Devin Nielsen Joins the South Texas Team
August 21, 2023
We are pleased to announce Devin Nielsen has accepted a position with DSI Southwest as an outside sales representative covering the San Antonio and Rio Grande Valley territories.
Devin has 15 years of experience in the electrical/construction industry, spending the last seven yrs in roles of increasing responsibility within the purchasing group at Alterman Electric.
Devin is a hard working professional with some fantastic operational experience. He graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Economics from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Devin resides in North San Antonio and enjoys spending time with his family as well as many outdoor activities.
The DSI Southwest Team thrilled to have Devin on board and confident he will hit the ground running.
DSI Acquires Emmco & Associates
DSI Southwest is pleased to announce the acquisition of Emmco and Associates, a NEMRA member that has been serving the electrical industry in the southern half of Texas for almost 45 years. Both companies are thrilled about the new partnership which will take place in February 2023. Greg Pulido, Principal, stated “Emmco has been serving the electrical industry since 1978 and we are very confident this decision is a great avenue for us to carry on our company’s legacy of service and success”. Brian Damisch, Principal and VP with DSI added “The DSI Team has been paying close attention to the recent consolidation in our business, both with rep firms and in the channel. We felt it was important to have a larger presence across all of Texas because of the overlap in customers. Efficiencies from the acquisition will continue to allow us to invest in the most important part of our organizations, the employees, and also the tools needed to drive share gains for the manufacturers we represent while adding value to our mutual clients. We strongly feel our strategic and ethical approach to the market, combined with a customer service focused organization, can help build upon Emmco’s solid foundation of achievement well into the future.”
If you have any questions about this exciting news and what it will mean for you, please contact your local sales representative.
Jordan Gay Joins the Arkansas Team
September 12th, 2022
DSI is Excited to Welcome Jordan Gay to our Arkansas Sales Team!
Jordan has over 7 years of distribution experience serving various electrical markets across the state of Arkansas.
Jordan graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a BS in Soil, Water, and Environmental Sciences and is a diehard Razorback fan.
He has a true passion for the outdoors and loves to hunt, fish, and play golf.
Fred Rike Joins West TX Outside Sales
February 1, 2022
Please join me in welcoming Fred Rike to the DSI Team.
Syston Cable now Represented by DSI Southwest
November 1st, 2021
DSI is pleased to announce representing Syston Cable Technology for Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas starting on November 1st, 2021.
Syston is based in Chino, CA and is a global specialist in low voltage wire and cables including Network Ethernet, Coaxial (CATV, CCTV), Audio Speaker, Security, Control, Sound & Alarm, Fire Alarm, Thermostat (HVAC), Landscape Lighting & Tracer, LED Lighting + Dimming, Lutron Cable, Access Control, as well as Multimedia. Their four core values are Quality & Innovation, Customer Care, Great Value, and Going the Extra Mile. Please reach out to Craig Ferguson or your DSI Sales Rep on any opportunities.
Kristen Wander Joins the D/FW Team
October 16, 2020
Join us in welcoming Kristen Wander to the DSI Team.
Kristen has spent the previous 7 years with Summit Electric Supply in various roles of increasing responsibilities. She graduated from Louisiana Tech with a degree in Marketing and lives in Keller, TX with her husband Alex and dog Cambridge.
In her free time she enjoys listening to live music, working out, spending time with family and following her favorite team the Dallas Stars.
Hunter Edwards Joins the D/FW Team
October 15, 2020
DSI is pleased to announce Hunter Edwards has joined the team. Hunter graduated from Tarleton State University and has some great experience in the electrical industry most recently in purchasing with Bird Electric. He brings some great exposure to the oil & energy industry.
Hunter will focus on growing our distributor & end-user business in and around D/FW and Waco. Hunter lives in Burleson, TX where he likes to participate in outdoor activities as an active hunter and fisherman.
Representation of Galvan Expands to OK
March 1st, 2020
DSI is Excited to “Spring” into March by Representing Galvan in Oklahoma.
As the season is Getting Ready to Bloom…
This Groundhog Is Predicting It May Be Time to Upgrade the Grounding in Older Homes and Buildings-
Possible corrosion & code changes mean that rods driven 30yrs ago or installations that now require two rods (instead of just one) may need to be upgraded.
Take Advantage of the Soft Ground this Spring & Choose Galvan Ground Rods.
Proudly Made in the USA.
DSI Represents CH in TX, OK & Now AR
January 1st, 2020
DSI Southwest is pleased to announce we will represent Crouse-Hinds in Arkansas.
Crouse-Hinds has an extensive portfolio of solutions in harsh & hazardous environments; providing reliable, efficient, and safe electrical power management solutions.
“Crouse-Hinds is a flagship line for our agency” says Principal Brian Damisch, “We are excited to expand on our long-lasting partnership and continue providing first-class support in this new territory”.
DSI has inventory of Fittings-EMT/Rigid, Boxes, LT, & Hubs available for immediate shipment from our Dallas warehouse.
Expanded Territory with Patriot in OK & AR
November 1st, 2019
DSI Southwest is excited to announce that as of Nov. 1st, we will expand our territory of Patriot Industries to Oklahoma & Arkansas.
Patriot has an extensive line of Steel & Aluminum Conduit.
Patriot’s manufacturing facility is located in Virginia.
Expanded Territory with NEC in Arkansas
July 1st, 2019
DSI Southwest is excited to announce that as of July 1st, we will begin representing NEC in Arkansas.
“With over 30 yrs. in electrical distribution, NEC has shown to meet the needs of the industry. DSI has represented NEC in TX and OK and is excited about building on our successes in AR.”- Brian Damisch, Vice President.
NEC has an extensive line of UL-Compliant Nipples, Elbows, and Couplings.
NEC headquarters & manufacturing facility are located in Houston, Texas.
RYMCO Now Available at DSI Southwest
June 15th, 2019
DSI Southwest is excited to announce that as of June 15th, we will represent RYMCO in North Texas, Oklahoma & Arkansas.
RYMCO offers a full line of Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT), Intermediate Metallic Conduit (IMC), and Galvanized Rigid Conduit (GRC).
With over 30 years of experience as a steel tubing & pipe manufacturer, they ensure only the best quality & service.
DSI has an extensive inventory available for immediate shipment out of our Dallas warehouse.
DSI Expands Coverage of IPEX
April 1st, 2019
DSI Southwest is excited to announce that as of April 1st, we will begin representing Ipex in Oklahoma.
“IPEX has been a leader in the PVC Industry for 50+ years. Their passion for conducting business honestly, fairly, and with integrity, creates a customer first culture that they take a lot of pride in. We hope to build on this foundation in the new territory.” -Brian Damisch, Vice President.
Ipex offers a complete line of PVC Fittings, Elbows, Enclosures, Non-Metallic Flex, ENT, Spacers & Accessories.
Dallas Inventory is available for immediate shipment.
Aaron Wick Joins Oklahoma Outside Sales
March 1st, 2019
DSI is pleased to announce Aaron Wick will be joining the company starting March 1st. Aaron graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State and has over 8 years of experience in the electrical industry. He will focus on growing our distributor & end-user business in Northwest/Central OK while also concentrating heavily on key-distributor partners in Oklahoma City. We are confident his technical expertise & solid work ethic will help us to build-upon current relationships, while accelerating our rapid growth in the Oklahoma territory.
Aaron currently lives in Stillwater, OK with his wife & daughter, where he was born & raised.
DSI Welcomes Chris Adams as Vice President
January 21, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Chris Adams has joined DSI Southwest. Chris brings manufacturing and distribution experience, as well as strong end-user relationships to the team. He will be an integral piece to our overall strategy and continued growth in the market moving forward.
Prior to joining DSI, Chris spent 13 years at Eaton/Cooper and previous to that spent 12 years in electrical distribution with CED, Wesco, and Rexel. Chris has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He currently resides in Frisco with his wife and three children.
DSI Acquires Electrical Products of OK
March 21, 2018
DSI Southwest is expanding north with the acquisition of Electrical Products of Oklahoma (EPOK), effective February 1, 2018.
DSI now has 15 outside and 11 inside sales representatives covering North Texas and Oklahoma.With this consolidation, we are combining our two teams to better represent industry leading companies with increased efficiency, added resources, & ‘best in class’ service.
DSI was founded in 1961, and EPOK has been in business since 1979, and the combined company now feels it is stronger than ever.