WESCO By the Numbers


9,300

Employees


500

Branches


$7.5

Billion In Revenue


80,000

Customers Worldwide

We are committed to providing customers the products, services, and expertise they need for their MRO, OEM, and capital projects.

We have relationships with thousands of reputable brands that serve the industrial, contractor, utility, and government markets. These partnerships assure our customers that anything they purchase from us will be proven, reliable, and top quality.


With nine distribution centers and roughly 500 branches worldwide, we are a global strategic partner who efficiently and consistently supports our customers’ operations, wherever they are located.

We’re also procurement experts with a passion for service. With our integrated supply, eCommerce, and global account programs, we’re able and ready to help customers streamline their supply chain. We also use our One WESCO strategy to integrate our products, services, and supplier relationships into comprehensive solutions that can have a positive impact on their business.

We have capabilities and expertise to deliver the latest technologies, including:

  • Industrial networking
  • Intelligent buildings
  • Cloud computing
  • Alternative energy
  • Broadband communications
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • LED lighting retrofits
  • Physical security

Here’s the bottom line: regardless of the task, its scale, or location, our experienced and enthusiastic team will help see it through. That hasn’t changed since 1922, and it never will.

We use our One WESCO strategy and value-driven solutions to bring exceptional service to our customers

One WESCO is our process to combine our product and service offerings, expertise, and supplier relationships into comprehensive supply chain management solutions for our customers and their operations around the world. Our goal is always to provide customers with a full range of products, services, and solutions that keep their business running in top form and help them stay ahead of the competition.

Our main competitive advantage is how we bring value to their overall business. With our LEAN Value Creation Solutions, we help uncover opportunities that can directly impact our customers’ bottom line.

WESCO By the Numbers


#1

MARKET SHARE
IN CANADA


#2

MARKET SHARE
IN THE U.S.


over50%

OF THE FORTUNE 500
ARE OUR CUSTOMERS


Located in17

COUNTRIES
 

Every company’s history is full of moments that define their story. Here are ours.

wesco logo 1922

Westinghouse Electric forms Westinghouse Electric Supply Company to help sell and distribute their products. Over time, we become a trusted source for electrical materials.

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Westinghouse’s business changes over the decades, and they divest many of their electrical manufacturing divisions. This opens the door for WESCO management along with a private investment company – Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) – to purchase Westinghouse Electric Supply Company and create WESCO Distribution, Inc.

wesco logo 1998

CD&R sells WESCO to The Cypress Group, who forms the holding company WESCO International, Inc.

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WESCO acquires Bruckner Supply Company, Inc., a provider of integrated supply management solutions and MRO products to Fortune 500 customers.

wesco logo 1999

The initial public offering (IPO) of WESCO common stock is launched, trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WCC.”

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WESCO introduces LEAN continuous improvement program to increase efficiency and effectiveness across the company.

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Forbes names WESCO as one of their 400 Best Big Companies, an honor we will receive again in 2006, 2007, and 2009.

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WESCO acquires Carlton-Bates Company, a provider of original equipment products and supply solutions to industrial customers.

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WESCO acquires Communication Supply Corporation, a national distributor of data communications products for enterprise and data center customers.

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WESCO acquires TVC Communications, LLC, a leading distributor of broadband communications products serving the cable, telecommunications and satellite industries in the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe.

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WESCO launches “One WESCO”, our strategy to provide customers with comprehensive solutions to address their OEM, MRO, and Capital Project needs by bringing together our product portfolio, service offerings, and geographic footprint through a single point of contact.

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WESCO acquires Calgary, Alberta based Brews Supply, Ltd., a full line distributor of industrial, utility and commercial products.

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WESCO acquires Conney Safety Products, LLC, a premier distributor of MRO safety products for customers across all WESCO end markets.

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WESCO acquires EECOL Electric Corp., one of Canada’s premier full-line distributors of electrical equipment, products and services. EECOL, WESCO’s largest acquisition to-date, added 57 branches in western Canada and 20 branches in South America. EECOL has a strong warehouse based business serving the industrial, oil and gas, mining, utility, and commercial and residential construction customers.

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WESCO acquires Hazmasters, Inc., an Ontario based company with locations across Canada. Hazmasters is a leading distributor of safety products and services to customers in the industrial, construction, commercial, institutional and government markets.

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WESCO acquires Hill Country Electric Supply, a leading distributor of electrical products to the commercial construction market in Texas.

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WESCO acquires Needham Electric Supply, a leading electrical distributor serving the commercial construction market in New England and the lighting national accounts market across the U.S.

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WESCO acquires Atlanta Electrical Distributors, LLC, a leading electrical distributor serving the commercial construction and MRO markets in Georgia.