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About IMARK Group

IMARK Group, Inc. is a member-owned marketing group made up of over 1,100 independently owned electrical distributors throughout the United States. Our membership includes over 80 members in the Top 200 largest distributors in the country. Member companies serve their local customers from over 2,000 branch locations. With over 18% of the US electrical distribution market, the members of IMARK Group, Inc. constitute the largest member owned, member governed cooperative in the US electrical industry.

IMARK members are market leading companies serving the needs of electrical contractors, industrial and institutional MRO customers, electric utilities and other customer types throughout the country. At the heart of IMARK's success is its relationship with over 100 of the electrical industry's leading manufacturers and service providers. IMARK members work closely with these companies to satisfy end customers while members and suppliers maximize profitability, increase market share, and strengthen business relationships.

IMARK Group, Inc. is managed by the IMARK Board of Directors. The board is composed of member executives that oversee the efforts of a lean headquarters staff.

IMARK Group, Inc. is headquartered in Bowie, Maryland and was founded on February 1, 1996 as the result of a merger between The Independent Electrical Distributors Group (TIED) and Western Independent Electrical Distributors (WIED). In January 2009, IMARK Group, Inc. merged with the Equity/EDN marketing group. IMARK Group, Inc. is a haven for high quality electrical distributors that intend to maintain their independence and enjoy high quality relationships with the electrical industry's leading manufacturers.

One of the largest independent marketing cooperatives in the world, IMARK Group, Inc. is an associate member of the National Association of Electrical Distributors and the National Cooperative Business Association. IMARK Group, Inc. is a founding member of the United Cooperatives Alliance of the Americas (UCAA). UCAA is a federation of member-owned cooperatives. UCAA exists to preserve and protect the cooperative model by sharing best practices in an effort to improve returns, reduce cost and enhance business practices for its members and cooperative wholesale distribution, while preserving each group's cultural foundation. IMARK Group, Inc. is also a member/owner of IMELCO. IMELCO is the leading consortium of independent electrical distribution companies in Europe, Australia and the United States.


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