Powerlink Electric recently moved to its new location in Vernon Hills, which the company said will provide additional space for growth and expansion.
The  28,000 square foot facility has been updated with state of the art, energy efficient lighting, and the latest communications systems. The electrical contractor, which started with six employeesin Buffalo Grove in 2006, has grown to 50 field employees and eight office and warehouse employees.
Powerlink Electric was started by Doug Pantle and Steve Lipinski. Pantle earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois in 1987 and served an apprenticeship with IBEW local 150, becoming a journeyman wireman. He has 27 years of experience in electrical contracting.
Lipinski is a graduate of Purdue University and currently holds a Supervising Electrician’s License. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the construction team at Powerlink Electric. His organizational and management skills together with his technical knowledge provide a strong foundation for leadership.
The owners foresee expanding their business to include technology and special projects divisions.