In 1978, Bill along with his wife Charlotte, founded Sanders Plumbing Supply, Inc. and opened their new location at 107 E. Belding.
Ed R. Sanders, Bill and Charlotte’s son, joined the company in 1986 after graduating from the University of Arkansas with a degree in accounting and receiving his CPA designation.
Sanders’ first expansion was in 1987 with the opening of their Valley Street branch, specializing in Heil heating and air conditioning supplies.
In 1989, Sanders opened its Russellville location.
Sanders’ fourth location was opened in Benton in 1994.
Also in 1996, Sanders opened their fifth location in Fort Smith. Later that year, Sanders acquired Consolidated Supply with locations in Blytheville and Batesville. The Blytheville store was later relocated to Jonesboro in 2005.
In 1999, Dave Welch opened another new location in Harrison. Their tenth location was added in 2003 in North Little Rock. In 2008, an all new facility was built to better serve our customers in that area.
In 2002, the Benton location was moved and expanded to meet the growing needs of the area.