Albuquerque, N.M., Oct. 18, 2010 - Albuquerque Winwater Works Co. has opened to provide general, municipal and utility contractors throughout New Mexico with water line, sanitary sewer and storm sewer products and supplies.

With local ownership and operation, Albuquerque Winwater Works is associated with WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors. The local company at 2110 Claremont Ave. NE in Albuquerque provides counter sales and delivery service. It carries a complete line of products such as Griffin ductile iron pipe, A.Y. McDonald brass and Clow hydrants.

Hattiesburg, Miss., Feb. 22, 2007 " Noland Company, a leading plumbing, heating and air conditioning (HVAC) distributor, will open a satellite branch in Laurel, Miss. March 1 to serve HVAC contractors in a six-county area with delivery service and counter pickup five days a week. The counties served are Clarke, Jasper, Jones, Perry, Smith and Wayne.

Noland Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of WinWholesale Inc.

With the Laurel opening Noland will have five branches in Mississippi. The Laurel sales and distribution operation is at 2955 Ellisville Blvd. near the Laurel Municipal Airport with operating hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

DAYTON, Ohio, March 15, 2007 - WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, has appointed Steve Hangen chief information officer. He will be responsible for determining, managing and growing future technology needs and capabilities to serve the Win Group of Companies and its 556 nationwide locations.

In addition, the company announced that Jeff Dana has been appointed chief technology officer.  Dana has been with WinWholesale since 1986 and will focus his expertise and industry knowledge on enhancing internal systems and tools.

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.

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 20, 2007 " The Hattiesburg branch of Noland Company, a leading plumbing, heating and air conditioning (HVAC) distributor, has won the company's annual award for outstanding performance. Branch Manager Doyle Ward received the award, named the Casey Cup after company founder L.U. "Casey" Noland, from Chief Operating Officer Jean Preston at a dinner March 16 in Hattiesburg for 20 employees and spouses.

Noland is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WinWholesale Inc. and has 109 branches in 13 states, mainly in the Southeast.

"It's a real honor to receive the Casey Cup. This is a big pat on the back for all of our employees who work hard each day to make the branch the best it can be partnering with customers to help them get their jobs done," Ward said.
The Hattiesburg branch, located at 116 Lundy Lane, won the award based on several 2006 financial measures that include return on trading assets, sales, gross profit margin and other benchmarks.

Acquisition allows company to establish stronger presence in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana

DAYTON, Ohio, April 10, 2007 - WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, has acquired Ohio-based Tri-State Electric Supply, Inc., a regional distributor of electrical products primarily to commercial and residential electrical contractors. Tri-State has branches in Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

"We're very happy to welcome Tri-State Electric Supply to the Win Group of Companies as we continue to grow WinWholesale," said Rick Schwartz, WinWholesale president and CEO. "It's an excellent company with an established base of loyal customers that allows us to build a stronger presence in the electrical market in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana."

EL PASO, Texas, May 16, 2007 - Sun City Winnelson Co., a wholesaler of a full range of plumbing products for contractors in El Paso and the surrounding area, has opened at a new location near El Paso Community College " Valle Verde, and will offer customer self service for commodity items in the Winnelson Contractor Service Center.

The new location is at 7231 Brogan Drive, off S. Hawkins Road. The previous location was at 3000 Durazno Street. Sun City Winnelson Co. is a part of WinWholesale Inc., a leading wholesale supplier with more than 550 locations nationwide.

In addition to counter sales, the extensively remodeled facility has a new feature " the Winnelson Contractor Service Center for plumbing customers to obtain commodity items such as various types of fittings and faucets, said Dean A. Moore, company president. The company also offers local delivery as part of its focus on customer service.

Newport News, Va., June 4, 2007 " Noland Company, a leading plumbing, heating and air conditioning distributor headquartered in Newport News, has relocated the Newport News branch serving local customers to a more central and accessible location at 818 Bluecrab Road in the Oyster Point Business Park. The previous location was at 12515 Jefferson Avenue.

Noland, which has 18 branches in Virginia, is a wholly owned subsidiary of WinWholesale Inc.

The new location includes a warehouse, display area and sales counter serving plumbing, heating and air conditioning contractors involved in new construction, remodeling and replacement work. The business stocks a wide range of plumbing accessories, heating and air conditioning equipment, parts, and a full line of accessories, ducting and tools.

COOKEVILLE, Tenn., June 11, 2007 " Noland Company, a leading plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) distributor, has opened a branch in Cookeville to serve HVAC contractors in the Cookeville and surrounding county areas. Noland Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of WinWholesale Inc.

The new branch includes a warehouse, display area and sales counter serving HVAC contractors involved in new construction, remodeling and replacement work. It's located at 450 West Spring Street and is open 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 931-528-2990 and the fax number is 931-528-2998.

"We're very pleased to offer customers quality Ruud brand heating and air conditioning equipment, and installation and service accessories," said David Morgan, branch manager. "Our goal is to provide customers with our expert knowledge, sales, service and convenience to meet all of their needs."

BALDWIN, Ga., June 18, 2007 - WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, has opened Baldwin Winair Company, which specializes in a complete line of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment to serve contracting customers in Baldwin and the surrounding counties. The company provides counter sales and delivery service.

Tony Smith, a local area resident and eight-year veteran of the HVAC industry, is president of Baldwin Winair located at 175-A Industrial Boulevard in Baldwin. Baldwin Winair is open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The phone number is 706-894-2950 and the fax is 706-894-2963.

WinWholesale Included on First-Ever Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Businesses

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 10, 2007 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, today announced that Winston-Salem Winnelson Company has opened to provide plumbing contractors in the Triad Region with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories. The company's service area also extends west to the Yadkin Valley.

Locally owned and operated, Winston-Salem Winnelson is associated with WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors.

The company, located at 300 Perimeter Point Boulevard in Winston-Salem, provides counter sales and delivery service. It also has two unique warehouse drive-in bays for loading purchases in customer vehicles. Winston-Salem Winnelson carries American Standard bath products, Moen and Delta fixtures, Charlotte pipe and Jacuzzi hot tubs.

"We intend to be the region's premier plumbing supply wholesaler with an extensive inventory and the staff expertise to provide a competitive advantage to our contractor customers." said Beth Waddell, Winston-Salem Winnelson president and a 22-year industry veteran.

Operating hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 336-767-3845 and the fax is 336-767-3848.

There are more than 450 WinWholesale locations across the United States in addition to more than 100 Noland Company branches, mainly in the southeast U.S. Noland Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WinWholesale.

About WinWholesale Inc.

WinWholesale Inc. (www.winwholesale.com) 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. WinWholesale Inc. (www.winwholesale.com) 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.

NEW YORK, September 20, 2007 " Inc. magazine has ranked WinWholesale Inc. 2,623 on its first-ever Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country.  The Inc. 5,000, an extension of Inc. magazine's annual Inc. 500 list, catches many businesses that are too big to grow at the pace required to make the Inc. 500, as well as a host of smaller firms. Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.

WinWholesale Inc. is one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors with 567 locations across the country.  During the three year period evaluated by the Inc., WinWholesale's revenues grew 131 percent to $2.6 billion. "Our inclusion on this list is a testament to our 5,000 employees who live the entrepreneurial spirit of opportunity each day," said Richard Schwartz, president and CEO of WinWholesale.

"The Inc. 5,000 provides the most comprehensive look ever at the most important part of the economy " the entrepreneurial part," said Inc. 5,000 Project Manager Jim Melloan.  "The expansion of the list has allowed us to tell the stories of larger companies, older companies, and a wealth of companies in industries like Manufacturing and Construction that are underreported in the business media.

The 2007 Inc. 5,000, as revealed online at www.inc.com, reported median revenue of $9.4 million and median three-year growth of 140 percent.  Complete information on this year's Inc. 5,000, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The list features a profile for each company, almost all of them written as a result of Inc. interviews with management. In addition, the list is searchable according to numerous criteria, including industry, city, state, region, and year founded.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 10, 2007 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, today announced that Winston-Salem Winnelson Company has opened to provide plumbing contractors in the Triad Region with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories. The company's service area also extends west to the Yadkin Valley.

Locally owned and operated, Winston-Salem Winnelson is associated with WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors.

The company, located at 300 Perimeter Point Boulevard in Winston-Salem, provides counter sales and delivery service. It also has two unique warehouse drive-in bays for loading purchases in customer vehicles. Winston-Salem Winnelson carries American Standard bath products, Moen and Delta fixtures, Charlotte pipe and Jacuzzi hot tubs.

"We intend to be the region's premier plumbing supply wholesaler with an extensive inventory and the staff expertise to provide a competitive advantage to our contractor customers." said Beth Waddell, Winston-Salem Winnelson president and a 22-year industry veteran.

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2007 - WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, has opened four locations in four of the industries in which it provides products to customers across the United States.

Three of the operations are locally owned and operated Win companies and the fourth is a branch of Noland Company, WinWholesale's wholly-owned subsidiary.

The recently opened locations are:

  • Noland Company, Cleveland, Tenn. " heating and air conditioning
  • Husker Winlectric Co., Omaha, Neb. " electrical equipment and supplies
  • Lincoln Winwater Works Co., Lincoln, Neb. " waterworks, sanitary and storm sewer supplies
  • Palmetto Winnelson, Co., Lexington, S.C. - pluming equipment and supplies

Locally-owned company covers Brevard, Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties with sales, service

VERO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 17, 2007 - Focusing on exceptional customer service, Vero Beach Winnelson Company has opened to provide plumbing contractors in a four-county area with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories.

The counties served are Brevard, Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie.

Locally owned and operated, Vero Beach Winnelson is associated with WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors.

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 15, 2007 - WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, has appointed Michael Souders vice president of its central region to oversee sales and operations in 14 states from Canada to the Gulf Coast.

The central region includes 146 of WinWholesale's 460 locally owned and operated companies in the U.S. Companies in the region represent seven brands under which WinWholesale does business: Winnelson, Winair, Winlectric, Windustrial, Winsupply, Wintronic and Winwater Works.

"Michael has a wealth of experience in sales and marketing. We look forward to him helping us continue to serve our customers with the products they need when they need them, local accountability backed by national strength and unparalleled product knowledge," said Monte Salsman, WinWholesale chief operating officer.

BREMERTON, Wash., Dec. 3, 2007 - Focusing on personalized customer service, Puget Sound Winnelson Co. in Bremerton has opened to provide plumbing contractors in the Puget Sound region with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories.

Locally owned and operated, Puget Sound Winnelson is associated with WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors. The company at 5100 Auto Center Way provides counter sales and delivery service to customers. It carries brand name products such as American Standard bath products, A.O. Smith water heaters and Moen faucets.

"Puget Sound Winnelson is geared to serve local contractors. We have the advantage of local ownership and the national strength of WinWholesale supporting our ability to provide customers what they need when they need it to get the job done," said Dwight Hoyle, Puget Sound president and a 17-year veteran of plumbing wholesaling.

NORDYNE and WinWholesale announced the introduction of the NuTone Heating and Cooling Products line to the HVAC marketplace.

(St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 7, 2007) - NORDYNE and WinWholesale today announced the introduction of the NuTone Heating and Cooling Products line to the HVAC marketplace. NuTone Heating and Cooling Products will be available through Noland Company branches and participating WinAir distributors.  Noland Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of WinWholesale.

"This partnership is very exciting for WinWholesale and Noland because it provides high quality HVAC equipment to customers from a leading manufacturer and a leading wholesale distributor," said Rick Schwartz, president and CEO of WinWholesale.

Noland will no longer carry its current line of HVAC products and will immediately offer NuTone premium comfort products. Noland plans to hold a company-wide meeting in early 2008 to roll out the complete product strategy. Regional rollouts for Noland are already in place for December. Contractors can learn more about NuTone Heating and Cooling Products at Noland branch locations or may go on line at www.nutonehvac.com.

SHELTON, Conn., Jan. 2, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, today announced the opening of Shelton Winlectric Company to provide electrical contractors in Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven counties with a complete line of equipment, parts and accessories.

Locally owned and operated, the company at 33 Hull Street in Shelton provides counter sales and delivery service. Shelton Winlectric carries products such as Hubbell lighting, Pass & Seymour electrical devices and Klein tools.

"Shelton Winlectric customers get the benefits of working with a local owner who has the support of a large national wholesale distributor. We're geared to serve local contractors and respond quickly to their needs so they can get the job done," said Tom McManus, company president.

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan 9, 2008 - Focusing on personalized customer service, Orlando Winnelson Company has completed its first month of business providing plumbing contractors in five central Florida counties with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories. The counties are Lake, Oceola, Orange, Seminole and Volusia.

Orlando Winnelson, which opened Dec. 11, is associated with WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors. The company at 1996 Stanhome Way provides counter sales and delivery service to customers. It carries brand name products such as American Standard and TOTO bath products, A.O. Smith water heaters and Moen faucets.

"Orlando Winnelson is geared to serve local contractors. We have the advantage of local ownership and the national strength of WinWholesale to provide customers what they need when they need it to get the job done," said Steve Lyon, Orlando Winnelson president and a 20-year veteran of plumbing wholesaling.

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.

Florida's west coast now served by Gulf Coast Winnelson

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors, today announced the opening of Gulf Coast Winnelson Company in Port Charlotte to provide plumbing contractors in a five-county area with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories.

The counties served are Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Manatee and Sarasota, which covers the area from Bradenton south to Marco Island.

The local company at 1615 Market Circle near the Port Charlotte Town Center provides counter sales and delivery service. Gulf Coast Winnelson carries American Standard and Mansfield bath products, A.O. Smith water heaters, Moen and Delta fixtures, and Elkay kitchen and bath products.

"As a local company geared to serve area contractors, our goal is to have an available inventory and individualized service to meet our customers' needs," said Philip Ross, Gulf Coast Winnelson president and a 21-year plumbing wholesale industry veteran.

Operating hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 941-629-1468 and the fax is 941-629-1462.

There are more than 460 WinWholesale locations across the United States in addition to more than 100 Noland Company branches, mainly in the southeast U.S.  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 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.

 

DAYTON, Ohio, March 6, 2008 - WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest distributors, today announced the opening of two Winair companies in Texas to provide heating and air conditioning contractors with a complete line of HVAC equipment, parts and accessories.

Cooke County Winair at 401 N, Grand Ave. in Gainesville serves northeast Texas and a part of southern Oklahoma while Midland Winair at 2701 W. Francis Ave. in that city serves west Texas and part of southeastern New Mexico.

Both companies have counter sales and delivery service. Cooke County Winair carries NuTone Heating and Cooling Products manufactured by NORDYNE. Midland Winair provides AirEase heating and cooling systems. In addition to their HVAC equipment lines, both companies have parts and accessories, such as ducting, for contractors to complete the entire job.

DAYTON, Ohio, April 1, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors, today announced the opening of Salisbury Winnelson Company in Salisbury, Mass., to provide plumbing contractors in the Cape Ann and New Hampshire seacoast regions with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories.

Located at 2 Fanaras Dr. in the Salisbury Industrial Park next to I-95, Salisbury Winnelson provides counter sales pickup as well as delivery service. Among the company's products are American Standard and Mansfield bath products, Delta faucets, MAAX Aker tubs and showers, Buderus and Utica boilers, Liberty pumps and Viega piping.

"Salisbury Winnelson is geared to serve local contractors. Our goal is to always have the inventory and provide individualized service to meet our customers' needs," said Ed Gaffny, company president and a 20-year plumbing industry veteran.

DAYTON, Ohio, April 7, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors, has appointed two company veterans to oversee operations for the Win Group of Companies in parts of the West and Southern areas of the U.S.

Jim Kennaugh was named an area leader in WinWholesale's Western region, and Rob McCullough was named region manager for Noland Company's Southern and Southeast regions. Noland is a wholly owned subsidiary of WinWholesale.

"We're very fortunate to have people of Jim and Rob's caliber and experience in the Win Group to take leadership positions," said Rick Schwartz, WinWholesale president and CEO. "They're the type of leaders we need to help us provide our customers a competitive advantage.  Their experience and success in wholesaling also make them ideal leaders to support our growth plans in these regions."

OCALA, Fla., May 7, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors, today announced the opening of Ocala Winnelson Company to serve customers in five central Florida counties with exceptional customer service and a stocked inventory of high quality products, parts and accessories.

The counties served are Alachua, Citrus, Lake, Marion and Sumter. The company, which has local ownership, is associated with WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors.

Located at 3661 S. Pine Ave., Ocala Winnelson provides walk-in counter sales and delivery service. Among the brands the company carries are American Standard bath products, A.O. Smith water heaters, Moen and Delta fixtures, and Elkay kitchen and bath products.

HOLLISTON, Mass., June 2, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors today announced the opening of Framingham Winsupply Company to focus on the growing renewable energy market by providing contractors with photovoltaic, solar thermal, geothermal and wind turbine products for residential and commercial use.

Framingham Winsupply, located at 16 Everett St. in Holliston, serves Boston, the Greater MetroWest area, Cape Cod and the islands. It is the first renewable energy company in the Win Group of Companies.

In addition to products, parts and accessories, Framingham Winsupply provides consultation services and training in partnership with Greenfield Community College at the company's Holliston training center. Participants learn the benefits of renewable energy systems and how to sell, install and service the products to increase their current business. Those businesses are typically electrical, plumbing, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning contractors.

SHELBY, N.C., June 9, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors, today announced the opening of Shelby Winnelson Company in Shelby, N.C., serving contractors in the southwestern counties of Cleveland and Rutherford with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories.

The company, located at 819 South Post Rd., provides counter sales pickup as well as delivery service for high quality brands such as American Standard and Mansfield bath products, Delta and Moen faucets, Hamilton tubs, Central Brass and Charlotte pipe.

"At Shelby Winnelson, we put extra effort into taking care of our customers to make sure they have what they need when they need it to get the job done." said Phil Champion, company president and a 20-year veteran of the plumbing supply business in North Carolina.

Company operating hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact information:

Telephone: 704-482-8871
Fax is 704-482-8874
Email: pmchampion@winnelson.com

About WinWholesale Inc.

WinWholesale Inc. (www.winwholesale.com) is a leading supplier of domestic and industrial supplies and materials headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The privately-held company consists of 470 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.

 

DAYTON, Ohio, June 30, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors, today announced the opening of Stillwater Winlectric Company in Stillwater, Okla., serving contractors in the Payne County region with a complete line of electrical equipment and supplies for residential and commercial use.

Located at 813 S. Perkins Rd., Suite B, Stillwater Winlectric provides walk-in counter sales and delivery service. Among the brands the company carries are Cutler Hammer electrical panels and circuit breakers, Pass & Seymour switches and receptacles, Progress lighting fixtures and IDEAL commodities.

Rick Martinez is president of Stillwater Winlectric. He joined WinWholesale in 1997 and previously was president of Bentonville Winlectric in Arkansas, which he started in 2004.

DAYTON, Ohio, July 8, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors, has opened Lakeland Winnelson Company in Lakeland, Fla., to provide plumbing contractors in Central Florida with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories. The company serves Hardee, Highlands, Pasco and Polk counties.

Located at 3110 Reynolds Rd., Lakeland Winnelson provides counter sales pickup as well as delivery service. Among the company's products are A.O Smith water heaters, American Standard bath products, Delta and Moen faucets, and Charlotte pipe and fittings.

The company will focus on a personal approach to customer service and a fully stocked inventory, said Brent Holland, company president, and an Orlando native and veteran of the plumbing supply business in Florida.

DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2008 - WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest distributors, today announced Clinton Winnelson Company in Clinton, Mo., has opened to provide plumbing contractors in the west central part of the state with a complete line of plumbing equipment, parts and accessories.

The company serves Henry, Johnson and St. Clair counties.

Located at 341 West Independence off of N. Water St. near Highway 7 , Clinton Winnelson provides counter sales pickup as well as delivery service. The company also has a showroom where customers can see selected products displayed. Among the brands carried are American Standard, Mansfield, Delta, Moen and NIBCO.

DAYTON, Ohio, October 23, 2006-WinWholesale, one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, today announced that Monte Salsman has been named chief operating officer for the Dayton-based company.

Salsman will oversee the support operations of nearly 450 local Win companies across the United States. These local companies serve their customers under the Winnelson, Winair, Winlectric, Windustrial, Winsupply, Wintronic and Winwater Works brands.

Salsman joins WinWholesale from Johnstone Supply where he was senior vice president of sales and marketing for the HVAC/R cooperative distributor.

"We're excited to gain Monte's skills and experience as our organization expands and requires additional expertise to assist us in successfully managing this growth," said Richard Schwartz, president and CEO of WinWholesale. "Monte's strong operational focus and marketing background will serve us well as we continue to explore opportunities to better serve our customers and the needs of our local companies."