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Porter Associates Inc

How We Got Our Start

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Porter Associates is a full-service manufacturer’s representative specializing in the Industrial Rubber hose and fittings, Commercial, Plumbing and Petroleum Equipment markets of Mid-Atlantic states and New England and Upstate New York. Representing the finest manufacturers in the business, it is our mission to provide the most comprehensive service available. 


Since 2003, the Porter family has helped shape the Industrial Rubber Hose and Fittings, Commercial and Petroleum Equipment markets industry. Craig and Colette started our company’s long history of innovation by developing quality products from their home in Williamstown NJ. Porter Associates continues to move forward with a focus on our core values: driving products by creating demand, being flexible and agile in an ever-changing market, and forming partnerships that ensure the greatest returns. 


Based out of Downingtown Pa ,  thirty minutes from Downtown Philadelphia and easily accessible from all major routes, Porter Associates has expanded its operations to a stocking representatives with a warehouse and customer call counter his allows us to offer a wide range of amenities designed to support our partners including: a full service warehouse, a large training center, meeting rooms and our experienced customer service department. In addition to our corporate office, we offer support with our teams of salespeople operating throughout our marketing area. Our range of services extends beyond just sales and marketing, they include product education, product certification classes, counter days, trade shows and more. 


We consider our relationship with the distributors and specific engineers critical to continued growth. Beyond the valued partnerships we grow with contractors in the industry, we continuously build relationships with architects, engineers and designers who develop and maintain specifications on the full spectrum of project work. 


As we look toward the future, Porter Associates can provide the best opportunities to our customers using our extensive market knowledge and will continue to add value to the industry by driving business forward. We would like to thank all our customers and manufacturers for their continued partnerships. These relationships have provided opportunities for all our dynamic growth. 


We are excited to meet the new opportunities and challenges sure to be presented in the Industrial Rubber Hose and Fittings, Commercial and Petroleum Equipment markets through the upcoming years. 




Professional Memberships 

Petrleum Equipment Institute (PEI), Manufacturer Agents National Associates (MANA), National Association of Hose and Acessories (NAHAD), Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA), Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) 




Industry Shows 

Each year Porter Associates attends and supports all industry events  


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