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George T. Sanders Company
10201 West 49th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States

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Industry : Steel/Iron
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About Company

The George T. Sanders Company is Colorado's largest independent distributor of plumbing and heating supplies. We are proud to service the plumbing, heating and HVAC trades as well as the general public by offering efficient and cost-effective product solutions for any project. We are the number one choice for all plumbing and heating projects, from large commercial buildings to residential dwellings and from new construction to service and remodeling. GTS has 16 convenient locations throughout Colorado and 2 in Wyoming. In addition, we have 3 showroom locations at our stores in Wheat Ridge, Berthoud and Greeley. We are committed to delivering the highest quality products and service that our customers have come to expect.

Philosophy

The strength of the George T. Sanders Company is our commitment to supplying our customer with quality products and doing so with a high level of professional service. Over the years our customers have proven that they recognize the value we have added. They have demonstrated this recognition by supporting our company and rewarding us with continued growth and profitability.

Our History

On April 1, 1950, George T. Sanders and his wife Pauline opened up a small company to supply sheet metal and other material to heating contractors in Denver, Colorado. The business opened at 1111 Stout Street in downtown Denver. In 1952 the Company outgrew its original location and moved to 7821 West Colfax Avenue in Lakewood.

In 1962 the Company moved again to new quarters located at 1365 Harlan Street. Up until that time the focus was on the heating and sheet metal business. The decision to expand into the plumbing business turned out to be one of the most important ones that the Company would make. Today the George T. Sanders Company is known as one of the most successful plumbing supply houses in the state of Colorado.

In 1965 land was purchased across the street at 1370 Harlan Street. A metal warehouse building with a small office area in the front was constructed on this site in 1966. New product lines continued to be added and new employees were added to the payroll. In order to store its growing inventory, the Company also leased its former facility at 1365 Harlan Street. It was at that time that the Company began to stock copper pipe.

Today the George T. Sanders Company is one of the largest suppliers of copper pipe to plumbing and mechanical contractors in the state.

n July of 1972 Mr. George T. Sanders passed away. Mrs. Sanders became the interim president until management was turned over to her two sons, Gary T. and Norman P. Sanders. Later, in 1972, land was purchased at 10201 W. 49th Avenue. In 1973 a warehouse and office building was built. On September 7th, the Company moved into the building that became the headquarters of the George T. Sanders Company.

The Future

The George T. Sanders Company has not always looked the same over the years. The Company has changed locations and changed the type of inventory it stocked. Vendors, some of them very substantial in size, are no longer in business. Many of the valuable employees that have made the Company great have come and gone. Some of the customers we have served have gone in and out of business. Yet, in learning from the past, we believe that there are things of permanence that make our Company special.

Company NameGeorge T. Sanders Company
Business CategorySteel/Iron
Address10201 West 49th Avenue
Wheat Ridge
Colorado
United States
ZIP: 80033
PresidentTed Batchelder
Year Established1950
EmployeesNA
MembershipsNA
Hours of OperationNA
Company Services
  • Chemicals
  • Electrical
  • Hardware
  • Hvac
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Plumbing
  • Safety & Apparel
  • Tools
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