In 2009, the five largest electrical distributors had an estimated $21.7 billion in revenue and operated 2,352 branches. Overall, the number of branches run by the five largest distributors probably declined over 2008, but Sonepar’s data this year included the Hagemeyer North American branches.

Rank Company 2009 Revenue Electrical employees Locations
1 International Electric Supply Corp. (Rexel/Gexpro) 4,867,000,000 7,849 567
2 Sonepar USA 4,570,000,000 NA 617
3 WESCO Distribution 4,487,549,000 6,100 365
4 Graybar Electric Co. 4,377,882,000 6,300 215
5 Consolidated Electrical Distributors Inc. NA 6,200e 584