Electrical Wholesaling's 2012 Top 200: A Look at the Top Five

In 2011, the five largest full-line distributors in North America had an estimated $26.9 billion in combined revenue, operated 2,322 branches and had more than 35,355 employees. These five companies account for no less than 30% of all industry sales, according to Electrical Wholesaling's data.




Company NameTown/City2011 RevenueElectrical EmployeesNumber of locations
Sonepar North America*Philadelphia6,749,000,000*NA629
WESCO International Inc.Pittsburgh5,980,063,000*7,300**400**
Graybar Electric Co.St. Louis5,395,239,000*7,380245
Rexel (*All data for North America)Dallas4,984,300,0007,175504
Consolidated Electrical DistributorsIrving, TexasNA6,200544
Notes*North America**Worldwide


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