WinWholesale Opens Companies in Five States

The 2006 expansion includes 10 new locally owned companies

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2006 - WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, has opened five new locations in recent months as it continues to expand the number of locally owned companies. The organization opened 10 new companies in 2006.

The new wholesaling units include four Winnelson companies specializing in plumbing supplies and one Windustrial company offering industrial pipes, valves and fittings.

The locations are:

  • Baton Rouge Winnelson, 5830 McCann Dr., Baton Rouge, La.
  • Cottonwood Winnelson, 3405 E. Highway 89A, Ste B, Cottonwood (Yavapai County), Ariz.
  • Eugene Winnelson, 3395 W. 7th Ave., Eugene, Ore.
  • Sun City Winnelson, 3000 Durazno Ave., El Paso, Texas
  • Los Angeles Windustrial, 2820 Seaboard Ln., Long Beach, Calif.

"WinWholesale continues to expand to meet the needs of our customers. The companies in Cottonwood, Eugene and Long Beach are the first WinWholesale presence in their respective cities.  We're very pleased to bring our product knowledge, product availability and customer service to these new areas as we partner with contractors to help them get their jobs done," said Monte Salsman, chief operating officer.

There are more than 450 Win wholesaling locations across the United States in addition to more than 100 Noland Company branches, mainly in the Southeast. Noland Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of WinWholesale.

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 450 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.