Established in 1923, Turtle & Hughes is one of the leading distributors of electrical and industrial equipment in the United States. The company offers a range of customized value-added services and programs. It is a privately held company that has a staff of more than 200 employees. Turtle & Hughes is certified as a women-owned business enterprise (WBE) by the states of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas. Its divisions include switchgear, data communications, wire and cable, and industrial control and automation group. The company provides a variety of technical, custom construction and online commerce services. Turtle & Hughes supplies electrical, industrial and surface finishing products, such as abrasives, adhesives, carbide tools, motor controls, locks, relays, cutting oils, ladders and wiring devices.