HD Supply Expands Northeast Footprint With Combined Waterworks and White Cap Facility

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ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HD Supply, Inc. (Nasdaq:HDS), one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, today announced it has opened a new combined Waterworks and White Cap 25,000 square-foot facility located at 232 Frontage Road, Manchester, N.H.

"The new location heightens our level of services in the Northeast region," said, Steve LeClair, president of HD Supply Waterworks. "Inventory availability is critical to maintaining a competitive advantage in our industry and the New Hampshire location gives us added leverage to better serve our customers."

The new location, with a one-acre yard, will serve HD Supply Waterwork's contractor, municipality and utility customers in addition to HD Supply White Cap's industrial, commercial and residential customers by warehousing and distributing both companies' products.

"HD Supply White Cap is committed to strategic growth that enables us to serve our customers more efficiently and build value," added John Stegeman, president of HD Supply White Cap. "We are excited for the opportunity to expand our footprint in the New England market. This additional location will provide our customers with a more robust inventory selection and another convenient location."

Additionally, as part of HD Supply's growth strategy, HD Supply Waterworks recently expanded its footprint in Portland, Ore.; San Antonio, Texas; and Westbrook, Maine; and HD Supply White Cap in Capitol Heights, Md.; Chicago, Ill.; Marietta, Ga.; Mesquite, Texas and Santa Barbara, Calif.

About HD Supply Waterworks

HD Supply Waterworks (www.hdswaterworks.com) is the nation's largest distributor of water, sewer, storm, fusible piping, and fire protection infrastructure products that serves the needs of both contractors and municipalities in all aspects of the water, wastewater, clean water, landfill, energy, and fire protection industries. HD Supply Waterworks operates more than 240 branches serving both the United States and the Caribbean. HD Supply Waterworks is an operating division of HD Supply (www.hdsupply.com), a leading industrial distribution company, providing a broad range of products and services to professional customers in the maintenance, repair and operations, infrastructure and power, and specialty construction sectors.

About HD Supply White Cap

HD Supply White Cap Construction Supply is the nation's leading distributor of specialty hardware, tools and concrete accessories for professional contractors. The company offers an extensive product inventory, combined with will-call, site delivery and direct-ship options. HD Supply White Cap is a business of HD Supply (www.hdsupply.com), one of the largest diversified industrial distribution companies in North America.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Quiana Pinckney HD Supply Public Relations 770.852.9057 Quiana.Pinckney@hdsupply.com

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