BELGIUM — On Tuesday, January 18, Cebeo, a member of the Sonepar Group and a leading Belgian distributor of electrical equipment, announced that it had reached an agreement to take over the activities of Electro Meers, based in Heusden-Zolder, as of April 1, 2022.
The activities of Electro Meers account for an annual turnover of approximately €5 million. The four associates of Electro Meers will be joining Cebeo. With this new branch in Heusden-Zolder, Cebeo will expand its presence in the province of Limburg to six branches – in addition to Genk, Ham, Hasselt, Sint-Truiden and Tongeren.
About Electro Meers
Electro Meers is a distributor of electro-technical material based in Heusden-Zolder. Founded 33 years ago by Marc Meers, it is specialized in electrotechnical material, lighting, and services for residential, industrial, and private applications. With its team of four professionals, the company has a strong local anchoring and in recent years has achieved impressive organic growth.
Cebeo, founded in 1922 and a member of the Sonepar Group, is the Belgian leader in the distribution of electrical equipment, solutions, and related services for professionals. With a turnover of 608 million euros, and with its 1100 employees and 55 branches, Cebeo continuously invests in order to offer its customers the best services in the fields of logistics, technical support, and digitalization.
Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B2B distribution of electrical products, solutions, and related services. Through a dense network of 100 brands spanning 40 countries, the Group has an ambitious transformation agenda to become the first global B-to-B electrical distributor to provide a fully digitalized and synchronized omnichannel experience to all customers. Drawing on the skill and passion of its 45,000 associates, Sonepar had sales of €23 billion in 2020.