DAYTON, Ohio, July 17, 2017 – Winsupply, one of the nation’s largest wholesalers, has named Santa Fe Springs Winwater its 2016 Company of the Year. The overall company of the year is only one of the awarded categories. Winsupply also recognizes top companies in each of the major industries it serves: plumbing, HVAC, industrial, electrical, waterworks, hydronics, specialty and fabrication.
The top companies in the industry are:
• Plumbing – Albuquerque Winnelson (N.M.), President Josef Jindra
• Heating, ventilation and air conditioning – Portland Winair (Conn.), President Keith Kruysman
• Industrial – Baltimore Windustrial, President Michael Brown
• Electrical – Odessa Winlectric (Texas), President Carl Long
• Waterworks – Kansas City Winwater (Mo.), President Scott Wilson
• Hydronics – Winsupply of Shelton (Conn.), President Prisco Panza
• Specialty Industry – Midland Winpump (Texas), President Eric Gladish
• Fabrication – Newburgh Windustrial (N.Y.), President Dean Lucas
“These great companies delivered truly phenomenal performance in 2016 by playing a big part in contributing to our record sales performance and overall growth,” said Monte Salsman, chief operating officer at Winsupply Inc. “We’re excited to recognize each of these companies for their commitment to creating loyal and profitable customers by providing a level of expertise that separates them from their competitors. They embody what we call the Spirit of Opportunity by embracing an entrepreneurial spirit and ownership through our shared equity business model.”
In the Winsupply co-ownership business model, Winsupply Inc. has majority equity in each of its locations, while the local company presidents and sometimes employees own substantial equity. With this model, local companies have the autonomy and flexibility to decide how best to meet the needs of the customers in their markets. Co-ownership gives them “skin in the game,” pride of ownership, a sense of achievement and the ability to share in the company’s performance financially. Winsupply provides a broad array of centralized support services to the locations.
Winsupply includes “Win” branded locations including Winsupply, Winnelson, Winair, Windustrial, Winwater and Winpump.
About Winsupply Inc.
Winsupply Inc. (www.winsupplyinc.com) is a leading supplier of residential and commercial construction and industrial supplies and equipment headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The privately-held company has more than 580 wholesaling locations in 45 states and offers entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to own a meaningful part of the local business. Collectively, Winsupply is known as “The Winsupply Family of Companies” and includes Win-branded locations, Noland Company, Carr Supply, Security Plumbing & Heating Supply, Wyatt Irrigation and Electrical Sales, Inc. In the family are companies conducting business-to-business wholesale distribution of supplies and equipment in plumbing; hydronics; pipe, valves and fittings; HVAC and refrigeration; electrical; fastening hardware; waterworks and utility; pumps; turf irrigation and landscape; and fire system fabrication. Follow Winsupply on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.