exclusive supplier partner. 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, OEMs, panel shops, integrators, utilities, and government agencies. Our original slogan “Engineered
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 products specialists in the following areas are available to enhance the value to your business:
Switchgear Lighting & Control Residential Automation OEM Energy Solutions Generators Motors Mechanical Design & Manufacturing
S trong local inventory is the foundation of our business. Each of our locations is fully stocked with the breadth and depth of inventory to serve their local markets with immediate delivery or pick-up. We understand that a distributor is defined by the companies it represents. Our impressive list of quality suppliers can be found at 3E-co.com. Whatever your electrical needs, we invite you to trust the integrity and reliability of 3E to support your business. We encourage you to review our capabilities and contact us today. Going forward together we can unite in ELECTRIFYING TODAY’S WORLD .
Des Moines Early Years
BUSINESS SUPPORT SOLUTIONS
3E understands the challenge of todays’ changing market and the impact on our customers. Our Business Support Solutions group offers a wide range of services and solutions to help enable our customers to reduce supply chain costs and improve efficiency. Our expertise in inventory management and services, as well as systems & technology offers the support you need to improve your bottom line.
INVENTORY MANAGEMENT & SERVICES
Storeroom, Warehouse & Service Vehicle Solutions Project On-Site Inventory Management Inventory Analysis and Total Cost Reduction National and Regional Account Agreements
SYSTEM & TECHNOLOGY
Customized Bid Package Files Trade Service Supplier Xchange Distributor Customized Commodity Price Files Electronic Billing EDI Capable Customized Reporting Solutions
24-hour Access Product Price and Availability Place and Confirm Orders Customized Material Lists Order Status and History Factory Specified Data Sheets MSDS Sheets
ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES & SERVICES
E xcellence at a competitive price is our mission. Customer Service, Inventory, Expertise, Creativity, Speed and Accuracy are the attributes we strive to excel at in the Electrical Supply & Services division. We understand that downtime is costly to any business; 3E stands ready to increase your company’s efficiency. Whether it is having the product in stock, creative product selection, fast order entry, accurate takeoffs, quick quote turn around, project management, speedy order picking or a timely delivery, we will save you time and money. Our goal is to be your first and last stop for all of your electrical needs.
KNOWLEDGEABLE & EXPERIENCE ASSOCIATES
Extensive Team of Outside Sales Representatives- allows for more focus on your account Sales Specialists On Technical Products- switchgear, lighting, automation, energy solutions Quotations Department- from design, budget, and quotations to project management Inside Sales and Customer Care Groups- quick response, creative product selection Counter Sales- staffed to get your service trucks and maintenance team back on-site quickly
Over 15,000 Different Items- multi-million dollar investment across 14 locations Quality Brands - Square D and Schneider Electric and many more State-of-the-Art Inventory/Warehouse Management Systems Each branch location stands on its own and is fully stocked, ready for immediate pick-up or delivery
Extensive Local Delivery Fleet Top-of-the-Line Wire Cutting Equip ment Wire Paralleling and Colored Wire Depots Small Project Express project pricing out of stock Customer Training Offering CEU’s
THROUGH STOCK SOLUTIONS
Commercial Multi-Tenant Metering Hospital Isolation Panels Energy Management Solutions Power Factor Correction Factory Assembled Motor Controllers VFD’s, Soft Starters, Combo Starters Motor Control Centers MCC’s Integrated Power Centers
Schneider Electric Industrial Repair Services power system analysis, equipment repair/replacement, custom bussing and retrofit of existing switchgear Medium Voltage Distribution Equipment metal clad switchgear, unit substations, oil-filled pad-mount transformers, dry-type MV transformers (VPI), sectionalizing switches and cabinets
Panelboards up to 2000A Low Voltage Transformers up to 112.5kVA Safety Switches Surge Protection Devices Starters/Contactors NEMA up to size 5 & IEC Enclosed Breakers Utility Metering single position to multi-stacks Electronic Sub-Metering
COMMERCIAL LIGHTING & CONTROLS
O ur dedicated Commercial Lighting & Controls specialists are Lighting Certified (LC) by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions. So whether you’re build- ing a new building, retrofitting an existing facility, or just trying to select the right fixture, lamp or ballast for your application, they have the knowledge and experience to help. Our Commercial Lighting Specialists will utilize our industry leading design and financial analysis software tools to select the right products for your application. Products from the industry’s most respected manufacturers that will meet your design criteria, local energy codes, the IESNA recommendations, and all the while taking advantage of available utility rebates and tax incentives to provide the maximum return on your investment.
Commercial and Industrial Custom Architectural Hazardous and Harsh Environment
Indoor and Outdoor Emergency & Egress Lamps and Ballast
Occupancy Sensors - wall-box, ceiling to whole building control Dimming - wall-box dimmers to sophisticated systems Daylight Harvesting Integrated with Building Automation System
A t 3E, we understand that Residential projects are not a one-size-fits-all standard. Each one is, and should be unique. Whether you are undertaking a single home, multi-family, or apartment complex, our comprehensive knowledge and exceptional quality products ensures the right solutions for your application. Our brand Lifestyles by 3E , was formed to help integrate, and to identify the opportunities and solutions that we can bring to a Residential project. At 3E we aspire to “WOW” our customers everyday with superior service and powerful solutions. We invite you to experience for yourself the outstanding value and results that we will bring to your project.
Indoor Decorative Lighting Ceiling Fans Music Distribution Electrical Wiring Products
Recessed Lighting Security & Safety Home Ventilation Home Generators Lighting Control
Energy Management Electrical Systems Cabinet Lighting Electric Heating Home Specialty Products
I ndustrial plants are an important customer segment for 3E, and we are committed to providing the products and services to our Industrial customers. We are pride ourselves in having a large inventory of electrical products from quality vendors such a Schneider Electric, Square D, Hoffman, Turck, Banner, Wago, SMC, WEG, Carlo Gavazzi, Honeywell, Baldor, Mersen and Meltric , and many others . Our sales staff has technical expertise second-to-none and can help you find the best components for almost any application. Our goal is to be our customer’s first call for components needed for anything ranging from routine maintenance to emergency plant-down repairs.
World Class Vendors Cutting-Edge Technology Local Inventory for Quick Solutions In-House Technical Expertise Power Quality Engineers Motor, Starters and Drives Circuit Breakers, Disconnects and Fuses Enclosures and Wire Management Automation Products Push Buttons, Relays, Meters, Connectors
ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS
OEM customers are also very important to 3E, and we have a specialized sales force that understands the unique needs of those customers. This understanding allows our staff to provide a high level of value added services to solve challenging and cost-sensitive OEM applications. 3E is known for maintaining a large inventory which we utilize to support the just-in-time delivery services required by OEM customers. We strive to provide the best components and services to assist our OEM customers in building quality products and running successful businesses.
Product Sourcing Application Assistance Value Add Solutions
Local Inventory Crib Management New Products Leader
O ur Iowa team of Automation Sales and Application Specialists will help you maximize the efficiency, safety, and reliability of your machine or process. With well over 100 years of combined Industrial Automation experience and countless hours of factory training, the 3E Iowa Automation team provides efficient solutions for nearly any process. We work together with your engineers to find the safe and productive combination of technology and reliability.
We pride ourselves on being highly trained and knowledgeable on our entire product line as well as competitive products. In most cases, our experts can answer technical questions without support from the manufacturer, saving you valuable time.
FACTORY AUTHORIZED EQUIPMENT STARTUP SERVICES
3E Iowa Automation Specialists are trained and certified by many of the manufacturers we represent to startup and repair their products.
We will stock the products you need at a branch near you.
WORLD CLASS PRODUCT LINEUP
END USER TRAINING
Our impressive list of quality Automation manufacturers can be found at 3E-co.com/Automation
We hold regular seminars on the latest products and technologies.
3E Iowa is part of an exclusive group of Schneider Electric distributors committed to training experts that Industrial End Users and Machine Building OEMs require. Industrial Automation Distributors work hand-in-hand with Schneider Electric’s Industrial and OEM sales and application teams, as well as marketing experts, to best address the concerns of their Automation & Control customers.
We can integrate our products with your existing controls, or as a stand alone system
ENERGY SOLUTIONS | GENERATORS
Energy Solution group partners with you to build a smart and successful energy strategy. With the combination of experience, insightful resources, the 3E Energy Solution team helps you navigate through a complex and rapidly-changing energy world. We start by understanding 3E your personal needs, your operation and how you use energy. This personal and straight- forward approach allows us to offer solutions that help maximize savings and increase profitability inclusively designed around your business. SPECIALITY FIELDS Generators - complete lines of Kohler industrial, commercial , residential, and tow - able Solar (Contractor-Focus) - Agriculture, Commercial , a nd R esidential solutions E nergy Management - power quality and energy management assessments Uninterruptible Power S ystems - power protection from entry level to data center
C omprehensiv e energy strategy is key to improving energy perfor- mance. 3E can help throughout the entire lifecycle of your project. Our expert energy specialists will audit facilities, equipment, or processes; then seek to understand energy usage and build energy management strategies. Rising energy costs and increase environmental awareness have spurred developers, builders, operators and occupants to make the most out of their energy and to establish goals and benchmarks. Energy solution opportunities are everywhere the power is.
Uninterruptible Power S ystems
ELECTRICAL APPARATUS REPAIR
T he electric motor is the workhorse of Industry. 3E specializes in all aspects of motor repairs , and we use premium parts and material, including VFD rated insulation to insure quality repairs. Maintaining efficiency and restoring parts to close mechanical tolerances are routine. Our repairs process emphasizes determining the cause of failure to reduce chronic breakdowns and insure the apparatus is correctly applied.
Rewinding and Mechanical Repair of Single-Phase and Three-Phase Motors Rewinding and Mechanical Repair of DC Motors AC and DC Generator Repair Specialty Motors– Printing Press, Elevator, etc... Medium Voltage Motor Rewinding and Repair Precision Machining and Parts Restoration Precision Dynamic Balancing UL Certified for Explosion-Proof Motor Repair
R educing downtime is crucial to any business. Our sales team has a broad knowledge of new electric motors and related apparatus providing our customers the best options based on time and cost. Dielectric Testing and Winding Analysis Machine Shop Job Work Hoist Repair Pump Repair, Large and Small Eddy Current Drive Repair Transformer, Brake, Solenoid and Specialty Coil Repair Variable Frequency Drive Repair UPS Maintenance and Repair Contractor Tool and Conduit Bender Repair Special Coatings Designed to Extend the Life of Pumps SPECIALITY FIELDS
SERVICE DEPARTMENT FOR ON-SITE REPAIRS
3E’s service team is a group of Certified Technicians that offer on-site solutions. Our team of knowledgeable specialists are ready with the finest equipment to get you up and running fast!
CUSTOM STEEL FABRICATION & EQUIPMENT
O ur manufacturing capabilities have been developed as an extension of our distributor business to offer our customers a wider supply from a single source. 3E has mechanical and electrical engineers on staff who can supervise your job from concept to design, to the finished product whether it’s a simple project or a complete system. 3E houses a full-line machine shop with both CNC and manual equipment for turning, boring and milling steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Working together with customers, our engineering staff can help design and oversee the fabrication of systems internally, assuring quality products are shipped to the end-users. Equipment is assembled in-house, match marked and disassembled for shipment, making reassem- bly in the field trouble-free. Consult our engineering staff for any fabrication work you require.
S wift-Flow and Master-Flow conveyors are built entirely at our manufacturing facility in Des Moines, Iowa. We specialize in custom fabrication. Our conveyors can be designed to meet any application and/or specification required. Our team of mechanical and electrical engineers are available to work with you through the design process.
Conveying Equipment Custom Enclosures Processing Equipment Custom Storage Units
Huas VF6 CNC Machining Center
Cincinnati CNC Brake Pass
High Definition Plasma
CONTROL PANELS | VALUE ADDED SERVICES
has over fifty years experience building industrial control panels . We offer custom built UL Listed panels for almost any industrial. We build customers designed 3E panels as well as panels designed in-house. The combination of our experienced staff and quick access to material allow us to keep delivery times to a minimum.
O ur Value Added Services allows us to be a single-source solutions for our OEM customers. We specialize in modifying standard products to meet our customer’s needs; like assembling push button stations, and adding connectors to sensors. We also offer “made to order” wire harness, to fulfill our customer’s many different applications.
Professional Workmanship Quality Components from Schneider Electric, Hoffman and many others Design and Programming Services CAD Documentation Strict Quality Control Procedures UL Listing Available
High Volume Assemblies Experienced Technicians State-of-the-Art Equipment
Large Inventory of Components Strict Quality Control Procedures
- Hot Stamp Wire Marking Machine
- Wire Cut/Strip Machine
- UltraSonic Splice Welder
- Harness Braiding Machine
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GENERATOR SALES & SERVICE LOCATIONS
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