Ferguson (Newport News, Va.) opened a 50,000-sq.-ft. facility in Addison, Ill., on Jan. 5, in a leased building. John Wheatley is president and general manager at this location. He had been president and general manager of Ferguson's Ventura, Calif., location. The Addison facility will offer mostly commercial and residential plumbing products, according to John Posey, vice president/regional manager for the Midwest region, which covers seven states. Ferguson also operates a branch in Rockford, Ill., which has a satellite location in Des Plaines, Ill.