Sunday, January 22, 2017

NorthEast Electrical Distributors Buys Boston’s Beacon

NorthEast Electrical Distributors, Brockton, Massachusetts, part of the Sonepar USA group of distributors, announced its purchase of Beacon Electrical Sales & Supply a two-location electrical distributor based in Massachusetts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Beacon Electrical, founded in 1979, is a family-owned business that serves its customers from locations in Peabody and Haverhill, Massachusetts. Beacon Electrical provides its customers with all their electrical product requirements, and has a long history of providing superior customer service.

Beacon owners Jack Pedra and John Wilson and the existing Beacon staff will join the NorthEast Electrical Distributors organization.

The acquisition reinforces NorthEast’s strategy to operate branch locations in areas that best serve the needs of its customers, said the press release announcing the deal.

“We are excited that both owners Jack Pedra and John Wilson, plus all of Beacon’s associates will be joining the NorthEast team” said Don Block, New England/Mid-Atlantic regional president of Sonepar USA.

NorthEast Electrical Distributors now serves electrical contractors, industrial, OEM, utility, and institutional customers through 32 branch locations in six New England states.

Sonepar established Northeast Electrical Distributors from seven locations it acquired from Branch Electric in 1999.

Sonepar is the largest electrical distributor in the U.S. market.