Press Release


PRESS RELEASE: Atlantic Electric LLC has acquired the assets of the Greer Division of Hayes & Lunsford Electrical Contractors from Starr Electric Company, Inc. of Greensboro, North Carolina at the end of July.

Atlantic Electric LLC will expand its presence into the South Carolina Upstate, and Hayes & Lunsford will continue to operate as a premier electrical contractor. In addition, this transaction allows Mike Presley to participate in the ownership of Hayes & Lunsford, formerly his family’s business.

After the acquisition closes, the company will be renamed Hayes & Lunsford Electric, Inc., and will be managed by Mike Presley and James Hearn. All current Hayes & Lunsford employees will be retained by Starr Electric Company, Inc. or Hayes & Lunsford Electric Inc.

The western North Carolina operations of Hayes & Lunsford will go forward as a division of Starr Electric Company, Inc.

Atlantic Electric LLC is an industrial, government, and commercial electrical contractor based in North Charleston, SC and was founded in 1969.

Starr Electric Company, Inc. is a family-owned, commercial, healthcare and industrial electrical contractor based in Greensboro, North Carolina, and was founded in 1928