Sonepar had sales of 32.4 billion euros in 2022, up 28% compared to 2021.
Sonepar completed 20 acquisitions and welcomed 2,100 new associates into the Sonepar family last year.
Sonepar reported that it is modernizing its supply chain and deploying the “first omnichannel platform in the distribution industry, called Spark.” They automated central distribution centers in the U.S. at Cooper Electric and North Coast and launched Spark in Belgium, France, Italy and Norway.
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