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 120 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 represents more than 600 vendors, including most major brands, and stocks over 500,000 different products, including 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. Our inventory is also available to customers via this website.

Continual education and training for our more than 1,400 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.

Crescent Electric delivers what you want, where you want it, when you want it—with NO SURPRISES!