Ferguson is the largest wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and pipe, valves and fittings in the U.S. It is also a major distributor of HVAC equipment, fire protection systems, waterworks and industrial products and services.
The company was acquired by Wolseley plc in 1982. Wolseley, headquartered in Switzerland, is the world’s largest specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products to professional contractors and a leading supplier of building materials to the professional market. Wolseley plc trades on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WOS.
Ferguson is a distributor of:
- Plumbing supplies and pipe, valves and fittings (PVF)
- Heating and cooling equipment (HVAC)
- Waterworks products
- Mechanical and industrial products
- Kitchen and bath fixtures and accessories
- Tools and safety equipment
- Fire protection products
Our associates / leadership:
It’s our associates who make the difference. We employ approximately 23,000 associates and take pride in providing a family-like work environment that promotes career growth and advancement. The average tenure of a Ferguson associate is more than eight years, which translates to a strong, knowledgeable workforce for our customers.
Ferguson fast facts:
Headquartered: Newport News, Virginia
Geographic diversity: All 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean
Number of locations: 1,400
Number of showrooms: 270
Number of distribution centers: 10
Number of associates: Approximately 23,000