2013

July
Modern Distribution Management magazine ranks Summit no. 17 among the nation’s top 25 electrical distributors, based on reported annual sales for 2012.

May 29
Summit co-founder and former president Victor R. Jury Sr. passes away in Fort Worth, Texas after a brief illness.

May
Victoria, Texas service center opens.

2012

December
Summit releases its second mobile application – Conduit Fill Tracker.

October
Waynoka, Oklahoma service center opens.

September
Kenedy, Texas service center opens.

August
Summit celebrates its 35th Anniversary.

Abilene, Texas service center opens.

July
Pearsall, Texas service center opens to serve the Eagle Ford Shale.

Modern Distribution Management magazine ranks Summit no. 18 among the nation’s top 25 electrical distributors for the second year in a row, based on reported annual sales.

2011

December
Summit launches its first mobile application – the NEMA Configuration Guide.

November
Summit expands international sales efforts.

October
Summit associate is named the 1,000th EPEC Gold graduate in the nation, the National Association of Electrical Distributors' Electrical Products Education Course. Victor Jury Jr., Summit's president and CEO, remains one of three CEOs to earn EPEC Gold.

September
SAP, a world leader in enterprise application software solutions, selects Summit from a handful of customers to participate in a developmental project.

July
David Wascom, Summit's vice president of information technology and chief information officer, is appointed to the international board of directors for the America's SAP Users' Group.

May
Summit is officially certified by Trace International, a nonprofit association of corporations dedicated to ethical business practices and anti-bribery and anti-corruption efforts.

April
Summit acquires largest engineering, procurement, and construction (EP&C) deal in the company’s history, an expansion of Refineria de Cartagena (known as Reficar) in Cartagena, Colombia, Latin America.

January
Summit opens its own service center in the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

2010

November
Summit's President and CEO Victor Jury Jr. participates in a radio broadcast in support of Quality New Mexico, a non-profit organization that seeks to drive performance excellence in New Mexico organizations.

June
In its first industry rankings story, Modern Distribution Management magazine ranks Summit no. 18 among the nation’s top 25 electrical distributors, based on reported annual sales.

February
Waco, Texas service center opens.

January
Summit acquires its first international trademark (in the United Arab Emirates).

2009

October
Summit opens engineering, procurement, and construction (EP&C) division based out of Houston, Texas.

2008

May
Jacksonville, Florida service center opens.

The New Mexico Business Weekly publishes a column by Summit's President and CEO Victor Jury Jr., "Good to Great in Giving," that explains Jury Jr.'s philosophy on philanthropy.

March
Orlando, Florida service center opens.

2007

June
Summit ranks no. 22 on Electrical Wholesaling magazine's annual list of the top 200 electrical distributors in the nation, with revenue of $337 million.

March
Summit goes overseas and opens a sales office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

January
Summit officially goes live on the internationally recognized SAP, an enterprise resource planning business system.

Summit's annual sales continue to exceed $300 million.

2006

December
Summit surpasses $300 million in annual sales.

June
Summit ranks no. 23 on Electrical Wholesaling magazine's annual list of the top 200 electrical distributors in the nation.

January
Number of Summit associates exceeds 500.

2004

October
Summit's President and CEO Victor Jury Jr. is named to a two-year term as chairman of the board of the directors for the IMARK Group, a member-owned marketing group of independently-owned electrical distributors in the U.S.

August
Summit opens industrial marine division based out of New Orleans, Louisiana to serve workboats, offshore rigs, and other vessels.

2003

December
Summit surpasses $200 million in annual sales.

June
Summit ranks no. 31 on Electrical Wholesaling magazine's annual list of the top 200 electrical distributors in the nation.

March
"30 Seconds to Perfection," a cover story about Summit in The Electrical Distributor (tED) magazine, gives a general overview of Summit and President and CEO Victor Jury Jr.'s management style and principles. Download tED's article.

Summit announces it will provide differential pay for any associated called to active military duty.

February
The Electrical Distributor (tED) magazine features Summit in a "Distributor Spotlight" article, "Surprises for Summit in Gulf Coast Acquisition." Download tED's article.

Summit initiates driver safety program.

2002

December
Summit acquires the assets of a bankrupt competitor, Warren Electric Group of Houston, Texas, for $10.5 million. The acquisition doubles the number of Summit service centers and associates overnight. Six new service centers were added in Texas (Houston, La Porte, Beaumont, Clute, Corpus Christi, and Lufkin); three in Louisiana (New Orleans, Broussard, and Gonzales); plus an export division based in Houston, Texas.

October
Summit acquires Ideal Electric Supply and opens a service center in Killeen, Texas.

August
Summit celebrates its 25th anniversary.

2001

September
Summit ranks no. 40 on Electrical Wholesaling magazine's annual list of the top 200 electrical distributors in the nation.

August
Summit acquires Tri-Electric Supply and opens a service center in San Antonio, Texas.

May
Austin, Texas service center opens.

2000

April
Summit rolls out electronic statements and invoices.

1999

November
Summit's 100th associate graduates at the gold level from the National Association of Electrical Distributors' Electrical Products Education Course. There are only 497 gold level graduates in the nation.

February
Co-founder David Meredith announces his retirement.

1998

June
Summit associate becomes the nation's 101st gold level graduate of the National Association of Electrical Distributors' Electrical Products Education Course.

May
Los Alamos, New Mexico service center opens.

April
Summit's sister company Summit Industries earns UL508A listing for industrial control panels.

January
Co-founder Victor Jury Jr. becomes chairman of the National Association of Electrical Distributors Education Foundation board of directors. He serves on the board through the year 2000.

1996

November
Summit ranks no. 6 in the New Mexico Business Weekly's annual Private 100 list of the top privately-owned companies in the state.

September
Summit implements a training program where sales associates work alongside electricians in the field to gain first-hand jobsite experience.

March
Summit receives a second certificate of excellence for its Just-in-Time systems contract with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Service levels for LANL were at 99.3 percent.

February
Rio Rancho, New Mexico service center opens.

January
Summit University is launched to facilitate associate training throughout the company.

New mobile warehouse trailers are introduced as part of Summit Onsite® (SOS®).

1995

December
Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is implemented with strategic vendor partners.

Summit's sales revenue exceeds $100 million.

Summit introduces its first e-commerce solution – VOLTS®.

November
The premium domain name of www.summit.com is secured and Summit debuts its first website.

August
Summit rolls out its first companywide safety program.

January
San Antonio, Texas, service center opens.

Summit is one of the first electrical distributors in the nation to earn an umbrella ISO certification, where all service centers are under one registration.

1994

August
Service centers in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas are audited by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and are certified to ISO 9002 standards.

June
Summit ranks no. 36 on Electrical Wholesaling magazine's annual list of the top 250 electrical distributors in the nation – up 12 spots from the previous year.

Service centers in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas are registered to ISO 9002 requirements and Summit becomes one of the first companies in the nation to become registered. Summit is also among the first companies to store ISO documentation and procedures online.

April
Summit purchases a Coast Electric location in Montclair, California and opens a new service center.

January
Co-founder Victor Jury Jr. joins the National Association of Electrical Distributors Education Foundation board of directors and serves for seven years.

1993

December
Summit's sales revenue tops $65 million.

November
The New Mexico Business Weekly ranks Summit no. 16 in its annual Private 100 list of the top privately-owned companies in the state.

June
Summit ranks no. 48 on Electrical Wholesaling magazine's annual list of the top 250 electrical distributors in the nation – a jump of 28 spots from the previous year.

Summit's new 57,000-square-foot Albuquerque headquarters located at 2900 Stanford NE is completed.

1992

November
The New Mexico Business Weekly ranks Summit no. 17 in its annual Private 100 list of the top privately-owned companies in the state.

September
Santa Fe, New Mexico service center opens.

June
Summit ranks no. 76 on Electrical Wholesaling magazine's annual list of the top 250 electrical distributors in the nation.

May
Los Alamos National Laboratories in Los Alamos, New Mexico awards the first of many Just-in-Time (JIT) systems contracts to Summit.

March
Co-founder David Meredith is the 108th person in the nation to earn EPEC Gold through the National Association of Electrical Distributors' Electrical Products Education Course.

1991

November
Summit acquires Eastside/Westside Electric Supply and opens a service center in Phoenix, Arizona.

September
Co-founder Victor Jury Jr. is the 80th person in the nation to earn EPEC Gold through the National Association of Electrical Distributors' Electrical Products Education Course.

July
Summit unveils its 20/20 Will Call Guarantee®.

February
Complete with product demonstrations and display, the Summit satellite van hits the road.

Summit embraces the Total Quality Process (TQP), then establishes quality teams and begins work on implementation.

January
Summit extends industrial automation services into the Phoenix, Arizona market.

1990

December
Summit breaks $25 million in sales.

November
Summit ranks no. 23 in the New Mexico Business Weekly's annual Private 100 list of the top privately-owned companies in the state.

August
El Paso, Texas service center opens.

Summit pilots an "Associate Bootcamp" program designed to quickly onboard and train new associates

February
Co-founder Victor Jury Sr. announces his retirement. Victor Jury Jr. becomes Summit's president and CEO.

January
Summit associate is one of the first 26 in the nation to graduate from the National Association of Electrical Distributors' Electrical Products Education Course (EPEC) at the gold level.

1989

February
Electrical Wholesaling magazine features Summit and its three founders in a cover photo and article, hailing Summit's expertise with Just-in-Time systems contracts as "The Wave of the Future." Download Electrical Wholesaling magazine's article.

1988

October
Summit launches an automation division based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

August
Summit begins offering Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) capabilities to customers.

July
Summit breaks into the top 250 electrical distributors ranking by Electrical Wholesaling magazine. Summit ranks no. 173 and is the youngest company on the list.

February
New service center opens in Fort Worth, Texas where Summit's co-founder Victor Jury Sr. relocates.

1987

December
Summit's 10-year milestone ends with $15.7 million in sales.

August
The Albuquerque Journal's Business Outlook features an article about Summit's Just-in-Time (JIT) contracts, giving Summit its first major news coverage. Download the Business Outlook article.

Summit celebrates 10th anniversary with 76 associates in three locations.

May
Summit introduces its signature 30-Second Counter Service Guarantee®.

February
First service center outside of New Mexico opens in Dallas, Texas. It was originally named Sierra Electric Supply before being renamed Summit Electric Supply.

January
Summit partners with electrical industry authority James Stallcup on seminars.

Summit acquires its first U.S. federal trademark.

1986

August
Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico awards the first of many JIT systems contracts to Summit.

June
Summit publishes the first edition of its Electrical Reference Book.

1984

December
Year-end sales surpass $10 million mark. Summit ends year with $11.7 million in sales.

1983

June
Summit purchases branch of Cummins Utility Supply Co. in Farmington, New Mexico and opens a new service center.

Summit signs its first Just-in-Time (JIT) systems contracts with an international chip manufacturer's facility in Rio Rancho, New Mexico — the first of many to come.

1981

June
Summit implements first backend computer system.

1980

October
Summit's headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico moves to a new location at 2811 Stanford NE.

1979

January
Second service center opens in Grants, New Mexico.

1978

December
Second year ends with $2 million in net sales.

1977

December
Summit ends first year in business (August 15 - December 31) in the black with $408,000 in sales revenue.

August 15
First service center opens in Albuquerque, New Mexico at 3317 Girard Blvd.

May
Summit Electric Supply is incorporated in New Mexico. Original officers: Victor Jury Sr., president; David Meredith, vice president and general manager; and Victor Jury Jr., vice president.