Florida Hardware Company, founded in 1875 and based in Jacksonville, Fla., is a wholesale distribution company that offers a range of products to retailers in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The company offers a variety of products, such as doors and windows, fishing tackle and automobile tires. Its inventory consists of more than 40,000 different kinds of products in categories that include farm and agriculture; paint and paint sundries; automotive; hand and power tools; builders hardware; fastener; electrical; plumbing; housware; heating; and lawn and garden. Florida Hardware Company also has an international base of clients located throughout the Caribbean and South America. The company is a division of Distribution America, one of the largest networks of independent hardware and paint sundries wholesale distributors in the United States. The parent company serves more than 15,000 retail customers in all 50 states and exports to over 20 countries.