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Our vision is to foster a world where communities thrive because our people and products provide safe, sustainable infrastructure for generations to come.


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Core & Main was established in 2017, built on the foundation of more than 87 legacy companies. We are a leading distributor of water, sewer, storm drain and fire protection products in the United States. Operating more than 275 branches nationwide, we combine local expertise with a national supply chain to provide contractors and municipalities innovative solutions for new construction and aging infrastructure. Core & Main’s 3,500 plus associates are committed to the safe distribution of water and fire protection to help communities thrive.

What’s in a Name? Why Are We Called Core & Main?

When we formed our company, we went to our best resource, our associates, to find a name for our organization. Associate Quinton Carter’s submission spoke to our DNA. As he explains it, “Core comes from our core values, and main not just for main water lines, but for being the main supplier — people want to come to us rather than our competitors.” We serve our communities, so where we live is at the corner of Core & Main.

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