Providing quality products and superior service since 1895
Rumsey is the tri-state area’s largest employee owned, ISO certified independent distributor. Since 1895, Rumsey and its highly trained, expert staff has been solving the most demanding electrical, automation, lighting, switchgear, power transmission, and datacom needs.
Our full-line of stocking, sourcing, and delivery capabilities enable us to meet your most challenging needs with next-day delivery across the trading area. Our 135,000 square-foot central distribution facility in Conshohocken, PA and 12 branch locations means we are always close by and ready to meet your needs.
From our earliest days when George and Eugene Rumsey furnished turnkey electric generation and distribution systems to our present day as a diverse products and services organization, Rumsey’s focus continues to be providing quality and service to our customers. We are very proud to provide quality service and products to the marketplace and take great pride in our talented team.
1887George & Eugene Rumsey graduate from the first Electrical Engineering Class at Cornell University
1895To serve the expanding electrification of the Northeast, The Rumsey brothers found Rumsey Electric Company
1900Rumsey Electric becomes known as the leading source of technical expertise for the sale and installation of the systems required for electrification
1910As the need for electrical components grows, Rumsey expands into electrical wholesale
1941Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation appoints Rumsey Electric as an authorized distributor
1989Rumsey acquires TAB Electric in Trenton, NJ
1993Conshohocken, PA becomes the new headquarters & CDC location
1994Lighting Systems joins Rumsey as a wholly owned subsidiary
1997Tecot Electric Supply, a Delaware based distributorship is acquired by Rumsey
2004Relay & Power Systems is formed as a wholly owned subsidiary
2015Rumsey acquires Transmission Engineering Company (TECO) and expands its power transmission offerings.
2018Rumsey launches Rumsey Site Services after being named the first Authorized Service Provider in the US by Rockwell Automation.