Welcome to the Ohio district of Crescent Electric Supply

Established in 1919 and still family-owned, Crescent Electric Supply Company (CESCO®) is a full-line Electrical & Industrial Automation distributor. With over 130+ stocking facilities nationwide and $1 billion in annual sales, CESCO offers the resources, experience and technical expertise to meet all your electrical & automation requirements. Our clients range from System Integrators & OEMs, to Contractors, and End-Users. CESCO's strength and advantage over the competition is our ability to be a complete resource for all your electrical & automation products, services & training needs. We manage this commitment with a sizable customer service team & an elite force of application engineers. Our goal is to be your organization's #1 Supplier, Valued-Partner, and complete Solutions Provider.

Our Line Card

We are a distributor for the following brands of electrical and industrial controls products:

Datalogic, Ferraz & Shawmut, Pepperl & Fuchs, Phoenix Contact, Proface, Red Lion Controls, Rittal, Schneider Electric, Square D, STI, Telemecanique, Thomas & Betts


OSU vs Tulsa Tailgate Party

OSU Tailgate 2016Come join us for a Tailgate Party at the Ohio State University when the Buckeyes take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes!  There will be plenty of beverages, activities, and prizes throughout the day like tickets to the game, flat screen TV, shirts, tailgate supplies and more.  This event is being sponsored by Phoenix Contact, Rittal, Pepperl & Fuchs, and Schneider Electric.  We will be in Buckeye Lot 2 - Space 140 and 141 behind Value City Arena (aka the Schottenstein Center).  Click Here for a map of the parking area.  Click on the flyer image on the left for a printable flyer for the event.

Tailgate starts at 11:00am.  Kickoff for the game is 3:30 pm.

Saturday, September 10, 2016 -
11:00am to 6:30pm

Datalogic Machine Vision Training


Datalogic is hosting a Machine Vision Training class at their Bloomington, MN facility the week of April 11 through April 15, 2016.

Monday, April 11, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, April 12, from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday, April 13, from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 14, from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday, April 15, from 9:00am - Noon

The class is FREE, with lunches provided.  Customer provides their own travel, hotel and other meals.

Students are free to come and go as a function of what they want to get training on (see syllabus below).  Students are expected to bring their own laptop computer to class.  A maximum of 12 students are admitted to each class (first come, first serve registration).

Click Here to complete the registration form for this class.

Duration: 3.5 Days

Day 1 & 2: These courses are designed to give a general overview of Machine Vision and introduce users to Datalogic’s machine vision software and hardware.
Day 3 & 4: These courses are intended for Machine Vision programmers and managers who will be creating and maintaining inspection programs on Datalogic Machine Vision hardware.

Day 1 – 1:00PM to 4:30PM

1. Machine Vision Overview – 60 minutes

  • This course will give an overview of the fundamental terminology and equipment needed for machine vision applications. The course will also give an overview of the different elements needed to help solve machine vision applications.

2. DataVS2  – 120 minutes

  • This course will give an overview of the DataVS2’s features.
  • It also includes a hands-on demonstration.

Day 2 – 8:30AM to 4:30PM

3. Datalogic Machine Vision Products Overview – 60 minutes

  • This course will be an introduction to Datalogic and an overview of the different machine vision products that Datalogic provides.
  • It also provides an overview of the applications that can be solved using machine vision.

4. Basic Machine Vision Installation and Wiring – 90 minutes

  • This course provides an introduction to what is needed for installation and wiring of the Datalogic machine vision products. This will be a combination of instructional and hands-on training.

5. Vision Program Manager (VPM) Basic – 4 hours

  • This course provides an introduction to Datalogic’s software for programming machine vision systems.

Day 3 - 8:30AM to 4:30PM

6.  Vision Program Manager (VPM) Intermediate - 1 day

  • This course provides more detailed information about configuring Datalogic machine vision software.

Day 4 - 8:30AM to 4:30PM

7.  Control Panel Manager (CPM) Basic - 1 day

  • This course provides information needed to create custom user interfaces to Datalogic Machine Vision applications.
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:00pm

Industrial Electronic Repair Services

Crescent Electric Supply has partnered with American Industrial Inc. to offer a full line of industrial electronic repair and Marposs gauge repair services.

Click here for a line card of manufacturers and types of components that can be repaired.


CNC Controls

Marposs Electronics

P.C. Boards


Marposs Gauges

PLC Equipment



Robotic Controls

CAD Drawing Data for Schneider Electric Products

Schneider Electric provides easy access to 2D and 3D CAD drawing information for a lot of their products.  Click Here to access their CAD information tool.  You can search by part number, keyword, or click on the appropriate product category to drill down to the part number of interest.

The tool provides CAD information for:

  • IEC Contactors and Relays
  • Power Supplies
  • Push Buttons
  • Tower / Stack Lights
  • Terminal Blocks
  • Relays and Timers
  • Sensors, Limit Switches and Fluid Controls
  • HMI's (Human Machine Interfaces)
  • VFD's (Variable Frequency Drives)
  • Soft Starters
  • Circuit Breakers
  • IEC Terminal Blocks

Maintenance Technical Automation Training

Crescent Electric is offering on-site technical maintenance training on a variety of automation products through Custom Training Solutions (CTS).  CTS has a large inventory of portable demo equipment to make the training sessions more effective.  Topics available include:

  • Allen Bradley PLC Training (PLC-5, SLC-500, ControlLogix, Guardlogix)
  • Siemens S7 PLC Training
  • Devicenet, Ethernet, Controlnet
  • Electrical Controls & Print Reading
  • Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
  • VFD Troubleshooting
  • AB PowerFlex 40, 70, 700
  • Instrumentation basics & troubleshooting

Please click here for a brochure on CTS Training Services.  Contact your local Crescent Electric account manager to setup your on-site training.

Phoenix Contact 2009-2010 Catalogs

The new Phoenix Contact 2009-2010 catalogs are now available in electronic PDF format.  Please click on the links below to download them.  If you want a printed version of the catalogs, you can click here to order them directly through Phoenix Contact.  Or contact your local Crescent Electric account manager to request a copy.

Phoenix Contact Combicon CatalogPCB Connection Systems COMBICON Catalog

PCB Terminal Blocks, Electronic Component Housings





Energy Saving Lamps

Everyone is talking about saving energy these days.  You can do your part to save energy (and money) by using energy saving bulbs from GE.  Please see the attached PDF for examples of existing lamps that you may be using today that have more energy-efficient alternatives (using fluorescent, metal halide, and LED lamps).


Rittal Industrial Buyer's Guide

Rittal Industrial Buyer's Guide catalogRittal Corporation’s new Industrial Buyer’s Guide is filled with enclosure and climate control products as well as a wide array of accessories geared specifically toward meeting the challenges faced by our US and North American customers.

Rittal offers a full line of Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Polycarbonate, Aluminum, and Fiberglass enclosures in all shapes and sizes, including junction boxes, wallmount boxes, operator interface enclosures, and freestanding enclosures.

Click on the catalog picture to download this new catalog (about 125MB)


Twido Programmable Controller Catalog 2009

The attached PDF is the 2009 catalog for the complete Twido PLC product line from Schneider Electric, including hardware details for the Twido Modular, Compact, and Twido Extreme models.  Also provides details on the Telefast I/O bases, and the new part numbers for the analog and discrete I/O modules (i.e. part numbers are changing from a "TWD" prefix to a "TM2" prefix).  The Twido I/O modules will also be shared by the new M238 PLC platform and the upcoming Magelis XBTGC HMI with integrated control from Schneider Electric.


Schneider Electric Automation & Control Essentials Catalog 2009

The April 2009 edition of Schneider Electric's Automation & Control Essentials catalog is in the attached PDF. This is a nice color catalog providing details and part numbers for all of Schneider's automation and control product offering, including PLC's, HMI's, Motion Control, motor starters, power supplies, and safety products.



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