Our Story

Since 1960, Gresco has served the electrical supply needs of hundreds of utility customers in the Southeast region by providing products and solutions they need to build and maintain power systems. Over the years, we’ve expanded our geographical reach with a network of strategically-located warehouses and evolved our product offerings to continue to serve customers in new and emerging markets throughout the US.


February 1960, at least 15 cooperatives agree to start Gresco. By August, Gresco is incorporated and doing business with 24 cooperatives in the southeast.


Gresco began building its first warehouse in Reynolds, GA.


The Georgia warehouse undergoes several expansions.


Gresco sends assistance to CEE-US in response to Hurricane Hugo, which made landfall in South Carolina.


We begin offering crane services to our utilities customers.


Membership is extended to outside of Georgia and Gresco begins offering its consigned stock program.


In December, Gresco opens its Dothan, AL location.


Gresco expands sales to Florida!


The Madison, AL warehouse opens. Effective 01/01/01, Georgia Rural Electric Service Corporation becomes Gresco Utility Supply, Inc. This year, Gresco hosts its first expo!


Gresco completes its building project in Wildwood, FL.


Gresco opens a new location in Mount Olive, MS.


The Gresco Headquarters and the Georgia Division are relocated to Forsyth, GA.


We begin offering wire cutting and paralleling services.


Gresco Technology Solutions becomes an authorized DJI dealer and begins selling drone equipment.


After partnering with major manufacturers, Gresco becomes an authorized distributor of solar products and EV charging stations.


Gresco begins its first major expansion of the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia facilities.


Nearly all construction is complete. The total square footage of Gresco’s warehouse and office spaces in AL, FL and GA is 280,508, an increase of more than 50%!

Every step of the way
Today, Gresco’s diverse portfolio includes products and services in lighting, tools, telecom, solar, EV charging stations, and unmanned aircraft systems. What hasn’t changed is our commitment to bringing innovative solutions that improve operational efficiency and help our customers grow and succeed. And, we do it all while carrying on Gresco’s decades-long legacy of providing exceptional service to every partner, every step of the way.


Gresco’s mission is to be a trusted supply chain partner with an unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service and the highest quality products. We welcome challenge, embrace change, and pursue excellence. We are devoted to empowering our employees, promoting ethical behavior, and enriching our communities.


Gresco’s vision is to be the industry leader in innovative supply chain solutions most admired for its performance and its people.

Service. Integrity. Commitment.

That’s our promise. At Gresco, we understand that you have commitments to fulfill with your customers, just as we do to you. We continually expand our line of innovative solutions and cost-effective programs to help our customers grow their business and widen their reach. No matter how large or small, we are confident that we can meet the unique demands of our partners today and tomorrow.

Corporate Responsibility

Gresco’s philosophy of corporate responsibility is deeply rooted in our mission and vision. We are dedicated to supporting our employees, operating with the highest ethical standards, and enriching our communities. As a trusted partner to dozens of utilities, cooperatives and municipalities in the southeast, Gresco feels special ties to the regions that our customers serve. To this end, we are always exploring new ways to partner with local organizations and make a positive social impact. Our goal is to continue to strengthen ties to our communities with initiatives that reflect our corporate values.

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