To build on the legacy of Carl Johnson Sr. that has earned the respect of our industry since 1953. We will become the premier employee owned distribution company, providing innovative solutions and elite customer service.
The corporate values governing our development include the following:
Passion for service excellence. Professional conduct and behavior. Integrity Empathy for our customers, vendors and employees. Encouragement of innovative solutions for our customers.
Johnson Supply cultivates an environment which encourages innovation and diligence amongst staff and rewards accordingly.
The central purpose and role of Johnson Supply is:
The Employee Owners of Johnson Supply are committed to providing our Texas and Western Louisiana customers with excellent services, quality products and real solutions to persistent HVACR repair and installation challenges. The reward of these efforts will be our customers' loyalty.
Founded in 1953, Johnson Supply has grown to become one of the leading HVACR wholesale distributors in Texas and Louisiana. Now with 24 locations, we strive to continue that success.
1953 Johnson Supply was founded as a HVACR parts distributor by Carl I. Johnson Sr.
1955 Expanded operations outside the Houston area with the opening of the Beaumount location.
1965 Established the central distribution concept used today with the opening of the Houston, Stoney Brook location.
1975 In addition to parts, became an equipment distributor with the opening of a major warehouse facility at Minimax, Houston.
1981 On-line and interactive computer information system installed providing real time customer services.
1983 Established a consolidated corporate headquarters and distribution center used today at Houston, Stella Link.
1988 Became exclusive territory distributor for York residential and commercial equipment and expanded operations into Louisiana at Lake Charles and Lafayette.
1997 Became exclusive territory distributor for York residential and commercial equipment in central and south Texas and expanded operations into Austin and San Antonio.
1998 Opened first south Texas branch serving the valley located in McAllen
1999 Opened branches in Corpus Christi, Waco and Humble
1999 November, became exclusive territory distributor for York commercial and residential equipment in the Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex. Expanded operations with branch locations in Carrollton, Garland, and Fort Worth.
2000 Relocated our Fort Worth location and expanded our Clute location
2003 Launched an employee training program to develop our skills on all segments of business including products, financial, operations, human resources, leadership, sales and marketing, so we can assist our customers in their business.
2003 Relocated to our Studemont location and expanded our Austin location.
2004 Relocated McAllen to our Pharr location.
2006 Expanded our Beaumont and Roxburgh locations.
2010 Added Mitsubishi Electric as our premier Ductless equipment line.
2013 Opened our Allen location in the DFW Metroplex, relocated our Studemont location to Shepherd Drive in Houston, relocated our Lafayette location and relocated our Corpus Christi location. Launched our Ecommerce site and received our first internet order.
2014 Replacedour major Unitary equipment supplier and began distributing HVAC equipment manufactured by Allied Air Enterprises, a Lennox International company. Products are supplied with the Armstrong Air, Ducane, Magic Pak and Allied Commercial name brands.
2015 Added Fujitsu General America's Airstage VRF line to our arsenal of commercial products to allow continual growth in all HVACR markets.