Established in 1913, North Coast Electric is one of the largest electrical distributors in the United States. Based in Eugene, Ore., the company is a full-line distributor of electrical equipment to the electrical contractor, factory automation, industrial maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) and commercial/institutional markets. It offers a range of services pertaining to automation group, cellular solutions and Datacom, to name a few. The company provides various products, such as ballasts, batteries, cords, emergency lighting, fans and ladders. TED Magazine has awarded North Coast Electric with the Best of the Best marketing excellence merchandising award in the year 2009.