Industry Information
News of Plumbing | Heating | Cooling | Industrial Piping DistributionMon, 20 Oct 2014 13:42:58 +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
Williams Comfort Products names new Sales VP
COLTON, Calif. — Williams Comfort Products introduced James Gill as its new vice president of sales. In this role, Gill will be responsible for Williams’ worldwide sales operations including the company’s newest line of air curtains. Gill comes to Williams Comfort Products with more than 15 years of sales and management experience. Most recently he served […]
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:27:10 +0000
TOTO launches facility in India as part of vision plan
MORROW, Ga. – TOTO, announced that it has commenced manufacturing at its first plant in Southern Asia. The new 645,834 square-foot factory in Gujarat, India, which sits atop a 44-acre site, will produce 500,000 toilets annually to service the fast-growing Indian market and the company’s subsidiaries in Europe and the Middle East. As it did […]
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:23:17 +0000
Morrison Supply acquires EP Supply
FORT WORTH, Texas – Morrison Supply Company, LLC, a leading wholesale distributor of plumbing, HVAC, pipe, valves and fittings, and builder products, announced that it has acquired the assets of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based, Empire Plumbing Supply, Inc. (EP Supply). EP Supply and its predecessors have been serving the plumbing, PVF, and Industrial Supplies needs of customers in […]
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:09:55 +0000
Mestek announces The Reed Institute Educational Center
WESTFIELD, Mass. — Mestek  announced the re-branding of the Mestek Institute to The Reed Institute Educational Center in honor of  founder, hydronics industry pioneer, John Reed, who passed away in 2013. This change takes place as Mestek celebrates the 20th anniversary since first opening the doors to its training facility and follows a year-long process of updating the […]
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:02:30 +0000
KN Series upgrades make boiler line more effective
WESTFIELD, Mass. – In today’s commercial boiler market, efficiency is everything. Architects, engineers, building owners, contractors, and others are seeking systems that offer both top-notch performance and a reduced environmental footprint. To answer that need, the KN Series by Advanced Thermal Hydronics (ATH) has improved upon their industry leading digital control platform, HeatNet 3.0, and their innovative fuel-air flow […]
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:30:52 +0000
Hercules Industries receives ‘Top Company’ award
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Heating Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) announced that Hercules Industries, a Colorado-based HVAC manufacturer and distributor, has been honored as a 2014 “Top Company” in Manufacturing by Colorado Biz Magazine. The award is considered one of the most competitive professional awards in the state. With winners in 13 business categories, this award […]
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:30:55 +0000
New CEO named at Hansgrohe
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Thorsten Klapproth assumed the role of chairman of the Executive Board of Hansgrohe SE on October 1, taking over from Siegfried Gänßlen, the CEO of the sanitary fixtures manufacturer. Prior to joining Hansgrohe, Klapproth successfully led Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) for 10 years. “By bringing Thorsten Klapproth on board, we have been able to enlist a […]
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:50:28 +0000
Upcoming UnleashWD Summit to be held in Chicago
BARRINGTON, Ill. — When 72 percent of distributors say the pace of change is too slow in their business, the urgency for change and innovation is real. Through public speaking, consulting, and his book INNOVATE!,  Dirk Beveridge is on a mission to change the preceding statistics by creating a new wave of innovation thought the distribution industry. On October […]
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:21:18 +0000
Hundreds of new products to be showcased at 2015 AHR Expo
WESTPORT, Conn. — According to a post-show survey of several thousand industry professionals who attended the 2014 AHR Expo, 94 percent said they came to see “what’s new” in the marketplace. An additional 91 percent said attending the show was an important way to look for new suppliers. According to Clay Stevens, president of International […]
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:30:46 +0000
News, Products and Information for Plumbing and Mechanical ContractorsMon, 20 Oct 2014 12:53:51 +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
Viessmann introduces new mobile training unit
WARWICK, R.I. — Viessmann Manufacturing Company is rolling out its new live-fire mobile training unit equipped with new products and supported with the industry’s leading training. The Vitomobile features several popular gas-fired, condensing boilers from Viessmann – the Vitodens 100 with Combi Plus, Vitodens 200 multi-boiler racking system with the Vitotronic 200 control and the […]
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:52:11 +0000
President of Marlin Mechanical honored with PHCC service award
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Mark Giebelhaus, president of Marlin Mechanical Corporation, Phoenix, Ariz., was named the 2014 Col. George D. Scott award winner by the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) The prestigious award, presented October 10 during CONNECT 2014 in New Orleans, recognizes a PHCC member who has provided years of service and unselfish devotion to […]
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:45:37 +0000
Mestek announces The Reed Institute Educational Center
WESTFIELD, MA – Mestek recently announced the re-branding of the Mestek Institute to The Reed Institute Educational Center in honor of its founder and hydronics industry pioneer, John Reed, who passed away in 2013. This change takes place as they celebrate the 20th anniversary since first opening its doors to its training facility. The opening follows a year-long […]
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:10:24 +0000
Harsco launches touchpad boiler control platform
CAMP HILL, Pa.  — Diversified global industrial company Harsco Corporation announced the planned market introduction of its all-new NURO touchpad control platform for its Patterson-Kelley boiler product line. Developed exclusively by Harsco, the proprietary NURO?is the latest in the company’s Patterson-Kelley line of customer-focused boiler product innovations, including the introduction last year of its energy-efficient […]
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:15:39 +0000
KN Series upgrades make boiler line more effective
WESTFIELD, Mass. – In today’s commercial boiler market, efficiency is everything. Architects, engineers, building owners, contractors, and others are seeking systems that offer both top-notch performance and a reduced environmental footprint. To answer that need, the KN Series by Advanced Thermal Hydronics (ATH) has improved upon their industry leading digital control platform, HeatNet 3.0, and their innovative […]
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:04:04 +0000
All Weather Contractors fights against breast cancer
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — AllWeather Contractors, a Jacksonville based multifaceted company comprised of construction, HVAC, plumbing and property maintenance divisions, has gone pink! In support of breast cancer awareness month All Weather team members can be spotted wearing pink company shirts. Company vehicles are proudly sporting pink foam breast cancer ribbons that are raised high from each vehicle’s antenna. In conjunction with these […]
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:03:42 +0000
Viega to host radiant system design course
NASHUA, N.H. — On November 3-4, Viega will present a course at its Educational Facility, at 1800 Southwood Drive, Nashua, N.H. 03063 This course will cover system design considerations for commercial radiant heating & cooling systems. Commercial installation applications, piping and controls as well as efficiency comparisons versus traditional heating and cooling methods will be addressed. This course will include: -Commercial Installation Options -Design […]
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:38:23 +0000
Watts Water names new National Product Training Manager
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Watts Water announced that Peter Parsons has joined the company as National Product Training Manager – Americas. In this role, Parsons is responsible for the development of a comprehensive product training strategy for the Americas. This includes creating both online and in-person training programs, developing training facilities, identifying required resources, and […]
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:19:57 +0000
Daikin North America supports Habitat for Humanity work project
HOUSTON – Daikin is supported Habitat for Humanity’s 31st annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in North Texas the week of October 5-11. Throughout the week, thousands of volunteers from around the world joined President and Mrs. Carter to help build and repair more than 100 homes in Dallas, Texas and Fort Worth, Texas. […]
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:18:34 +0000