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Looking Ahead. Leading the Way.

I.B. Abel, Inc. is an electrical contractor headquartered in York, Pennsylvania. We specialize in the design, construction, maintenance, and service of devices or systems that generate, store, distribute, use, monitor, or measure electrical energy. As a multi-generational family-owned business, what sets us apart from the competition is our core values of safety, quality, and productivity.

What Makes I.B. Abel Unique
  • Since 1913, over 100 years of proven performance
    I.B. Abel provides solutions and value to our customers while being inclusive, diverse, and committed to our industry partners, employees, and community. Responsible, integrity, ownership, results oriented, professional; these are the core values that have driven I.B. Abel for over 100 years.
  • With our 7 Distinct Lines of Business, we can provide turnkey solutions
    I.B. Abel looks ahead to stay ahead. By specializing in seven distinct market sectors, we are always looking to provide our customers a turnkey solution for any electrical need.
  • We are a family-owned business, and our people are our greatest asset
    I.B. Abel has a highly skilled, agile and empowered workforce that has an entrepreneurial mindset that can maneuver quickly to keep up with demands, all while keeping safety and quality in the forefront.
  • Our Guarantee
    Through our project delivery process, we guarantee a successful partnership.

Company Legacy

The I.B. Abel, Inc. legacy started as I.B. Abel & Son in 1913. The company was founded by Israel B. Abel and his son, Norman E. Abel in York. What started as a small appliance sales and service company evolved to meet the rising demand for electricity thanks to the vision of this entrepreneurial father and son duo.

The first 20 years of I.B. Abel’s history saw the Great Depression, President Roosevelt’s New Deal, and World War II, all of which laid the foundation for a company whose name is synonymous with excellence. The company would change ownership for the first time when Robert Kinsley purchased I.B. Abel in 1980. The transition was seamless as two very similar cultures fused together. The Kinsley’s – another family deeply ingrained in the York community launched I.B. Abel into the 21st Century and continued the tradition of excellence by expanding the business and reputation nationally.