Wolseley PLC    

 
OTC: WOSLY
LONDON: WOS

Address:

Parkview 1220, Arlington Business Park, Theale NR

Reading, RG7 4GA

United Kingdom

Fax:
44 118 929 8701

Company description

Retail: Wholesale: Holding company whose subsidiaries' principal activities are the distribution of plumbing and bathroom materials, central heating equipment, pipes, valves and fittings in the UK, France, Austria and the USA. Additionally, in the UK it distributes heavyside building materials and operates plant and tool hire centres, whilst in the USA the group distributes timber based building materials.

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News and information about Wolseley PLC

Governor Mcauliffe Announces Ferguson to Expand Operations, Creating 434 New Jobs in Newport News
States News Service; June 5, 2017; 700+ words
...and its subsidiaries serve customers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean. Ferguson is part of Wolseley plc (www.wolseley.com), which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: WOS) and on the FTSE 100 index of listed...
Governor Mcauliffe Announces Ferguson to Expand Operations, Creating 434 New Jobs in Newport News ~Largest U.S. Plumbing Wholesaler to Invest $82.8 Million to Expand Headquarters, Build New Campus Platform~
States News Service; June 5, 2017; 700+ words
...and its subsidiaries serve customers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean. Ferguson is part of Wolseley plc (www.wolseley.com), which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: WOS) and on the FTSE 100 index of listed...
Brexit Update: UK as A Holding Company Hub
Mondaq Business Briefing; March 7, 2017; 700+ words
...for businesso in the early 2000s, as some of its largest companies with significant foreign earnings--WPP plc, Wolseley plc, UBM plc, Informa plc and Shire Pharmaceuticals plc, amongst others--moved their corporate domicile out of the...
United Kingdom : Jacky Simmonds to Join easyJet as Group People Director
Mena Report; December 15, 2015; 503 words
...Global Human Resources Director, having worked for TUI for fifteen years. She is also a non-Executive Director of Wolseley PLC where she is Chair of the Remuneration Committee.Jacky will succeed Alita Benson who has been the airlines Group People...
Home-Country Effects of Corporate Inversions
Washington Law Review; March 1, 2015; 700+ words
...and Case Selection B. Results: Inversion Case Studies 1. Shire Pharmaceuticals' 2008 move from UK to Ireland 2. Wolseley PLC's 2010 move from the UK to Switzerland 3. Nobel Biocare's 2002 Move from Sweden to Switzerland 4. The News Corporation...
United Kingdom : Appointment of Senior Independent Director
Mena Report; December 24, 2014; 324 words
...management and board experience and considerable experience managing businesses with strong brands. Ian is currently CEO of Wolseley plc. Rick Haythornthwaite, Chairman of Centrica, said: "Ian's experience and expertise continues to make a very valuable...
HP Products Acquired by Plumbing Giant
Indianapolis Business Journal; December 15, 2014; 509 words
...food and beverage, and textiles.Ferguson has $11.6 billion in annual sales and 20,000 employees. It is part of Wolseley PLC, one of the 100 largest companies on the London Stock Exchange.Company officials said HP Products will maintain management...
Jersey Companies Listing on the World's Stock Exchange
Mondaq Business Briefing; December 15, 2014; 700+ words
...the main board include Cape plc, who moved from AIM to the main board of the LSE, as well as Henderson Group plc and Wolseley plc. Recent examples of Jersey companies listing on AIM are XLMedia plc, WANdisco plc and Safestyle UK plc. New York...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 444190 - Other Building Material Dealers

326122 - Plastics Pipe and Pipe Fitting Manufacturing

333414 - Heating Equipment (except Warm Air Furnaces) Manufacturing

333996 - Fluid Power Pump and Motor Manufacturing

423310 - Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panel Merchant Wholesalers

423410 - Photographic Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

423720 - Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies (Hydronics) Merchant Wholesalers

423730 - Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

423820 - Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers

532310 - General Rental Centers

532412 - Construction, Mining, and Forestry Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing

551112 - Offices of Other Holding Companies


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5211 - Lumber and Other Building Materials Dealers industry report

3089 - Plastics Products, NEC industry report

3433 - Heating Equipment, Except Electric and Warm Air Furnaces industry report

3594 - Fluid Power Pumps and Motors industry report

5031 - Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panels industry report

5043 - Photographic Equipment and Supplies industry report

5074 - Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies industry report

5075 - Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies industry report

5083 - Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment industry report

6719 - Offices of Holding Companies, NEC industry report

7353 - Heavy Construction Equipment Rental and Leasing industry report

7359 - Equipment Rental and Leasing, NEC industry report