About Us 

Utility Electric is a small, independently owned and operated electrical material wholesale company located in Rapid City, SD that caters to the electrical utility industry.

The company was originally established in 1949 as Gifford and Johnston Electrical Supply by Lowell Gifford and James Johnston.  Eventually Mr. Gifford bought out his partner and operated the company as Gifford Electrical Supply Co. until 1988.  In 1988 Utility Electric Supply was begun after Mr. Gifford sold the industrial and commercial divisions of Gifford Electrical Supply but retained the utility division.  

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