Cooper Electric announces Square D Premier Distributor status in their Lehigh Valley and South Jersey branches
Tinton Falls, NJ, November 20, 2008 – Cooper Electric Supply Co., a leading provider of electrical supplies serving the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania markets, has become an exclusive premier Square D Distributor at its Lehigh Valley and Southern New Jersey branches. The branches included are Bethlehem, PA, Phillipsburg, NJ, Vineland, NJ, West Berlin, NJ, Lansdowne, PA, Hamilton, NJ, and Egg Harbor, NJ. Cooper Electric is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, located in Philadelphia, PA. Square D is a division of Schneider Electric.
Adding to these locations is the perfect balance to the wide range of Square D products already distributed by several premier Cooper Electric branches. As Cooper continues to execute its strategic plan of growth in the target areas of contractors, commercial, and industrial sales, customers will benefit by this with increased inventory at the local Cooper branches, new promotions from Square D, and increased service from Cooper sales representatives.
"We believe the addition of Square D to our Bethlehem, Phillipsburg and Southern NJ branches will provide our customers with superior products and sales expertise for the industrial, automation, and distribution markets”, says Tom Brady, Regional Sales Manager of Cooper Electric Supply Co.
Cooper will supply and support Square D’s automation products, as well as the current switchgear, controls, and industrial product lines, which are favored by the industrial, commercial, and contractor markets alike.
"We feel confident that Cooper Electric is well positioned for growth in these market areas. The vast inventory of quality products from Square D, one of the finest manufacturers in the country, is a critical component of our business. We intend to have their products take a leadership position in all our branches and regions; we succeed together - as partners,” says David Cooper, Executive Vice President of Cooper Electric Supply Co.
Square D products will be stocked at all Cooper branches throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and will continue to be stocked at Cooper’s state of the art distribution centers in both New York and New Jersey.
About Cooper Electric Supply Co.
For over 40 years, Cooper Electric has provided the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania markets with expert supply and service capabilities. Established in 1961 as a family-owned business, Cooper Electric, a Sonepar USA company, is an established full-line, single source wholesaler of electrical supplies. Headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ, Cooper Electric has over 30 locations, 600 employees strong, and is supported by state of the art Distribution Centers throughout the tri-state area. For more information please visit our website at www.cooper-electric.com or please call us at 732‑747-2233.
About Sonepar USA
Sonepar USA is made up of the finest electrical supply distributors in the United States. The company has over 4,600 associates in 12 companies operating more than 253 branches in 35 states. In 2007, Sonepar USA achieved $2.9 billion in revenue. It is a member of the Sonepar group - the world's largest privately held electrical distributor. Worldwide, Sonepar employs over 34,000 employees, with 2,050 branch locations and 2007 annual sales of $19 billion pro forma.
About Schneider Electric/Square D
Headquartered in Palatine, Ill., the North American Operating Division of Schneider Electric had sales of $3.7 billion (U.S.) in 2006. In the United States, Schneider Electric is best known by its flagship Square D brand, becoming increasingly known in the industrial control and automation markets and supported by many Square D distributors. For 100 years, Square D has been a market-leading brand of electrical distribution and industrial control products, systems and services. Visit Schneider Electric and Square D at www.us.squared.com