Thea & Schoen was founded as a manufacturer’s representative sales agency in 1930 by William Thea and Jack Schoen. Throughout its history and continuing today, Thea & Schoen has represented top quality and internationally acclaimed manufacturers in the electrical industry .
Since 1955 William’s sons Joel and Michael assumed responsibility for managing and expanding the business. As the business grew, they eventually relocated the company’s headquarters from lower Manhattan to a 15,000- square foot warehouse/office space in Carlstadt, NJ, and then to a 40,0000-square foot warehouse/office space in Clifton, NJ.
Starting in 1980 the third generation joined the business and now provide the leadership and experience to continue the legacy and standards of the previous generations.
Today, Thea & Schoen has over 300,000 square feet of warehouse space in Clifton, NJ and offices in mid-town Manhattan, Clifton, NJ and Blue Bell, Pa. The Company has expanded its range of services to include logistics, lighting controls design and integration and an Audio-Visual package of products. The Company now has over 170 employees. As Thea & Schoen has increased in size and capacity, it has maintained its core expertise of representing the very best manufacturers in the electrical and lighting markets.