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James Lister & Sons Limited, or lister, is a family business specialising in providing engineering supplies, services and subcontract support to a wide range of customers in the Midlands, South Wales and beyond. We were established 140 years ago and still maintain a strong tradition of customer service.

 

listersupplies provides all forms of industrial supplies and tools, lubricants, workwear and PPE, office supplies, hygiene and janitorial products, supported by a full range of stock management services.  We also supply, maintain and hire cleaning machines through our listerclean business.

Responsive & Flexible

Our own fleet with more than 20 delivery vehicles covering the greater Midlands area.
We provide standard deliveries plus binfill, and store location replenishment plus many more options to meet your specific requirements.  Most deliveries are same or next day

Personal Service

You will know who you are dealing with and talk to the same people every time.  Our sales staff, delivery teams, and managers all take great pride in excellent customer support. 

Our "tradition of service" is embedded in everyone's behaviour and also in our own internal measures so that we continually strive to do even better!

Local Service

6 strategically located Midland branches, distribution centres and trade counters. National capability for hygiene supplies as a founder member of Nationwide Hygiene Group

Simple & Reliable

Our ethos is to keep things simple, but to do things right.  Everything relies on good people and good systems, which is why we recruit and train well, and operate to ISO systems.  We have tried to keep our website simple and uncluttered, so please contact us for more information and have the chance to meet our great people!

More than 140 years experience

James Lister and Sons Limited was founded in 1874 and listersupplies is the business unit of the company that is the continuation from those beginnings.  Lister also has businesses in Fluid Power, Tube and Subcontract activities which have grown, often sharing the same customer base, based on the same intense focus on customer service.  All the business units support each other closely.

Not just a website!

We are not a "catalogue" company.  Although we can provide you with catalogues, or standard product lists if you wish, our primary focus is to save you cost and improve productivity by sourcing just what you need.  You can access some of our tool range here but please contact your branch for customised pricing.

WIth more than 40,000 stocked lines we may already have it, but if not we can certainly obtain it...