The History of Sonepar Suisse
Founded in January 2000, Sonepar Suisse was not always the company it is now.
Much has changed over the years: here is a snapshot of the company's key milestones.
Takeover of Fabbri SA by Sonepar Italy and incorporation in Sonepar Group
Sosh & Electroplast
Founding of Sosh and takeover of Electroplast by Sonepar Group
Electroplast merges with Léopold company
Dineo is taken over by Sonepar Group and joins Sosh.
Dysbox joins Sosh. Dineo is wound up a few years later.
Winterhalter + Fenner, ElectroLAN join the 3 smaller companies. Sosh is renamed «Sonepar Suisse».
Sonepar Suisse in 2019: 5 companies at 14 locations with a total of 450 employees and ranked second in the wholesale market for electrical products.
The benchmark in the Swiss electrical wholesale business
Sonepar Suisse is one of the market leaders in the Swiss electrical wholesale market, selling electrical goods from national and international suppliers to customers in trade, commerce and industry.
Following the motto «think global – act local», Sonepar Suisse, with five companies in 15 locations throughout Switzerland and the know-how of more than 450 employees, has an extensive presence and offers fast, reliable and professional service. With this organizational format, unique to Switzerland, we are able to fulfill customer needs at the highest level.
Respect for national and regional characteristics is one of the key success factors of the Sonepar corporate philosophy. It forms the basis for our success. Locally, at each Sonepar location, our activities ensure customer satisfaction, guaranteeing our future growth.