Winsupply acquires Tacoma Electric
Supply, distributor to the greater Puget Sound market.
Winsupply Inc., one of the largest distributors in the
nation, has purchased Tacoma Electric Supply LLC, a
Washington-based distributor of electrical equipment and
supplies. Tacoma Electric Supply has locations in Tacoma and
Puyallup. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
Tacoma Electric Supply is consistently listed among the top
200 electrical distributors in the U.S. and is a recognized
brand in the greater Puget Sound market.
"Tacoma Electric Supply has been in business 36 years and is
a well-managed company in a growing market under the
leadership of Charlie Silva, president, along with an
experienced management team," said Roland Gordon, president
and CEO, Winsupply Inc. "The Puget Sound region is in a
housing construction boom. The longevity of Tacoma Electric
Supply and the customer relationships they've built over the
years will provide an excellent platform for growth under
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acquisition bolsters Winsupply's presence in the Northwest, and
becomes our first electrical supplier to that region and our
second along the West Coast. Earlier this year, we acquired
Electrical Sales Inc. in Southern California."
Silva, a 31-year veteran of the electrical industry, will
continue in his leadership role as president as well as invest
equity in Tacoma Electric Supply. In the Winsupply co-ownership
business model, Winsupply Inc. has majority equity in each of
its locations, while the local company presidents and sometimes
employees own substantial equity.
About Winsupply Inc.
Winsupply Inc. (www.winsupplyinc.com)
is a leading supplier of residential and commercial construction
and industrial supplies and equipment headquartered in Dayton,
Ohio. The privately-held company has nearly 600 wholesaling
locations in 45 states and offers entrepreneurs the unique
opportunity to own a meaningful part of the local business.
Collectively, Winsupply is known as "The Winsupply Family of
Companies" and includes Win-branded locations, Noland Company,
Carr Supply, Security Plumbing & Heating Supply, Wyatt
Irrigation and Electrical Sales, Inc. In the family are
companies conducting business-to-business wholesale distribution
of supplies and equipment in plumbing and heating; hydronics;
pipe, valves and fittings; HVAC and refrigeration; electrical;
fastening hardware; waterworks and utility; pumps; turf
irrigation and landscape; and fire system fabrication. Follow
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