Premier Manufacturer Representatives – Industrial, construction, fastener division

Baxter-Rutherford, Inc. is a Premier Manufacturers’ Agent in the Pacific Northwest Representing Quality Industrial, Construction & Fastener Manufacturers.

Baxter-Rutherford, Incorporated works hard to promote our manufacturers’ products through close distributor partnerships, end user and contractor trainings, as well as engineer specification work. Whether your product needs are mechanical, industrial, plumbing or specialty tools & fasteners we have the best team and strong relationships to increase your sales in the highly competitive NW market.

Baxter-Rutherford is a very diversified manufacturers representative agency. We market our products through two divisions, namely the PIPE-VALVE-FITTING division and the INDUSTRIAL-CONSTRUCTION-FASTENER division. Each of these divisions serves a broad base of distribution.

Our Industrial Construction Fastener Division (I.C.F.) provides thorough coverage for the following trade areas; STAFDA, I.C.F., Electrical, Welding, Rental, Lumber, Hardware, Plumbing, HVAC & Marine. A majority of the of the products we represent are stocked in 70,000 total sq feet of two warehousing facilities owned and operated in Seattle and Vancouver Washington.

A lot of things have changed in the last 60 years… In 2012 we celebrated our 65th anniversary of doing business representing the top manufacturers’ in the Pacific Northwest. From Bruce P. Rutherford in 1947 to the Norwood family today we remain committed to driving sales through a shared company vision: the pursuit of excellence.

Our team of inside & outside sales representatives has combined industry sales experience of well over 200 years. We set high standards for our employees and encourage a team effort which in turn provides a secure working environment and the opportunity to improve our standards of living.  Owning our facilities and controlling overhead costs allows our company to remain in a competitive position. Baxter-Rutherford continues to invest heavily in personnel, inventory, and systems to insure our future success.


Baxter-Rutherford’s distribution area covers Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, Hawaii & Guam with outside sales representatives supported by a friendly and experienced sales team and administrative staff.