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Wesco International

Wesco International is a publicly traded company having a good stock performance result. Wesco International is a fortune 500 stock listed company trading under WCC.  The company was established in 1998 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Wesco International primarily serves industrial companies, contractors for industrial, commercial, and residential projects, utility companies and commercial, institutional, and governmental customers. Since December 31, 2005, Wesco International operated through around 370 branches and 8 distribution centers located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Guam, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore.
Wesco International distributes electrical supplies and equipment. It also provides integrated supply procurement services. The company serves just about 100,000 customers worldwide offering more than 1,000,000 products from more than 24,000 suppliers utilizing electronic procurement and inventory replenishment system. Wesco’s products include electrical supplies such as wiring devices, fuses, terminals, connectors, tape, splicing and marking equipment, industrial supplies, including tools and testers, personal protection, consumables, janitorial and other maintenance, repair and operating supplies.
Its products also consist of power distribution supplies, which comprise circuit breakers, transformers, metering products, and bus way products; lighting products that include lamps, fixtures, and ballasts; and wire and conduit products. The company’s products also comprise control, automation, and motors, consisting of motor control devices, drives, surge and power protection, relays, timers, pushbuttons, and operator interfaces; and data communications products, such as cables, and cable management and connecting hardware.
Wesco offers a variety of supply management services that comprise outsourcing of the maintenance, repair and operating supplies purchasing process and providing technical support for manufacturing process improvements using automated solutions. It also implements inventory optimization programs assigning its employees as onsite support personnel The Company recommends energy-efficient product upgrades offering safety and product training for customer employees.
The Wesco’s varied customer base includes a range of industrial companies, contractors for industrial, commercial and residential projects, utility companies, commercial, institutional and governmental customers. Wesco’s top ten customers accounted for roughly 14 percent of its sales during the year ended December 31, 2005.

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