Franklin Empire Inc. is a family owned electrical distributor. We supply electrical components for new construction, renovation and the maintenance of industrial plants as well as residential and commercial buildings. We also specialize in automation systems for manufacturing processes. We have a Product/Service offering that is unique among Canadian Electrical Distributors. Franklin Empire helps grow your business by becoming part of your team. With over fourteen areas of expertise and a flexible organization, we easily adapt processes and systems to your unique needs. Through our Electro-Mecanik Playford shops, we are the only full line electrical distributor with manufacturing and repair services. We can be your one-stop shop for all of your electrical needs. Our proud heritage dates from 1898, (L.S. Tarshis, E.W. Playford, and Lynn Macleod). The 1992 merger of Franklin Playford (1946) and Empire Electric (1942) established Franklin Empire Inc. The company has since grown to over 20 branch locations in Quebec and Ontario, including five assembly and repair divisions. Franklin Empire employs over 450 people and has an inventory investment exceeding $25 million. We are proud to be the largest independently owned electrical distributor in Canada.