Founded in 1923, Turtle is a fourth-generation, family-owned, and three-generation women-owned business, and one of the nation’s largest independent electrical and industrial distributors. Headquartered in Clark, NJ, our Electrical Distribution division operates 14 branches spanning from coast to coast. It is a significant force in the engineering and procurement of power distribution, automation, lighting, and energy projects, offering integrated services for the industrial and construction markets. Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS) division provides on-site MRO procurement, cost-saving, and spend analytics across the US and in Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. Turtle is proud to be recognized by NJBiz as one of New Jersey's Best Places to Work in New Jersey in 2023, and ranked third amongst NJ's Top Privately Held, Women-Owned Companies.
One of the country’s top 50 women-owned businesses, Turtle & Hughes is proud of its long history of hands-on management by women. Today, under the leadership of CEO Jayne Millard, great granddaughter of co-founder M. Berry Turtle, the company remains true to its motto, “First in the long run.” It is dedicated to best practices by adding value to customers across all components of the supply chain from turnkey engineering and design to operational and logistical support.