From their website: In the US, Ferguson is ranked by trade publications as the largest distributor of plumbing supplies and pipes, valves, and fittings (PVF). Ferguson is also the third largest distributor of heating and cooling equipment (HVAC).
Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Newport News, Va., Ferguson is the country’s largest wholesale distributor of plumbing supplies; pipes, valves and fittings; heating and cooling equipment; waterworks; mechanical and industrial; bathrooms and appliances; tools and safety equipment; and fire protection products. Ferguson has sales of $11 billion and 23,000 associates in almost 1,400 service centers located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean. Ferguson is committed to growth – of their business, their people, and their support of the communities in which they do business.
Ferguson was acquired by UK based Wolseley plc in 1982. Coupled with Ferguson’s strong commitment to customer service and entrepreneurial spirit, Wolseley’s financial strength contributed to the company’s phenomenal growth and has allowed them to diversify into residential, HVAC, waterworks, and commercial/industrial business groups.
The company has a unique culture and a tradition of supporting civic, cultural, educational, and environmental activities through participation and financial contributions. Ferguson is proud to be recognized as a national sponsor and preferred vendor of Habitat for Humanity which seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness
Referred to CMA by Steve West from Ferguson.