10,000 sq foot + 4,000 sq. ft metal building on the back lot with a gas pump on site for vehicles.
30,000 sq. ft building, 4,000 sq. ft office with two trucks, 20 employees and material still moved by hand.
Highway department told us to move, so 50 employees and a 50,000 sq ft building to call our new home. We also purchased our first forklift.
Wholesale begins Construction Material Management System with Eastman Kodak job in Kingsport, TN.
First branch is opened in Clute, Texas. 32nd Anniversary.
First Electrical Distributor to receive the ISO Certification.
Second branch is opened in Deer Park, Texas.
Wholesales Cable Management System is created.
Third branch is opened in Beaumont, Texas.
Fourth branch is opened in Houston, Texas.
Very First Electrical Distributor in the nation to receive the Green Light Ally Award.
Fifth branch is opened in Sulphur, Louisiana.
Wholesale Certified by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.
Sixth branch is opened in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Seventh branch is opened in Texas City Texas.
Eighth branch is opened in Victoria, Texas.
Wholesale opens R&M Wholesale Electric in Dubai, UAE. (now closed)
Wholesale celebrates 60 years in business at the Houston Club.
Wholesale opens CMMS Australia in Gladstone, QLD.
Ninth branch is opened in Metairie, Louisiana.
Wholesale opens CMMS Canada in Kitimat, BC.
Tenth branch is opened in Lafayette, Louisiana. (now closed)
Born February 18, 1922 to a railroad family in East Houston, Marjorie R. Rutland grew up near Clyde, and they attended the same church in 1940, on her parents’ wedding anniversary of February 20th, Marjorie wed Clyde and then together founded Wholesale Electric Supply Company. As a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and mentor to several employees at Wholesale Electric, Marjorie R. Rutland and cared for and instilled her good values in others and played an enormous role in making Wholesale Electric Supply Company a world-wide success.
The McKellop family purchases all outstanding shares of Wholesale Electric Supply Co of Houston, Inc. ensuring the company will remain a family-owned independent distributor, following the wishes of the late founders.
Wholesale opens new facility in Texas City, Texas.
Wholesale opens CMMS Iraq & partners with Siraj Naybur in Basrah, Iraq. (now closed)
Wholesale opens new facility in Victoria, Texas.
Eleventh branch is opened in Pascagoula, Mississippi. (now closed)
Wholesale opens R&M Electric in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (now closed)
Wholesale celebrates 65 years in business at the NRG Center.
Wholesale opens new facility in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Wholesale opens in Asia - Singapore, Philippines, and Thailand.
Wholesale purchases the facility in Port Arthur, Texas.
Wholesale opens new facility in Lafayette, Louisiana. (now closed)
Wholesale opens new CMMS facility in Houston, Texas.
Twelfth branch is opened in Houston, Texas. (now closed)
Thirteenth branch is opened in Conroe, Texas.
Fourteenth branch is opened in Joliet, Illinois. (now closed)
Fifteenth branch is opened in Midland, Texas.
A non—profit corporation (applying for 501 (c) (3) tax exempt status) serving the needs of our communities.
Wholesale Electric Supply celebrates 70 years in business.
Wholesale Electric Supply opens new Midland Facility.
WES custom built software.
Migration complete January 2022.
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