Main Electric History

Main Electric Supply is an electrical distributor based in Southern California. Main has fourteen (14) locations with inventory tailored to meet the unique needs in each market it serves. Main Electric Supply offers a variety services including: Project Management, estimating, technical support, logistics, training and much more.

The Beginning

Main Electric Supply was founded on October 14th, 1946 by Charles Vowels and Burt McCombs. Main Electric set out to meet the growing demands of the electrical industry as the market expanded. Operating on a word of mouth basis and building a reputation on excellent service, it was not long before Main Electric became a household name in the Los Angeles area. With a clear goal, reliable service and the right team Main has maintained faithful relationships with electricians who have grown accustomed with Main Electric’s service, supply, and reliability.

Our History Says it All

Main Electric was founded on a commitment to excellence in 1946. This commitment remains at the core of our business today as Main Electric continues the tradition of perfecting the customer experience. "We are committed to excellence, with quality products and the highest level of customer service to ensure that our customers complete their projects on-time and on-budget."