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News of Plumbing | Heating | Cooling | Industrial Piping DistributionFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:09:51 +0000
DistributionNOW announces new brand identity
HOUSTON – DistributionNOW, one of the largest distributors to the energy and industrial sectors, announced its new brand identity. DistributionNOW, reflects a broadening of the company’s complete service offerings to its customers. “Selecting a name for our organization was not an easy task. We wanted to honor our history while also positioning ourselves for the future,” […]
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:09:51 +0000
Bosch provides grants for STEM initiatives
LONDONDERRY, N.H. – With U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in attendance along with school officials, Bosch Thermotechnology awarded grants to two local high schools in support of STEM (Science, Technology, Math & Engineering) education initiatives in those schools. Schools receiving the grants included: • Manchester West High School to support the implementation of Project Lead […]
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:21:44 +0000
Johnson Controls donates systems to military families
MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, and its York brand of heating and cooling contractors and distributors, launched a sponsorship of the Building Homes for Heroes program, a national organization that recognizes the tremendous sacrifices of men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces by supporting the needs of severely wounded or disabled soldiers […]
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:06:06 +0000
NAW to offer employee program with Gallagher
WASHINGTON — The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) is offering a program that brings innovative employee benefit and property and casualty insurance solutions to firms in the wholesale distribution industry through its partnership with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (Gallagher). NAW said that it will begin a multi-phase pilot of the insurance program ahead of a […]
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:03:14 +0000
Cummins-Wagner achieves $100M in sales
ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md. – Cummins-Wagner Co. Inc.announced that it surpassed $100 million in sales within a fiscal year for the first time in its 54-year history. This milestone achievement caps strong revenue growth of over 10 percent per year since 2008. Additionally, the company has been debt-free since 1991, and it continues to explore acquisition […]
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:00:06 +0000
Midwest Distributors Association announces Fall Classic Golf Tournament
ITASCA, Ill. —  The Midwest Distributors Association (MwDA) Fall Classic Golf Tournament will take place at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wis. on September 22. There will be a celebrity appearance by Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey, and the event will be sponsored by A. O. Smith. The event brings together friends, colleagues […]
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:56:28 +0000
The Dwyer Group acquired by The Riverside Company
WACO, Texas – The Dwyer Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest franchising companies of trades service brands, announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. The deal with the global investment firm renews a collaboration between two […]
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:54:38 +0000
ICC to discuss report on Americans lacking indoor plumbing
WASHINGTON — The International Code Council (ICC) will host a teleconference at 1:00 p.m. (EST) on August 25 to discuss the lack of basic sanitation needs of the reported 1.6 million Americans in 630,000 households that do not have indoor plumbing. The data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that a high number of those […]
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:52:43 +0000
HARDI, J.P. Morgan HVAC Distributor Survey indicates improvement
COLUMBUS, Ohio –Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) recently completed the sixth annual Mid-Season HVAC Distributor Survey in partnership with J.P. Morgan Equity Research. HARDI presented the findings with a webinar featuring JP Morgan’s HVAC industry analyst, C. Stephen Tusa. The presentation serves as a follow-up to the annual outlook presentation HARDI gave earlier […]
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:52:12 +0000
Samsung Electronics America to acquire Quietside
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.— Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire Quietside Corporation, a leading distribution channel for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products. Quietside has been the master distributor for Samsung HVAC products in the U.S. and Canada since 1997. The acquisition will provide Quietside with greater access to Samsung’s […]
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:31:57 +0000
News, Products and Information for Plumbing and Mechanical ContractorsFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:10:28 +0000
Johnson Controls donates systems to military families
MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, and its York brand of heating and cooling contractors and distributors, launched a sponsorship of the Building Homes for Heroes program, a national organization that recognizes the tremendous sacrifices of men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces by supporting the needs of severely wounded or disabled soldiers […]
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:10:28 +0000
Bosch provides grants for STEM initiatives
LONDONDERRY, N.H. – With U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in attendance along with school officials, Bosch Thermotechnology awarded grants to two local high schools in support of STEM (Science, Technology, Math & Engineering) education initiatives in those schools. Schools receiving the grants included: • Manchester West High School to support the implementation of Project Lead […]
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:23:35 +0000
Viega hits the road with a new mobile promotion truck
WICHITA, Kan. –  Viega is excited to announce its new mobile promotion truck, which hit the road at the beginning of August and is traveling from coast to coast across the continental United States showcasing Viega’s innovative system solutions. This new, 30-foot long mobile showroom is a customized F-550 Super Duty truck. It will make […]
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:54:40 +0000
Industry groups to streamline Green Building Tool Coordination,Development
WASHINGTON — The International Code Council (ICC), ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announce the signing of a memorandum to collaborate on the development of Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) and the LEED green building program. The […]
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:07:36 +0000
PHCC Foundation announces fundraising achievement
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — In 2005, the PHCC Foundation launched a new annual giving campaign to support the development and delivery of its educational programs. The fundraising goal for the new Invest in Your Future Campaign was set at $100,000, a sum that would require a powerful response from contributors and the industry supporters to achieve. Ferguson Enterprises stepped forward to join existing campaign […]
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:00:41 +0000
Plumbing Engineer to host ‘TweetUp’ with ASPE
NORTHBROOK, Ill. — In celebration of 50 years of advancing plumbing engineering, the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) is bringing the industry more! The society has promised that attendees to its convention and expo, to be held September 20-24, in Chicago, Ill., will have nearly a full day’s worth of continuing education opportunities at […]
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:42:01 +0000
WQA supports ‘Protect Your Groundwater Day’
LISLE, Ill. — Extended drought in California and Texas have put the spotlight on a critical resource of importance to every person–groundwater. The Water Quality Association (WQA) is urging the public to pitch in on “Protect Your Groundwater Day” on September 9. Groundwater makes up 99 percent of all available fresh water in the world and is […]
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:14:24 +0000
American Standard expands U.S. design team
PISCATAWAY, N.J. ? As part of its ongoing effort to expand and enhance the role of design across its key business processes, American Standard Brands recently welcomed three additions to the company’s design team. Emilie Williams, Greg Reinecker and Gabriela Ravassa are working at the company’s design studio at headquarters in Piscataway, N.J., reporting to […]
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:09:23 +0000
MCAA launches Advanced Leadership Institute for graduates
Since its first program back in 2002, the Mechanical Contractor’s Association of America’s (MCAA) Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI) has graduated more than 400 leaders who have gone on to become MCAA presidents and local MCA officers,and take critical roles in leading the mechanical contracting industry. The question of what education offerings MCAA could provide after such a […]
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:59:17 +0000
ICC to discuss report on Americans lacking indoor plumbing
WASHINGTON — The International Code Council (ICC) will host a teleconference at 1:00 p.m. (EST) on August 25 to discuss the lack of basic sanitation needs of the reported 1.6 million Americans in 630,000 households that do not have indoor plumbing. The data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that a high number of those without indoor […]
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:52:33 +0000