Sonepar Bolsters Business in Australia with Purchase of Electrical Wholesale Services

Sonepar already has a sizeable presence in the Australia-New Zealand region.

Sonepar Asia-Pacific has acquired Electrical Wholesale Services (EWS), a five-branch Australian distributor. EWS, a 40-year-old-distributor, generated AU$13 million in sales (US $12 million). John Colyer, general manager, along with the 32 associates from EWS, officially joined the company on July 1. EWS is based in the state of New South Wales with a focus on electrical contractors, industrial users and local government.

Sonepar already has a sizeable presence in the Australia-

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