Rexel acquired two of its distributors in its South East Asia region – Lenn International, in Singapore, and Quality Trading, Bangkok, Thailand – in 2013.
Lariviere has been with Kaman since 2004 in finance roles at several of its business units.
MacDonald bought Werner Electric Supply in 1986 and oversaw unprecedented growth for the company during his tenure.
The combined company will be a multi-region, Top 10 electrical distributor with more than 1,300 employees serving customers from 41 locations in the Midwest, Southeast and South Central areas of the United States.
When you look at this data, it’s interesting to note that several core product areas attract an awful lot of the typical full-line electrical distributor’s inventory investment.
Summit Electric Supply (Albuquerque, NM): Jim Tiemann is the new service center leader of the company’s San Antonio, TX, location. Tiemann was previously a manager of onsite services for an international industrial supplier where he was...
Upchurch Electrical Supply, founded in Fayetteville in 1955, is a full-line electrical distributor with locations in Fayetteville, Fort Smith and Rogers, AR.
Although Amazon is viewed as a threat most distributors are using it as an incentive to accelerate investment in online sales and ordering processes, the study said.