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Stellar Industrial Supply Opens Warehouse & Branch in New Jersey to Support Viking Yacht Company

Supports existing Northeast and Southeast branches, rapdidly expanding mid-Atlantic customer base1/12/2023

Tacoma, WA, January 12, 2023 — Stellar Industrial Supply, which distributes more than 90,000 MRO (maintenance, repair and operation) products and tools from more than 1,500 brands for Safety, Metalworking, Marine Supply, Aerospace, and other general manufacturing and processing organizations, and also offers customized Indirect Material Management, announced today the opening of its new warehouse and branch office in Egg Harbor Township, NJ specifically to support Viking Yacht Company.

Viking Yachts has grown to become a world leader in semi-custom fiberglass yacht production with over 5,000 Vikings delivered since 1964. The new warehouse enables Viking to streamline supply chain and logistics to more quickly and efficiently serve its customers. The new branch is strategically positioned between Stellar's Northeast and Southeast branches to further support them as needed; and expand support for Stellar customers across the New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas and beyond. 

With the warehouse and Egg Harbor branch opening, Stellar boasts 17 regional hubs, including: Portland, OR, Albany, OR, Everett, WA Tacoma, WA, Seattle, WA, Spokane, WA, Los Angeles-Metro, Upland, CA, Central Valley, CA (San Luis Obispo, Ventura), Denver, CO, Billings, MT, Phoenix, AZ, Lawrence, PA, Sparks, NV, and Tampa, FL.

“Recent world-wide supply chain and logistics issues have underscored the need for flexibility and innovative approaches by all stakeholders. We are ecstatic that our partners like 3M and others are fully committed to creating real-world solutions such as this dedicated warehouse for Viking Yacht Company,” said Stellar Industrial Supply president and CEO John Wiborg. “This new model further demonstrates our commitment to each customer and their success.”

In addition to its wide range of products, Stellar Industrial Supply is known for its Documented Cost Savings (DCS) program that creates “Ideal Customer-Supplier Partnerships.” Working on behalf of both parties, Stellar Industrial Supply deploys the most efficient, cost-effective products that optimize plant operations and help run them smartly and safely.  

In 2021, DCS generated nearly $17.9 million in 2021 savings, or $48,378 average DCS across 370 customers. Over the past 10 years the program has accrued $148+ million in customer savings and reduced costs. 

About Viking Yacht Company

Viking Yacht Company prides itself on its renowned manufacturing capabilities. From the initial design to the finished product, Viking’s highly-regarded reputation is rooted in the company’s commitment to produce 90 percent of the boat in house. Except for components such as engines, transmissions, pumps, hoses, air conditioning units, electronics and entertainment systems, virtually everything else is produced in-house by our talented workforce. The Viking Yacht Company has celebrated nearly six decades in business building luxury performance sport fishing and cruising yachts. Started by brothers Bob and Bill Healey in 1964 when they bought Peterson-Viking Builders, a small, struggling New Jersey builder of 37-foot, wooden sportfishing boats, Viking Yachts has grown to become a world leader in semi-custom fiberglass yacht production with over 5,000 Vikings delivered.

About Stellar Industrial Supply

Stellar Industrial Supply distributes more than 90,000 MRO (maintenance, repair and operation) products and tools from more than 1,500 brands for Safety, Metalworking, and Marine Supply, general manufacturing and processing, machine and metalworking shops, and marine and construction organizations. Stellar also offers customized Indirect Material Management solutions; and a broad array of hand tools, power tools, cutting tools, abrasives, aerosol chemicals and paints, shop supplies, safety, marine and construction supplies. Stellar is a proud member of Affiliated Distributors and the Industrial Supply Association.###