International Line Builders


In 1983 Marley D. Martin founded International Line Builders, an electrical distribution and transmission line Construction Company, and Highline Equipment Company, a specialty line tool and equipment sales and rental group.  

The companiesÂâ€Ã¢„¢ growth and success are due to continuous efforts of the dynamic and forward looking management group with the commitment and hard work of employees to provide quality and cost effective service to our utility and commercial customers. The companies were acquired by MDU Resources Group, Inc. in 1997 and made a part of Utility Services. The families of companies that make up MDU Resources Group include: Montana-Dakota Utilities Company, Utility Services, WBI Holdings, Fidelity Exploration & Production Company, and Knife River Corporation.  

ILB, as part of Utility Services,. has the ability to provide all services required by our customers to complete transmission and distribution projects, from the design and engineering stage, to final construction of the project. In the 18 years since ILB began operations, we undertake projects, both small and large, and complete them on time and safely.  

ILB our vision is to create superior shareholder value by expanding upon our expertise to be the supplier of choice in all of our markets and our mission is Provide value-added natural resources products and related services that exceed customer expectations, To achieve this mission we will be guided by commitments to Customers, Stockholders ,Community and Environment with the Ethics to, Conduct business with integrity and with respect for all, to develop individual potential and teamwork to maintain employees as our ongoing source of competitive advantage.  

ILB, capability such as Distribution Pole Replacement and Reconductor Work-ILB has replaced thousands of distribution poles and installed miles of new conductor for our utility customersÂâ€Ã¢„¢ machine, we feel that safety is not only a priority, but also a value and a way of life. We truly value the lives, health, safety and welfare of all of our employees and have a sincere desire to ensure that each and every one of them is safe. ILB is especially proud of its Safety Award Incentive Program. It helped reduce the number of recordable injuries throughout the company by over 50% while the corresponding number of employee hours worked increased by 14.6% during that same period. International Line Builders conducts First Aid and CPR training on a regular basis.