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Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Industry

NAICS: 4237

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.Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Market Share: Largest Companies in the Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Industry

Company HeadquartersRevenue ($ MM)
FERGUSON ENTERPRISESNewport News, VA100 
PROMETHEUS GROUPMadison, WI78 
MRC GLOBAL US (NYSE: MRC)Charleston, WV31 
HILTIPlano, TX24 
ACE HARDWAREOak Brook, IL22 
WINSUPPLYDayton, OH21 
WURTH GROUP OF NORTH AMERICARamsey, NJ19 
PREMIER DISTRIBUTION COOPERATIVEChicago, IL14 
INTERLINE BRANDSJacksonville, FL13 
WESCO AIRCRAFT HARDWARE (NYSE: WAIR)Valencia, CA12 
GOODINMinneapolis, MN11 
F. W. WEBBBedford, MA10 


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This is a list of the largest companies active in the Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers industry. This differs from market share in the following example: One business with revenues of $100 million generates 10% of its business from the Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers industry. A second firm, with revenues of $20 million, generates all of its business from this industry. In our list, we show the businesses having revenues of $100 million and $20 million, respectively. However, the market share would compare the $10 million in industry-specific revenue to the $20 million: the second company has twice the market share even though it is "smaller" in size.


.Additional Companies Operating in the Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Industry

Company HeadquartersRevenue ($ MM)
CENTRUM VALLEY FARMS (NYSE: PFG)Clarion, IA100 
W.W. GRAINGER (NYSE: GWW)Lake Forest, IL75 
WESCO DISTRIBUTION (NYSE: WCC)Pittsburgh, PA52 
REXEL INC. REXEL BENEFITS DEPARTMENTDallas, TX42 
REXEL HOLDINGS USADallas, TX38 
WATSCO (NYSE: WSO)Miami, FL25 
NCHIrving, TX13 
HAJOCALafayette Hill, PA9 




.Growth: Fastest Growing Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Companies

A list of competitors in the Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers industry that are rapidly expanding. Businesses may grow organically or through acquisition. Typically, small or midsized companies are in "growth" mode and can expand more rapidly. However, large businesses may have the strategy and financial capabilities to scale rapidly. Businesses that employ a "roll-up" strategy make multiple acquisitions of smaller businesses to form a single large corporation that controls a greater market share than its competitors and benefits from economies of scale.

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. Latest Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Trademark Applications

Trademark applications show the direction a company's marketing strategy is headed. Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos, and slogans. This list identifies companies that are investing in new products or developing new marketing strategies.

Company TrademarkApplication Date
Brookaire GEOPURE
Air purification
10/18/2019
D. B. Roberts DB ROBERTS
10/17/2019
Direct Sell Group DIRECT SELL GROUP LLC
09/13/2019
Bender Plumbing Supplies B
09/09/2019


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.Small Business Financing

Small businesses that have received financing may expand soon. Financing may be required for capital-intensive investments, such as real estate or equipment purchases. Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers businesses may use the financing to cover startup expenses or the costs of hiring new employees. Loans differ from equity investments in the level of risk that is expected: loans frequently have collateral either directly or implicitly through the business or the owners that ensure repayment. Equity investment has the possibility for much greater returns, but offers no guarantee the principle will be repayed. Convertible securities combine the two concepts, but is used by private-equity firms rather than main street startups.

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. Venture Funding

These Hardware & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers companies are actively raising capital from venture capital firms, private equity, or other investors. Businesses with venture funding generally have higher growth prospects, either through bringing new concepts to market, using innovative business practices, or savvy management.

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