We are committed to providing our customers with quality electrical solutions that are on-time and on budget. SEGLC takes pride in our knowledge and state-of-the-art capabilities in planning and bidding. Our 360⁰ approach to supply, design and build installations has earned us a distinctive reputation for excellence, allowing us to service many different markets.
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SAFETY-DRIVEN Ensure our safety standards are met. We make safety a culture, not just a requirement.
ENJOYABLE Create an enjoyable, family-oriented working environment in the field and in the office.
GIVING Give back to our employees and the broader community. We promote a culture of generosity and caring.
LEAN Ensure efficiency through lean contracting and operational methods. We always strive to find better and smarter ways to work, internally and externally.
CUSTOMER-DRIVEN Serve all clients with integrity, and always provide the best possible service even when it means going above and beyond the standard call of duty.
Our skilled professionals take a proactive approach to project management. We know the industry. We anticipate potential problems before they arise; and we take meticulous care to ensure that every job meets customer specifications, as well as our own high standards of excellence.
At Superior, we like to say that we are only as good as our last job. This philosophy drives us to continually exceed past performances and to raise the bar with every contract. We listen to our customers, take note, and strive to exceed their expectations. Superior Electric is more than our name; it is how we deliver our promise for exceptional service. It is how we do business and develop relationships that last.
It is SEGLC’s philosophy and policy that any unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, veteran or marital status, non-disqualifying disability, and any other such characteristics proscribed by the laws of the Federal, State or local government, will not be allowed or tolerated. This policy applies to all employment practices, including, by way of illustration and not by way of limitation: recruiting, hiring, promotion, pay rates, conditions of employment, disciplinary action and termination. We believe that we are all equal and support each other in the day-to-day operations and advancement of the company.
This timeline shows significant corporate events and key industrial projects that enabled Superior Electric Great Lakes Co. to take root as a local Midwestern company in 1991 and transform over the next 30 years into a multi-million-dollar company with projects across the nation.
Superior Electric Great Lakes Company is established by three shareholders in Lorain, OH.
U.S. Steel plant, Lorain, OH – The company’s first customer contracted for a blast furnace reline
Office established in Troy, MI – Company relocates from Lorain office and pursues automotive work.
New Headquarters – Company Purchases new building at 264 Executive Drive and now has 15 employees, plus electricians.
Great Lakes Steel, Detroit – Installation of coke by-products equipment.
Shareholder Buyout – One original shareholder buys out the other two and sells 50% of the company to Rick McFeely.
Chrysler Newark Assembly Plant, Delaware – Equipment installation
Major automotive projects propel Superior through the growing pains of a start-up into a financially secure company.
Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly Plant, Detroit – New Product changeover work through 1998
GM Engine Plant, Flint – Assist with construction of this new plant
GM Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant – Assist with construction of this new plant through 2003
Chrysler Toledo North Assembly Plant – Equipment installation at the new plant through 2000
Company Buyout – Rick McFeely purchases the other 50% of the company for full ownership and becomes President and CEO.
GM Shreveport Assembly Plant – Equipment installation
GM Lordstown Assembly Plant – Equipment Installation
GM Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant – Assist in construction through 2007
North Terminal at Detroit Metro Airport – Assist in construction of the new terminal through 2007
GM Springhill Assembly Plant – Equipment Installation
Auto Industry Blues – Chrysler and General Motors declare bankruptcy. Superior continues working for both companies and accepts slower payments.
Delta Dental of Michigan – Design-build new data center and headquarters buildings through 2010
To power through the slowdown, Superior seeks projects in non-automotive industries.
SeverStal Steel Mill – Assist in construction of a new steel mill at the Ford Rouge Complex through 2012
Marathon Petroleum Detroit Refinery – Equipment installation for heavy oil processing through 2013
GM Warren Technical Center – Design-build project to construct a primary data center through 2015
GM Milford Proving Grounds – Design-build project to construct a redundant data center through 2016
Becoming an ESOP – Superior pursues employee-ownership status after Rick McFeely implements his succession plan.
Weather crisis tests our capabilities – A summer storm inundates southeastern Michigan, causing severe flooding at the GM Warren Technical Center. Superior responds immediately to GM’s plight by mobilizing the entire company, working 24/7. The Tech Center is back up and running within a week, and Superior makes permanent repairs on-site over the next six months.
Finance & Management Changes – Rick McFeely sells 100% of his shares to the new Superior Electric ESOP Trust. He remains as President and CEO, as well as Chairman of the new Board of Directors. Dale Massy is promoted to Executive VP & COO.
GM T1XX truck projects at Fort Wayne and Flint assembly plants – design-build projects through 2018
Historic Renovation – Rehabilitate the GM Flint Factory One Building (the Dort Durant Carriage Factory). It was the first GM facility, built in the 1880s.
Company Restructures – Superior Great Lakes Holdings, Inc. is created and becomes the parent company of Superior Electric Great Lakes Co.
Crisis Reconstruction – Meridian Magnesium, a Tier 1 supplier to Ford Motor Co., has a major fire at its main manufacturing facility, leading to parts shortages and plant closures at Ford. While the fires are still hot, Superior is hired as part of a recovery team – restoring partial production within a week and rebuilding the facility over the next six months
Executive Changes – Rick McFeely retires, remains Chairman of the Board of Directors; Jeffrey Jamerino is promoted to President and CEO.
Ford Chicago Assembly Plant – Major equipment changeover through 2019.
New Headquarters – Superior moves into a new building at 1740 E. Maple Rd. in Troy, MI, in November. The move centralizes four office and warehouse buildings into one and expands to 50,000 ft2 under one roof.
Mazda/Toyota Assembly Plant, – Design-build project to construct a new assembly plant in Huntsville, AL