Border States Electric, based in Fargo, N.D., announced an agreement to buy Western Extralite, a Kansas City-based electrical supply company. Both companies are employee-owned, and Western Extralite employees will become employee-owners of Border States Electric.
Western Extralite Co. has annual sales of roughly $130 million. The company has more than 250 employees in 19 locations in Kansas and Missouri, including 132 employees in Kansas City. The company will continue to operate under the Western Extralite name, but as a division of Border States.
Border States also plans to move its south central regional office from Lubbock, Texas, to Kansas City.