Jomar Valve

Southwest Valve, Inc. is a dealer for Jomar International LTD.

Here is some history on Jomar from

Serviceman to Civilian
A former Navy commander flying anti-sub recon in the South Pacific, Joseph Martin began civilian life in 1958 working as a sales representative for a midwest tool & die shop. With hard work and a long list of happy customers, he did well and soon ventured…

On His Own
Joseph Martin formed his own representative company in 1961, the J. Robert Martin Inc. Utilizing warehouse space in Royal Oak, MI., he set out to change the way the PVF industry did business by…

Building Bridges / Relationship Marketing
Joseph Martin knew that there was a better way to connect with customers. He utilized his pilot experience to travel all over the Midwest, conducting plant visitations and personally meeting with them…

The Partnership
While visiting a contractor who had complained about the number of different valves he needed to order, Joseph Martin promised to introduce a ball valve that met ALL codes so only ONE valve needed to be carried. In 1984, he formed a partnership with Pettinaroli…

One Ball Does It All
Together, they introduced the first ball valve on the market to carry all plumbing certifications:
Jomar’s T-100 ball valve.

Jomar continues to be an innovative supplier to the plumbing industry with products like Add-A-Valve®, Lead Free valves, and our T-100. Jomar was founded on innovation, hard work, building relationships and…finding a better way.
Jomar is dedicated to continuing Joseph Martin’s legacy for the future by continuing to offer high-quality products and service with consistancy and integrity.