DistributionNOW (“DNOW”) is a leading global supplier of energy and industrial products, solutions and engineered equipment packages, with a legacy of over 150 years and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. From a network of locations spanning more than 20 countries and a complementary suite of online digital channels, DNOW provides thousands of products to the energy and industrial markets worldwide.
Through our evolving DigitalNOW® platform, customers can leverage world-class technologies across eCommerce, supply chain services and cloud based mobile applications to solve the most complex operational challenges and maximize returns on assets.
Our Global Product Offering, Services and Solutions
Our Key Markets
Management through superior customer service by leveraging the strengths
of our employees, processes, suppliers, technology and information.
Our Guiding Principles
We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards in all that we do.
We act with the highest priority on health and safety in our workplace and communities.
We collaborate with our suppliers, our customers, and one another to optimize the sum of all individual efforts, while being active participants in the communities where we live and work.
We are passionate about being the best in the industry, making our customers priority one, and creating long-term value for our stakeholders.
Our Core Values
We act with compassion and honesty in all that we do. We respect one another, our customers, and our communities.
We do what it takes.
We approach every task with energy and passion to make sure the job is done right. We continuously challenge ourselves to provide the highest level of service to our stakeholders.
We are accountable.
We take pride in our work and are responsible for our actions and the outcomes produced.
DistributionNOW is a global leader in sourcing energy industry products and providing total supply chain solutions. Our vast capabilities and expertise have been growing since 1862, the year our earliest legacy company was founded.
|1862||Oilwell oilfield equipment business established|
|1878||Oilwell Supply formed|
|1894||National Supply formed|
|1921||Wilson Supply formed|
|1930||Oilwell Supply acquired by U.S. Steel|
|1958||National Supply acquired by Armco Steel|
|1987||National Supply and Oilwell Supply merged to form National Oilwell|
|1991||Wilson acquired Tyler Dawson|
|1993||Wilson acquired Wallace Company|
|1995||Continental Emsco Canada and Franklin Supply merged to form CE Franklin|
|1996||National Oilwell, Inc. initial public offering (NOI)|
|1999||Wilson acquired Continental Emsco Co.|
|2000||Wilson acquired Texas Mill Supply|
|2001||Wilson acquired Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Corp. and Mid-Valley Supply|
|2005||National Oilwell and Varco Int’l merged to form National Oilwell Varco (NOV)|
|2012||National Oilwell Varco acquired Wilson Supply and CE Franklin|
|2014||Distribution segment spins off from NOV to form DistributionNOW (NOW Inc.)|