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WESCO is a distributor of electrical, industrial and communications MRO and OEM products. Read more

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Sonepar USA is perceived as one of WESCO's biggest rivals. Sonepar USA was founded in 1969, and its headquarters is in Charleston, South Carolina. Sonepar USA competes in the Electrical & Electronics goods field. Sonepar USA has 14,900 more employees than WESCO.

Graybar is one of WESCO's top rivals. Graybar is a Public company that was founded in 1869 in Clayton, Missouri. Graybar operates in the Electrical Components & Equipment industry. Compared to WESCO, Graybar has 900 fewer employees.

Rexel S.A. is WESCO's #3 rival. Rexel S.A. is a Public company that was founded in Paris, Île-de-France in 1967. Rexel S.A. is in the Heavy Electrical Equipment industry. Rexel S.A. has 14,391 more employees vs. WESCO.

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WESCO Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$14.4B

WESCO's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3.9B. Over the last four quarters, WESCO's revenue has grown by 93.7%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $4B; in Q4 2020, it was $4.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $4.1B; in Q2 2020, WESCO's revenue was $2.1B.

WESCO Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Anixter International Inc

Jan 2020

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$4.5B
Anixter is a supplier of communication and security products such as electronic wire, cables, fasteners, and surveillance cameras.

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North American Service Business, Sylvania Lighting Solution

Jan 2019

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undisclosed
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Atlanta Electrical Distributors

Feb 2016

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undisclosed
AED is an electrical distributor focuses on the construction, Maintenance, Repair and Operating markets.
Needham Electric Supply

Nov 2015

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undisclosed
Needham is an electrical distributor that focused on the commercial construction and lighting national account markets.
Hill Country Electric Supply

Apr 2015

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undisclosed
Hill Country Electric Supply is a wholesale electric supply company for commercial, industrial and residential markets.

These are all the companies that WESCO has acquired. WESCO has acquired 13 companies and its latest acquisition was Anixter International Inc in Jan 2020. Anixter is a supplier of communication and security products such as electronic wire, cables, fasteners, and surveillance cameras.

WESCO Funding History

Since WESCO was founded in 1922, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total WESCO has raised $175.0M. WESCO's funding round was on May 1999 for a total of $175.0M

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IPO
May 1999
$175M
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Since WESCO was founded in 1922, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total WESCO has raised $175.0M. WESCO's funding round was on May 1999 for a total of $175.0M

WESCO Investments

No recent investments found related to WESCO

These are all the companies that WESCO has invested in. WESCO has invested 13 companies and its latest investment was Anixter International Inc in Jan 2020. Anixter is a supplier of communication and security products such as electronic wire, cables, fasteners, and surveillance cameras.

WESCO News

April 14, 2021Global Legal Chronicle

Rexel's Acquisition of Canadian Utility Business from WESCO International

McCarthy Tétrault advised Rexel in connection with the acquisition. On February 1, 2021, Rexel acquir... See more »
April 7, 2021MarketScreener

2021 Lean Leader Award Announced

(marketscreener.com) When it comes to implementing high-performing supply chain models, Lean principl... See more »
April 6, 2021MarketScreener

Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings Call

(marketscreener.com) WESCO International, Inc. will hold its first quarter 2021 earnings conference c... See more »
April 5, 2021planadviser

Lawsuit Says Retirement Plan Fiduciaries Failed to Monitor and Limit Revenue Sharing

The complaint against Wesco Distribution also alleges that the defendants chose higher-cost share cla... See more »
March 12, 2021MarketScreener

Included in 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

(marketscreener.com) WESCO International, Inc. , a leading provider of business-to-business distribut... See more »

WESCO Blogs

December 3, 2020WESCO Blog

Datacom Technical Debt: What It Is and How to Avoid It

We've all been there – a datacom network has not had any major upgrades in quite a while.... See more »
December 1, 2020WESCO Blog

The Difference Between Dashboarding, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning

In the age of the Internet of Things (IoT), there’s a lot of terminology floating around ... See more »
November 30, 2020WESCO Blog

3 Ways a Cooperative Contract Can Simplify Purchasing in 2021

As a purchasing professional, it can seem like your biggest hurdle is figuring out how to... See more »
November 18, 2020WESCO Blog

Smart Lighting: The Foundation of Smart Buildings and Cities | WESCO

What makes a building or city “smart?” One word: technology. More specifically, the Inter... See more »
November 16, 2020WESCO Blog

The ABCs of High Bay Lighting and Switching to LEDs

They say less is sometimes more, and we at Current completely agree: our fixtures use les... See more »
November 13, 2020WESCO Blog

WESCO's 2020 GPN Summit Encourages Virtual Collaboration

For the first time ever, WESCO’s annual Government Partner Network (GPN) Summit was held ... See more »
November 12, 2020WESCO Blog

Providing Safe and Compliant Power to Patient Care Spaces

As technology continues to advance, the need for power in health care facilities continue... See more »

WESCO Press Releases

April 4, 2019CENTRALCHARTS

WESCO International, Inc. Announces its First Quarter 2019 Earnings Call

PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) announced plans to ho... See more »
April 4, 2019StreetInsider

WESCO International, Inc. Announces its First Quarter 2019 Earnings Call

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) announced plans to hold its first quarter 2019 earnings confere... See more »
May 22, 2018StreetInsider

WESCO International, Inc. Announces Its Second Quarter Earnings Call and Upcoming Conference Presentations

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) announced plans to hold its second quarter 2018 earnings confer... See more »
April 26, 2018StreetInsider

WESCO International, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communicatio... See more »
March 2, 2018ForImmediateRelease

WESCO International, Inc. Announces Its First Quarter Earnings Call and Upcoming Conference Presentations

Travel & Tourism Industry release: PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - WESCO International, Inc.... See more »
February 1, 2018PR Newswire

WESCO International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of... See more »
January 9, 2017PR Newswire

WESCO International, Inc. Announces Its Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Call and Upcoming Investor Conference Presentations

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) announced plans to hol... See more »

WESCO Videos

April 1, 2015WESCO Distribution Vimeo Channel

"The Philips/WESCO Truck" on VIMEO

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March 3, 2015WESCO Distribution Vimeo Channel

"Financial Tools 02: Payback and ROI - Reframing the Tools" on VIMEO

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February 6, 2015WESCO Distribution Vimeo Channel

"Lighting Training 01" on VIMEO

The Value of One WattCast: WESCO Marketing... See more »
February 5, 2015WESCO Distribution Vimeo Channel

"January Customer Training Webinar: Cree Industrial Lighting Solutions" on VIMEO

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August 13, 2014WESCO Distribution Vimeo Channel

"ViewPoints Video Newsletter, Issue 3" on VIMEO

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WESCO Headquarters

225 West Station Square Drive, Suite 700

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania15219

1-412-454-2200

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WESCO Summary

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Overview

WESCO is a distributor of electrical, industrial and communications MRO and OEM products. WESCO was founded in 1922. WESCO's headquarters is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA 15219. It has raised 175.0M in 1 round. The latest round was in May 1...

CEO

WESCO's Chairman & CEO, John J. Engel, currently has an approval rating of 84%. WESCO's primary competitors are Sonepar USA, Graybar & Rexel S.A..

Website

wesco.com

Frequently Asked Questions about WESCO

  1. When was WESCO founded?

    WESCO was founded in 1922
  2. Who is WESCO's CEO?

    WESCO's CEO is John J. Engel
  3. How much revenue does WESCO generate?

    WESCO generates $14.4B in revenue
  4. How much funding does WESCO have?

    WESCO has historically raised $175M in funding
  1. Where is WESCO's headquarters?

    WESCO's headquarters is in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA
  2. How many employees does WESCO have?

    WESCO has 9,100 employees
  3. What sector does WESCO operate in?

    WESCO is in Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment, Technology Hardware
  4. Who are WESCO's competitors?

    WESCO's top competitors are Sonepar USA, Graybar, Rexel S.A.