Interesting Facts about Muth Electric

Muth Electric got its start over 44 years ago on July 15, 1970, when Dick and Darlene Muth decided to start the company in their garage in Ethan, South Dakota. Their first job involved wiring a house–including the light fixtures–for $410. Today there are more than 200 vehicles in Muth Electric’s fleet, but in 1970,… Read more »

Why Being an Electrician is a Rewarding Career

Where would we be without electricity? Imagine buildings without it. You can’t, can you? It’s the 21st Century, and the world runs on electricity. Did you ever think of becoming an electrician? It’s one of those jobs that there will always be a need for, since every business and home requires electricity. Someone has to… Read more »

How to Select the Right Commercial/Industrial Electrician

The last thing you want is an electrical fire or even an electrical outage. Stable electricity is vital to our day-to-day business. Therefore, you should care about whom you hire as the electrical contractor for your business. You want to know they can be trusted to do the job right, in a safe, efficient, and… Read more »

Embark on a Rewarding Career with Muth Electric

This is the time of the year when Muth Electric, Inc. starts ramping up for recruiting season. Our Recruiter visits 10-12 Technical schools that offer electrical programs across five states each year. She introduces the students to our company, talks about the scope of work we do, the wonderful and exciting opportunities we have, and… Read more »

The Value of an Automation Department [Infographic]

Throughout our company’s history, Muth Electric has worked diligently to continually build our offering of services to most effectively serve our clients’ needs.  One way we have accomplished this is through the creation and the development of an Automation Department.  But what exactly does an Automation Department do? The Automation Department at Muth Electric designs… Read more »

Breaking Down the Jargon

You may have seen certain terms labeled in your facility or plant, such as PLCs, VFDs, Soft Start, and Power Factor Correction. What do these terms mean and how much do you need to know about them? Here’s an informative look at each of these common and important terms. PLC – Programmable Logic Controller. Automated… Read more »

Muth Electric Offers a Two-Year Warranty on Service Work

Muth Electric has built our reputation by completing excellent work in a timely fashion, and by providing outstanding customer service to each client we have had the pleasure of working with.  One example that demonstrates our commitment to our core objectives is the two-year warranty we offer to clients. The two-year warranty covers any service… Read more »

Incorporating a “We Can Do It’’ Attitude

Esteemed football coach Vince Lombardi once remarked “individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”  Evidently, the hall of fame coach understood the importance of teamwork, as well as the significance of each team member having positive attitude and an… Read more »

What is Lean Construction?

Lean construction uses lean production principles from the manufacturing industry to help the construction industry be more productive in its operations.  The basic concept of minimizing waste to maximize value produced each day is the same.  The only difference is that construction is doing it on a project site rather than a production line. Since… Read more »

Safety and Attitude Never Take a Back Seat

  Two things that Muth Electric requires from all of our employees is a commitment to safety and a team first attitude.  A “we can do it” approach to a job is imperative, as our company is committed to solving any problem or challenge that comes our way.  Working together and having the right attitude… Read more »