Who We Are
Henry A. Petter Supply Company was founded in 1890 by Henry A. Petter. Initially Petter Supply was located on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Paducah, KY.
When Petter Supply started, its primary focus was on the Marine Industry. Since that time, Petter Supply has become a full line Industrial Distributor. Petter Supply now focuses on Marine supplies, MRO supplies, material handling and supplies for various industrial and manufacturing industries.
In 1997 Petter Supply moved their headquarters to their current location at 5110 Charter Oak Drive, Paducah, Kentucky. We also have seven branch locations to better serve you (Mt. Vernon, IL, Hopkinsville, KY, Owensboro, KY, Statesville, NC, Nashville, TN, Channelview, TX, and Geismar, LA).
Petter Supply is now in its fourth generation of family ownership. Currently, Robert Petter Serves as Chief Executive Officer of Petter Supply.
Petter Supply has four affiliate companies:
Petter Business Systems
Petter Business Systems is a full service Office Supply, Office Furniture, and Imaging (copiers and faxes) distributor. Petter Business Systems operates from Paducah, KY. PBS has the ability to accept orders via the Internet and deliver them the next day to anywhere in the United States.
Tripack specializes in Packaging for Industry. They can source custom packaging of all types. Tripack specializes in tapes, cardboard packaging, plastic sheet wraps, and plastic bubble wraps. Tripack is located in the Greater St. Louis, MO area.
Hapsco Beltservice provides a wide range of services including belt repair, fabrication, vulcanizing and installation. Their people are on call in the field 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and the shop facilities are staffed and equipped to handle almost any job.
KDS Fabricating and Machine Shop
KDS Fabricating and Machine Shop is a fabricating and machining job shop located in Hiddenite, NC. They specialize in unique and highly customized metal products like small part modifications, custom parts manufacturing, and large machinery.