Electrical Equipment Company (EECO) has been named one of the top 100 largest private companies by Grant Thornton in a statewide ranking of North Carolina businesses that included a variety of companies from across the state.
Founded in 1926, EECO is an electrical distributor and industrial service provider specializing in automation, motor and electrical usage needs. EECO operates from 19 locations from Virginia to Georgia with four locations in North Carolina including its headquarters in Raleigh NC.
The Company was ranked #61 in the Grant Thornton ranking that also included some notable local, Raleigh area companies such as SAS Institute, LORD Corp., and Gregory Poole Equipment, among others.
About the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100(R) Awards
Since 1984, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100) has ranked the state’s largest private companies. Inclusion in the NC100 is voluntary, and rankings are based on revenue in the most recent fiscal year. To be considered, companies must be headquartered in North Carolina, may not be a subsidiary of another company and cannot have publicly traded stock. Nonprofit, financial-services and health-care companies are excluded from the ranking, however, companies owned by private equity are allowed.
This exclusive award identifies and celebrates the successes of dynamic privately-held businesses that have unlocked their potential for growth. Nominations for the award were received between August 17 and September 15. Survey results are published in the October issue of Business North Carolina magazine. For more information, visit www.GrantThornton.com/NC100.
About Grant Thornton L.L.P.
Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. In the United States, Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 57 offices with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees. Grant Thornton works with a broad range of dynamic publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions and civic and religious organizations.
EECO is also a nationally ranked top 100 electrical distributor in the most recent (2013) ranking from Electrical Wholesaling magazine.
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