Core Values

Reputation is everything.

Our strong and enduring reputation is built upon our people and the following guiding principles:

  • Conduct Business with Trust and Integrity: Through honesty and fairness, we build strong, mutually‐trusting relationships with customers, vendors and employees. We judge our success on the longevity of these relationships.
  • Deliver the Best in Customer Service: “Total Customer Satisfaction” is our mantra. Our success is based upon honoring our commitments and giving customers solutions in a responsive and professional manner. Every time.
  • Deal Fairly with Vendors: We believe in fairness. This means that the lowest quotes on bid day result in purchase orders. We believe in paying on time and strive be our vendors’ best customer.
  • Promote Safety: We work hard to ensure that safety is a continuing priority for our customers, field crews and supporting personnel.
  • Support Our People: We aim to hire and keep the best employees. We provide a positive environment, challenging opportunities and a share in the success of the business.
  • Employ Sound Business Judgment: Through planning and management, we make decisions that sustain the financial strength and profitability necessary to be an industry leader.
  • Share Our Success with the Community: We share our success through monetary donations and employee participation in events within the communities where CEI employees live and work.