The Republic Pipe & Electric Supply Company has opened a complete supply house on Route 1 in Norwood, bringing to the industry, plumbing, heating, and electrical contractors the most complete line of intown stocks in this area.
This company, n division of Republic Pipe & Supply Corps, of Boston and affiliated with Republic Electric Supply Co., Republic Appliance Distributors, and The Nelligan Co., is staffed by experienced personnel with knowledge in all phases of the plumbing, heating and electrical material field. 1 maintains a strict policy of catering only to the trade and the officials of the fifty-year-old concern feel that this new operation answers a long-felt need to industries and contractors in this fast-growing section.
In order to serve the trade better, extensive additions to the facilities have been made so that fast pickups and speedy delivery are assured, saving the contractor and plant superintendent many valuable man-hours.
This concern prides itself with being the distributors of the leading lines in the country and makes available to the trade brand-names which have not been too readily obtainable in the cities and towns it will be able to serve from its centrally located warehouses on the Providence Turnpike.
Leonard Matthew, manager of the entire operation promises the same Jet-propelled service that is synonymous with the name Republic here in Norwood as has been rendered in Boston. Sam Swardlick, a lifelong resident of Canton, heads up the plumbing department and is well-known by the tradesmen in this area for his ability and affable manner. His years of experience calling on industrials and plumbing and heating men in the Norwood area have familiarized him with the local needs.
Harold Norris, Harry Wasserman, James Garnett, and Herman Tansky handle the counter, stock and shipping and receiving departments with the ease brought on by years of experience. Harris Libby and Ted Libby, executives of the parent company, serving as purchasing agent and sales manager respectively. arc confident that this new outlet will be a valuable asset to the communities if is so completely designed to serve.
All personnel will be on hand to extend a hearty welcome to their many old and new friends at the gala open house planned for Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15.
(All articles were originally published in the Norwood Messenger unless otherwise noted)
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