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Penn State Hazleton dedicates new engineer labs to Florence and George J. Hayden

HaydenPSUWe are honored that Penn State Hazleton dedicated its new engineering laboratories to our founders, Florence and George J. Hayden.

Hayden Electric President George F. Hayden said, "My parents always believed in supporting projects like this to enhance their community. They love their community and their city. Through their generosity, more young people can continue to learn and build their dreams like my parents did. I’m proud of their example.”

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Hayden Electric honors PPL Electric Utilities with 2017 Green Business of the Year award

PPL Chamber awards 2PPL Electric Utilities received the 2017 Green Business of the Year award from the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce and award sponsor George J. Hayden, Inc. during the Chamber’s annual Business and Community Awards Luncheon on October 26.

Hayden Electric President George F. Hayden presented the award to Florie McNelis, regulatory programs specialist for PPL.

“As a past recipient of the Green Business of the Year award, Hayden Electric is proud to sponsor this award each year and recognize those companies in Greater Hazleton who work diligently to increase their sustainability efforts,” Hayden said.

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Hayden Electric hosts company Safety Day

Safety Day 2017Hayden Electric of Hazleton recently hosted its company-wide Safety Day, coordinated by the human resources and safety departments, for its employees and the employees of The Howard Company of Bloomsburg. The Howard Company, under the ownership of George Hayden and Baldo Trevino, shares resources, training, culture and workflow with Hayden Electric and participated for the first time in Hayden Electric’s safety day. Hayden Electric has undertaken this safety training initiative for more than 25 years to ensure that all employees are up-to-date in the latest industry safety standards.

More than 100 employees from the two companies attended a full day of safety training and certifications, which included sessions on NFPA70E, fire extinguisher training, bloodborne pathogens, rigging procedures, proper body mechanics, ground-fault protection, fall protection and wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) on job sites, proper recognition and labeling of hazardous materials and PA One Call safe digging procedures. Employees worked in a classroom environment in addition to having hands-on training at various locations in the Hayden Electric facilities.

Company President George F. Hayden said, “The most important thing we do everyday at both Hayden Electric and The Howard Company is focus on safety; that is priority number one for us. We have a strong company culture surrounding safety and our goal is to be safe 24 hours a day on our job sites. We have the best electrical construction companies in the region consisting of the best electricians, team members and project managers. Our goal is to continue to operate at a high level of professionalism and safety each time we step foot on a job site, which will allows us to continue to grow as a company.”

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Hayden Electric completes Phase 1 of Texas substation project

TPCO4Hayden Electric recently completed Phase 1 of a substation construction project in Texas for TPCO.

The 138kV substation was designed to receive four transmission lines from other substations in the area. Hayden Electric’s responsibilities included civil, site work, concrete pads, caissons, steel structure assembly, fencing, and installation of all equipment, including SF6 breakers and disconnect switches.

The team also set and assembled a 90/120MVA 138kV/34.5kV transformer, its largest to date. Phase 2 of the project is forthcoming.

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George J. Hayden, Inc. Electric Communications owner purchases Howard Organization of Bloomsburg

the howard company logoV2It was more than 40 years ago when George J. Hayden Electric and Communications of Hazleton and Howard Organization of Bloomsburg launched their respective electrical contracting firms.

Over the years, the two companies shared a common philosophy – simple beginnings of hardworking owners with a dream for a family business to grow in the electrical construction trade while providing quality service to its customers and a great place to work for its employees.

Earlier this month, George F. Hayden, owner of George J Hayden, Inc., along with his business partner Usbaldo Trevino, Vice President of George J. Hayden, Inc., finalized the acquisition of Howard Organization, which marked its 45th anniversary in 2016. Howard Organization President Ralph Gitz and Vice President Joseph Graham said they considered several companies before selling to Hayden and Trevino. Howard Organization will be renamed The Howard Company and will continue to operate from its current facility at 1016 East 7th Street in Bloomsburg.

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Hayden Electric honors American Eagle Outfitters Hazleton Distribution Center with 2016 Green Business of the Year award

Hayden2016GreenBusinessAwardAmerican Eagle Outfitters Hazleton Distribution Center received the 2016 Green Business of the Year award from the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce and award sponsor George J. Hayden, Inc. during the Chamber’s annual Business and Community Awards Luncheon on October 27.

Hayden Electric President George F. Hayden presented the award to American Eagle Outfitters Maintenance Supervisor Thomas Polchin.

“As a past recipient of the Green Business of the Year award, Hayden Electric is proud to sponsor this award each year and recognize those companies in Greater Hazleton who work diligently to increase their sustainability efforts,” Hayden said.

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Hayden Electric host company Safety Day

safetydayGeorge J. Hayden Electric and Communications contractor recently hosted its annual mandatory, company-wide Safety Day, an initiative the company has undertaken for two decades to ensure that all employees are aware of the latest industry safety standards.

Aerial lift machine training, fall protection training, proper recognition and labeling of hazardous materials and a walk-through staging area to identify violations on a simulated job site were some of the many areas of safety that Hayden Electric focused on during this year’s Safety Day program. Employees worked in a classroom environment in addition to having hands-on training.

Hayden Electric President George F. Hayden said, “This company was founded on safety and we have taken safety very seriously throughout our more than 40 years in business. We supplement this Safety Day training with ongoing traning throughout the year. We want all of our employees to be aware of their safety. We feel it’s certainly worth the investment in our employees and the company to take the time each year to do this training. People can’t be safe if they aren’t aware of how to protect themselves.”

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George J. Hayden Electric and Hazleton Girl Scouts working together on recycling program

Girl Scouts Hayden 15 copyGeorge J. Hayden Electric and Communications is helping two members of a Hazleton Girl Scout Junior troop turn waste materials into bronze.

Girl Scout Juniors Jade Cahalane and Claudette Orona of Girl Scout Junior Troop 30358 of Hazleton researched and developed a new company recycling program for Hayden Electric’s office in Hazleton. The Girl Scout Juniors selected this as their Bronze Award project. The Bronze Award is the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can receive for implementing a sustainable project that benefits her community.

Hayden Electric President George F. Hayden said, “We’re really excited to have these girls spearhead this new recycling program at our offices to go with the recycling we have been doing for more than a decade with materials used in the field. As a company with decades of award-winning experience with safety and other projects, we’re excited to help them achieve their Bronze Award.”

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Hayden Electric participates in American Heart Association's annual HeartChase event

HeartChase800On Saturday, May 21, 2016, Hayden Electric employees and their family members participated in The American Heart Association’s 3rd Annual HeartChase Hazleton event to raise money to help end heart disease and build healthier lives through awareness and education.

The Hayden Health Nuts received a third place participants’ medal for their game day points accumulation and fundraising efforts. Employees of Hayden Electric who could not attend the HeartChase event participated in online fundraising to support the American Heart Association’s efforts.

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Hayden Electric donates facility for Stamp Out Hunger food drive

StampOutHungerGeorge J. Hayden Electric staff members and their families volunteered their time to help restock supplies at food pantries throughout Greater Hazleton as part of the 22nd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

Hayden Electric has been donating the use of its warehouse on Maple Street in Hazleton since the drive’s inception. The United Way of Greater Hazleton and the National Association of Letter Carriers coordinate the drive, which restocks local food pantries for the summer and fall months.

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