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Crescent Electric—Company Overview

Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the largest independent distributors of electrical hardware and supplies in the U.S. Based in East Dubuque, Illinois, Crescent Electric has 141 distribution facilities in 27 states, serving contractors, original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) needs of commercial, industrial, institutional and utility customers nationwide.

Crescent Electric stocks lamps, light fixtures, switchgear, controls and more. We also stock all related construction materials, a complete range of industrial automation products and a huge selection of data communications and networking equipment.

These products and materials are stocked locally and all Crescent Electric locations have real-time access to the entire national inventory. In addition to benefiting from counter services at 141 Crescent Electric branches, customers can use this website to access order history, create quotes and place orders for local pickup or delivery. Customers can also choose from more than 200,000 products online and draw from the company's system-wide inventory of more than $120 million.

Continual education and training for our more than 1,700 employees assures customers of the most highly skilled staff in the industry. At Crescent Electric, all employees contribute to the success of our customers—from the sales professionals who help you plan your projects to the warehouse and delivery personnel who fill your orders.

Crescent Electric provides a full range of services including:

  • Bill of material ordering
  • Crescent managed inventory
  • Electronic data interchange
  • Electronic or fax delivery of invoices
  • Job accounting and summary billing
  • Crescent Financial Services
  • Service level reports
  • Automation solutions
  • Kitting

Today, as we near our first full century of service to the industry, Crescent Electric holds fast to the principles that have guided our growth since Titus B. Schmid founded the company in 1919. Customers stay with us year after year, decade after decade, because of our unmatched service, flexibility, local inventory, and the time-tested business values that have always been the foundation of our business.