We are a leading distributor in serving the fire protection industry; we understand the importance of providing quality products and services to our customers. Backed by our vast resources, large inventories and state-of-the-art fabrication facilities, our many branches across the U.S. are there to serve you. We are committed to offering complete customer satisfaction. We are Core & Main Fire Protection.
Whatever the project, we make it happen for all your fire protection needs. We're always on the job, on time, every time. For the products and services you need to get the water from the street to the heat, Core & Main Fire Protection offers the complete solution.
Core & Main is proud to be associated with the following organizations, alliances and associations. Several of our associates are involved in these organizations. Their involvement is noted below.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a global self-funded nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. Among our members are: Brad Cowles, president of Fire Protection, Derek Allen, regional director, Lawson Brown, regional director and Bradley Moss, regional director.
The American Fire Sprinkler Association, (AFSA) is a non-profit, international association representing merit shop fire sprinkler contractors, dedicated to the educational advancement of its members and promotion of the use of automatic fire sprinkler systems. Among our members are Brad Cowles, president of Fire Protection and Derek Allen, regional director and current Manufacturer/Supplier Council member.
For over a century, the National Fire Sprinkler Association has been advocating for the widespread acceptance of fire sprinkler systems throughout the United States. Their mission is simple: "To protect lives and property from fire through the widespread acceptance of the fire sprinkler concept." Among our members are Brad Cowles, president of Fire Protection and Dave Stevens, senior manager, business development and current Suppliers and Manufacturers (SAM) Council member.
COUNT ON THE CORE & MAIN FIRE PROTECTION TEAM TO DELIVER THE PRODUCTS YOU NEED, WHEN AND WHERE YOU NEED THEM.
Whatever the project - from steel pipe, sprinkler head, and alarm system installation, to backflow preventers, seismic bracing other specialty product requirements - Core & Main fire protection offers a full array of capabilities to serve you and your fire protection needs.
Backed by strict quality control procedures, we offer custom fabrication to meet the needs of your next project. Our fabrication services include, cutting, outlet welding, threading and much more. Talk to your sales rep to learn about how Core & Main's fabrication capabilities can help you complete your project.
No fire protection system job is complete without the proper fittings. Whether you need valves, MJ joints, or couplings, Core & Main can supply all the fittings that you need for your project.
Flex drops are flexible hose assemblies that consist of a fitting to attach to the branch line and a fitting for the sprinkler with a flexible hose between. These sprinkler flex drops are used to replace the hard drops out of the branch line.Talk to your sales rep about how we can supply a system that incorporates a flex drop sprinkler system.
Hangers & Devices
Fire protection systems often require a series of different hangars and fasteners in order to mount and support the system. Whether you need loop, split ring, clevis, or any other type of hangar, Core & Main stocks the hangar products that you need for your project.
Afire sprinklerorsprinkler headis the component of afire sprinkler systemthat discharges water when the effects of a fire have been detected. As a leader in the fire protection industry, Core & Main works with you to find and source a sprinkler that is suitable for your project.
Hose & Equipment
In any major fire protection project, there are always a myriad of ancillary products that need to be installed in order to meet the fire code. Items such as fire hoses and safety equipment are often required to be present before a system can be deemed complete. Core & Main is your one stop shop for all of your hose and equipment needs.
For any other fire protection needs specific to your project, talk to your sales rep about crafting a custom solution that is specific to your needs.
Core & Main distributes the most complete line of fire sprinkler piping products in the industry. We carry everything from steel pipe to CPVC and everything in between. Talk to your sales rep about how we can customize a sprinkler pipe solution to fit your needs.
Valves are an integral part of any complete fire protection system. Whether you need an order of emergency shut-off valves or a much larger gate valve, Core & Main can find the solution you need.
Backed by strict quality control procedures, we offer custom fabrication to meet the needs of your next project. Our fleet offers forklift-equipped delivery service at many of our locations.
Our fabrication and listing services capabilities include but are not limited to:
- All Fire Sprinkler Fabrication to NFPA 13 Standards
- All Welders Are Certified to ASME Section IX & AWS
- Threading - ½” - 8” Black and Galvanized & SS
- Uni-strut /Angle Iron Cut to Length and Slotted
- Headers / Weld Flanges / Adjustable Pipe Stands
- Custom Fabrication Projects
- Roll Grooving up to 24” & Cut Grooving 2 ½” - 12”
- Galvanized Pipe / Welding, Grooving & Threading
- Stainless Steel Pipe / Welding, Grooving & Threading
- Hanger Fabrication
- Specialty Support Fabrication
- Process Piping Fabrication
- Special Hazard Fabrication
- Painting and Powder Coating Finishes
- Companion Flanges Made One & Two Holed
- Forklift-Equipped Delivery Trucks Available at Many Locations
- 19 Fabrication Shops – Coast to Coast
As a leader in the fire protection industry, Core & Main Fire Protection is always looking to expand its ability to help save lives and protect property. We have joined with several great companies that help us accomplish this mission every day. These companies have proud legacies that we continue to honor as we grow together into the future.
Founded in 2018 as a successor company to Architectural & Engineering Systems, Distributors Inc. is a leading provider of quality fire protection products and services across Hawaii. It joined the Core & Main family of brands in 2022 where it proudly continues to provide excellent service to the region. READ MORE
Founded in 1975, Long Island Pipe & Supply carries a large selection of nationally known brands in the fire protection industry. After joining forces with Core & Main Fire Protection in 2019, Long Island Pipe's dedicated and experienced staff continues to provide the highest quality products and outstanding service to the marketplace. READ MORE
Neill Supply Company is the premier fire protection supplier and fabricator in the Northeast. Based in Lyndhurst, NJ, the company became part of Long Island Pipe & Supply in 2011 and subsequently part of the Core & Main family of brands with the 2019 acquisition of Long Island Pipe & Supply. READ MORE
Boasting a robust line of product offerings and expertise, Albany Pipe & Nipple now lends its knowledge to the Core & Main family. Founded by Long Island Pipe & Supply in 2001, Albany Pipe & Nipple supports the fire protection industry, plumbing supply houses, gas companies, HVAC industry and many more as a leading manufacturer and expert on a variety of products. READ MORE
With roots back to the mid 1960's, Gem Fab & Supply has an impressive history as one of the nation's oldest pipe fabricators. A pioneer in fabrication for fire sprinkler systems, Gem Fab & Supply became part of Long Island Pipe & Supply in 2012 and joined the Core & Main family of brands in 2019 with the acquisition of Long Island Pipe & Supply. READ MORE
Since 1987, DCL Fabrication & Supply has been a leading provider of fire protection product fabrication and distribution in the St. Louis area and broader Midwest region. Today, as part of the Core & Main family, they continue their proud legacy as Core & Main Fire Protection. READ MORE
2021 Price Announcement Memos:
- December 13, 2021
- November 22, 2021
- November 2, 2021
- October 14, 2021
- September 13, 2021
- September 2, 2021
- August 18, 2021
- August 3, 2021
- July 14, 2021
- June 14, 2021
- June 3, 2021
- May 20, 2021
- May 18, 2021
- May 12, 2021 (NE version)
- May 12, 2021
- May 5, 2021
- April 27, 2021
- April 19, 2021
- April 13, 2021
- April 6, 2021
- March 12, 2021
- March 1, 2021
- February 4, 2021
- January 22, 2021
- January 15, 2021
- January 6, 2021
Stock Listing Services
- Accept Stock List via Email or Fax
- Print, Plot and Scan Blue Prints Available at Some Locations
- Accurate and Efficient Turnaround Times on Quotes
- Utilize Hydratec Operating System and are Authorized Hydratec Distributor
- Can List From All Other CAD Software and Hand Written Stock List
- Over 150+ Years of Combined Listing and Print Take Off Experience
- Blue Print Take Off Service Available at Some Locations
Our leaders are committed to making Core & Main a thriving workplace and business. They are dedicated to the success of our associates, our mission and our vision. Together, they have a wealth of experience, serve on numerous industry, association and nonprofit boards, and bring a diverse array of talent and experience to our organization.