Meet the Powerbase team

Powerbase is made up of five member companies whose proven performance in electrical wholesaling industry adds up collectively to over 300 years.

Advance Electrical Wholesalers Ltd

Advance Electrical Wholesalers is a company with a rich history and a strong commitment to excellence, that had its humble beginnings in 1986 within a small shed in Upper Hutt. We’re extremely proud to be 100% locally owned and operated.

Advance Electrical Wholesalers currently have 6 branches – Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Palmerston North and Kapiti.

Industrial Electrical Supplies Ltd

It might be a small player compared to the big corporates, but Industrial Electrical Supplies (Canterbury) Ltd is an undisputed electrical force in Canterbury and intends to be sparking for years to come.

The company was founded in 1998 and boasts some of the most knowledgeable staff within the industry today, with a strong attention to detail and service second to none.

R Redpath Ltd

Established in Christchurch in 1945, R Redpath Limited is the leading South Island independent electrical merchant with branches covering the South Island from Nelson to Invercargill. Redpaths is a family business owned and operated by Kiwi’s. Supported by a team of independent, proud and knowledgeable staff with a “yes can do” attitude positions Redpaths as a market leader.

Scott Electrical Ltd

Scott Electrical Ltd has a long history in the electrical industry stretching back over 80 years. Founded in Auckland in 1935, the company has moved progressively throughout the top half of the North Island with branches located from the far north to Kerikeri, down to Rotorua. The experienced team at Scotts now employs over 100 experienced staff in sales, technical and support roles.

Telfer Electrical Ltd

Telfer Electrical Ltd was founded in 1951 in Christchurch and has proven to be a long-standing and successful business in the electrical wholesale market. With eight branches from Nelson to Invercargill, the group is well placed to service the South Island’s largest centres. Each member of the Telfer group is locally owned and operated – generating real value to the local economy.