NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Noland Co., a leading plumbing, heating, and air conditioning distributor, announced that it has opened branch operations in Morehead City, N.C., and Myrtle Beach, S.C., to provide contractors with delivery service five days a week in addition to counter sales and pickup.

“The new Morehead City and Myrtle Beach branches are good examples of how Noland continues expanding its operations in the Southeast to help contractors succeed in meeting their customers’ plumbing and heating and air conditioning needs,” said Jean Preston, Noland’s chief operating officer.

Each branch employs three people and has a large inventory warehouse and a sales counter for use by contractors involved in new construction and replacement work. Myrtle Beach serves HVAC contractors, while Morehead City serves HVAC and plumbing contractors. Each location provides delivery service and counter sales and pickup.

With the Morehead City and Myrtle Beach branches, Noland operates 108 branches in 13 states.

Noland is a wholly owned subsidiary of WinWholesale Inc., a privately held, Dayton, Ohio-headquartered company.

Publication date: 12/18/2007