Crescent Electric Supply To Acquire Broken Arrow Locations

Dual brand strategy to be adopted in served markets

EAST DUBUQUE, Illinois, September 30, 2010 — Crescent Electric Supply Company has announced the purchase of three branch operations from Broken Arrow Electric Supply, Inc. (Broken Arrow, OK). Located in Lee’s Summit, Warrensburg and Warsaw, Missouri, the acquired locations will operate under the BA Electric Supply name.

The BA Electric Supply team will remain in place and will provide all customers with uninterrupted service and support. No changes in suppliers or product lines are planned and the purchase is anticipated to be completed by November 1, 2010.

“We’re excited to have acquired the Missouri operations of Broken Arrow,” noted Marty Burbridge, Crescent Electric Supply president and CEO. “We will maintain a two brand strategy and these three locations will compete with Crescent Electric branches serving the same markets.”

About Crescent:

Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the U.S. The Company serves contractors, utilities, institutional and industrial customers with a broad line of electrical, lighting, automation and datacom products from 115 branches nationally.

Crescent Electric offers a wide range of value added services that can improve the efficiency and profitability of our customers. Contractors will profit from TPM – our Total Project Management software, inventory staging and kitting services: Industrial customers will benefit from the application expertise offered by our Industrial Solutions Center: Facility managers and building owners will realize lower energy usage and significantly reduced operating costs by taking advantage of our energy auditing services and electrical retrofit capabilities.

Established in 1919, Crescent Electric is a family owned business that is dedicated to being the leading distributor of quality products through value-added services. For more information phone 815-747-3145.


Dennis DeSousa
Senior Vice President, –Business Development
[email protected]

Crescent Electric Supply Company
7750 Dunleith Drive
East Dubuque, IL 61025