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Our Story

Thomas J. Higgins
[December 11, 1934 - March 22, 2006] 

Our company was founded in 1973 by Thomas J. Higgins, who was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. Mr. Higgins started a family with his wife Ann, so they moved to Connecticut.


There, he worked sales for a New England manufacturer's rep agency and soon established himself as a top performer.In 1973 an opportunity arose in Chicago, IL, to fulfill a lifelong dream of starting his own company.


50,000 sq ft. 

Warehouse Shelves from Above


TO 13


Scanning Box for Shipment


The company today is operated by his sons Thomas and Brian, who have both been with the company since 1980.

The newest generation includes Tom IV, Conor & Frank Higgins who are following in their fathers' footsteps.

We are dedicated to continuing the traditional work ethics of Tom Sr. and to steer the company to higher levels of professionalism in marketing, sales and service.

Located in the northern Chicagoland area, we are an independent manufacturer's representative agency serving the plumbing & heating industries. Our territories include Illinois & NW Indiana.

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