During 2015, most of the national distributors completed significant acquisitions, but Anixter’s purchase of HD Power Solutions made the biggest splash. Anixter took a big step into the mainstream electrical market with its purchase of HD Supply’s electrical division and its $1.9 billion in 2014 sales. Time will tell how this changes the company’s historic focus on wire and cable.
WESCO nabbed some blue-chip independents with its acquisitions of Hill Country Electric Supply, A
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