• hot buys

    join us
    at the expo

    See the newest products and services plus get some training
    at our Solutions and Technology Expo. It will be held March 7,
    9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Marriott West in Minneapolis, MN.

    find out more

  • hot buys

    mro hot buys

    Check out the latest MRO products we have available
    at deep discounts.

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  • new app

    BSE launches
    e-commerce app

    With our new app you can search products, shop and manage
    your account all from your smartphone or tablet.

    find out more

  • demo truck

    demo truck winter schedule

    Come and check out the newest tools, products and technology from industry-leading manufacturers. Our truck is completely
    self-contained, making it available to travel wherever you need.
    See live demos and get an up close and personal overview of
    the products you want and need.

    find out more

  • night golfing

    leds making night golfing a reality

    The chill of winter is still in the air in most places. The dark of
    night falls early as well. But for lovers of golf (and other activities), willing to bundle up now, or in the summer, to escape the heat of day, LEDs may be bringing the answer.

    find out more

  • milwaukee

    in stock
    and ready

    In the market for Milwaukee Tools? Check out the tools we
    have available at our locations today.

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Featured Products

Wiremold® Outdoor Charging Stations

Wiremold® Outdoor
Charging Stations

The first outdoor power offering from Legrand focuses on supporting connectivity with a full family of mobile device charging stations that allows people to power up in the great outdoors.

Learn more about Wiremold®
Outdoor Charging Stations

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Fluke 279FC

Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeters

Find, repair, validate and report electrical issues quickly with this multimeter with integrated thermal imaging.

Learn more about Fluke 279
FC Thermal Multimeters

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Hubbell Power DA Bolt Puller

Hubbell Power DA Bolt Puller

Easily remove DA and other bolts. Great for extracting bent, tight, and stuck bolts. Safer and easier than driving bolt with a hammer and drift pin.

Learn more about Hubbell Power
DA Bolt Puller

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Supplytrax™ vending

Provide employees secure, 24/7 access to commonly-used materials and gear. AutoCrib reduces inventory levels, tracks use by employee and eliminates stock outs.

Learn more about AutoCrib

wire and cable Catalog

Wire AND CABLE Catalog

Our wire services will meet your job site needs and include color feeder wire; wire paralleling and cutting, on-site delivery, compartmentalized reels, installed pulling heads and specialized reels.

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THHN vs. XHHW: What Is the Difference?

When designing and building a new facility, machine or appliance, engineers need to know the strengths and weaknesses of each wire available for the job.

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