The H.T. Hackney Company, founded in 1891, is one of the largest wholesale distributors in the United States. It provides cigarettes, tobacco, grocery, confections, snacks and beverages. The company serves more than 20,000 retail customers and stocks over 25,000 products. It is affiliated with the Alabama Wholesale Distributors Association, Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Michigan Petroleum Association. The company serves oil, convenience and drug stores, supermarkets, restaurants, travel centers, and smoke and gift shops. It offers products from various manufacturers, including Kellogg s, Kraft, Swedish Match and Valvoline. The company also provides electronic price book, invoice and purchase order support for several back-office software solutions. It operates Holland House, Natural Springs and Volunteer Fabricators subsidiaries. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., The H.T. Hackney Company maintains a presence in Somerset, Ky.