United Electric Supply, Wilmington, Delaware, has acquired Kovalsky-Carr Electric Company, Rochester, N.Y., with expertise in the residential, commercial and industrial industries.
Kovalsky-Carr will continue to operate as an independent distributor, a subsidiary of United Electric Supply Co., and service their existing customers with a focused effort on expansion in Rochester and the surrounding area.
“Being part of United Electric and their ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) will support our long-term goal to invest in our associates and expand our business,” said Arnold Kovalsky, president, Kovalsky-Carr Electric Supply. “Our two companies share a philosophy and culture that focuses on our customers’ success.”
“The merger of Kovalsky-Carr and United Electric begins to fulfill our long-term objective to become a multi-regional distributor supporting independent operating brands,” said George Vorwick, president and CEO, United Electric Supply. “This is an opportunity for us to leverage our investments in our employee value proposition and career development to aggressively expand our business outside of our existing footprint.”
United Electric Supply Co. is a supplier of electrical products and advanced services for the construction and industrial markets. With over 300 employees, United has locations throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia.