Winsupply has opened a new Winsupply company in Franklin, Tenn., its fifth new company of 2017. Winsupply of Franklin will serve plumbing contractors in one of the fastest growing markets in the U.S., and throughout greater Nashville.

Earl Semadeni is the president of the company. Semadeni and his team of five employees have more than 40 years of combined experience in plumbing to meet their customers’ needs. The location has a new 3,000-square-foot plumbing showroom.

“Earl leads a very experienced team in launching this new company,” said Roland Gordon, president and chief executive officer at Winsupply. “As a former captain in the U.S. Army who served his country in Iraq and Afghanistan, Earl has leadership skills that have proven successful for so many of our company presidents. He’s taking advantage of the unique business model at Winsupply by investing in substantial equity in Winsupply of Franklin.”

In the Winsupply co-ownership business model, local Winsupply companies have the autonomy and flexibility to decide how best to meet the needs of their customers. Winsupply provides the local company with centralized support, allowing its team to focus on its customers, local markets and products.