Permanent Electric was established in 1981 by Terry Roberts. Starting off small, Terry was able to maintain close relationships with many customers and general contractors. Slowly his company grew by reputation and Permanent Electric became one of the foremost leaders in electrical construction and Maintenance within Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma region. After reaching his goals he set for himself and his company, Terry sold Permanent Electric to his son, Electrician, Steve Roberts and longtime employee/Master Electrician, Mike Vallee. Terry is still involved with the day to day operations and is not planning on fully retiring any time soon.