Rexel to Expand Into New England With Plans To Buy Capitol Light and Supply

Rexel, the largest electrical distributor in the world, has agreed to buy Capitol Light and Supply Co., (doing business as CLS and Capitol Light) Hartford, Conn., one of New England’s largest independent electrical distributors.

In one week, the two largest independent electrical distributors in Connecticut were sold with a combined total of about $400 million in annual sales. Electrical Wholesalers Inc., Hartford, Conn., was sold to U.S. Electrical Services, Chester Springs, Pa., a n

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