ABB Inc. ABB is the world’s leading supplier of power and automation products, systems and service solutions across the power value chain of generation, transmission and distribution enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. ABB serves the utility market focusing on addressing key areas such as the integration of renewable energies, growing network complexity, grid automation, and microgrids. ABB’s Power Grid division also offers a full range of consulting, service and asset management solutions based on a lifecycle approach. ABB’s North American operations are headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, and employ about 30,000 people in multiple manufacturing, service and other major facilities. The company in its current form was created in 1988, and quickly established a presence in the US through acquisitions as well as organic growth. Westinghouse, Combustion Engineering, and Bailey Controls. In the last few years, ABB has expanded its US operations with the acquisitions of Baldor (motors), Thomas & Betts, Ventyx (enterprise software) and PowerOne (solar inverters). Today, with a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 135,000 people.
Contact: Mike Austell Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 913-317-1312
AFL provides products and services to the electric utility, transit rail markets, renewable, intelligent grid and many others. AFL offers a complete line of products supporting T&D and substation, products used for guy wire, overhead ground wire, neutral messenger or ground grid applications; compression tools, hydraulic pumps and fiber optic accessories; and engineering, training and testing services.
AMS-PAR is a contract compliance firm helping Supply Chain professionals realize the value of their contracts through contract compliance audits, implementation of real-time contract administration programs, and accounts payable audits.
For over 30 years AMS-PAR has helped its domestic and international energy clients identify more than $1.4 Billion of lost profits.
Ardmore Power Logistics, LLC
Ardmore Logistics provides custom freight management services to the energy industry. Our energy industry specialization allows us to reduce cost while delivering superior freight management and freight bill payment services. Areas of strength include outage, project and storm support. Our programs produce operational and financial success for our customers. We have the expertise, experience and utility sector focus to be the industry’s choice for freight management services.
Border States Electric
One of the largest independent wholesale distributors in the country, Border States provides products and value-added services to the construction, industrial, and utility industries with a focus on strategic alliances. Our expertise in utility products and applications along with our broad range of inventory and network of locations help ensure your projects are completed on budget and on time. Check out borderstates.com for a location near you.
Contact: Blake Sexton at email@example.com.
Brooks Manufacturing Co.
Brooks Manufacturing Co. produces Douglas-fir distribution crossarms, X-braces, vee braces and transmission framing components in solid sawn and conventional glu-lam. Please stop by our table to see our new products.
Central Moloney, Inc.
Central Moloney, Inc. is an ISO 9001 certified company, manufacturing distribution transformers and transformer components. Since 1949, Central Moloney, Inc. has been delivering quality products on time with professional service and reliability every step of the way. Central Moloney, Inc. is headquartered in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
We manufacture a full line of Single Phase Pole Mount, Pad Mount and Subsurface Transformers; Three Phase Pad Mounts, Sectionalizing Pad Enclosures and Transformer & Switchgear Components for the OEM and utility industry.
Champion Wire & Cable LLC
Champion Wire & Cable specializes in the distribution of Utility conductor products. Champion’s extensive inventory includes both copper and aluminum conductors for immediate shipment. Champion offers:
• An excellent secondary source for all your wire and cable needs
• An extensive inventory of control cable of all types
• A cable management system to help utilities manage their inventory
• Emergency purchases and spot buys
• Strategic alliance with manufacturers to provide just in time inventory and deliveries.
Contact Don Reisfeld: 1-800-409-8900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ClampStar ClampStar is an engineered mechanical shunt that significantly reduces whole-span wire replacement cost when installed over a failed splice or on a damaged portion of conductor to function as a permanent bypass electrical connection while maintaining tension in the conductor. ClampStar eliminates replacement of overhead splices and repairs damaged bare conductors through an easy, quick, and permanent fix. ClampStar is also used to increase the performance rating of existing splices and other connectors, clamps and fittings for the purpose of increasing line ampacity that may presently be limited by such devices.
Contact: email@example.com or 800-269-1462
CME Wire and Cable
CME Wire and Cable, Inc., a U.S. corporation, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Viakable, formerly known as Conductores Monterrey, the largest manufacturer of high quality, technically advanced wire and cable products in Latin America, and part of the XIGNUX group of companies with over $3B in annual revenues, 18,000 employees and 30 production plants. Founded in 1956 and now the 11th largest wire & cable company in the world, CME has one of the broadest product line capabilities servicing the North American Electrical Utility market and is comprised of three principal business units: the Distribution, OEM and Energy Divisions headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Website: www.cmewire.com Phone: 770-623-0001
Concorde Specialty Gases, Inc.
Concorde Specialty Gases is the leading supplier of the highest purity/lowest moisture SF6 gas in North America. We are a full service company that provides Utilities with a Total SF6 Gas management program.
• Virgin SF6 gas
• Recycling/Remanufacturing of used/contaminated SF6 gas
• SF6 gas Cylinder management
• SF6 Cloud based reporting
• On – site SF6 gas recovery
• Disposal of MV Switch Gear
Cox Industries, Inc.
Cox Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Wood Utility Poles (Distribution and Transmission), Cross Arms and Cross Braces to the Investor Owned, RUS, and Municipal/Contractor utility providers. Our footprint includes 14 Cox owned manufacturing facilities, treating with CCA, CCA-ET, and Penta. In addition, we have more than 35 distribution centers strategically located across the country to further expand our geographic reach. We provide delivery with our Company owned fleet of boom equipped trucks direct from our treatment facilities or through our various distribution yards. Cox Industries is HUBZone certified, providing our utility customers the benefit of dealing with a diverse supplier. Please refer to our website at www.coxwood.com for additional information.
We may be reached via phone at 803-492-8000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Pultrusions Creative Pultrusions’ custom manufactures fiberglass reinforced polymer (FRP) distribution and transmission poles and deadend and tangent crossarms.
Our FRP utility poles have been vetted for over two decades by many utility companies around the world, and our crossarms are at the forefront in pultrusion technology.
Both FRP utility poles and crossarms are light weight, corrosion and rot resistant, have superior dielectric strength, are unaffected by woodpeckers or termites and are environmentally friendly.
DIS-TRAN is a High Voltage Specialist who has been designing and manufacturing steel structures for transmission lines and substations since 1965. Products supplied include standard shapes, lattice towers, and tapered tubular structures. DIS-TRAN also manufactures and pressure treats Douglas Fir and Southern Yellow Pine distribution crossarms, transmission assemblies and braces. DIS-TRAN also manufactures a full line of RUS approved composite distribution crossarms and deadend assemblies.
For more information visit www.distran.com.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with approximately 95,000 employees. The company provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.
For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
ERMCO manufactures oil filled distribution transformers and components in our four factories. Two located in Dyersburg, TN, one in Little Rock, AR and one in Greeneville, TN. Transformer types available are single phase pole and pad mounted, three phase pad and pole mounted, and single phase submersibles.
Contact us at 731-285-9121 or visit our website at www.ermco-eci.com
Falcon Steel America
Falcon Steel America, LLC is a leader in the industry designing and fabricating quality steel structures since 1963. Our expertise in power delivery fabrication includes Transmission Steel Pole Structures, Transmission Lattice Tower Structures, Substation Dead End Structures and Substation Low Side Support Structures. Please visit us at FalconSteel.com.
Contact: Abram Potter email@example.com 817-581-9500.
General Cable is a global manufacturer of energy cables for power generation, transmission and distribution, and a leading energy products supplier in North America. As an industry innovator, General Cable’s patented E3X® Technology offers the industry’s first and only heat-dissipating Technology that is universally applied in factory to any overhead transmission conductor design to improve its performance, without modification to installation, termination or maintenance. General Cable’s TransPowr® bare overhead conductors, PowrServ® low- and EmPowr® medium-voltage distribution and substation cables serve the total transmission and distribution needs of electric utilities. In addition, General Cable delivers a complete line of Silec® Brand insulated high- and extra-high-voltage underground energy cables, providing turnkey design and engineering services.
Visit our website at www.generalcable.com.
Gresco Utility Supply, Inc.
Gresco is a full line stocking distributor serving the electric utility market in the southeast since 1960. We are exclusively committed to stocking material for electric utilities with the most extensive inventory ranging from pole line hardware to 2500KVA three phase pads. We also provide a wide array of services such as jobsite deliveries with our own fleet of trucks to a full range of VMI solutions.
Hitachi T&D Solutions, Inc.
Hitachi T&D Solutions, Inc. is a premier international supplier of electrical equipment including dead tank high-voltage circuit breakers, gas-insulated switchgear, transformers, and generator main circuit breakers. Hitachi T&D Solutions is dedicated to continuing the expansion and integration of its present products while developing new and improved product solutions to meet future energy demands.
Contact: Jason Cunningham
Product Line Manager
GCB, Hitachi T&D Solutions, Inc.
7250 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 770-495-1755 X152 Fax: 770-623-9214 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Howard Industries produces a wide range of products for electric utilities including distribution transformers, small and medium power substation transformers, network transformers, step-voltage regulators, pad-mounted junction enclosures, oil-filled junction cabinets, transformer components; lighting fixtures, ballasts and lamps; and personal computers.
Hubbell Power Systems, Inc.
Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. Leading manufacturer of a variety of transmission, distribution, substation, commercial and industrial, and communications products. Products include: construction, switching and protection products, insulators, arresters, hot line tools, cable accessories, cutouts, connectors fittings, condenser and polymer bushings, hardware, fiber cable management, rubber molded products, utility automation products, aboveground and underground enclosures and pads, and high voltage switches. Brands include: Anderson™, Chance®, Delmar™, Electro Composites™, EMC, Fargo®, GTMS, Hot Box®, Hubbell®, Ohio Brass®, Opti-Loop®, Longbow, PCORE®, PenCell®, Reuel™, RFL®, Quazite®, USCO™,Trinetics®, and Turner Electric®.
Irby is one of the largest utility distributors in the United States. We provide products used in all utility applications, including distribution, transmission, substation, generation and renewable energy. Irby also offers a complete line of value-added services including, transmission and substation packaging, high voltage testing and repair services, storeroom and logistics management, metering and automation support, customized e-commerce portals, and complete integrated supply capabilities. Irby was founded in 1926, based in Jackson, MS and is a subsidiary of Sonepar, the world largest privately-held electrical distributor.
Please visit us at www.irby.com.
Institute for Supply Management
Founded in 1915, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) was the first supply management institute in the world. Throughout the past 100 years, ISM has served and guided the supply management profession within the global marketplace. ISM is considered to be a highly influential and respected association, providing industry professionals and organizations with extensive education, research, publications and highly regarded certifications.
Lake Cable, LLC
Lake Cable, LLC utility product lines include power, control, instrumentation, thermocouple extension wire and constructions up to 2KV. Our insulation/jacket systems include PVC/Nylon, XLPE/PVC, PE/PVC/PVC (20/10 CABLE), XLPE/CPE XLPE/Thermoset CPE and Low Smoke Zero Halogen materials among many others built to customer specification. These cable products are used in the most cutting edge technologies of power generation, energy distribution, building automation, fire systems and access control. Lake Cable offers low minimum runs and among the best manufacturing lead times in the industry. Website: www.lakecable.com
Matt Wilkens, Utility Group, email@example.com
529 Thomas Dr., Bensenville, IL 60106.
Toll Free: 888-518-8086
LOCWELD is among the most trusted transmission tower manufacturer in North America. Since 1947, we have continuously demonstrated our leading position as the supplier of choice for electric utilities and EPC contractors throughout. Our knowledge and experience is unmatched for: design, detailing, fabrication, logistics and galvanizing of transmission & substation structures as well as Rock Anchors for wood pole installations into rock. LOCWELD is relentless in its efforts to bring the highest quality products and renowned customer service to every project.
Sales inquiry contact information:
Business Development Manager
MacLean Power Systems
MacLean Power Systems is a leading solutions provider and manufacturer of products used by utilities for building transmission and distribution lines and substations. MPS product families include line construction hardware and connector products as well as enclosures and pads, polymer and glass insulation, and protection products. With global raw material sourcing capabilities, MPS provides bests in Worldwide value while producing over 10,000 items in six domestic production facilities. The MPS business model supports local manufacturing for high service levels, round-the-clock restoration services, diversity development programs and sustainability and green initiatives.
McFarland Cascade, a Stella-Jones Company, is a leading supplier of wood poles to utilities throughout North America. Products include Coastal Douglas Fir, Western Red Cedar and Southern Yellow Pine poles in transmission and distribution sizes. In addition we offer Laminated Wood Poles that are engineered and manufactured to meet specific load requirements. McFarland Cascade also produces lumber and associated products for the retail market.
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. serves the North American power systems, rail transportation and water treatment industries with electrical products, systems and services. Products include gas circuit breakers, vacuum circuit breakers, power transformers, gas insulated substations, generation, distribution and transmission power electronics, generator services, nuclear power plant control systems, ozone water treatment systems, uninterruptible power supplies, rail transportation equipment, and Diamond Vision video display screens.
Please visit www.meppi.com for product and contact information.
The North American Association of Utility Distributors (NAAUD) is an organization of select distributors and leading manufacturers that are committed to fostering collaboration, best practices, continuous improvement and forward thinking in the supply chain that serves utilities in North America. NAAUD is well known as the best source for materials during storms and emergencies through our formalized “Storm & Emergency Restoration Program”. In addition, NAAUD supports education in the industry through the development and facilitation of the “Professional Development Program”, currently available only to member and associate member company representatives. www.naaud.org
Olameter is a leading provider of comprehensive utility solutions to utilities (electric, water, gas, communications) and energy retailers/management entities across North America. Solutions include: Field Services (Meter Reading, Meter Services, Mass Meter Installations, Pole Testing/Audits), Damage Prevention (Underground Locating, Leak Detection), TelDig Software (One Call/Ticket Management), Geospatial (LiDAR, Asset Inventory/Inspection/Mapping), Meter Data Management (MDMA, Operational Data Store, Web Presentment), IT (Mobile Workforce Management System, Field Services Technology), and Business Services (Consulting, Call-Centre, Billing, Bill/Print/Stuff services). Website: www.olameter.com
Contact: Chris Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-321-3760.
Oniqua Intelligent MRO
Oniqua provides Intelligent MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) capabilities that are transforming the way Utilities companies manage their capital-intensive assets. Our cloud-based technology platform, combined with expert consultation and masterful data collection and analysis, makes advanced analytics simple and accessible. Oniqua customers rapidly reduce cost, waste, and risk while achieving greater service levels through increased efficiency.
Visit us at Oniqua.com or call 303-222-1100.
Founded in 1923, Phoenix Contact designed the world’s first modular terminal block for the electric power utility. Today, Phoenix Contact delivers a broad line of interconnection, power and UPS solutions, communication and networking, and automation solutions to support many industries including electric power and utility operations for substation, transmission and distribution. Embracing its corporate mission to create progress with innovative and inspiring solutions, Phoenix Contact is recognized as one of the most trusted brands in the world. For more information, visit our website www.phoenixcontact.com.
To contact a team member, please email Deralee Bowlin, Industry Manager for Electric Power, at email@example.com or phone 800.888.7388 x 345
Preformed Line Products
Preformed Line Products is the leading supplier of suspension, dead-end and vibration control products for transmission and distribution systems worldwide. PLP® offers formed wire products such as GUY-GRIP® Dead-ends, armor rods, factory formed ties and polymer insulators. Transmission line hardware includes ARMOR-GRIP® Suspension, spacers and vibration dampers. A complete line of FIBERLIGN® Hardware and COYOTE® Fiber Optic Closures for fiber optic networks is also available. PLP Solar offers mounting hardware and system integration for PV solar applications. Visit www.preformed.com.
John M. Hofstetter, Vice President
Sales & Global Communications Markets
Preformed Line Products
440-473-9221 or Inquiries@preformed.com
ProcureAbilityTM transforms traditional, outdated consulting and staffing models by offering our clients advisory and talent resource support on their terms.
Our delivery model is unique, allowing for a wide range of flexibility. We give clients access to unbundled resources, plus the ability to selectively add value through leading-edge methodologies, the latest best practices, and specialized insight and advice—an approach unheard of in traditional consulting and staffing firms.
Since 1996 we’ve focused only on procurement’s success. It’s all we do. For more information, visit ProcureAbility.com or call (888) 824-8866.
Prolec GE is a joint venture between Xignux, a Mexican consortium which has a significant presence in the electricity, infrastructure and food sectors, and General Electric (GE), a worldwide leader in several industries & services sectors. Prolec GE is dedicated to designing, manufacturing, and selling products and solutions for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical energy.
With more than 40 years of experience in the industry, currently Prolec GE’s products are installed in more than 35 countries around the globe. Its plant in Monterrey, N.L. has helped Prolec GE to become a leader in the industry in Mexico; likewise, the company is one of the most important transformer manufacturers throughout the rest of the Americas, as it is the largest one on the continent. Phone: 1-800 437 7653 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.prolecge.com
PUPI, a GEOTEK company, is the leading supplier of fiberglass crossarms to the electric utility industry since 1990. Engineered for superior load capacity, stiffness and resistance to ultraviolet radiation and weathering, utilities choose PUPI fiberglass components for consistent performance and return on long-term investment. PUPI produces the largest variety of crossarm sizes, strengths and configurations for use in distribution and transmission applications. Our Engineering team is ready to assist you with your application and design questions. PUPI excels in responding to emergency requirements.
Since 1999 Revenew has served the USMA community by delivering cost savings and contract risk management services. Identifying and areas of contractual risk and recovering overpayments while delivering best practice recommendations are what our clients tell us makes these services so unique. We provide hard dollar results – specific, tangible and often quite substantial.
For inquiries please contact, Matt Kelley at email@example.com or 303.921.1285.
Salisbury by Honeywell
Salisbury by Honeywell is the market leader and innovator of Electrical Safety PPE. For over 150 years, electrical workers have trusted Salisbury products to keep them safe on the job. We offer an extensive product line that meets OSHA regulations and complies with ASTM and NFPA 70E requirements and offer complete electrical safety assessment and training programs for the workplace through our service segment, Salisbury Assessment Solutions (SAS).
S&C Electric Company
S&C Electric Company, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is applying its 100 year heritage of innovation to address challenges facing the world’s power grids and thus shaping the future of reliable electricity delivery. The mission of employee-owned S&C is to continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid.
Additional information about S&C is available at www.sandc.com.
SMIT TRANSFORMERS SALES, Inc.
SGB-SMIT Group manufactures small, medium and large power transformers. Small power transformers are manufactured in Ohio at OTC, medium power transformers in Regensburg, Germany by SGB and large power transformers in Nijmegen, the Netherlands by Smit. Combined, the three facilities have been in operation for over 200 years.
Total product offerings range up to 800 kV transformers, 230kV mobile transformers, 500kV reactors and phase shifting transformers. SGB-SMIT Group provides complete installation, field service, and training. Contact Ken Fedor, Regional Vice President, Sales for more information at 312-399-7070 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As the leading supplier of wire and cable in North America, Southwire is continually innovating to find newer and better ways to help our customers solve their most complex transmission and distribution cable needs. Be it copper theft or 600V underground failures or completely outfitting substations, Southwire has a solution.
SPX Transformer Solutions
SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of power transformers up to 1200 MVA, 345kV and valued supplier of complete transformer service solutions for almost any manufacturer’s units. The company also provides transformer, LTC and circuit breaker components and offers a variety of substation applicable training classes for all skill levels.
Founded in 1958, TAPP is a certified minority company dedicated to manufacturing quality steel structures for the utility industry. Our best-in-class customer service, combined with our 1.5 million square foot state-of-the art manufacturing plant has allowed us to serve some of the largest utilities in the industry for over 25 years.
Contact: Igor Lubisco, Vice President of T&D or Dawn Soliz, Director of Client Services email@example.com
The Okonite Company
The Okonite Company was founded in 1878 making it one of the original insulators of electrical wire and cable in the United States. Okonite manufactures products ranging from 300V to 345kV. Okonite’s Okoguard Medium Voltage EPR insulation has been in service for over 50 years now, making it the premier manufacturer of high quality insulated electric wire and cable. We are an ESOP employee owned company and have been since 1976. All manufacturing and R&D continue to be 100% based in the USA.
Thomas & Betts Corporation – Utility Market
Thomas & Betts serves the electric utility markets with a wide variety of products and services for overhead, underground, transmission, substation and distribution applications. With market-leading products and brands like Elastimold®, featuring the latest in underground power distribution technologies-new medium voltage loadbreaks, arrestors, fused elbows, molded vacuum switches, reclosers and interrupters. Homac® market leader in secondary connector designs, transformer bars and substation connectors. Blackburn® featuring mechanical, grounding and compression connectors. Hi-Tech™ for current limiting fusing, Joslyn™High Voltage-vacuum switches and accessories, Fisher Pierce® leader in fault indicators design and cap controls. You can count on Thomas & Betts to provide quality, reliability and performance. More information on the company, its products and markets can be found at www.tnb.com.
Senior Utility Sales Manager
office 800-888-0211 x5231
Thomasson Company is one of the industry’s most reliable resources for pressure-treated wood poles and piling with the addition of a Mat Division we have expanded on the current line of wood products. In addition to utility poles, piling, cross ties, fence posts, cross arms, and other specialty wood products Thomasson now offers both hardwood and composite mats. We are a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise which can meet all your diversity requirements. Thomasson is both a manufacturer and distributor with a large alliance of supply vendors that give us the resources to fulfill orders of any quantity.
Find out more at www.thomassoncompany.com or contact 800.647.6260 for a sales specialist.
Threaded Fasteners Inc.
Threaded Fasteners is a national distributor & manufacturer for the electric utility industry. We stock: A325 Structural Bolts, A394 Tower Bolts, Step Bolts, Pal Nuts, Ring Fill Washers, and much more. We manufacture: Rebar Cages, Plate Washers, Hex Head Bolts, Square Head Bolts, Step Bolts, and Custom Anchor Bolts. Contact Information:
Trinity Meyer Utility Structures
For more than fifty years, Trinity Meyer Utility Structures has been an industry leader in providing tubular steel solutions. Offering full-scale structural testing, highly experienced in-house engineering, and innovative ideas and products that reduce total installation time and cost, Trinity Meyer is your best choice for your transmission structure needs.
For information or inquiries contact: Mike Paharik at (901) 252-5000. www.trinitymeyer.com
Valmont® Utility is the industry leader in custom engineering and manufacturing of steel, concrete and hybrid pole structures for electrical transmission, substation and distribution applications. Operating globally, Valmont Utility has 12 North American distribution facilities and 3 in global regions meeting the high stakes delivery challenges. Visit valmontutility.com. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
WEG Electric Corporation
Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. Committed to growth on a global scale, WEG continually invests in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and processes, and the development of new and improved industrial electrical solutions. WEG offers a diverse and integrated product line that includes motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators. Contact email@example.com
WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) product, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2014 annual sales were approximately $7.9 billion. The Company employs approximately 9,400 people, maintains relationships with over 25,000 suppliers, and serves over 75,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers and utilities. WESCO operates nine fully automated distribution centers and approximately 485 full-service branches in North America and international markets, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.