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News of Plumbing | Heating | Cooling | Industrial Piping DistributionFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:45:58 +0000
Coburn Supply celebrates 80th anniversary
BEAUMONT, Texas — Coburn Supply Company spent a weekend celebrating “80 years of good company” in New Orleans. The celebration took place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. More than 2,200 employees, vendor representatives and special guests were invited to attend. Coburn Supply President Don Maloney and A.J. Maloney, executive vice president of Coburn Supply, acknowledged […]
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:45:58 +0000
Bradford White announces new manufacturers rep
AMBLER, Pa. – Bradford White announced the addition of a new manufacturer representative in the southern region of Texas. PMI Sales & Marketing will be representing Bradford White in all of southern Texas (excluding El Paso). PMI comes to Bradford White with experience in both water heaters and boilers. They have a sales staff of 21 […]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:38:03 +0000
A. O. Smith announces 2014 scholarship recipients
MILWAUKEE – A. O. Smith released the names of the recipients of A. O. Smith Merit Scholarship program. There were a total of 21 students from the U.S., Mexico, Canada and China who received scholarships. The recipients, children of A. O. Smith employees, were selected based on their academic record, participation in school and community activities, […]
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:41:47 +0000
Delany Products announces appointment of new Representative for Northern California
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Delany Products announced the appointment of Elmco + Assoc. to represent its Northern California and Northern Nevada markets. In 1945, Elmco was founded in California by Earl L. Morris. Soon after, Morris recognized his passion was in selling products specified by engineers rather than generic products. His principle for the company was […]
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:37:46 +0000
DDI System and MITS partner on distributor analytics solutions
NEWTON, Conn. – DDI System, a leading provider of ERP distribution management software to wholesale distributors, and MITS, a provider of reporting and business intelligence software for distributors, announced a partnership to offer the MITS Distributor Analytics solution to DDI System’s Inform ERP software users. With this new option, distributors using Inform ERP can easily […]
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:30:37 +0000
WILO names new national sales manager
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Wilo USA, a provider of pumps and pump solutions for water management, building services and groundwater, has named Samuel D. Messana as National Sales Manager – Building Service and Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast. In making the announcement, Matthew Beasley, director of Sales said, “Sam brings a very robust background and […]
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:28:13 +0000
Viega expands manufacturing capabilities
WICHITA, Kan. – Viega announced that manufacturing of its MegaPress carbon steel press fittings will begin at the company’s manufacturing and distribution facility in McPherson, Kan. Viega plans to break ground in November for an 80,000-square-foot addition to the 439,000-square-foot facility, with full production expected to begin in 2016. “Adding production capabilities in McPherson will […]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:24:55 +0000
Manufacturers urged to develop, adopt Communication Protocols?
ARLINGTON, Va. — ACCA, the association of indoor environmental systems professionals, is urging the industry’s manufacturers to become engaged in the development and implementation of universal communication protocols for equipment commissioning and on-going diagnosis for the purposes of ensuring that HVAC equipment is properly installed and maintained. Similar to what the automotive industry has achieved, […]
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:58:37 +0000
Kohler and NIBCO recognized by PHCC Educational Foundation
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The PHCC Educational Foundation recognized the continued commitment of two corporate supporters – Kohler Company and NIBCO INC. – with its Chairman’s Awards. Presented in New Orleans at PHCC’s CONNECT 2014, Educational Foundation Chairman Roger Peugeot commended these manufacturers for their continued contributions toward “allowing the foundation to make a difference […]
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:50:16 +0000
Sloan Valve names new VP Marketing
FRANKLIN PARK, Ill. — Sloan Valve Company announced that Parthiv Amin has joined the organization as vice president of Marketing. The announcement was made by Kirk Allen, president and CEO of Sloan. “Parthiv brings leadership skills and strategic thinking to our company,” Allen said. “His extensive experience in building marketing plans from the ground up will […]
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:42:58 +0000
News, Products and Information for Plumbing and Mechanical ContractorsFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:32:15 +0000
PHCC HVAC Apprentice Contest winners announced
WASHINGTON — Three top HVAC apprentices received awards in the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors–National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation’s second annual HVAC Apprentice Contest, held October 8-9 in New Orleans, La. The foundation’s HVACR Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee members were on hand to set up and judge the contest, which was a highlight of the PHCC–National Association’s […]
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:32:15 +0000
Reliance Worldwide Corporation honored by The Home Depot
ATLANTA – Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC), manufacturers of SharkBite plumbing connection products and Cash Acme valves, was named The Home Depot “Partner of The Year” for 2014. Recognized for outstanding customer service and partnership, the award was presented during the 2014 Annual Partnership Supplier Meeting. Heath Sharp, COO of RWC stated, “This award is the […]
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:30:54 +0000
Zurn releases Light Commercial Modular Drainage video
ERIE, Pa. – Zurn Industries, LLC released a video of its Light Commercial Modular Drainage System. The video demonstrates how easy the product is to install, and why it is convenient for distributors to display. The new Zurn video can be found at www.youtube.com/Zurn-LC-Modular-Drainage. The Zurn Light Commercial Modular Drainage System offers a number of […]
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:28:16 +0000
Delany Products announces appointment of new representative for Northern California
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Delany Products announced the appointment of Elmco + Assoc. to represent its Northern California and Northern Nevada markets. In 1945, Elmco was founded in California by Earl L. Morris. Soon after, Morris recognized his passion was in selling products specified by engineers rather than generic products. His principle for the company was […]
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:27:37 +0000
WILO names new national sales manager
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Wilo USA, a provider of pumps and pump solutions for water management, building services and groundwater, has named Samuel D. Messana as National Sales Manager – Building Service and Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast. In making the announcement, Matthew Beasley, Director of Sales said, “Sam brings a very robust background and […]
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:47:30 +0000
GEO working to reinstate Federal Bonus Depreciation for Geothermal Heat Pumps
WASHINGTON — Through its D.C.-activist team at Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP, the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) is actively supporting “tax extenders bills” that are now under consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives and in the U.S. Senate. The bills would reinstate and extend several tax incentives that expired last year. According to GEO President Doug […]
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:44:13 +0000
Emerson Climate breaks ground on HVACR Innovation Center
DAYTON, Ohio – Emerson Climate Technologies broke ground on its $35 million innovation center on the University of Dayton campus. The facility will foster an ambitious, collaborative approach to conducting research to create new technologies that address heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry challenges. The new Emerson Innovation Center, also referred to as […]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:37:27 +0000
Kohler and NIBCO recognized by PHCC Educational Foundation
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The PHCC Educational Foundation recognized the continued commitment of two corporate supporters – Kohler Company and NIBCO INC. – with its Chairman’s Awards. Presented in New Orleans at PHCC’s CONNECT 2014, Educational Foundation Chairman Roger Peugeot commended these manufacturers for their continued contributions toward “allowing the foundation to make a difference […]
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:23:59 +0000
ACCA Fall Meetings offer new ideas, approaches
ARLINGTON, Va. — ACCA presented two back-to-back contractor events in Charlotte, N.C., in October. First was the 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum, and second was the 7th Annual Service Managers Forum. The Building Performance Forum was held October 7-8, and was presented by ACCA, BPI, and the NEWS. Contractors from across the country came to learn […]
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:12:32 +0000
Danfoss president addresses energy productivity at Energy 2030
BALTIMORE – Danfoss North America President John Galyen addressed energy productivity at Energy 2030 On the Road, on September 29, 2014 in New York City. Galyen was part of a panel titled, “Modernizing Regulations and Infrastructure to Improve Energy Productivity.” Additional speakers and panelists at the event included former New York Gov. George Pataki and New York Rep. […]
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:53:51 +0000