WESCO International, Inc.

Industry: Hardware Electronics

Fortune Rank: 448

WESCO International, Inc. engages in the distribution of electrical supplies and equipment, and provision of integrated supply procurement services in the United States. Its product offerings include electrical supplies, industrial supplies, power distribution, lighting, wire and conduit, and data communications, as well as control, automation, and motors. In addition to its product sales, the company offers services and procurement solutions, including national accounts programs, integrated supply programs, and project programs. WESCO offers its products and services to industrial companies; electrical contractors for industrial, commercial, and residential projects; utility companies; and commercial, institutional, and governmental customers. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated approximately 350 branch locations and 5 distribution centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Guam, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, the United Arab Emirates, and Singapore. WESCO International is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

WESCO International, Inc.

WESCO International, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 WESCO International, Inc. was ranked number 448 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 448th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

WESCO International, Inc. achieved revenue of $4,624.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $105.10 million.

WESCO International, Inc.'s rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 406th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $6,111 million (a change of -2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $213 million (a change of -108 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then WESCO International, Inc. would be ranked 354th rather than 448th due to its profits of $105 in 2010.

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