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Bruce Henderson and David Gross welcomed Joe Logan as part owner to the Henderson Services, LLC team.Read more
Henderson Services continued commitment to safety has resulted in the following awards this past year.
Kentucky Labor Cabinet Governor’s Safety & Health Award
TAUC Thomas J. Reynolds Safety Excellence Award
Henderson Services purchases franchise to provide TEGG Services to the Central Kentucky and Bowling Green markets, operated out of our Lexington Office.Read more
New Owner on Board
As Rod Henderson looks to retirement he steps down as part owner and welcomes David Gross to join Bruce Henderson in ownership of Henderson Services, LLC.
Lexington Resurgence in hiring Joe Logan as Lexington Operations Manager to lead Henderson’s efforts in Central Kentucky.Read more
Liberty Mutual Insurance awards Henderson Services their Gold Safety Award.Read more
2010 and beyond
Henderson continues to pursue work for the Corps of Engineers at the Blue Grass Army Depot and Fort Knox, East Kentucky Power, Toyota Motor Manufacturing , UPS and concentrating on servicing it’s industrial customer base by bringing innovation…Read more
Henderson Services receives the Toyota Outstanding Safety Performance Award for their work at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant in Georgetown, KY.Read more
2009 – 2010
The home office In Louisville, dating back to the 1940’s, undergoes a major building renovation of the exterior as well as the majority of the interior office spaces.
This included new a design to make our building more energy efficient and…
Henderson also secured the $7MM contract for the expansion of the University of Louisville Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium with Hunt Construction Group.Read more
Henderson and its Partner, Ermco out of Indianapolis secured the $25 MM contract for the electrical work on the new KFC Yum Center in downtown Louisville with M.A Mortenson based out of Minneapolis.
The new 700,000 square foot state of the art…
We secured an electrical contract for the construction of a 50,000 square foot Data Center for Louisville Gas & Electric.
This is one of several new and renovated data centers that Henderson has completed for several customers including IBM,…
2006 – 2010
United Parcel Service (UPS) invested nearly $2Billion on renovating and expanding their main sorting hub facility in Louisville to a total of 3,000, 000 square feet of state facility.
This included HUB 2000 and the Worldport Expansion Henderson…
As part of a $121 Million renovation to Churchill Downs, Henderson was chosen to perform all the electrical and communication systems installation at the most recognizable race track in the world.
Due to the challenging schedule issues and…
Henderson Services has now branded itself as a diversified electrical and communication contractor capable of pursuing any project and completing them efficiently and safely.
Henderson establishes a security and telecom system component as well…
In December of the same year, the previous Henderson owners, Rodney and Bruce, along with an outside investor purchased the assets of Henderson Electric Co., Inc. and started Henderson Services LLC.
The transition was challenging, but once again…
In November due to the crash of major Communication companies and the internet bubble bursting, the Bracknell Corporation fell victim and was forced to cease it’s operations and began owned by the Royal Bank of Canada.Read more
In September of that year, NEI was acquired by a large publicly traded Canadian company called Bracknell.
This acquisition soon led to a North American service provider generating nearly $1.5Billion of revenue.
As a subcontractor to Hunt Construction Group we were chosen to the perform the entire electrical and communication package with an approximate value of $9MM for the new state of the art college football facility for the University of Louisville…Read more
Henderson Electric Co., Inc is acquired and becomes part of a roll up group called Nationwide Electric, Inc. (NEI) based in Minneapolis Minnesota.Read more
Our business with Ford Motor Company continued to grow as a result of Henderson getting a major contract with ABB/Fluor Daniels for the electrical work on the new 1 MM square foot CLT Paint Shop at the Ky Truck Plant.Read more
Henderson is chosen as the successful electrical contractor on the 700,000 square foot Capital Holding Center ( AEGON Center ) by Hines Interests out of Houston Texas.
This structure is the crown jewel and signature 35 story office tower in the…
The decade of the 90’s signifies a changing market place. Henderson Electric becomes more involved in negotiated, design build projects, and places less emphasis on plan and spec bid work.
Henderson becomes a member of an electrical contractor…
1986 – 1988
The largest manufacturing facility for Toyota Motor Manufacturing outside of Japan was constructed in Georgetown, Ky.
Henderson along with our partner Dynaelectric Company participated on numerous large projects during this time frame to…
This was another milestone date in our history as we partnered with Dynalectric on a major addition to the existing cigarette manufacturing facility for Philip Morris.
This project was a challenging project due to the state of the art…
Henderson participated as the electrical contractor on the construction of the Lexington Financial Center in Lexington, Ky. developed by the Webb Companies.
This 350,000 sq ft high building featuring tinted blue glass soon began the identifying…
Henderson achieves prominence in the construction market by adding to its customer base such companies as Huber Hunt Nichols, Turner Construction, Pepper Construction, Algernon Blair, Whiting Turner, Flour-Daniels, and other prominent national…Read more
Once again, tragedy strikes the company as Rodger Henderson, current president and son of founder, prematurely dies at age 54.
Rod and Bruce, sons of Rodger, had already begun their career with the company and stepped in to fill void in…
In his new role as VP of Engineering and Construction, Bruce focused on using technology to update and advance the company.Read more
1975 to 1977
Henderson engages in its largest project to date with the construction of the Kentucky Department of Human Resources office building in Frankfort, KY.
The electrical contract was in excess of seven (7) million dollars and contracted through…
Bruce enters the company full time as an estimator and project manager after 2 years of industry experience as an application engineer in the marketing group with American Air Filter.
With his educational background in electrical engineering…
Henderson entered into a large contract with Austin Company on the construction of Clark Equipment Company in Georgetown, Ky.
Our relationship with Austin Co goes back to 1945.
Large projects in the burgeoning medical industry in both Louisville and Lexington add more customers to their growing customer base.
Henderson establishes relationship with the future owners of Humana and is involved with construction projects…
Rodney enters the company on the business administration side while pursuing his business degree at UL.Read more
E.I. DuPont Louisville Works starts a massive modernization and expansion due to the devasting blast at the plant that was felt and heard all around Louisville on August 25, 1965.
Henderson was already involved with at the plant and responded…
Schools, Interstate Highways, and Heavy Industry generate revenue for the company.
The King library at the University of Kentucky, in Lexington exposes Henderson to central Kentucky market. Henderson opens a branch office in Lexington in order…
Tragedy strikes the company as its founder, Harry Henderson, meets his untimely death in an automobile accident.
Rodger Henderson, Harry’s son, becomes president of company at age 33.
The Ky Fair and Exposition Center was built and Henderson Electric had the electrical contract to perform the work and once again gained major recognition as one of the leaders in the electrical industries in the area.Read more
1951 to 1953
GE Appliance Park is constructed covering nearly 1000 acres in Louisville and developed into the major industrial facility for the area as well as the largest employer for many years.
Henderson was positioned well to participate in the massive…
Birth of second son, Bruce Michael, in April.Read more
Harry relocates the downtown office on Jefferson Street to the current location at Poplar Level Road.Read more
Rodger marries is long time sweetheart, Mary Rose Morris, and quickly build a family starting with the birth of Rodney James in September 1946.Read more
Rodger returns from the war as a decorated Marine and goes into the business with Harry.
Rodger becomes a trained IBEW electrician and works along side his dad to learn the business. Many of his fellow employees were veterans who established…
Henderson started our long term relationship with Churchill Downs and continues strong today 79 years later.
Henderson’s ability to maintain the track facilities year round and provide skilled trained electricians and techniques to make sure…
The United States involvement in World War II provided opportunity for participation in heavy industry in the Louisville area.
Henderson Electric begins to form relationships with future long term customers such as E. I. DuPont, Olin Chemicals,…
1939 – 1945
World War IIRead more
The 37 FloodRead more
Due to establishing relationships in industry through the electrical supply business, Henderson Electric becomes an electrical contractorRead more
Becomes a seller of electrical supplies to survive the DepressionRead more
Great DepressionRead more
Rodger James Henderson is born to Harry and Amelia HendersonRead more
Harry Henderson establishes Henderson ElectricRead more