Raritan Group History
Raritan Supply Company founded by Harry Richardson to service the industrial and chemical industries.1958Expansion Begins
Bill Richardson Sr. joins the company and expands operations as far north as Albany and south to Baltimore.1963Incorporated
Raritan Supply Company is officially Incorporated.1978Supply House Times
Featured in Supply House Times for being one of the first industrial supply companies in the country to implement IBM’s Wholesale Impact system.1992RVA
Bill Richardson Jr. launches Raritan Valve & Automation specializing in automated valves, controls & instrumentation.1995New Markets
Our breadth of products and mechanical expertise made entry into the Water & Wastewater plant markets an easy decision. Success in this sector, along with our commitment to service, has positioned Raritan as one of the premier distributors of water, sewer and drainage products in the region.2002Raritan Group
Raritan Group is established as the new parent company as growth of the two operating divisions, Raritan Pipe & Supply and Raritan Valve & Automation, continues to accelerate.200865 Years in Business!
Raritan Group in business for 65 years. This family business continues to thrive! Check out the article in UTCA.2015Fab Shop Expansion
At over 12,000 square feet, our shop’s capabilities now include welding, threading, galvanizing and value-added fabrication services for Ductile Iron, carbon & stainless steel as well as light structural and miscellaneous metals.2016New Location
Gloucester City, NJ location opens and expanding our presence in South Jersey, Eastern PA and DE. Added an additional 6,000 square feet of outside storage.2018Celebrating 75 years!
Raritan Group is only just getting started. Honored to featured in UTCA in this 2018 article for being in business for 75 years as a 4th generation, family owned organization.2018ERP Investment
Implementation of a new ERP system allows us to increase our customer focus and position Raritan for the future, including e-commerce.