The electrical industry's five largest distributors accounted for an estimated 26.4 percent of total industry sales. That percentage is roughly the same as last year. These five companies accounted for roughly 44 percent of Top 200 sales in 2008, up from 43 percent last year.

Rank Company 2008 Revenue* Electrical employees Locations
1 International Electric Supply Corp. (Rexel/Gexpro) 6,469,000,000 8,818 635
2 WESCO Distribution 5,970,280,000 6,300 336
3 Graybar Electric Co. Inc. 5,400,000,000 8,100 222
5 Sonepar USA 3,300,000,000 4,400 240
4 Consolidated Electrical Distributors Inc. NA 6,400e 562
Total 23,758,280,000 34,018 1,995
*Several companies did not break out their U.S. sales and reported 2008 North American sales in total. These sales figures reflect that data.

Tables & Analysis

The Top 200 Electrical Distributors
Alphabetical Guide to the Top 200 Electrical Distributors
Top 25 as Ranked by Sales Per Employee
2008-2009 Distributor Acquisitions in the Electrical Market
Top 200 Annual Sales 2004-2008
The Biggest Electrical Distributors on the Planet
The Five Largest Electrical Distributors

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