History

Designing, building and maintaining for 50 years.

Hunt Electric began as an electrical services company in 1965. Since then we have become a full service electrical design, build and maintenance company with a robust national presence. In more than four decades of business, our clientele has expanded to include regional organizations like Mayo Health Systems and the University of Minnesota to major multinational corporations including Delta Airlines and Thomson Reuters.

1965

Hunt Electric was founded by Dick Hunt, Ron Harris, and Shelly Stewart. Hunt Electric’s original offices were located in the old Yoerg Brewery Building in St. Paul, where customers were frequently welcomed in the old pump room.

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1974

Dick Hunt retired as President and Bob Tipler took over. Hunt Electric also relocated to its corporate headquarters to 2300 Territorial Road in St. Paul, MN and stayed there until 2015.

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1996

Mike Hanson stepped in as President of Hunt Electric.

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2003

Hunt Electric purchased the assets of Commonwealth Electric.

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2004

Hunt Electric opened a branch office in Rochester, Minnesota.  Working exclusively in the Southern Region, we work with the attitude of a small town contractor, but have the resources of our corporate office at our fingertips.

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2010

ECSI joined Hunt Electric to offer a variety of low voltage solutions.  ECSI is a full service communications contractor specializing in engineering, integration, and support for low voltage systems. Learn more by visiting www.ecsillc.com.

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2011

The Power Solutions division was created to provide comprehensive power solutions, including testing, engineering, analysis and maintenance.

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2012

Hunt Electric purchased the assets of the APi Electric Company, located in Duluth, MN.

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2015

Hunt Electric celebrates 50 years in business.

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Reputation

Our reputation starts with the leadership from our team of 5 long-term Principals who take an active role throughout each project to ensure success and satisfaction for all parties involved. Each of our principals has been with Hunt for over 25 years.

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