About Independent Electric Supply


Our Purpose Statement:

  • The purpose of Independent Electrical Supply is to be an integral part of our customers and manufacturing  partners growth and success.
  • We will do this by providing  exceptional customer service, well trained friendly associates, industry leading added value and most important, by being recognized as the lowest total cost supplier in the markets we serve

Independent Electric Supply, Inc. opened in 1976 with ten employees to serve electrical contractors working in the high-tech aerospace industry. Today, Independent Electric Supply operates 16 electrical supply branches in the North California area, San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley, Central Coast and 7 locations throughout Arizona.

Through the facilities listed above, Independent Electric Supply focuses on traditional electrical supply with dedicated specialists in lighting, switchgear, wire management, tool & safety, renewable energy and enhance logistics solutions to meet specific customer needs.

Independent Electric Supply also operates two specialty divisions—Independent Power Systems  in Sacramento, Westminster, and San Diego, California; and Independent Utility Supply in West Sacramento and Tracy, California.

Employing more than 450 people and managing over 1 million square feet of warehouse space; Independent is one of the strongest electrical distributors in the markets we serve.

In August 2011, Independent Electric Supply was acquired by Sonepar USA, a division of the privately held Sonepar Group.