About Us

About Us

Viking Electric was founded in 1964 in St. Paul, Minnesota as a family-owned electrical distributor with 7,000-square-feet of warehouse space and a mission to be a leader in the electrical distribution industry.

Today, Viking Electric has grown to 21 locations across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Our focus has moved beyond our core identity as an electrical distributor, to delivering exceptional services and logistical solutions for our customers. Viking Electric’s customers include residential and commercial electrical contractors, as well as the industrial market.

Viking Electric is part of the Sonepar Group, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Through a dense network of 167 operating companies spanning 44 countries and 5 continents, and the digital solutions developed, the Sonepar Group delivers greater service and enhanced customer relations every day.

About Sonepar USA

Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned company with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services and solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar USA is represented by 14 locally-managed operating companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, soneparusa.com.

About The Sonepar Group

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Assisting customers in a wide range of markets and drawing on the skill and passion of its 46,000 associates, Sonepar has sales of €22.4 billion (as of December 31, 2018). Through a dense network of 170 operating companies spanning 44 countries and 5 continents, and the digital solutions developed, the Sonepar Group delivers greater service and enhanced customer relations every day. Sonepar’s ambition is to become “La Référence” - the standard-setter for all its stakeholders. For more information, sonepar.com.

Sonepar Code of Conduct

"Compliance is everyone's responsibility at Sonepar, every day in everything we do."

- Philippe Delpech, CEO of Sonepar