WESCO Acquires Canadian-headquartered EECOL Electric Corporation

 — PITTSBURGH, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, announced today that, through a wholly owned subsidiary, it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EECOL Electric Corporation, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and various affiliated companies for a purchase price of approximately CAD $1.14 billion..  Read more.