Wholesale Electric Supply is a global provider of high-quality products and comprehensive services for the industrial and commercial markets. From our beginnings in 1949 to our now global company, we continue to focus on our customers.  Our experience proves our consistency for providing superior customer solutions to the world.  We continue to grow worldwide as well as right in our hometown, making sure all customers’ needs are fulfilled.

We are much more than a products supplier, Wholesale Electric Supply provides customized solutions and services designed to ensure that projects are completed on-time and within budget. We are distributors of quality electrical products serving the engineering, construction, petrochemical, commercial, OEM, and utility industries.


  • Wholesale Electric Supply

  • McKinney

    Wholesale Electric Supply Company of Houston is founded

  • 4242 Gulf Freeway

    Moved to 4242 Gulf Freeway

  • 4040 Gulf Freeway

    Moved to 4040 Gulf Freeway


    Wholesale begins Construction Material Management
    with the Eastman Kodak job in Kingsport, TN.

  • First Branch - Clute

    First Branch is opened in Clute, Texas

  • Deer Park

    Deer Park, TX Branch is opened

  • ISO

    First Electrical Distributor to receive ISO Certification

  • Cable Management

    Cable Management System Created

  • Beaumont, Texas

    Beaumont, TX Branch is opened

  • Independent CMMS Division

    CMMS becomes a stand along business unit.

  • Green Light Ally Award

    Very first electrical distributor in the nation to receive
    Green Light Ally Award

  • Sulphur, Louisiana

    Sulphur, Louisiana Branch is opened


    Wholesale Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise
    National Council

  • Baton Rouge

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana Branch is opened

  • Texas City

    Texas City, TX Branch is opened

  • Victoria, Texas

    Victoria, TX Branch is opened

  • R & M Wholesale Electric - Dubai

    Opens R & M Wholesale Electric in Dubai, UAE

  • CMMS Canada

    Opened CMMS Canada in Kitimat, BC

  • Metairie, Louisiana

    Metairie, Louisiana Branch is opened

  • CMMS Australia

    Opened CMMS Australia in Gladstone, QLD

  • Lafayette, Louisiana

    Lafayette, Louisiana Branch is opened

  • McKellop Family

    The McKellop family purchases all outstanding
    shares of Wholesale Electric, ensuring the
    company will remain a family-owned independent
    distributor, following the wishes of the late
    founders, Marjorie and Clyde Rutland.

  • CMMS Iraq

    Wholesale Expands: Partners with Siraj Naybur
    in Basrah, Iraq

  • R & M Wholesale Electric - Abu Dhabi

    Opens R & M Wholesale Electric in Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Pascagoula, Mississippi

    Pascagoula branch opened

  • Wholesale Electric Asia

    Wholesale Electric Asia opens in Singapore, Philippines and Thailand.

  • Houston, Texas - Northwest

    Another location in Houston, TX opens in the Northwest region of the city.

  • Conroe, Texas

    Conroe, Texas Branch is opened.

  • Joliet, Illinois

    Joliet, Illinois branch opens.


Our Mission: Wholesale Electric Supply is dedicated to continual improvement for effective material management and fulfillment while meeting the needs of our partners.

Our Vision: Wholesale Electric Supply will define excellence in the electrical distribution industry and will continue to increase market share through ever evolving our operating efficiencies to exceed our partners’ needs and expectations.

Our Values:

Drive:  Be the best.
Agility:  Work hard and be flexible.
Service:  Focus on the customer.
Unity:  Trust and support each other.
Innovation:  Initiate the future. Anything is possible.