History – Affiliated Steam





Over 65 years of outstanding products and service for our valued customers

At Affiliated Steam and Hot Water, quality counts and complete customer satisfaction is our goal. These basic principles are at the core of everything we do, just as they were in 1958 when Richard K. (Dick) Lee founded Affiliated Steam and Hot Water. Throughout the ensuing decades, it was stewarded through the ever-changing business environment by Richard C. (Rick) Lee and continues to thrive and grow today under the progressive leadership of Richard M. (Ricky) Lee.

Comprehensive territory coverage

Affiliated Steam and Hot Water is headquartered in Alsip, Illinois, with local coverage throughout Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Florida. We continue to expand our geographical territories and markets, utilizing new and exciting technologies to navigate and excel in the developing landscape of business today.

A total and expert system approach to steam and hot water

Affiliated Steam and Hot Water does more than provide quality equipment for the steam, condensate, humidification, hot water, heat transfer, and pressure and temperature control markets. Our technically experienced team uses our vast product selection, energy conservation surveys, educational seminars, and online training to provide a total system approach that allows us to successfully offer complete solutions to your challenges and problems.

The nation’s largest stocking distributor for many of the product lines we represent

Affiliated Steam and Hot Water maintains an extensive inventory that sets us apart.

We offer a vast and comprehensive array of products, including steam traps, pumping traps, condensate pumps, pressure and temperature controls, heating or cooling coils, heat exchangers, air vents, strainers, stainless sump ejectors, water heaters, digital steam and water mixing valves, and more.