City Electric Supply is a third-generation family-owned international electric wholesale distributor headquartered in Dallas, Texas. CES is also the eighth largest electrical distributor in the North America. Tom and Georgina Mackie purchased CES in the United Kingdom in 1951 and expanded it to North America. In 1983 CES opened the first U.S. branch in Tampa, Florida. Today, CES employs more than 3,000 people in over 570 branches across North America. City Electric Supply provides personalized service and support for customers in the residential, commercial, and industrial marketplaces. While CES is a large company, it prides itself on staying true to its founding principle of empowering people to make local business decisions by providing customers tailored support for all their electric supply needs.