• Louis Shiffman Electric

About Our Company

Louis Shiffman Electric has been an industry name for over 85 years. The company offers supplies and distribution within the electrical industry, serving:


Utilities Electrical Contractors Elevator | Federal Authorities | Municipal Rail | State | Transportation | Utilities


Our technical and sales team commands fifty years of industry experience throughout the entire Tri-State area. Strategic location centralizes accessibility to major airports and expressways. Louis Shiffman Electric provides a fleet of trucks, 24 hour emergency service and impeccable customer service.


As of June 2, 2015, Schacht Electric Supply has merged with Louis Shiffman Electric.

Our Facility and Stock

The 33,000 sq. ft. warehouse is staffed with highly trained personnel, who manage, stock and categorize an impressive line and amount of electrical products. With stock from the highest quality manufacturers, Michaels Electric is your #1 source for electrical supplies. Products we stock include:

  • Ballasts
  • Batteries
  • Benders
  • Boxes & Enclosures
  • Cables
  • Channel Fittings
  • Clamps
  • Clips
  • Conduit Fittings
  • Connectors
  • Dimmers
  • Fasteners
  • Fittings

  • Flashlights
  • Fuses
  • Hand Tools
  • Hangers
  • Hydraulic Tools
  • Industrial Controls
  • Lamps
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls
  • Motor Controls
  • Motors
  • Power Distribution
  • Power Tools

  • Punch Kits
  • Safety Equipment
  • Switches
  • Tape
  • Test Equipment
  • Time Controls
  • Timers
  • Transformers
  • Voice & Data
  • Wireways
  • Wire
  • Wiring Devices

Wire and Cable Section

Our wire section is fully stocked with a complete line of electrical cables, including:

  • Building wire
  • Underground and overhead network cables and wire
  • Medium voltage cables
  • Portable and flexible cables and cords
  • Romex/NM and BX/MC types
  • Computer networking cables
  • Audio/video cables (HDMI, component, RCA, etc.)

Walk in counter

We also have a walk in counter with free parking for our customers. All major credit cards accepted.

Counter Sales: 6:00 am to 5:30 pm – Monday thru Friday
7:00 am to 11 am – Saturday
Call-in Order Service: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Louis Shiffman Electric, BKN/Louis Shiffman Electric, NYC

Louis Shiffman Electric

Address: 542 Wortman Ave Brooklyn, NY 11208

Telephone: (718) 441-4200

Email: mail@loushiff.com

Louis Shiffman Electric Formerly Schacht Electrical Supply

Address: 349 West 39th St, New York, NY 10018

Telephone: (212) 868-0008

Telephone: (212) 868-0008

Email: mail@loushiff.com

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