Ferguson is the largest distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and pipe, valves and fittings (PVF). It is also the fourth largest distributor of heating and cooling equipment (HVAC/R) and the second largest company within the waterworks industry. Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Newport News, Va., Ferguson employs approximately 19,000 associates in 1,350 locations. We serve customers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean as well as a variety of industries including hospitality, property management, institutional, waterworks, MRO and government. Ferguson is part of Wolseley plc (www.wolseley.com), which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: WOS) and on the FTSE 100 index of listed companies.