The A. Louis Supply Company is a local, family owned and operated business with origins dating back to 1905. Originally started as a small plumbing and heating supply company, ownership passed from the founder Herman Louis to his son, Arthur Louis in 1933.  In 1948, the company was acquired by a corporation headed by Sanford E. “Sandy” Coblitz.  In 1986, the ownership of the corporation was assumed by Sandy’s youngest son, G. Richard Coblitz.  


Under Rick’s leadership the company has grown into the wholesale distribution company that it is today with more than 600 product vendors in 18 major product categories and over 20,000 different products regularly stocked.  The major categories of materials sold are: Valves and Actuators; Electrical Equipment; Adhesives, Sealants, and Tape; Cutting Tools and Abrasives; Fasteners and Hardware; Hand and Power Tools; Hydraulic and Pneumatic Fittings; Janitorial, Paper, and Office Supplies; Light Bulbs, Fixtures, and Lighting Equipment; Lubricants and Paints; Pipe, Flanges, and Fittings; Hose and Industrial Rubber Products; Power Transmission Products, Plumbing and HVAC Supplies; Pumps; Safety Supplies; Steam and Filter Products; and Underground Utility Supplies.

Beyond our standard products we are also able to help procure unique, high specification, or other specialty items.Our customer base typically includes:  industrial plants; industrial, electrical, plumbing, heating, excavating, and building contractors; municipalities; schools; hospitals; and other types of commercial enterprises.


 We know how important quality customer service is and we strive daily to support our customers with service that goes above and beyond.  As part of our dedication to customer service we maintain our own fleet of trucks and deliver goods to our customers on a regular schedule within fifty miles of Ashtabula, typically within Ashtabula, Lake, and Geauga Counties.

Most of our business is regional to Northeast Ohio and the Ashtabula area, but we have a growing number of customers across the country. If you need something we sell, give us a call, fax, or email and we will help you using our more than 110 years of industrial distributing resources.

If you would like to know more about us or our products please search through our website or give our sales representatives a call at (440) 997 – 5161.