Crescent Electric Kicks Off Centennial Year

Crescent’s Peoria, Illinois office celebrates the start of its 100th year in business.

EAST DUBUQUE, Ill.—Crescent Electric Supply Company celebrated the start of its 100th year in business with catered lunches and anniversary cakes at each of the company’s 160 locations. The privately-held company was founded in 1919 by Titus Schmid in Dubuque, IA and is still family owned today.

From that single location in Dubuque, the company is now the eight largest electrical distributor in the U.S. with more than 2,000 employees and annual revenue in excess of $1B.

Crescent employees celebrate outside the Las Vegas location.

About Crescent Electric Supply:

Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the eight largest electrical distribution companies in the U.S. The Company serves contractors, commercial, institutional and industrial customers with a broad line of electrical, lighting, industrial, automation and datacomm products from 160 branches nationally. In addition to the Crescent Electric brand, customers are served by BA Supply in Missouri, Interstate Electric Supply in Idaho, Stoneway Electric in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, MESCO Electrical in Ohio and Womack Electric in Virginia and North Carolina.

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