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F.W. Webb Company Acquires Watertown Supply, Enhancing its Offering and Expertise in Replacement Parts

F.W. Webb Company

Bedford, MA

F.W. Webb Company, the largest wholesale supplier of plumbing, heating, cooling and industrial PVF in the Northeast, today announced the acquisition of Watertown Supply.

For more than 65 years, and three generations, Watertown Supply has specialized in plumbing and heating with a primary focus on repair parts for the trades, and for commercial, industrial and institutional facilities management. Watertown Supply stocks more than 64,000 products and offers genuine manufacturers repair parts.

"Watertown Supply is a reputable company with more than six decades of providing exceptional service to industry professionals locally and beyond,” said Jeff Pope, president, F.W. Webb. “Adding Watertown Supply strengthens our company's position in replacement parts and builds upon F.W. Webb's expertise to better serve our customers. Being a long-standing family business with New England roots and similar values, Watertown Supply is a natural fit for F.W. Webb."

Following the acquisition, the company has been re-branded to “Watertown Supply, a Division of F.W. Webb Company.” It will continue to operate at its location of 33 Grove Street in Watertown, MA. In addition to their core parts replacement business, services available at the Watertown Supply location include repair kits, inventory management, and locating hard-to-find discontinued parts. F.W. Webb will expand Watertown's inventory providing Boston-area customers with an additional convenient location and all of Webb's products and services.

"When we looked at selling our business, we wanted to find a company that shared our same commitment to going the extra mile for our customers, and F.W. Webb fit the bill,” Jim Tragakis, president of Watertown Supply said. “This is an opportunity to join a company with nearly 150 years of service to the industry and to bring additional value to Watertown Supply customers."

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

About F.W. Webb

Since 1866, the F.W. Webb Company has been proud to offer outstanding products and services to residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional, wholesale customers throughout the Northeast. F.W. Webb is the largest Northeastern distributor of products in a growing number of areas including plumbing, heating, HVAC, refrigeration, pipe, valves and fittings, building controls, propane and natural gas equipment, water systems, commercial and industrial pumps, fire protection and fabrication, industrial PVF specialties, thermoplastic piping, high purity process components, and process controls. With more than 80 locations, F.W. Webb's extensive inventory and dedicated fleet of trucks reach every corner of the Northeast. The company supports its delivery power with a network of sales professionals and support specialists with deep expertise in the industries it serves.

For more information about F.W. Webb, please visit fwwebb.com

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