What is an Affiliate Partnership?

An affiliate partner is an individual or organization officially linked to the Kansas Chapter, NECA membership and its associates to serve the electrical industry by developing, providing and promoting programs and services to enhance both party’s ability to conduct their business successfully with integrity and proficiency.

Benefits of Affiliate Partnership

Become an Affiliate Partner

If you are interested in learning more about the Kansas Chapter, NECA Affiliate Partner Program, contact us at (316) 265-7067 or via email.



Since 1898

For over 100 years, Thomas & Betts has been a leader in providing products for commercial and industrial construction, industrial plant maintenance, repair and operation, electrical utility distribution, and original equipment manufacturing. We offer one of the broadest product lines in the electrical industry, supplying over 70 percent of the items used in a typical electrical application. Thomas & Betts has successfully applied innovative design and manufacturing techniques to meet the changing needs of the marketplace.  Today, we offer more than 100,000 electrical components and systems to terminate, connect, fasten, protect and identify wires, components, and raceway.  Our vast offering makes us one of the largest and best sources of electrical components in North America.  


  • T&B Engineered Solutions
  • Tested Reliability
  • Expert Support
  • Training and Certification
  • Product Availability


Steve Worden


8155 T and B Blvd
Memphis, TN 38125

Eaton Corporation

Since 1911

Eaton Corporation is a $22.6 billion, 2014 Sales Global Diversified Industrial Company.  Eaton has over 102,000 employees and sells products in more than 175 countries and 195 manufacturing sites.  They are a leader in fluid power systems; electrical power quality, distribution and control; and intelligent drive train systems for fuel economy and safety in trucks.  www.eaton.com


  • Sales


Kevin Blackwelder


505 S. Broadway, Suite 222
Wichita, KS 67202

Federated Insurance

Since 1904

For more than 110 years, Federated Insurance has helped business owners in select industries protect their businesses and employees through customized insurance coverage and risk management resources. Hundreds of local, state, and national affinity partners recognize the value Federated Insurance brings their members and exclusively recommend its products and services.

The Federated Insurance Mission Statement reads: As a mutual insurance company, our success is measured by the success of our clients. It’s Our Business to protect Yours®.That mission is backed by personal service delivered by a direct sales force. Clients benefit from a face‐to‐face relationship with a local marketing representative committed to their success. Marketing representatives help clients address their total risk management needs through: Property and casualty coverage, Life and disability income coverage, Group health coverage, Workers compensation coverage, Business succession and estate planning services, and an impressive range of risk management resources.

Federated Insurance is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company® and is headquartered in Owatonna, Minnesota. A direct marketing force 550‐strong and several regional processing offices provide local service to clients throughout the continental United States.


  • Bonding
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Estate Planning
  • Life Insurance
  • Workers Compensation


Kyle Bluestein


Financial Plaza III, 6900 College Blvd., Suite 700
Overland Park, KS 66211

Graybar Electric Co.

Since 1869

Graybar is a leading North American distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and a provider of supply chain management and logistics services. We primarily serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional and government (CIG) market, as well as the industrial and utility markets, with products and services that support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.


  • Logistics
  • Inventory and Materials Management
  • Process Efficiency
  • Complete Building Systems
  • Business Services


Ray McKinley


3609 W. Pawnee ST - Wichita Branch
Wichita, KS 67213

Milwaukee Electric Tool

Since 1924

Milwaukee Tools is an industry leading manufacturer of power tools, power tool accessories, and hand tools. We have a laser focus on our core trades, with the Electrical Trade in the forefront. While known as a top corded manufacturer, Milwaukee looks to innovate the electrical trade by providing time-saving & game-changing cordless products along with a line of hand tools specifcally designed to save the electricain time and money.


  • Power Tools, Accessories, Hand Tools
  • Efficient Solutions
  • Innovative Products
  • Repair Services
  • Time Savings - Cost Savings


Jesse Husketh


13135 W. Lisbon RD
Brookfield, WI 53005


Since 1950

Family owned and based in Carrollton, GA, Southwire is a wire and cable manufacturer specializing in the Total Solutions to save time and increase productivity and safety.  Southwire sells through our partner distributors and focuses efforts on bringing the latest innovative products and solutions to market.


  • Wire & Cable Manufacturer
  • Copper Building Wire
  • Aluminum Building Wire
  • Medium Voltage Cable
  • MC Cable
  • Flexible Conduit
  • Fire Alarm & Data Cables
  • Cable In Conduit
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Cord Products


1 Southwire Drive
Carrollton, GA 30119

WESCO Distribution Inc.

Since 1922

Since 1922 WESCO has grown and transformed from a division of Westinghouse Electric into an industry leading fortune 500 supply chain solutions company, with a global footprint.  www.wesco.com


  • Commercial
  • Data Com
  • Electrical
  • Industrial
  • Lighting
  • Safety
  • Security
  • Tooling
  • Utility
  • Wire and Cable


Joel Hartman


1257 North Mosely St.
Wichita, KS 67214

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