Chicago Electric Co.    



490 Tower Blvd.

Carol Stream, IL 60188-9427

United States

(630) 784-0800

(630) 784-0880

Company description

Wholesale: Distribution equipment, motor control and material handling equipment.

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News and information about Chicago Electric Co.

Reinvention at Federal Signal; Security now a major thrust as its Codespear system links emergency communications
Chicago Sun-Times; June 19, 2007; 700+ words
On a wintry day in 1901, the world's first commercial electric sign lit up in the Loop, heralding Chicago Electric Co., granddaddy of Commonwealth Edison. It was also the very first product of a Chicago company that has gone through...
Lighting it up: the market for colorful glass lamps from the likes of Tiffany Studios is as bright as ever.
Antiques Roadshow Insider; March 1, 2006; 700+ words
...Kimberly of New York, launched in 1905, made leaded-glass lamps to compete with Tiffany. A 1906 catalog from the Chicago Electric Co. Store posts a $550 retail price for a " wisteria" floor lamp. A Tiffany Studios "wisteria" table lamp...
Deaths: William L. Kaska
Electrical Apparatus; May 1, 2002; 280 words
ST. CHARLES, ILL.-William L. Kaska, retired president of Chicago Electric Co., died of heart failure March 18. He was 83. Mr. Kaska, an engineer, worked for 40 years at the electric motor repair company...
Post-Tribune (IN); August 23, 1998; 608 words comprised of the properties and franchises of the South Shore Gas and Electric Co., Indiana Harbor and East Chicago Electric Co., Michigan City Gas and Electric Co., Whiting Electric Co. and West Hammond Gas and Electric Co. * 1910...
Lifelong resident helps heal Canaryville
Chicago Sun-Times; January 26, 1997; 700+ words
...drinking for weightlifting. He could bench-press 400 pounds in his prime and still has the build. He works at the Chicago Electric Co., in Addison, and puts his muscle at the service of shipping and receiving. It was just about 14 years ago...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
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Primary: 423830 - Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5084 - Industrial Machinery and Equipment industry report