Turtle & Hughes, Inc., Linden, N.J., has acquired Mid-Island Electrical Supply, Commack, N.Y., a full-service distributor serving the automation, construction, industrial, OEM, commercial, institutional and municipal markets in New York City, Long Island and the Hudson Valley.
In a press release publicly announcing the acquisition, Jayne Millard, the Turtle & Hughes CEO, said, “As Turtle & Hughes continues to strengthen its role in the industrial marketplace, we are excited to join forces with another highly regarded automation distributor. Mid-Island has built an exceptional legacy with 62 years of brand equity in the marketplace and a long history of providing outstanding value to customers. We share a strong track record, integrity, and the commitment to helping customers leverage technology for competitive advantage.”
Mid-Island will continue to operate as a branch of Turtle & Hughes, under the Mid-Island name. Billy Wresch, currently president of Mid-Island Electrical Supply, will manage the branch as Vice President, Mid-Island Electrical Supply. “This is one of those deals that makes a lot of sense, said Wresch in the release. “When you bring together two similar cultures, exceptional people, and fiercely competitive managers, only good things can happen. Our best years are ahead of us.”
Both companies are EW Top 200 distributors. Turtle & Hughes was ranked #26 and Mid-Island Electrical Supply was ranked #139 on the 2012 listing.