F.W. Webb Celebrates 150 Years in
The Company began in Boston on April 11, 1866.
The F.W. Webb Company has reached a major longevity milestone,
marking its 150th anniversary today. It began in Boston as
Stults & Co., only a year after the Civil War ended, near what
is now known as the Haymarket area near the popular tourist
destination, Faneuil Hall.
only one of two plumbing supply houses in the area in 1866, the
F.W. Webb Co. was at the forefront of the burgeoning plumbing
industry, which brought indoor plumbing and impelled sewage and
waste water system upgrades to the most populous cities in
America. From this single Boston location 15 decades ago, sprang
a vitally significant industry and the largest, most diversified
supplier of its kind in the Northeast.
Today, the F.W. Webb Company has more than 2000 employees in 80+
locations across nine states. F.W. Webb has responded
continually over the decades to its customers' needs by
remaining at the forefront of industry and technological
advances across its core businesses and in highly relevant
specialty areas. Offering outstanding products, services,
solutions and support, F.W. Webb is a robust distributor across
15 distinct areas of expertise (details below) and is among the
most respected, successful, privately-owned companies in the
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More about F.W. Webb at 150
The F.W. Webb Company has a long, proud heritage of serving the
construction, renovation, maintenance, and repair needs of
residential, commercial, industrial and institutional customers.
Products and services cover applications from underground (water
works, hydrants, pumps...) to rooftop (HVAC package units, energy
recovery ventilators, exhaust fans...) – and every floor in between.
F.W. Webb has extensive inventory and expertise in 15 distinct
areas: Plumbing, Heating, HVAC, Commercial Refrigeration, and PVF
(pipe, valves, fittings) are the company's core businesses.
Specialty markets span Water Works; Process Controls; Propane Gas
Equipment; Water Systems; Commercial and Industrial Pumps; Fire
Protection and Fabrication; Building Controls; High Purity Process
Components; Industrial PVF Specialties; and Thermoplastic Piping.
To support homeowners, contractors, architects and designers, F.W.
Webb operates nearly 40
Bath Center showrooms and a Hearth & Home showroom.
Find our products in homes to hospitals, businesses to breweries,
utilities to universities, manufacturing plants to maple sugaring,
ski resorts to solar panel production, and more. Customers across
all areas of our business are served by sales professionals and
product specialists with deep expertise in the industries served.
Headquartered in the 128 Technology and Innovation Corridor, F.W.
Webb continues to grow organically and through acquisition to better
serve its loyal customers throughout New England, New York, New
Jersey and Pennsylvania.