West Side Hammer Electric

West Side Hammer Electric

Call 610-868-3535

  1. 1935

    24-year-old Luke T. Cunningham purchases West Side Electric, a small house wiring business, from Frances Neuciler for $1,000.



  2. 1940

    West Side Electric surpasses $10,000 in sales for the first time.




  3. 1945

    Retail store is opened at 522 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem, to sell fixtures and appliances. Store remains open until 1950.


  4. 1947

    In 1947, West Side Electric became affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and to this day remains a union contractor.




  5. 1958

    Offices expand and move to 1307 W. Lehigh St., Bethlehem.



  6. 1967

    Business is incorporated in Pennsylvania as West Side Electrical Services, Inc.


  7. 1973

    $1 million in sales surpassed for the first time.

  8. 1977

    Luke P. Cunningham becomes president, marking the second generation of family ownership.

  9. 1984

    Luke R. Cunningham purchases Hammer Electric.

  10. 2000

    West Side and Hammer Electric are merged into West Side Hammer Electric. Luke R. Cunningham becomes president, extending family ownership to a third generation.


  11. 2005

    $15 million is sales surpassed for the first time.


  12. 2010

    WestSideHammer-gallery-bigteamphoto-800x600West Side Hammer Electric Celebrates 75 years in Business!

  13. 2013

    mc-pictures-the-chamber-annual-meeting-and-awa-005West Side Hammer Electric was named, “Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year”

  14. January 23rd 2015

    ChristmasParty115West Side Hammer Electric celebrates 80 years of service to the Lehigh Valley!