Industry Information
News of Plumbing | Heating | Cooling | Industrial Piping DistributionMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:26:51 +0000
Nu Flow receives WaterMark Technical Specification
SAN DIEGO – Nu Flow, a world-leading pipe lining manufacturer, installer and distributor announced that the Epoxy Barrier Coating System received the Australian WaterMark Technical Specification for use in water supply applications. WaterMark Technical Specification WMTS – 511:2014 was prepared by industry and reviewed by the National Plumbing Regulators Forum (NPRF) and the WaterMark Technical […]
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:26:51 +0000
Unico adds BlueVolt’s Learning Management System
PORTLAND, Ore. – BlueVolt, a leading full-service online training company specializing in growing business for manufacturing, service and channel-sales industries, launched Unico University for Unico, Inc., maker of small-duct, high-velocity heating and air conditioning systems. Unico University, powered by BlueVolt, offers extensive product training for Unico’s sales channel, wholesale distributors, and contractors. Industry leaders, such […]
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:23:39 +0000
Thos. Somerville Company announces staff changes
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Thos. Somerville announced, effective January 1, 2015, Doug Riley will be promoted from Northern vice president  of sales to president. He will replace Pat McGowan who has 33 plus years with Thos. Somerville. McGowan will transition into retirement by relinquishing the president role to Riley in 2015 and then the CEO position in […]
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:13:08 +0000
Results of Hansgrohe + Axor Das Design Competition announced
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Hansgrohe Inc. announced the results of its first-ever Hansgrohe + Axor Das Design Competition, which attracted outstanding entries from around the country. The award pool comprises four Winners, three Honorable Mentions and a Special Mention as determined by a jury of media and representatives from the A&D community and Hansgrohe USA. Open […]
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:07:25 +0000
NKBA presents 5 ways to make the most of KBIS
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — From new product debuts to trend forecasting—not to mention networking and professional development opportunities—seasoned KBIS attendees know the key to a successful experience is smart, advanced planning. The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)has developed a plan to help attendees fully experience the 2015 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS). The five […]
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:06:05 +0000
Viega expands manufacturing capabilities in Kansas
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 broke ground 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 ensure that we are […]
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:28:48 +0000
Taco Inc. announces collaboration with Askoll
CRANSTON, R.I. – In the company of invited guests, including Phc News, Italian and State of Rhode Island officials, and company employees, Taco, Inc. announced a strategic partnering agreement with Askoll. Askoll is an Italian manufacturer of pumps used in a variety of industries (including indoor space heating). The announcement took place at a ceremony […]
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:22:01 +0000
Watts releases IntelliFlow
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Watst announced that it released its next generation Intelliflow A2CM1 automatic washing machine shutoff valve designed to meet the requirements of today’s washing machine technology. The latest model provides enhanced performance and a simplified product set-up procedure. When the washing machine starts a cycle, the IntelliFlow senses the electric current flowing to […]
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:18:43 +0000
TOTO verifies commercial products’ environmental performance
MORROW, Ga. – TOTO announced that it has strengthened its position as a leader in sustainable product design and marketing by introducing ten new Sustainable Minds (SM) Transparency Reports for select high-efficiency commercial products. The company’s new SM Transparency reports showcase 15 products across four categories—toilets, sensor faucets, sensor flush valves, and ultra high-efficiency urinals. […]
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:25:20 +0000
SSPMA to lead session at Water,Wastewater Equipment, Treatment, Transport Show
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Sump and Sewage Pump Manufactures Association (SSPMA) has been selected to provide a three-track educational session at the Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show on February 23, 2015. Three sessions will be presented by SSPMA members focusing on various aspects of pump installation and maintenance. The sessions are: Sizing Guidelines for […]
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:24:43 +0000
News, Products and Information for Plumbing and Mechanical ContractorsMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:27:27 +0000
Thomas & Betts VP named on local ‘Top 40 Under 40′ list
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Chad Smith, vice president, product management and engineering, at Thomas & Betts (T&B), a member of the ABB Group, was among those selected for the Memphis Business Journal’s 18th annual “Top 40 Under 40.” The 40 finalists were selected from more than 250 nominations. The program “recognizes the talents of the brightest […]
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:27:27 +0000
LAUFEN announces new board member
MIAMI, Fla. — LAUFEN, the award-winning Swiss-based designer and manufacturer of high-end bathroom solutions, announced that its U.S. managing director, Javier Korneluk, has been appointed to the 2015 Board of Directors for the Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association (DPHA). Korneluk has also been elected to serve on the 2015 Advisory Council of DPH for the […]
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:24:29 +0000
ASHRAE Winter Conference Technical Program features new tracks
ATLANTA – With more than five new tracks, 100 sessions and 400 speakers, the Technical Program at ASHRAE’s 2015 Winter Conference capitalizes on the wide range of systems, equipment and applications in the Chicago area to present several relevant and timely programs. “With the Conference being held in the big city of Chicago, the Technical […]
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:18:24 +0000
Results of Hansgrohe + Axor Das Design Competition announced
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Hansgrohe Inc. announce the results of its first-ever Hansgrohe + Axor Das Design Competition, which attracted outstanding entries from around the country. The award pool comprises four Winners, three Honorable Mentions and a Special Mention as determined by a jury of media and representatives from the A&D community and Hansgrohe USA. Open […]
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:14:39 +0000
Legend Valve appoints new Hydronic Sales Manager
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Legend Valve has appointed Lance Dyer as Hydronic Sales Manager. Dyers will manage and direct Legend Hydronics sales in the Northeast. Dyer has more than 26 years of experience in the HVAC industry that included selling hydronic equipment and controls in both residential and commercial markets. His knowledge encompasses many aptitudes, from […]
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:14:02 +0000
Watts releases IntelliFlow
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Watts announced that it has released its next generation Intelliflow A2CM1 automatic washing machine shutoff valve designed to meet the requirements of today’s washing machine technology. The latest model provides enhanced performance and a simplified product set-up procedure. When the washing machine starts a cycle, the IntelliFlow senses the electric current flowing […]
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:45:12 +0000
Slant/Fin announces 2015 Hydro-Master contractor program
GREENVALE, N.Y. — Slant/Fin is continuing the successful Hydro-Master contractor program into 2015. A primary benefit of the Hydro-Master program is that only certified Slant/Fin Hydro-Masters are listed on the Slant/Fin website. Our website continuously generates new leads throughout the year for service work and new installations. Another great benefit, and arguably the most valuable […]
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:39:28 +0000
PHCC supports withdrawal of ‘Waters of the U.S.’ proposal
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) joined with 375 trade associations and chambers from 50 states to voice strong concerns with a rule proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dramatically expand the scope of federal authority over water and land uses across […]
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:34:55 +0000
SSPMA to lead session at Water,Wastewater Equipment, Treatment, Transport Show
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Sump and Sewage Pump Manufactures Association (SSPMA) has been selected to provide a three-track educational session at the Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show on February 23, 2015. Three sessions will be presented by SSPMA members focusing on various aspects of pump installation and maintenance. The sessions are: […]
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:35:11 +0000
Taco Inc. announces collaboration with Askoll
CRANSTON, R.I. – In the company of invited guests, including Phc News, Italian and State of Rhode Island officials, and company employees, Taco, Inc. announced a strategic partnering agreement with Askoll. Askoll is an Italian manufacturer of pumps used in a variety of industries (including indoor space heating). The announcement took place at a ceremony held […]
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:31:47 +0000