Rexel Finalizes Winkle Acquisition

International multichannel distributor Rexel USA says it has closed on its acquisition of Winkle Electric Company.
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Rexel USA, Inc. (RXL:PA), an international multichannel distributor, has finalized its acquisition of Winkle Electric Company, a Rockwell Automation distributor with branch locations in Youngstown, Ohio and Erie, Pennsylvania.

Rexel says the deal will expand its presence as a leading authorized Rockwell Automation distributor and “strengthens its distribution network” in eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and western New York.

“We are thrilled to welcome the Winkle Electric team to the Rexel USA family,” said Julie Lotesto-Smith, Midwest Region President. “Rexel USA and Winkle share a common culture and is a great fit for the Midwest region to continue to grow and expand. Winkle complements Rexel USA’s existing product and services portfolio and enables us to further our market reach in Eastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and Western New York. We’re looking forward to partnering with Winkle’s 44 employees as we continue to deliver outstanding service and solutions to our customers.”

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