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Sonepar Buys Billows Electric Supply in Philadelphia

June 1, 2023
Left to right: David Cooper, president of Cooper Electric/Sonepar and Jeff Billow, and Alan Rosenfeld of Billows Electric Supply.

Sonepar, Charleston, SC, announced that its U.S. subsidiary, Cooper Electric, has entered into an agreement to acquire Billows Electric Supply. A family-owned business since 1950, Billows Electric offers a full line of electrical products and services to its customers. Operating in the Philadelphia, southern Jersey and Wilmington, DE, metropolitan markets, Billows Electric joins Sonepar with 19 branch locations and over 285 associates. The company is ranked #52 on Electrical Wholesaling’s 2023 Top 150 Distributors ranking.

“The addition of Billows Electric Supply will increase our coverage and density within those important markets in which it operates and provide us with a strong platform for growth,” said Rob Taylor, president of Sonepar North America, in the press release. “This combination is especially exciting as Billows will be able to leverage Sonepar’s investment in Cooper Electric’s state-of-the-art automated distribution center in providing best in class services for our customers throughout Billows’ market.”