Echo Electric Supply Receives Growth Award

A “Growing Sioux City Award” was presented to Echo Electric Supply today recognizing the company’s growth and investment in Sioux City. The award, presented by Mayor Bob Scott, was accepted by Echo Electric Supply Manager Gary Wanderscheid. Sioux City wind shirts were provided to company executives and a new tree will be planted on the property located at 1200 Cunningham Drive, signifying the company’s commitment to growing in Sioux City.

“We are honored to receive this Growing Sioux City Award and thank the City of Sioux City for all of their support with this project. Sioux City and the Siouxland area has been nationally recognized for growth and we are proud to be a part of that,” said Gary Wanderscheid, Echo Electric Manager.

Mayor Bob Scott said, “We are pleased to present a Growing Sioux City Award to Echo Electric Supply in honor of their expansion and congratulate them as they grow throughout the Midwest."

Echo Electric Supply of Sioux City, a wholesale electric supply company, recently completed construction of a 45,000 square foot warehouse and distribution facility located in the Yards I-29 Business Park in Sioux City. The $2.79 million project is set on 4.8 acres with the retention of 24 and creation of 13 new jobs. The new facility allows the company the ability to serve as a regional hub for their newly formed Northern Region that consists of locations in Sioux Center, Worthington, Yankton, Norfolk and Sioux City. It also will allow for added inventory and expanded services to their existing customers.

Echo Group Inc. is a regional electrical distributor headquartered in Council Bluffs, Iowa with 15 locations in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota. Echo Group acquired Rogers Electric Supplies in November of 2006 forming Echo Electric Supply of Sioux City. Echo’s new facility will allow the company to expand its automation and control, lighting design, electrical distribution and fastener products and services in their territories of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Minnesota.