Cape Electrical Supply, Cape Girardeau, Mo., has acquired Cumberland Electric Supply, Somerset, Ky. Cumberland Electric will offer Cape Electrical Supply a broader market presence in Kentucky. Cape Electrical Supply's branch network now stretches across the southern tier of the state from Paducah in the west, Bowling Green in the central part of the state, and now eastward to Somerset. Cumberland serves a wide range of customers in the surrounding market area and has been in business since 1962.
Marty Mize will continue in his role as Cumberland Electric's general manager, and Glen Wheeler will remain sales manager. Cumberland becomes the 22nd location for Cape Electric and the company's sixth store in Kentucky. Cape Electric Supply was ranked #78 on Electrical Wholesaling's most recent Top 200 ranking.