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Cooper Electric Customer Competes in 2017 Ideal National Championship

Jeff H of LIT Technologies in the 2017 Ideal National Championship Competition

Monroe, NJ – December 6,2017 – Cooper Electric's customer, Jeff Holota- owner of LIT Technologies, competed in this year's Ideal National Championship Competition held at Disney's Coronado Resort. Ideal Industries manufactures hand tools, safety products and wire termination, connection and management products. Jeff was the semi-winner of the "Professional Category" in the North Jersey territory and advanced to the semi-finals and final round in Florida.

Contestants needed to demonstrate both their problem-solving and physical skills across five categories: Pulling wire, cutting, stripping, terminating and testing through a multi-station speed test judged by fastest completion time and overall accuracy of the wire connection. More than 30,000 contestants competed nationally in this year's competition, all hoping to win a grand prize of $75,000. Jeff advanced as one of the top 28 round of professional contractors which is very impressive!

For his participation and hard work, Jeff was presented with an Ideal prize package of tools, valued at $325.

About Cooper Electric

Cooper Electric provides the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania markets with expert electrical supply and service capabilities. Established in 1961 as a family-owned business, Cooper Electric, a Sonepar USA company, is a full-line, single source distributor with specialty solutions to support the needs of their customers. Headquartered in Monroe, NJ, Cooper Electric has 30 locations and is supported by Distribution Centers throughout the tristate area. For more information visit cooper-electric.com.

About Sonepar USA

Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned company with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services and solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar USA is represented by 14 locally-managed operating companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, visit soneparusa.com.