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China's electrical industry is stepping up innovation and gradually increases its global competitiveness.
 

China's electrical industry is stepping up innovation and gradually increases its global competitiveness

The entire Chinese electrical industry is actively and independently researching and developing key components and materials for power systems to effectively drive the transformation and modernization of the industry.

After years of development, China has become the largest country in the production of electrical and magnetic materials. Electrical products such as motors, wires and cables, as well as power supplies are being enhanced, with China benefiting from the advancement of the industrial environment, and is gradually becoming the world's largest and most advanced electrical appliance market.

Despite competition from abroad, China is striving to change from "electrical equipment manufacturer" to "electrical technology superpower".

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In our research "Who are the market leaders in wholesaling in Europe" for our new European survey, we have now reached Spain:

Spain excels in the electrical wholesaling by the fact that there are a large number of purchasing -/ marketing associations, of course the international organizations such as Fegime, Gewa, Idee and Imelco, have their partners in Spain.

The market leader is Sonepar Ibérica with 8 companies and round about 130 branches, the largest of which is Guerin, followed by Dielectro and Hispanofil. (Sonepar’s turnover is approx. EUR 430 m).

Number 2 is Imelco with its 2 strong organizations, Electroclub and Grudilec; together about 60 companies and over 300 branches.

Right behind is FEGIME España with its heavyweights like Berdin and Coeva or Electrofil. Also, the Bongrup now belongs to Fegime (Bongrup was founded in 2006, which is less active in the electrical sector, but rather in the sanitary area).

For completeness only: Gewa is involved with the Nou Grup and Idee with the Elektra group

ABM Rexel was renamed in Rexel Spain S.L. in February 2019. Its 47 branches and 4 logistics centers in Barcelona, ​​Granada, Madrid and Renteria generate sales of around EUR 185 m.

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Sorted by turnover, here is the rank order for the largest electrical wholesale companies in North America for the year 2014:

Sorted by turnover, here is the rank order for the largest electrical wholesale companies in North America for the year 2014:

1. Wesco (Pittsburgh/Pennsylvania) with EUR 7.07 bn
2. Sonepar North America (Charleston/South Carolina) with EUR 6.36 bn
3. Graybar Electric (St. Louis/Missouri) with EUR 5.38 bn
4. Rexel USA (Dallas/Texas) with EUR 4.48 bn

They are followed by Consolidated Electrical Distributors (CED), HD Supply Power Solutions, Border States Electric and W.W. Grainger.

 

 

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