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WESCO Distribution Agrees to Buy Trydor Industries (Canada)

WESCO Distribution, Inc., No. 2 on MDM's list of top electrical distributors, through its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, has agreed to acquire Trydor Industries (Canada), Ltd., Surrey, British Columbia. WESCO Distribution is part of WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), Pittsburgh, PA.

Trydor Industries (Canada), Ltd. is a full-line distributor of high-voltage electrical products and services with annual sales of $35 million. In addition to its location in Surrey, Trydor has offices in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta.

"Combining the expertise and customer base of Trydor Industries and Brews Supply, which we acquired in October 2011, gives us a strong platform to grow our utility business in Canada," said John J. Engel, WESCO's CEO. "This acquisition is expected to be accretive to earnings by at least $0.05 per diluted share in the first year of operation."

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