About Us

Friedman warehouse

For over 80 years, Friedman Electric has provided commercial, industrial and residential customers with expert supply and service capabilities. Established in 1935 as a family-owned business, Friedman Electric steadily grew to eight (8) strategic locations by 1995. In 2006, we joined the Sonepar USA family which is made up of the finest electrical supply distributors in the United States. To better serve our customers, we now have 15 locations throughout Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, the Southern Tier and Central New York, state-of-the-art distribution centers and over 200 dedicated employees. Friedman Electric provides exceptional products and services to an array of markets such as:

  • Electrical Contractors (Residential and Commercial), Installers, General Contracting Industry
  • Industrial and Office Buildings
  • Educational Facilities
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Financial Institutions
  • Property Management
  • Natural Gas Industry

Our Service

When it comes to your electrical needs, our job is to make your job easier!

While supplying the standard electrical items you require every day, we also provide several unique services that set us apart from your typical distributor:

We have a 33,700 sq ft Regional Distribution Center and a 260,000 sq ft Central Distribution Center, with most valued brands in the industry. Specialty departments and divisions back up the expertise of our branch personnel:

  • Energy and Solar Solutions
  • Voice & Data Communications
  • Commercial Lighting
  • Oil & Gas
  • Automation & Control
  • Safety, Tool & Fastener
  • Residential Lighting
  • Switchgear
  • Generators
  • Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)

You can rely on us as an information resource. Turn to us for expertise in all aspects of electrical supply and services, including the intricacies of commercial and industrial lighting design, emergency power requirements, data communication products, industrial controls, and much more.

Friedman Electric prides itself on its value-added service offerings and its highly trained and knowledgeable staff. We have built a solid and compelling foundation of product, distribution, and customer relations. With one of the largest product offerings in the area, superior logistics, shared resources and strong vendor relations, Friedman Electric provides the highest level of customer service.

Our Capabilities:

  • Central Distribution Center (Monroe Twp, NJ)
    • 260,000 sq ft of warehouse space
  • Regional Distribution Center (Pittston, PA)
    • 33,700 sq ft of warehouse space
  • $60 million of inventory
  • Next-day delivery
  • 36 delivery trucks
  • 15 Locations with Counter and Will Call capabilities
  • 7 Lighting Design Center locations
  • Efficient Flow of Goods - Quality products where and when you need them!
  • Qualified and knowledgeable Sales Team & Department Specialists.
  • Regular promotions, Product specials and Customer Appreciation days
  • Affiliation with Key Industry Manufacturers and Associations

About Sonepar USA

Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned company with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services and solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar USA is represented by 14 locally-managed operating companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, visit soneparusa.com.

About The Sonepar Group

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 46,000 associates, Sonepar has sales of €22.4 billion (as of December 31, 2018). Through a dense network of 170 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. For more information, visit sonepar.com.

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