Electrical Distributors Make the Inc. 5,000 List

Rumsey Electric Supply landed on Inc. magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the United States. The Conshohocken, Pa.-based electrical distributor, which was listed 4,636th on the list, posted sales growth of 51 percent between 2004 and 2007, increasing its revenues from $114.6 million to $173.1 million.

The employee-owned firm, which has about 250 workers, achieved the sales increase by focusing on four areas of electrical distribution: electrical construction distribution, utility products and services, relay and power systems and lighting systems for retail sales, according to the magazine.

Other electrical distributors and on the list included Service Lighting and Electrical Supplies, a lamp specialist in Mesquite, Texas (number 1,115); Inline Electric Supply, Huntsville, Ala. (2,221); and Maltby Electric, San Francisco (3,697). A couple of electrical products recyclers and surplus dealers also made the list: Southland Electrical Supply, Burlington, N.C. (2,175), and Relectric Supply, San Jose, Calif. (2,365), along with about 30 electrical contractors.

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