Tampa Winnelson Opens to Serve Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 14, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, today announced the opening of Tampa Winnelson Company to provide plumbing and mechanical contractors in a four-county area with a complete line of equipment, parts and accessories.

The counties served are Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk.

Located at 6903 Cypress Park Drive., Suite 1, Tampa Winnelson provides counter sales and delivery along with 24-hour-a-day service. Among the brands the company carries are American Standard bath products, A.O. Smith water heaters, Moen fixtures and Elkay kitchen and bath products.

"With local ownership backed by a national distribution network our customers have the best of both worlds," said John Knab, Tampa Winnelson president. "Our goal is to serve local contractors quickly with an available inventory and individualized service to meet their needs 24 hours a day."  Knab said the company's four employees have a total of 95 years of experience in the plumbing and mechanical business.

Operating hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.The phone number is 813-249-8612 and the fax is

About WinWholesale Inc.

WinWholesale Inc. is a leading supplier of domestic and industrial supplies and materials headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The privately-held company consists of more than 460 wholesaling corporations in which WinWholesale is an equity partner, and also Noland Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary. Noland is a wholesaler headquartered in Newport News, Va. with more than 100 branches. Collectively, WinWholesale is referred to as "The Win Group of Companies."  In the group are companies conducting business-to-business wholesale distribution of plumbing and heating supplies; industrial pipes, valves and fittings; heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; electrical equipment; electronics; industrial and commercial fastening hardware; waterworks and utility supplies; and domestic, commercial and industrial pumps.