WESCO Buys Alaskan Distributor

WESCO International, Inc., Pittsburgh, has acquired the business of Potelcom Supply, Inc. headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. Potelcom is a single-branch distributor with annual sales of approximately $25 million that primarily operates in Alaska's utility, industrial and government markets.

“This acquisition strengthens and expands our utility, industrial and government market positions in Alaska, as well as broadens our supplier lines,” said Stephen Van Oss, WESCO's senior V.P. and COO. “Combining Potelcom's cabling expertise with WESCO's industrial MRO and construction expertise and data communication product offerings provides a complete solution for our customers in Alaska.”

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