Communications Supply Corporation Extends its National Footprint
Announces New Location in Salt Lake City, Utah

PITTSBURGH, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of  electrical MRO products, construction materials, and advanced integrated supply procurement outsourcing services, today announced the grand opening of its new Communications Supply Corporation (CSC) branch located in Salt Lake City, Utah as part of their 2010 national expansion plan.

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This new CSC branch location supports WESCO's continued commitment to servicing more customers throughout the nation with local sales, support and inventory.  In addition, this new location will be co-located within a current WESCO facility, providing customers with a one-stop shop for all of their data communications, security and electrical product needs. WESCO has opened 9 new CSC branches across the country in the last year and expects to open at least 10 in 2010.  

"We are extremely excited to announce the opening of our new branch in Salt Lake City.  By expanding our national footprint, more customers will be able to experience the people, passion and expertise that make CSC the distributor of choice amongst the nation's top contractors and security integrators.  In addition, current CSC customers will continue to enjoy our flexible, customized approach to business in a new geography," said David Bemoras, Vice President of WESCO International, Inc and responsible for all Communications Supply Corporation's operations.

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) is a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, whose primary operating entity is WESCO Distribution, Inc.  WESCO Distribution is a leading distributor of electrical construction products and electrical and industrial maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies, and is the nation's largest provider of integrated supply services.  2009 annual sales were approximately $4.6 billion.  The Company employs approximately 6,100 people, maintains relationships with over 17,000 suppliers, and serves more than 113,000 customers worldwide.  Major markets include commercial and industrial firms, contractors, government agencies, educational institutions, telecommunications businesses and utilities.  WESCO operates seven fully automated distribution centers and approximately 380 full-service branches in North America and select international markets, providing a local presence for area customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

The matters discussed herein may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations.  Certain of these risks are set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009, as well as the Company's other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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