Company News2021-02-18T17:34:53-05:00

Fostering Our Legacy: How I.B. Abel’s Investments Today Will Improve Operations Tomorrow

As an industry leader committed to providing top-flight results to customers through integrity and craftsmanship, I.B. Abel continues to invest in our tomorrow, today. We’re laying the foundation for greater success in the future by employing emerging resources such as enhanced equipment safety practices, modern energy solutions and guiding principles to our company how and why. I.B. Abel has [...]

The History and Values of I.B. Abel

Responsible. Integrity. Ownership. Results Oriented. Professional. These are the core values that have driven I.B. Abel for more than 108 years. Our humble beginnings are rooted in York, PA, when Israel Abel and his son, Norm, started an appliance business. During this time, the electrification of America was occurring and more households began installing electricity in their homes. Israel [...]

National Grid Project

National Grid awarded I.B. Abel a unique and challenging project on March 14, 2016 that leveraged the talent of our employees and prior successes with similar projects. The project required the removal of a long retired and de-energized powerline interconnecting the United States and Canada, in addition to demolition and removal of Structures 101 and 102 which supported the powerline, [...]

Procedure Adherence is Critical to Working Safely

Our industry has best practices, known work methods, and company expectations/policies. As linemen, electricians, and communication techs, we know what they are. Why is it that we sometimes drift from the known best practice or work method? Why do we sometimes work unsafe? When we make mistakes, catastrophic events can occur, including injuries and even deaths. This must stop. [...]

April 25, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

COVID-19

I.B. Abel, Inc. is supporting and complying with government requests and mandates to close non-life sustaining or critical infrastructure operations. During this unprecedented period, I.B. Abel, Inc. remains committed to the safety and health of our employees, customers, suppliers, and community friends. As a service provider in market sectors such as electric utilities, public works, manufacturing, information systems, food, [...]

March 23, 2020|Tags: , |

Addressing Critical Steps Prevents Incidents

Focus 3 to Integrate Personal Accountability Program In 2014, with the guidance of our clients and executive leadership, the Safety & Quality Department was tasked with initiating our “Focus 3” program. Focus 3 was IB Abel’s tool to address hazards, and even more specifically, life-threatening hazards that we are faced with in the electrical trades. Focus 3 is specifically [...]

March 18, 2020|Tags: , , |
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