INNOVATIVE POWER & DATA SOLUTIONS

Home > About Us


ECA's Mission:

ECA provides innovative power and data solutions. We are committed to delivering the ultimate customer experience by building strong relationships focused on our customer’s individual needs.


Our Vision:

To bring passionate people together to work hard, have fun, and inspire each other.


Our Values:
  • Create and Embrace Change
  • Strive to be the Best
  • Be Honest, Open, and Respectful
  • Inspire Others
  • Be Passionate
  • Accept Accountability and be Accountable
  • Learn- Everyday
  • Have Fun


Our History:

ECA was founded in April 1975 by entrepreneur, David McCarthy, an Electrical Engineer who started building cord sets out of his garage. With his vision, spirit, and leadership ECA developed a line of wiring harnesses used in panel system furniture. As the demand for power and data expanded into other areas of the office, such as conference rooms, ECA focused its attention on designing worksurface products for these new applications.

Sadly, David McCarthy passed away in May of 2004 but his legacy lives on. In May of 2006 Premier Manufacturing Group, a partnership consisting of two long time employees and a third business associate purchased ECA. Their commitment to building on ECA's strengths while investing in its future has lead the way for growth throughout the years. Commitments to product development, customer service and support, and the manufacturing of quality products are top priorities and have become the building blocks for ECA's future.


ECA Today:

Today our family of power and data modules extends from high end troughs used in conference room applications to simple power and data grommets used in training table, library, and educational applications.

As office spaces evolve, we must keep pace with our product offerings. Our new line of collaborative power solutions are designed to tackle the shift to more open and shared workspaces. Many of these products can be used outside of the furniture, providing full freedom to reconfigure workspaces as need change. Our product development pipeline is rich with new and innovative ideas for tackling the issues these new work styles will face.

ECA is proud to be an active member of the AME (Association for Manufacturing Excellence) and was awarded the AME Northeast Excellence in Manufacturing Award. We are dedicated to employing Continuous Improvement programs throughout all areas of our organization to constantly challenge ourselves to become better. ECA proudly hosts best practice tours and round table discussions to share ideas and experiences with other companies. We are proud to say we manufacture everything on our site in Shelton, Connecticut and are dedicated to continuing the pursuit of excellence in all that we do.

As an organization we aggressively pursue growth opportunities for our associates. By investing in them, it ensures we retain those that embrace our core values, which frame our culture and allow us to pursue our mission.

ECA is dedicated to supporting our local community and favorite charities. Throughout the year, we participate and sponsor many events which serve to provide both an avenue for our associates to have fun and be creative. The proceeds created through these events is then used to support specific causes.