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2012 MDM Market Leaders: Top Electrical Distributors No. 13

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Headquarters: Atlanta, GA
2011 Revenues: $557.5 million
Change in Sales from 2010: 23.9%
Employees: 600
Locations: 36
Acquisitions in 2011: Cobra Wire & Cable Inc.
Key Executives: President & CEO Robert W. Thomas; Sr. VP & CFO Matt Tyser; Sr. VP Logistics Bill Knight; Sr. VP Electrical & Assembly Business Alex Gonzalez; Sr. VP Marketing Larry Griffin; Sr. VP Manufacturing Tom Jones; Sr. VP Seacoast Electric David Quinn; Sr. VP Specialty Wire & Cable, President Cobra Wire & Cable Peter Sheehan

EIS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co., continued to post strong sales gains in 2011. Like many other electrical distributor, EIS began 2012 with the announcement of an acquisition. The company acquired Light Fabrications in Rochester, NY. Expanding the company's fabrication technology and engineering skills are a key part of its growth strategy, according to President and CEO Bob Thomas. The company is also looking for expansion opportunities in the Caribbean.

No. 14: Elliott Electric Supply

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