Walsh & Associates fills its tote with chemical products and carries it throughout North America. The company distributes chemical ingredients and raw materials (for ink, paints and coatings, plastics, soaps, sealants, food, and personal care products), containers (paint cans, plastic pails, and plastic drums), and equipment (can crushers, filling machines, and mixers). Suppliers include Akzo Nobel, EvonikDegussa, and Rhodia. Walsh & Associates maintains locations in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. The company was founded in 1968 by Robert Walsh, Arthur Schmidt, and George Claytor.