SNMIEC is a local chapter of the 50-chapter national association, Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. IEC is a premier trade association, working with the industry to establish a successful business environment for “Open Shop” Electrical and Systems Contractors.
In 1991, several small independent electrical contractors in Las Cruces, NM joined together to form the Las Cruces/Dona Ana Chapter of Independent Electrical Contractors of America, Inc., which later became Southern New Mexico IEC. The purpose of the organization was:
- to promote the common business interest of the electrical contracting industry
- to facilitate education and training of those in the industry
- to engage in promoting the services of the electrical contracting industry to the various segments of the construction industry and to the general public
- to acquire, preserve and disseminate valuable business information