MCE’s Brian Wendling Interviewed at 2019 NECA NextGen

NECA NextGen Conference is a premiere legislative conference for the next generation of electrical contractors. The primary goal of this conference is to help grow the perspective of company team members. Secondly, of course to learn about the top issues affecting the industry. Attendees of the NECA conference have the opportunity to meet the leaders … Continued

Huron Valley Electric Employees Receive Heart of Walbridge Award

Joe Piliszko and Marc Herceg of Motor City Electric Co., subsidiary, Huron Valley Electric, received a Heart of Walbridge Award for their efforts in bringing awareness and assistance to a fellow community member. Electrical worker Daniel Clark, Jr., 42, of Westland, suffered serious internal injuries when he was struck by a passing vehicle. The accident … Continued

Our Team is Making a Difference With The American Diabetes Association. You Can Too!

At Motor City Electric Co. community involvement is very important. As a staple company in the Detroit metro area since 1952, MCE has chosen the American Diabetes Association as its primary charity. Working closely to improve the lives of Americans through reliable electrical contracting, we saw a necessity for increased support for overall health as … Continued

MCE Apprentice Finds a Career at Little Caesars Arena

Michelle Jackson is passionate about Detroit’s revitalization. And about having the opportunity to work as an electrician’s apprentice on one of the biggest construction projects underway in Detroit in many years—Little Caesars Arena. After passing a 10-week, pre-apprenticeship program, Jackson landed at the arena with Motor City Electric Co., which has been located in Detroit … Continued

Ilitch – Teamwork, Collaboration Will Guide Detroit’s Bright Future

In a keynote address focused on his father, Mike Ilitch’s legacy on the city of Detroit, Christopher Ilitch pointed to numerous examples where collaboration was key to the success of signature projects like Comerica Park, The District DetroitThe District Detroit, the Fox Theatre, and the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University. “I … Continued

CAM Inducts New Chairman and Three New Board Members

The 131st CAM Annual Meeting was held on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Motor City Casino Hotel in Detroit. Nearly 500 CAM Members were in attendance at the luncheon meeting, which featured Keynote Speaker Steve Ogden, vice president of state and local government affairs at Quicken Loans. At the meeting, CAM inducted its 2017 Chairman of the … Continued

$52M in Construction Contracts Approved for Detroit Events Center

The Downtown Development Authority today approved nearly $52 million in contracts for work on the new Detroit Events Center, with contracts awarded for the 50-block project now totaling more than $257 million. “With more than $250 million awarded to date, The District Detroit project is far exceeding our target for Detroit business participation…,” says Steve … Continued

The Motor City Stages A Rail Streetcar System Comeback

After seven years of planning, construction on the M-1 RAIL project in Detroit, Mich., kicked off in July 2014. A modern streetcar line, the M-1 RAIL was designed to circulate 3.3 miles (6.6 miles total) along Woodward Avenue, Detroit’s main thoroughfare. This public transportation project is unprecedented in many ways, from its strategic partnerships, its workforce composition and vendor recruitment, to its technological capabilities. The M-1 … Continued

Detroit Re-lights Neighborhoods at Blazing Pace

The lights are coming back on in the city’s neighborhoods. Detroit’s Public Lighting Authority is about six months ahead of its ambitious timetable to relight all neighborhoods by the end of the year. Officials say the installation of nearly 40,000 LED streetlights will be complete by the end of July. “It’s already changed things. The … Continued