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Martin, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading providers of custom tailored solutions for maintenance, repair, and operation supplies (MRO) to the industrial and construction markets.

Louis Martin founded the company over 80 years ago to provide basic industrial supplies and repair parts to the local Alabama market. From those humble beginnings we have grown into a thriving corporation doing business throughout the country. Today, we are proud to be ranked among the top 50 industrial distributors in the nation.

Our client base includes every type of Customer, from small machine shops to major manufacturers. We offer a broad variety of products and services that are all geared to specifically improve each Customer’s business performance. Our inventory includes cutting tools and abrasives, hand and power tools, material handling equipment, pumps and compressors, paints, lubricants and adhesives, electrical products, motors and drivers, fasteners, and safety equipment. A separate division handles commercial construction products.

We have an integrated supply line of business that offers a scalable solution to manage the indirect material needs for plants of any size. Our “Total Lower Cost” optimizes the process for requisitioning, sourcing, receiving and issuing for all indirect materials.

Our fastening solutions take the guess work out of managing components and per-print specials for our Customers. We partner with our Customers to provide a custom tailored solution for the procurement of these parts in order to lower your total cost and optimize production.

Martin Supply Core Values and Beliefs

At Martin, we strategically partner with leading manufacturers to bring our Customers the best value. You’ll find that our personnel, experience, and hands-on service traditions truly set us apart.

Our History

Martin History Timeline

Our Team

David Ruggles

David Ruggles


Doug Ruggles

Doug Ruggles


Gordon Ruggles

Gordon Ruggles


Bill Redding

Bill Redding

Executive Vice President Sales

Will Brummett

Will Brummett

Vice President, Martin Integrated Supply

Jerry Pendley

Jerry Pendley

Vice President, Safety Solutions & National Accounts

Tyler Duke Reed

Tyler Duke Reed

Vice President of Supply Chain & Marketing


Martin is a member of a few strategic alliances to help us operate better so that we can help our Customers do the same. Through these organizations we form deeper relationships with suppliers, learn industry best practices, and give back to our industry.

Affiliated Distributors

Martin Industrial Supply is a member of Affiliated Distributors (AD), a dynamic community of independent distributors and manufacturers of construction and industrial products. AD provides its members with support and resources that accelerate growth and provide innovative ideas from fellow market leaders. AD membership aids Martin Industrial Supply and its customers with lowering capital investment and reducing operating expenses. With AD, we are directly aligned with three core elements in growing our mutual businesses: a customer-first approach to relationships, an entrepreneurial spirit that drives us to stay ahead of the curve, and a passion and pride in everything we do across our corporate divisions.

Global Sourcing

We bring together the best in class suppliers with a network from the US, Europe and Asia. We are also a member of Global Supply Alliance, a group of six independent distributor who leverage our global knowledge and spend to insure Best in Class at the lowest total cost.

Industrial Supply Association

Martin is a member of the Industrial Supply Association, which is a group of Distributors, Manufacturers, Manufacturers Reps, and Service Providers. ISA works to advance our industry and provide access to meaningful business relationships, relevant education, and actionable data.

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National Fasteners Distributor Association

The NFDA has provided leading fastener distributors and manufacturers with valuable relationships and critical resources to grow and succeed for over 50 years. Together with the NFDA we are proud to help promote the industry, foster new relationships, and develop new uses for our products and services.

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