Turtle & Hughes Forms Rockwell Automation Sales Department

Turtle & Hughes has announced the creation of a dedicated Rockwell Automation Sales Department in the New York and New Jersey regions. Billy Wresch, formerly Vice President of Turtle & Hughes’ Mid-Island Electrical Supply subsidiary, has been named Vice President of Industrial Automation Sales and will lead the new department.
“We have performed very well in both the commercial and industrial market segments,” says Wresch. “Our long-time partner, Rockwell Automation, is introducing new technology that requires customer interaction on a new level. I’m looking forward to working with our talented specialists and salespeople so, together, we can continue to build on our success.”
In his new position, Wresch will oversee all of the company’s Rockwell Automation franchised branches in the New York and New Jersey regions. He will work closely with those Branch Managers to support and expand the company’s Rockwell Automation product and services line.
“Billy is the perfect candidate to help our customers harness Rockwell’s vision of the Connected Enterprise. With the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Turtle & Hughes is better positioned to partner with Rockwell in bringing these technologies to the New York and New Jersey marketplace,” says Jayne Millard, Chairman and CEO of Turtle & Hughes.
The existing Turtle & Hughes Industrial Control & Automation Department staff and Technology Specialists in New York and New Jersey will continue to support both the Commercial Sales Department and the Rockwell Automation Sales Department.
Turtle & Hughes, established in 1923, is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). It is a multi-commodity procurement company with 19 locations nationwide serving the industrial, construction, commercial, electrical contracting, export and utility markets. It is family-owned and employee-owned and ranks among the nation’s top 20 electrical distribution companies. Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS), a division of Turtle & Hughes, services Fortune 500 companies in the growing integrated supply market. It operates nationwide, and in Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico. It has been widely recognized as one of the industry leaders in providing world-class integrated supply programs.
Turtle & Hughes is an Authorized Distributor of Rockwell Automation in the following areas: New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon (East of Route 31), Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex and Union. New York City: Bronx, Manhattan and Queens. New York State: Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster (South of Route 28, excluding the township of Kingston) and Westchester.


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