Tri State Distributors Expands to Serve Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and southern Idaho

Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- U-Line, the American leader in premium built-in undercounter ice making, refrigeration and wine preservation products, is proud to announce that Tri State Distributors has extended their distribution reach. Tri State’s already expansive network includes Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and northern Idaho; they will now offer sales and support of the U-Line suite of premium products to dealers in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and southern Idaho.

Tri State Distributors was founded in 1967 by Don Dickson, Sr., and originally sold Chrysler Airtemp air conditioners. Over four decades later, and through three generations, Tri State Distributors now sell and support a number of name-brand appliances and Hearth Products to customers in eight western states. They have three full service distribution centers; two in Washington – Spokane and Kent, and one in Milwaukie, Oregon. Tri State will also have the full U-Line inventory in a Denver, Colorado warehouse.

“We’ve worked hard to provide premium products, like U-Line, to our customers in the Pacific Northwest,” states Tri State Distributors Co-President, Don Dickson, Jr. “And we pride ourselves on supporting superior brands like U-Line with extraordinary service, as well. I’m proud to say our work has paid off by having this opportunity to extend our reach into Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and southern Idaho.”

“We owe a lot to our relationships with our distributors,” says Mark Russell, VP of Sales & Marketing for U-Line. “Time and time again, Tri State has exemplified what it means to be a great distribution partner. We’re excited about providing our customers in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and southern Idaho with such a strong partner like Don and his crew.”

About U-Line

For over five decades, and through three generations, U-Line continues to be the American leader in innovation, quality and performance in the premium built-in undercounter ice making, refrigeration and wine preservation market. Delivering versatility and flexibility for multiple applications including residential, light commercial, outdoor and marine use, U-Line’s complete product collection includes undercounter ice makers, Combo Model ice maker/refrigerators, Wine Captain Model wine preservation appliances, refrigerators, refrigerator freezers and refrigerator drawer models. U-Line is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a west coast office located in Laguna Beach, California; and European offices located in Dublin, Ireland and Barcelona, Spain. For more information on U-Line and its products visit