24-year-old Luke T. Cunningham purchases West Side Electric, a small house wiring business, from Frances Neuciler for $1,000.
West Side Electric surpasses $10,000 in sales for the first time.
Retail store is opened at 522 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem, to sell fixtures and appliances. Store remains open until 1950.
In 1947, West Side Electric became affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and to this day remains a union contractor.
Offices expand and move to 1307 W. Lehigh St., Bethlehem.
Business is incorporated in Pennsylvania as West Side Electrical Services, Inc.
$1 million in sales surpassed for the first time.
Luke P. Cunningham becomes president, marking the second generation of family ownership.
Luke R. Cunningham purchases Hammer Electric.
West Side and Hammer Electric are merged into West Side Hammer Electric. Luke R. Cunningham becomes president, extending family ownership to a third generation.
$15 million is sales surpassed for the first time.
- January 23rd 2015