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Excellence in the Making

Who We Are

Established in 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, Young Supply has grown to be Michigan and Northern Ohio’s premier refrigeration, heating, cooling, ventilation, and food service equipment and parts wholesaler. As a privately owned company, our main focus continues to be customer satisfaction. With 17 branch locations, a central warehouse distribution center, and a large fleet of vehicles, we are able to provide full coverage to the markets we serve. We are committed to the complete satisfaction of our customers’ needs and welcome the challenges of the future while earning our right to be among those whom do not simply survive challenge, but thrive on resolving challenges when they arise.
Young Supply offers products across four main sales sectors: Refrigeration, HVAC & Hydronics, Food Service Equipment, and Industrial Sales. We buy direct from a variety of top-of-the-line manufacturers and are knowledgeable in the product lines we supply. It is our extensive product lines and customer service that allow Young Supply to be your ultimate resource for HVAC-R and Food Service Equipment information, parts, and supplies.

Our Mission

At Young Supply we are “Committed to Excellence” in everything that we do! It is our mission to be our customers’ supplier of choice, our vendors’ distributor of choice, and our employees’ employer of choice. We provide a level of service that exceeds the expectations of our customers and the companies we represent. Each day we make every effort to add value and fulfill the needs of our customers, vendors, and employees.

Our Customers

Customers of Young Supply are licensed contractors and service companies that represent numerous business sizes and objectives. Our branches are equipped to be your ultimate resource for information and products, including day-to-day supplies or special ordering those that may be hard to find. Our customers continue to be our main focus at Young Supply, regardless of business climate, economy, or weather.

Our Team

The Young Supply team is comprised of knowledgeable professionals, solutions specialists, and exceptional customer service advocates. It is our goal to provide high quality service before, during, and after each sale. We strive to provide total solutions so that you are able to meet the needs of your clients with efficiency and ease.

To ensure our customers have the ultimate experience, our employees commit to a fundamental set of standards known internally as the “Principles of Performance”. These 5 principles include:

1. Accepting responsibility for knowing and understanding our systems and procedures
2. Interest in learning about the products and services we offer
3. Valuing both the customer and vendor
4. Always approaching all responsibilities with a sense of urgency
5. Understanding the importance of maintaining a good attitude in the work place

Commitment to these principles encourages an unwavering commitment to excellence in customer service, allowing us to be the best in the business.  

Our Customer Service Difference

Our customers are very important to us and we understand you need more than just a supplier. To guarantee you receive the best products and service possible, Young Supply has obtained two ISO certifications: ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004. Young Supply is currently the only HVAC-R wholesale distributor in the United States to hold both certifications. Benefits of holding ISO International Standards Certifications include ensured safe, reliable, and quality products and services, increased productivity, and minimized waste and errors.

ISO 9001:2008

It is the goal of Young Supply Company that our customers, employees, and suppliers will be proud to be associated with us. ISO 9001:2008 is a management and systems control oriented certification that establishes international standards built on eight quality management principles:

1. Customer Focus
2. Leadership
3. Involvement of People
4. Process Approach
5. System Approach to Management
6. Continual Improvement
7. Factual Approach to Decision Making
8. Mutually Beneficial Supplier Relationships

Implementation of these principles gears operations, products, and services to be customer oriented, guaranteeing the best possible products and service for our customers. We continually improve our processes and services in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System requirements and sound business practices so that we may live up to our commitment to excellence.

ISO 14001:2004

Young Supply Company is committed to protecting the environment in all of the operations, services, and products we supply. ISO 14001:2004 is an Environmental Management System Standard administered by Young Supply Company in order to successfully implement and maintain our Environmental Policy. These standards help us reduce our overall environmental impact by reducing waste management costs, consumption of energy and materials, and distribution costs. This guarantees our products and services are delivered to our customers in an environmentally safe and efficient way, according to international standards.

Our History

2013 Young Supply takes on Rheem
2012 Farmington store moves with a new Learning Center Location.
2012 Holland MI store moves
2010 Young Supply e-Store our “online branch” established
2009 Brighton store opens & Downtown Toledo moves
2007 Young Supply takes on American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning
2006 Allen Park moves to Lincoln Park
2005 Young Supply moves Corporate Offices to Chesterfield Twp. and opens a new branch location
2004 Young Supply takes on Mitsubishi HVAC
2003 The Downtown Toledo store opens
2002 The new Young Supply logo is established
2000 Young Supply opens Holland, MI
1999 Warren location moves to Troy, MI
1997 We cross the border and Holland, OH opens
1993 Young Supply acquires Saginaw Distributors, Saginaw, MI
1992 Young Supply opens in Lansing, MI
1988 Young Supply opens Traverse City, MI
1987 Young Supply begins selling HVAC with the Arcoaire brand
1980 Young Supply opens in Warren, MI
1978 The Distribution Center in Detroit is purchased
1977 Young Supply acquires Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids locations from Midwest Refrigeration
1973 Young Supply takes on the Copeland product line
1960-1970 Fint, Ann Arbor, Farmington, & Allen Park locations Open
1952 Young Supply opens Pontiac Branch
1935 Young Supply Is established by Leon Young