Wholesaler 10 01 2017 E Edition Page C

WHOLESALER BY DANIELLE GALIAN Editor U nited Pipe and Steel is making an- other big splash on the west coast. The company opened in southern California in 2015, and that distribution center (Rialto, CA) has grown to be one of the largest of the company's 12 U.S. loca- tions. Yes, this national master distributor has now officially settled into its newest California facility in Stockton, California with an 85,000-square-foot building and approximately 5 acres of outside storage. From this location, it will run its own fleet approximately 250 miles in every direction, servicing all geographies at least once per week with a regularly scheduled delivery. (Turn to page 74.) BIG EASY DISTRIBUTION Westward Bound with United Pipe & Steel News of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Industrial PVF the +9>=46,80*6>7.582+>996A.161.;,=1<$#A1,;<92<1;?5.1=9=412;1,=1;(1@);61,8<,;1,,80.1 A980"+1.9802181;,=598*;1<5018=%6,8,58=>;166,@5=445<@521'98, ,80=41=45;02181;,=598 &4,0 and Loni, at their home ofce in Metairie, Louisiana. Story begins on page 92. FIND US twitter.com/wholesalermag facebook.com/wholesalermag OCTOBER 2017 VOL 72, NO. 10 Its second California distribution center is officially open and the future has never looked brighter for this New England-based powerhouse.

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