With capital in short supply for small businesses from lending institutions, there's been very little activity in the acquisition market during the past two years.

Company Acquirer
A.E. Petsche Co., Arlington, Texas Arrow Electronics, Inc., Melville, N.Y.
Delmo Electric Supply, Fisk, Mo. Cape Electrical Supply, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Beck Electric Co., Kennett. Mo. Cape Electrical Supply, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
(Merger) Richardson Electric Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn. Creswell Industrial Supply, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Huge Electric, Shanghai, China Hagemeyer China
Berkeley Engineering Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii OneSource Distributors, Oceanside, Calif.
Columbus, Ohio location of Johnson Electric Supply Co., Cincinnati, Ohio PEPCO Inc., Eastlake, Ohio
Indiana, Pa., branch of Gertz Electric Schaedler YESCO, Harrisburg, Pa.
Service Electrical Supply Co. Inc., Pittsburgh Schaedler YESCO, Harrisburg, Pa.
Sante Electric Supply, Florence, S.C. Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, Columbia, S.C.
Densmore Electrical Supply,* Rutland, Vt. (NESCO) Needham Electric Supply, Canton, Mass.
Columbia Electric Supply Co.,* Brockton, Mass. Granite City Electric Supply Co., Quincy, Mass.
Minarik Corp.,* Glendale, Calif. Kaman Corp., Bloomfield, Conn.
*2010 acquisition