F.W. Webb Company

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F.W. Webb
Private
Industry plumbing, heating and cooling products, pumps and industrial pipe, valves and fittings
Founded 1866
Founder John Stults
Headquarters Bedford, MA, USA
Number of employees
1500
Website www.fwwebb.com

F.W. Webb Company, founded in 1866, is a wholesale distributor of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional products with over 80 locations in nine states throughout the northeast. F.W. Webb Company offer products, services, solutions and expertise to commercial and residential contractors as well as industrial and institutional professionals. Core markets include plumbing; heating; HVAC; commercial refrigeration; and PVF (pipe valves fittings). The company also offers building and process controls; propane gas equipment and parts; ductwork; water systems; commercial and industrial pumps; fire protection and fabrication; thermoplastic piping; and high purity (sanitary) process components.

In addition to the wholesale trade, the company serves retail customers, contractors, and interior designers at 35+ Frank Webb’s Bath Centers, also located throughout the Northeast. The showrooms feature a range of products from leading manufacturers including Hansgrohe, Delta, Toto, American Standard, Grohe, and others.[1] These showrooms provide homeowners with live displays so they can try products before purchasing.[2] F.W. Webb Company has 88 U.S. locations.

The company is an official sponsor of the Boston Red Sox and has their logo displayed on Fenway Park’s Green Monster.[3]

History and General Timeline[edit]

The company was founded in Boston 1866 by John Stults as the city’s second wholesale dealer in plumbing fixtures. Over the course of the next 140 years the company has shared a rich history of growth and innovation with the region it serves. Purchased in 1933 by Roger Pope, the company is now under the third generation of Pope family ownership.

Disciplines Acquired by Year[edit]

Facilities[edit]

Products and Services[edit]

Executive Officers[edit]

  • John Pope – Owner[4]
  • Jeff Pope – President
  • Bob Mucciarone – Chief Operating Officer
  • Ernie Coutermarsh – Senior Vice President of Industrial Development[5]
  • Ed Welch – Senior Vice President of Purchasing
  • Joe Fernandez – Vice President of HVAC, Refrigeration & Building Controls
  • Ruth Martin – Senior Vice President of Human Resources
  • Michael Michaud – Vice President of Information Technology

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brady's toilet the butt of his teammates jokes". WHDH Channel 7 News. February 2, 2012. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Super Showrooms: Segment Two". The Boston Channel. October 27, 2011. Archived from the original on October 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Red Sox, F.W. Webb Company announce multi-year marketing partnership". Red Sox Press Release. Retrieved February 3, 2006. 
  4. ^ Martin, Mary Jo. "John Pope reflects on illustrious career building F.W. Webb". The Wholesaler. Retrieved March 20, 2012. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Knothe, Allison (June 3, 2011). "F.W. Webb Company, Bedford". Boston Globe. Retrieved June 2, 2012.