About DistributionNOW

DistributionNOW (“DNOW”) is a leading global distributor to the oil and gas and industrial markets with a legacy of over 150 years. We operate primarily under the DistributionNOW and DNOW brands. Through our global network of branches worldwide, we offer a complementary suite of digital procurement channels that provide products to the world's energy and industrial markets in conjunction with our locations.

Additionally, through our growing DigitalNOW® platform, customers can leverage world-class technology across eCommerce, data management and supply chain optimization applications to solve a wide array of complex operational and product sourcing challenges to assist in maximizing their return on assets.

Our vision

DistributionNOW will be recognized as the market leader in Supply Chain 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 care.

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

We stock more than 300,000 stock keeping units (“SKUs”) through our branch network

Our Global Product Offering

We have a broad range of products and services

Our global product offering includes PVF (pipe, valves, valve actuators, fittings, flanges and gaskets), electrical, instrumentation and measurement devices, MRO supplies, safety products and supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE), and OEM products worldwide.

Our U.S. Process Solutions division offers OEM equipment, including pumps, generator sets, air and gas compressors, dryers, blowers, mixers, and valves. Our process and production equipment category include customer lease automatic custody transfer (“LACT”) units, vapor recovery units, gas meter runs, vessels in the form of separators, heater treaters, gas conditioning systems, towers, reactors, condensate stabilizers, slug catchers, pressurized bullet tanks, pig launchers, and receivers, and water transfer and disposal units.

Our Solutions

We offer a wide range of solutions to streamline your business

We offer solutions that help businesses with outsourcing, procurement, warehouse and inventory management, logistics, point-of-issue technology, project management, business process and performance metrics reporting. These solutions will help streamline your purchasing process and make it more efficient. 

Additionally, our growing DigitalNOW® platform offers world-class technology across eCommerce, data management and supply chain optimization applications to solve a wide array of complex operational and product sourcing challenges, helping customers maximize their return on assets.


Our Sectors

We support energy and industrial markets worldwide

We support oil and gas production in many different parts of the world through a network of locations. Key energy markets we support, outside of North America, including South America, the North Sea, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, the Former Soviet Union (“FSU”), and Africa.

Products sold at our locations support the construction of new oil and gas projects, midstream infrastructure and transmission and the consumption of MRO supplies used in daily production.

We provide downstream energy and industrial products to the petroleum refining, chemical processing, liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) terminals, power generation utilities and customer on-site locations.

Our Locations

We have locations worldwide

We have approximately 300,000 SKUs in stock and we sell them through our branch network. Our supplier network consists of thousands of vendors in approximately 40 countries. We have operations in over 20 countries and we sell to customers in approximately 80 countries. The supplies and equipment stocked by each of our branches are customized to meet the varied and changing local customer demands. The breadth and scale of our offering allow us to serve our customers with whatever they need and wherever they need it.

Our company uses advanced information technologies, including a common ERP platform, across most of our business, to provide procurement, warehouse, inventory management and logistics coordination to our customers around the world. Having a common ERP platform allows us to have immediate visibility into our inventory assets, operations, and financials worldwide, enhancing our decision-making and efficiency.


DNOW Affiliated Brands

DistributionNOW subsidiaries

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. Since then we’ve steadily acquired a multitude of leading brands that continue to expand and accentuate our offering.

Dura Products

Flex Flow

MacLean International

Odessa Pumps

Power Service

TS&M Supply

TS&M Supply Fiberglass

Our History

We have a rich heritage

We are proud to be one of the oldest businesses in our industry, with 150+ years of operation legacy. From humble beginnings to becoming one of the leading stocking distributors of energy and industrial products worldwide. We are committed to providing the best possible service to our customers. We offer a wide variety of products and services, and we are always happy to help our customers find what they need. Let's take a look back at DNOW's rich history.

1862 - Oilwell oilfield equipment business established
1878 - Oilwell Supply formed
1894 - National Supply formed
1921 - Wilson Supply formed
1930 - Oilwell Supply is acquired by U.S. Steel
1958 - National Supply is 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.'s 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 - The distribution segment spins off from NOV to form DistributionNOW (NOW Inc.)


DistributionNOW (DNOW) is a leading global distributor of Pipe, Valves and Fittings (PVF), MRO supplies, OEM products and engineered equipment packages to the energy and industrial markets. Additionally, our DigitalNOW® platform can help customers solve complex operational and product sourcing challenges by leveraging world-class technology across eCommerce, data management and supply chain optimization applications.

NOW Inc. (“NOW”) is headquartered in Houston, Texas, and was incorporated in Delaware on November 22, 2013. On June 2, 2014, NOW
stock began regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the " DNOW " ticker. We operate primarily under the DistributionNOW and DNOW brands.

No, it is not. DNOW is publicly owned by its own shareholders, just as NOV is. Each company is an independent, publicly-traded company with its own management team and Board of Directors.

No, it is not. Each company is an independent, publicly-traded company with its own management team and Board of Directors. We began regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "DNOW" on June 2, 2014. We operate primarily under the DistributionNOW and DNOW brands.

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