2021 Top 50 Electrical Contractors’ Project Spotlight

Sept. 3, 2021
This year's Top 50 companies share their most notable electrical projects from 2020.

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Despite the extreme challenges of the pandemic, EC&M's 2021 Top 50 Electrical Contractors managed to boost revenue as a collective group again this year, hitting a total of more than $34 billion in 2020, up from $32.7 billion in 2019. For details on how these companies performed as well as comprehensive analysis on the most important factors affecting their business this year, look for the 2021 EC&M Top 50 Electrical Contractors Special report, coming soon to the website. In addition to the annual survey results, presented in the charts and graphs, here's a sampling of some of the notable electrical projects Top 50 companies worked on in 2020.

For the fifth straight year, data center/mission critical construction and health care held their places as the top two markets bringing in the greatest dollar volume of projects in 2020, followed by manufacturing, transportation, and renewable energy. Take a look at some of the innovative project photos sent in by Top 50 companies, representing the diverse scope of work that helped many of this year's group reach record revenue levels once again. Photos are shown in alphabetical order by company name.

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