About Us

Family owned and operated since our inception in 1909, Madsen & Howell Inc. is one of the Northeast's principal independent US industrial distributors.  Headquartered in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, we operate in a state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot warehouse and are considered one of the largest distributors in New Jersey with over $25 million in sales.  We also have affiliate operations in West Caldwell (NJ) and Paterson (NJ).  
At Madsen & Howell, our impressive array of products and services help our customers maintain their competitive edge in today's dynamic marketplace.  We boast the resources and capabilities of a large corporate entity, yet we are small enough to provide the personal touch our customers have come to expect. Our name has been synonymous with outstanding products, competitive prices, and impeccable service for over 110 years.
Company Highlights:
- We operate in a state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot warehouse.
- We boast over $4 million in inventory and ship products to a growing international customer base.
- Our wide-ranging clientele includes all types of manufacturers in most industrial market sectors. 
- We have affiliate branch operations in West Caldwell (NJ) and Paterson (NJ).
The entire 'Madsen Group' of industrial companies include:
Madsen & Howell: General line MRO and production supplies.

Abrasive Machine and Supply: Abrasives, applications, and processes.

Essex Caster and Rubber: Casters, material handling, and industrial rubber products.

Tool Krib Supply: Metal working specialists.

Door and Hardware Supply: Metal and wood doors, frames, and hardware.
Lingstom & King:  Manufacturer of valve-stem packing rings.
To learn more about our affiliate branches, visit our 'Affiliated Companies' page.