About Us

Established in 1988, K/E Electric Supply is the Metro Detroit electrical distributor synonymous with Customer Service.  The founder’s vision of the “old time distributor” with an emphasis on inventory breadth and depth, combined with strong service levels continues to this day.  State of the art electronic tools, a well-trained team and a strong financial backing, provide the customers of K/E Electric with long-term satisfaction.

The staff at K/E Electric is affectionately known as “Team K/E”. Combining their efforts, this group of individuals complements and supports each other every day.

K/E Electric has four locations in southeast Michigan. The main location is located just north of Detroit in Mount Clemens.  A second location services from Port Huron to Flint and the “greater thumb” area of Michigan. Our Livonia location and services the west side of the metro Detroit, while the Brighton location services the western suburbs.

“The Power House” slogan best describes the capabilities of Team K/E.  As a full line stocking distributor focusing on the Commercial/Industrial Contractor market.  Team K/E has earned its name (The Power House) by embracing both the Siemens Energy & Automation and General Electric Industrial Systems as its distribution component and equipment product lines. Team K/E has a strong background in interpretation of blue print “one line” drawings.

Combine these talents with a well-staffed project lighting and quotations department, and the Team K/E approach is prepared to serve its contractor base, for all commercial and industrial projects.

Make it So… if a customer buys somewhere else, he gets cheated.

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Closed Holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

The Legend of K/E Electric

K/E Electric Supply was founded by Wayne Kuchenmeister on October 31, 1988.

The first warehouse location opened in Mount Clemens, Michigan, as a subsidiary of Wayne Kuchenmeister’s original company, Kuchenmeister Electric Supply founded in 1962.

In February 1991 a Port Huron, Michigan branch was opened, with an addition to the warehouse completed in 1999.

Ownership of the company was transferred to Wayne’s children (Cheryl, Rock and Randall) through years, completing the transfer in 1991. Wayne officially retired in 1996, but remains on the Board of Directors to this day.

In February 2001 Team K/E opened its third location in Livonia, Michigan.

In March 2006 Team K/E opened its forth location in Brighton, Michigan.

In November 2011 Rock Kuchenmeister purchased the outstanding shares of Cheryl and Randall, as of the close of business October 31, 2011.

Today, the company is owned by Rock and his family.

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