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


Terrell Arndt


8155 T and B Blvd
Memphis, TN 38125

Border States Electric

Since 1952


Border States (BSE) provides products and services to construction, industrial, and utility customers, BSE has more than 2,500 employees and 100 branches in 22 states. In today's highly competitive construction industry, you need a supply chain partner that helps you grow your business. We provide the products you need when and where you need them, while our services and solutions help you achieve your labor savings and safety goals. We work with you to identify business functions that add to cost but not value, and then find ways to help lower those costs.


  • Business Solutions
  • Material Management
  • Technical Support
  • Vendor Partner Services
  • Wire & Cable Management
  • Lighting Quotes
  • Gear Quotes
  • Pre-Fab Services


Jeff Szala


1470 Liberty
Kansas City, MO 64151

Convergence Group

Since 2016

Convergence Group is a full-line Manufacturers Rep Agency. We support our customers by building successful solutions through superior product lines, professional relationships, insights, and easy access to information and education. We value the relationships we have built in the electrical contractor market and our distribution channel.


  • Boxes and Fittings Products
  • Wire and Cable Products
  • Conduit Products
  • Lighting Control and Dimming Systems
  • Lighting Products
  • Fire Alarm and Low Voltage
  • Wiremold Floor Boxes and Raceways
  • Wiring Devices and Cable Tray
  • Project Consultation
  • Product Trainings


Bob Waldorf


103 E 18th Ave
North Kansas City, MO 64116


Since 1911

Eaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Eaton's 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. 


  • EATON Product information and availability
  • EATON Cooper Power Series product information
  • Turn-Key project support
  • EESS Engineering Acceptance and Maintenance Testing Services
  • EATON Product and Safety Training
  • Arc-Flash and Coordination Studies


Chris Broadrick

Elliott Electric Supply, Inc

Since 1972

Elliott Electric Supply is among the top 15 electrical distributors in the nation. Headquartered in Nacogdoches, TX. and started by Bill Elliott in 1972. We are expanding in Kansas, having added Hutchinson and Dodge City in the past 18 months. Adding Salina this year, and building a larger facility in Wichita.


  • Full Service Electrical Wholesaler
  • Colored Wire - Stocked in Wichita, no cut charges
  • Residential, Commercial, Industrial Supplies
  • Delivery Service in Wichita, Hutchinson, Dodge City, Garden City, Liberal, Newton, McPherson, Hays and Great Bend


Bryan Mercer


4100 W Walker St
Wichita, KS 67209

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


Jordan Dunham


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


Josh Bowlin


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 specifically designed to save the electrician time and money.


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


Matt Henderson


110 SW Sun Garden St
Blue Springs, MO 64064


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


Karl Beckmann


1 Southwire Drive
Carrollton, GA 30119

Van Meter Inc

Since 1928

Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Van Meter is an award-winning, 100% employee-owned workplace and leading distributor of more than 800 brands of electrical, automation, and mechanical supplies. Committed to providing customers at industrial plants and construction job sites across the nation “everything they need to succeed”, Van Meter couples its comprehensive product offering with best-in-class fulfillment rates, value-add services, and technical expertise. The company has 25 branch locations in seven states (Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Kansas, Virginia, and Alabama). To learn more, visit www.vanmeterinc.com


  • Expert Support
  • Customized Product Modification
  • Electronic Ordering and Interface
  • Jobsite Inventory Management
  • Project Support Services
  • Training and Certification
  • Returns
  • Lighting Design
  • Customized wire and cable (single cut, speed pulls, custom labeling, compartment wheels, stacked reels, pulling heads)


Steve Worden


850 32nd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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


Dwayne Kavan


1257 North Mosely St.
Wichita, KS 67214

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