Large Electrical Contractors Struggle with Debt and Sluggish Markets

Contractor consolidators were once the talk of the electrical contracting industry. But the electrical contracting consolidation corporations that rose up in the late 1990s have fallen on hard times. The consolidators, formed from hundreds of local and regional electrical, telecom and mechanical businesses, are struggling with debt, bad credit ratings and sluggish markets, according to a recent article in ENR magazine.

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