WinWholesale Acquires NY's Security Supply, Opens TX WinSupply

The acquisition gives WinWholesale 12 new locations that serve the lower Mid-Hudson Valley of New York, and brings its total location count to more than 570 in 45 states.

​WinWholesale, No. 16 on Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List, announced Tuesday that it has acquired Selkirk, NY-based Security Supply, a wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating and air conditioning products. Terms were not disclosed.

Security Supply has 12 locations serving the lower Mid-Hudson Valley, north through the Adirondeck Region of New York, Western Massachusetts and Eastern Vermont. The company will keep its name.

The acquisition brings WinWholesale's location count to more than 570 in 45 states.

WinWholesale said Kim Willey has been named president of Security Supply, while other current key managers will assume senior positions at the company and be offered substantial equity in the respective companies at some point in the future.

“Security Supply has a strong market presence with a solid name and reputation in New York, Massachusetts and Vermont,” said Jack Johnston, WinWholesale president. “They have a long history of building solid customer relationships and providing high quality products including being the most successful Kohler distributor in their trading area. A key component of our growth strategy is to acquire successful wholesaling companies that strengthen our presence in key markets and fit well within our targeted industries. Security Supply is a profitable company with a solid management team.”

“We are very proud to join the Win Group of Companies,” said Kim Willey, president of Security Plumbing & Heating Supply. “Being part of one of the national leaders in wholesale distribution will further strengthen our presence in our market and propel our future growth.”

On Monday, WinWholesale announced the opening of a WinSupply in Wise County, TX. The location will serve wholesale plumbing contractors in Wise County, which includes the communities of Decatur and Bridgeport, Northwest of Fort Worth.

Michael Schoville, who has 23 years of plumbing distribution experience with the Win Group of Companies, is president of Wise County Winsupply.