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WESCO Agrees to Acquire Hi-Line Utility Supply Company

Acquisition will strengthen WESCO's utility portfolio.

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), Pittsburgh, PA, provider of electrical MRO products and construction materials, announced that WESCO Distribution, Inc., has agreed to acquire Hi-Line Utility Supply Company.

Hi-Line Utility is a provider of utility MRO and safety products, as well as rubber goods testing and certification services, with annualized revenues of $30 million from two branches in Elgin, IL, and Millbury, MA.

"The addition of Hi-Line augments WESCO's utility product and service offerings and strengthens our portfolio within utility and industrial end-markets," said John J. Engel, WESCO's president and CEO. 

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