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Baker Distributing Company Profile

Founded in 1945, Baker Distributing Company is engaged in the sales and distribution of HVAC, refrigeration, food service equipment, parts and supplies for residential, commercial and marine applications.  Baker Distributing offers customers a wide range of product lines, competitive pricing, superior customer service and valuable, timesaving services that position us as an industry leader.  Our organization has the experience to meet your company’s heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and food service requirements.

With over 200 locations in 22 states, each Baker Distributing Sales Center is staffed by the most knowledgeable and customer service oriented people in our industry.  With a complete inventory of HVAC/R products and technical assistance, our Sales Centers can provide you with the products and information you need to make your job and you more efficient.

States where Baker Distributing has sales centers:


Products:   We offer our customers a complete range of products for the HVAC/R and food industries.  On average, each location stocks 8,000 line items from approximately 200 suppliers.  We are a stocking distributor of the top lines in the HVAC/R industry.

Ordering:   Baker Distributing works hard to ensure that obtaining products is quick and convenient.  Orders can be called in, faxed, placed at a sales center counter or ordered on-line.  Hard to find products?  No problem!  We have the ability to handle your special requests.  

Competitive Pricing:   Using a single source allows you a better understanding of your costs up front.  Our large purchasing base equates to competitive prices and volume discounts that save you money.  Baker Distributing’s consistent pricing ensures your technicians will not have to negotiate for each individual item or waste time having to comparison shop.  In addition to everyday competitive pricing, you can come to us for quoting any size job.  At Baker Distributing you can feel confident that we are providing your organizations with the best possible value.

Inventory:   Our Distribution Centers in Jacksonville,FL, Houston,TX and Tracy, CA replenish each Baker Distributing Sales Center on a weekly basis.  Emergency orders from our Distribution Centers are available 24/7 and are received within 24 hours in most areas.  With the technology of our computer system, each location has access to inventory throughout all of our Sales Centers nationwide.

Delivery:   Our fleet of over 200 delivery vehicles makes local deliveries.  We also utilize UPS and common carriers for out of town deliveries.