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F.W. Webb Ranked No. 3 by Boston Business Journal on List of Family-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts

(Bedford, MA) – F.W. Webb Company, the largest wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, HVAC, LP gas, refrigeration, pipe, valves and fittings in the Northeast, announced today that Boston Business Journal named the company to its list of Largest Family-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts. Webb ranked third after placing fifth the previous year.

Ranked by 2021 revenue, the list includes companies that have their headquarters located in the state and are owned, 51% or more, by two or more family members or a husband and wife.

A third-generation Pope family member to serve as president, Jeff Pope began his career at F.W. Webb in 1980 working in sales before becoming president in 2003. His grandfather, Roger Pope, acquired the company in 1933 and his father, John Pope, assumed the mantle of president in 1961.

"My dad believed that consistent business is earned through better customer service every day,” said Jeff Pope. “Our terrific stakeholders continue to strive to build those successful relationships at every opportunity."

Going forward, Jeff and the leadership team at F.W. Webb will continue to emphasize the company’s values while fulfilling the mission that every customer counts.

About F.W. Webb

An industry pioneer since 1866, F.W. Webb Company is the largest wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, HVAC, LP gas, refrigeration, pipe, valves and fittings in the Northeast. F.W. Webb has grown from a single location to more than 100 across nine states and proudly offers customers an extensive inventory of products and dedicated services that reach from underground to the rooftop. Covering 16 areas of expertise, specialty markets include process controls, water works, environmental services and more. F.W. Webb also operates more than 48 Frank Webb Home bath, kitchen and lighting retail showrooms. For more information visit fwwebb.com. Media contact: media@fwwebb.com

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