Universal Utility Supply was founded on September 12, 1986. Universal Utility Supply was established as an electrical distributor focusing on the electrical utility industry. The company was originally located in St Charles, Illinois. Universal Utility Supply moved its location to the southern suburb of Orland Park in 2000. Then in August of 2003, Universal Utility Supply was purchased by the current owners, and relocated to a more central location in West Chicago, Illinois. The current ownership is 51% woman owned and operates under UUSCO of Illinois, Inc dba Universal Utility Supply Company.
For over 29 years from its start, UUSCO still specializes on the electric industry that operates at 2kV and above. UUSCO’s customers are Investor Owned Electric Utilities, Municipals, Co-Ops, Contractors, Research and Industrial Manufacturing Facilities. UUSCO sells electrical equipment, material and supplies into four broad categories within the electric industry: substation, transmission, distribution and generation.
Universal Utility Supply Company has a very experienced staff. There are currently 9 employees at UUSCO, with a combined 190 years of experience in the electrical industry. This experience is from many different backgrounds, including contracting, engineering, consulting, manufacturing, distributor and utility.
Currently, UUSCO has an office, warehouse and outside storage yard in West Chicago, Illinois. UUSCO is a stocking distributor with inventory at its West Chicago location. West Chicago, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago and is approximately 30 miles west of Chicago. West Chicago is an ideal location due to the closeness to major highways.