Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, we continue to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity. We are one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with over $1 Billion in annual sales and over 900 employees across more than 60 branches in 26 states. Irby has experienced incredible growth over the past 5 years. As part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, we unite with a group of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.
Irby in a few words
Commercial, Contractor, and Industrial segments:
Irby provides products used in all industrial, oil and gas, and commercial & residential contractor applications, including wire and cable, lighting, retro-fits for energy savings, and all rough-in materials and devices. We also offer a complete line of value-added services including logistics management, energy audits, job trailers and automation support, customized e-commerce portals, and complete integrated supply capabilities.
Utility and Tool & Safety segments:
Irby Utilities is a service and solutions provider offering a complete portfolio of products from the industry’s leading manufacturers. Additionally we provide a range of value-added services, which includes transmission and substation packaging, high voltage testing and repair services, storeroom and logistics management, metering and automation support, lighting system design and layout, customized e-commerce portals, and complete integrated supply capabilities. Irby Utilities provides its products, services and solutions in all utility business segments - distribution, transmission, substation, generation and renewable energy.
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About Sonepar USA
is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in the business-to-business distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products and related solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. In the USA, we are represented by 15 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors and have over 700 locations with coverage in all 50 states.
About Sonepar Group
Irby is a member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Assisting customers in a wide range of markets and drawing on the skill and passion of its 44,500 associates, Sonepar has sales of €21.6 billion (as of December 31, 2017). Through a dense network of 167 operating companies spanning 44 countries and 5 continents, and the digital solutions developed, the Sonepar Group delivers greater service and enhanced customer relations every day.
Sonepar’s ambition is to become “La Référence” - the standard-setter for all its stakeholders. To learn more about the Sonepar Group, please visit