In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we explore Crescent Electric as a family business and the Tom Schmid era. From the time Titus’ sons became involved in the business, to Tom’s promotion to President of the company in 1966; this article details the growing business that is still held by the family today. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!
In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we learn that Titus was a prolific writer, sending frequent letters to family members regarding the business. This article details the challenges of business ownership in Titus’s own handwriting. Join us as we explore the notes and correspondence written by Titus from 1966 through 1982.
In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we look at the passion Titus had for growing the business. This article captures the first 50 years of Company history as told by Titus in his book, along with news clippings, and stories shared by his children. Join us as we explore the opportunities and challenges in the first 50 years of Crescent Electric Supply Company.
In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we explore the young entrepreneurial spirit of Crescent Electric Founder, Titus B. Schmid. From real estate investments in Canada, to farms in Minnesota and Iowa, Titus garnered a wealth of experience that finally led him to electrical sales and distribution. Join us as we take another stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!
Over the next year, we're celebrating the countdown to our 100th Anniversary by sharing our stories from our past. The history of our founder, Titus B. Schmid, and all those that impacted him, play a vital role in the creation of Crescent Electric Supply Company. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!
Crescent Electric Supply Company had the opportunity to sponsor the 10th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference that was presented and hosted by Sustainable Dubuque. The event has taken place for the last decade and has helped to bring together government agencies, healthcare professionals, businesses leaders, and educators who understand the significance of their impact on the world we’re living in.
Crescent Electric, with our nationwide presence, understands the importance of providing more than just products to our customers. Learn some of the highlights from this year’s conference in this article.
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