Electric Equipment Co. Ltd. is established by J.M. (Jack) Sharpe; Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Electric Equipment moves to Saskatoon and Regina.
Electric equipment registered in the province of Saskatchewan.
Opened branch in Edmonton, Alberta
Electric Equipment registered in the province of Alberta.
Calgary branch opened, 931 - 11th Avenue S.W.
Jack Sharpe, Founder and President, passed away.
Cliffe Bell appointed President.
Jim Sinneave appointed General Sales Manager.
First Satellite branch opened - Swift Current, Saskatchewan.
Electric Equipment joins Seabell Marketing Group (Now IED).
Satellite branch opened in Grande Prairie, Alberta.
Satellite branch opened in Cranbrook, B.C.
Jim Sinneave appointed President and General Manager.
Electric Equipment changes name to EECOL Electric Ltd.
Head Office moves to Calgary, from Saskatoon.
|1976||Opened Satellite branch in Medicine Hat, AB.|
Opened Satellite branch in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
Opened Satellite branch in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Opened Satellite branch in the South Side of Edmonton.
Opened Satellite branch in North Battleford, Saskatchewan.
Opened Satellite branch in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.
Purchased Brettell Electric in Vancouver, Chilliwack and North Vancouver.
Opened first EECOL Industrial Division in Saskatoon.
Purchased land and building in Cranbrook, B.C.
Opened second branch in Calgary - Calgary North.
First computers ordered and installed at Calgary Branch.
Purchased land and building in Prince Albert.
Opened Industrial branch in Vancouver, B.C.
Opened Satellite branch in Bonnyville, Alberta.
Opened Satellite branch in Estevan, Saskatchewan.
Opened Industrial branch in Edmonton, Alberta.
Opened Industrial Division in Calgary.
Moved into our new Surrey building at 8683 - 132nd Street.
Opened new Satellite branch in Peace River, Alberta.
Opened new Satellite branch - Calgary Industrial in the Foothills Industrial Park.
Announced opening of Satellite branch in Victoria, B.C.
Purchased the assets of B.A. Robinson Electric inlcuding branches in Winnipeg, Brandon, Thompson, The Pas, Flin Flon, and Kenora. This acquisition added 7 more branches.
Purchased the Electrical division of NESCO in Thunder Bay and Dryden, Ontario.
Opened Satellite branch in Kelowna, B.C.
Opened Satellite branch in Yellowknife, N.W.T.
Opened Satellite branch in Thunder Bay, ON
Opened Satellite branch in Dryden, ON
Our Kenora, Ontario branch was moved to larger premises.
Our Winnipeg, Manitoba branch was moved to larger premises. EECOL Electric's first Open Concept Warehouse.
Opened new Satellite branch in Courtenay, B.C.
Alf Gabert appointed as President and C.O.O of EECOL Electric Ltd.
George Fleck appointed as President and C.O.O of EECOL Electric (Sask.) Ltd.
Jim Sinneave assumes position as Chairman of the Board, C.E.O of both companies.
Opened new Satellite branch in Fort McMurray.
Opened new Satellite branch in Winkler, Manitoba.
Opened new Satellite branch in Prince George, B.C.
Opened new Satellite branch in Whitehorse, Yukon.
EECOL Electric achieves ISO9002 Certification as a Quality Assured Company at all branch locations.
EECOL Electric forms a joint venture company in Chile, South America.
Sales office opened in Santiago, Chile.
Opened warehouse in Iquique, Chile. - Duty Free Zone.
Opened new Satellite branch in Kamloops, BC.
Opened new satellite branch in Brooks, Alberta.
Opened new Satellite branch in Smithers, BC.
Opened new Satellite branch in Slave Lake, Alberta.
Opened new Satellite branch in Sechelt, BC.
Opened new Satellite branch in Lloydminster, SK.
Purchase of Santiago Warehouse
Alf Gabert becomes the new CEO and Vice-Chairman of the Board for EECOL.
George Fleck is promoted to COO and President of both EECOL companies.
J.G. Sinneave continues as Chairman of the Board.
Opened Satellite Branch in Moose Jaw, SK.
Opening of Concepcion, Chile
Argentina operations started in Buenes Aires, Argentina
EECOL acquires the assets of Turmac Utility Supply in Alberta and B.C. - demonstrating a serious commitment to servicing the Western Canadian Power and Communications Utility Market
Opened Satellite branch in Fort St. John.
|2002||Alf Gabert retires after 45 years of service.
George Fleck becomes President & C.E.O.
Tom Crist becomes Vice President & C.O.O.
Larry Knorr becomes General Manager of Utility Sales
Darren Buium becomes General Sales Manager
EECOL Acquires the assets of Bevro sales, Manitoba expanding our Utility Products Division
Opened new Satellite branch in Langley, BC.
EECOL Sales Office established in Lima, Peru
Opened Sales Office in Copiapo and Puerto Montt, Chile
EECOL acquires the assets of Bevro sales BC, further expanding our Utility Products Division
EECOL is certified to ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems.
Official opening of Peru, S.A., Office/Warehouse in Lima, Peru
New Corporate Head Office opened in Calgary
Established Sales Offices in Mendoza, Neuquen, and Bahia Blanca Argentina
Established Sales Office in Arequipa, Peru.
George Fleck retires after 44 years of service.
Tom Crist becomes President & C.E.O.
Darren Buium becomes Vice President & C.O.O.
Larry Knorr becomes Vice President, Sales