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QSC names Founders Award for William R. Trombly Sr.
<p> William Trombly Jr. accepts the QSC Founders Award named after his father, William R. Trombly Sr.</p>
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:30:00 -0400
Elkay announces partnership with Living Lands & Waters
<p> Elkay employees have done a river cleanup with Living Lands &amp; Waters (LL&amp;W) once a year since 2012.</p>
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:30:00 -0400
EMCOR in Greater Boston donates $10K to help find missing children
<p> EMCOR Group has donated $2.1+ million to The National Center for Missing &amp; Exploited Children and helped recover 355+ missing children over 10 years.</p>
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0400
Women in Plumbing: Work hard for success
<p> One of the next generation of plumbers, Jennifer Lannon is learning the trade from her dad.</p>
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Lochinvar expands CON·X·US remote connectivity platform
Lochinvar has extended its exclusive CON·X·US remote connectivity platform to the KNIGHT Boiler family.
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Making educated choices about high-efficiency pumps
<p> How do you size a high-efficiency pump? It depends on who you ask.&nbsp;</p>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Smart growth at ISH China 2015
<p> Intelligent products and technologies are at the forefront of a growing ISH China.</p>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Water conservation affects contractors and customers
<p> Although roughly 70% of the Earth&rsquo;s surface is water, less than 1% of it is available for direct human use.</p>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Plastic pipe still limited in plumbing applications
<p> Limitations still exist for water piping and DWV.</p>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Why steam boilers short-cycle
<p> Where there is air, steam will not go.</p>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Biomass boiler cycling
<p> A significant temperature change is needed for effective thermal storage.</p>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Ten tips to handle employees who steal calls
<p>Trust and verification with service calls.</p>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Hydronics Institute celebrates centennial
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
OESP's Garber honored at national convention
<p style="margin: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman';"> The National Association of Oil &amp; Energy Service Professionals hosted its 61st Annual Convention and Trade Show May 17-21 in Hershey, Pa.</p>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Jones Stephens expands West Coast distribution
<p> Jones Stephens, a Hardware Holdings, LLC company, has expanded its distribution capabilities to the West Coast and is fulfilling orders from its new Valencia, Calif. distribution center.</p>
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:00:00 -0400
RPA’s System Design Showcase Awards open to all designers and contractors
<p> Entries, including the completed application, a comprehensive description of the project, photos, and schematics/drawings, are due by Nov. 1, 2015.</p>
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:20:00 -0400
Moen honored as a ‘top workplace’ for fourth consecutive year
<p> Moen was recently honored as one of the Top Workplaces in Northeast Ohio by The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland.</p>
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 13:30:00 -0400
Plumbing, HVACR winners named in 2015 SkillsUSA competition
<p> Nearly 6,100 secondary and post-secondary career and technical education students competed in more than 100 trades contests.</p>
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
RPA offers business management courses to members
<p> Members have the opportunity to take courses at discounted rates.</p>
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Milwaukee Tool invests $35 million in U.S. manufacturing
<p> Company expands Greenwood, Miss., facility.</p>
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:30:00 -0400
Plumbing & Mechanical's 2015 Rep of the Year: Pepco Sales & Marketing
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; line-height: 120%; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">This Dallas-based rep firm strives to be the trusted advisor for area plumbing and mechanical contractors.&nbsp;</span></p>
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Construction employment trending up
<p> Plumbing jobs grow almost 9%.</p>
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Zurn Industries heavy-gauge, stainless-steel struts
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Resol thermosiphon solar systems controller
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Armstrong Fluid Technology PLV upgrade or renewal kit
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Venstar Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Daikin smart thermostats for heat pumps
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Holdrite DWV inline testing system
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Caleffi connection valves for panel radiators
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Grundfos Pumps split-coupled end suction pumps
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Latest news from ASA
Strategic relationships grow with ASA
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA joins effort to restore your First Amendment rights
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Radically reimagine your supply organization for return on impact
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA advances ability to lead through coalitions
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
PVF distributors report median sales decline
<p> Industrial PVF members reported a median sales decline of -6.3% for the month ending May 21 compared to the same last year.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Supply House Times wins third APEX honor in a row
<p> Supply House Times recently was honored in the 27th annual Awards for Publication Excellence competition.</p>
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:50:00 -0400
Former ASA president Herb Strong dies
<p> Herb Strong Jr., retired president of Indianapolis-based Economy Plumbing Supply and former American Supply Association president, died June 24.</p>
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:00:00 -0400
ASA benchmarking tools a major benefit
One of the most underrated areas of benefit I believe cannot be stressed enough is the association&rsquo;s business intelligence and benchmarking reporting.</p>
Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA & InSinkErator: Meeting industry challenges together
Recruiting top talent is a major challenge facing our industry.</p>
Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA-U announces 3D industrial schematic: Steam System Training Package
New Industrial Systems Training from ASA-U.</p>
Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Liberty Pumps Announces Major Expansion for 2015
Liberty Pumps&rsquo; expansion will occur in three phases over the course of 2015.</p>
Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Join the Marketplace Fairness Coalition
Imagine for a moment that your company has relied on LIFO, or the last-in, first-out method of accounting, for the past quarter century. </p>
Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Creating value for your business when your best assets are people
A service-based business faces the unique challenge of proving its continuing viability to a potential buyer.</p>
Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Why ASA members stand apart!
More and more, as I travel around the country to industry events I am asked why are ASA members so zealous about this association?</p>
Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA's Women in Industry Spring Conference loaded with networking and educational opportunities
Strength in numbers at the 2015 American Supply Association’s Women in Industry Spring Conference.
Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA's members talk hot-button topics with members of Congress during annual fly-in event
On the Road with Supply House Times: 2015 ASA Legislative Fly-In in Washington, D.C. </p>
Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA’s Peer Networking Councils hold regular events to network and learn with industry peers
Networking Council events connect industry peers from every background in the industry.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:29:00 -0400
Connecting...Growing…Advancing…Network2015
Big and small, each company in the PHCP-PVF industry needs to connect with their channel partners to strengthen the bonds that keep our industry relevant and strong.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:05:00 -0400
Performance Management: Avoid the Dread!
All too often, managers and employees alike get that sinking feeling in the pit of their stomachs when it comes to Performance Management.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:02:00 -0400
ASA’s Young Executives (YE’s) take the lead to facilitate job growth for the PHCP-PVF industry
The ASA Board of Directors approved an outreach campaign to connect potential new employees with member companies.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA’s Young Executives continue to see tremendous growth in membership for its annual Spring Forum
ASA’s Young Executives gains momentum.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Don’t be afraid to ask
Letter from ASA President — March 2015. As I write this letter, our industry has already entered into the busy buying group season.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:47:00 -0400
ASA Continues to Give Back
Mike Adelizzi, ASA executive vice president, recently presented the Partner of the Year Award to Curt Powell, president of The Presidents Council.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:15:03 -0400
ASA’s annual Operating Performance Report simply delivers
The OPR is the most comprehensive compilation of accurate and up-to-date financial performance information for the PHCP and industrial PVF wholesale distribution industry.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:10:26 -0400
Here are some of the new goals for ASA’s high successful Women in Industry.
After a highly successful inaugural year, the ASA Women in Industry Executive Council recently met during the association’s Winter Strategic Planning Meeting.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:04:16 -0400
ASA Leadership Plans the Road Ahead
To achieve a greater focus, ASA has utilized the strategic governance approach to planning for the future by identifying an organizational mission, goals and strategic outcomes to better serve its members.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:55:01 -0400
ASA Releases Monthly Pulse Report for February
<p> ASA member wholesaler-distributors reported a median sales growth of 6.2% for the month ending February 28, 2015.</p>
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400
Welcome ASA’s Newest Members for 2015
Check out the latest members to join the American Supply Association.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:01:00 -0400
ASA Showroom Managers Meet at KBIS
ASA’s Showroom Managers Networking Council held a seminar on “The Neuroscience of Showrooming."
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:01:00 -0400
How Will the President Use That Pen?
It was January 2007; America had withdrawn its armed forces from Iraq, provided health care for children nationwide, and the use of embryonic stem cells became permissible for the first time.
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:03:00 -0500
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Elkay announces partnership with Living Lands & Waters
<p> Elkay employees have done a river cleanup with Living Lands &amp; Waters (LL&amp;W) once a year since 2012.</p>
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:30:00 -0400
Meet incoming SWA president Brendan Donohue
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Cregger Co.&rsquo;s Brendan Donohue will become SWA&rsquo;s third consecutive president to come from the group&rsquo;s Leadership Development Council.</span></p>
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Mitsubishi Electric ductless system
<p> Mitsubishi Electric&rsquo;s new 19 SEER H2i MXZ is an energy-efficient ductless cooling and heating system.</p>
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Be healthy at work
<p> Early efforts to create healthy workplaces focused on safety at the worksite and injury prevention for workers.</p>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
New and exciting HVAC tools
<p> If you&rsquo;ve ever worked as an HVACR technician, you&rsquo;ll probably appreciate some of the new and interesting service tools I saw at the 2015 AHR Expo.</p>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
How to create a winning showroom
<p> I recently asked two clients what their mainchallenges were in operating their showrooms.</p>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Strategic relationships grow with ASA
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA joins effort to restore your First Amendment rights
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Radically reimagine your supply organization for return on impact
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
ASA advances ability to lead through coalitions
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Eliminating the oil embargo
<p> The federal government&#39;s incomparable passion with the universal climate control is throwing a roadblock into a major American breakthrough in world light-oil exports and a straight path to final energy independence.</p>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
A heated exchange
<p> The boiler-feed pump, which we also had sold, was overflowing and the contractor had a telephone, so he used it.</p>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
The plumbing industry is built on relationships
<p> We all are part of a relationship-based industry.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Products at ISH 2015 address energy efficiency
<p> Products address energy efficiency as well as water quality and consumption.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Changing with the times in PHCP-PVF buying groups, Part 1
<p> PHCP-PVF buying groups use innovation to best help their members succeed.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Resilience and adapting to change fuel Tyler Pipe & Coupling
<p> Supply House Times recently spoke to Tyler executives Sterling Bowman and Greg Simmons on a variety of subjects, including quality control.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Warmly Yours snow-melting systems
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Warmly Yours features 120- and 240-volt snow-melting mats and cables that can be installed under concrete, asphalt or in mortar under pavers.</span></p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Uponor PEX foam stapler
<p> The Uponor PEX foam stapler is a solution for securing Uponor PEX and multilayer composite tubing to foam-board insulation in concrete slab radiant heating and cooling applications.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Stiebel Eltron heat pump water heater
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Stiebel Eltron&rsquo;s Accelera 300 heat pump water heater is Energy Star certified and rated.</span></p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Jomar Valve horizontal check valve
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">The Jomar Valve P-501g lead-free brass horizontal check valve features press connections.</span></p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Infor ERP platform
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">The Infor M3 version 13.3 delivers deep industry-specific functionality.</span></p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Garvin plumbing products
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Garvin, a division of FMI Products, offers a full line of stainless-steel sink strainers and specialty drains.</span></p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Blue Angel Pumps commercial-grade sewage pumps
<p> Blue Angel Pumps&rsquo; new line of commercial-grade sewage pumps are built in the United States.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Crane butterfly valves
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Center Line 200 resilient seated butterfly valves from Crane ChemPharma &amp; Energy are now NSF 61- and NSF 372-certified.</span></p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Legend frost-free sillcock
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Legend Valve expands the T-552 model series.</span></p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Knipex pliers wrench
<p> The new KNIPEX Pliers Wrench Mini pairs the versatility of a wrench with the functionality of a pair of pliers.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Watts bronze ball valves
<p> Watts&rsquo; Series LFB6080G2 full-port two-piece lead-free ball valves are forged bronze and comply with the Buy American Act.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Zurn backflow preventers
<p> Zurn Industries introduces new stainless-steel struts for its Zurn Wilkins 300 small backflow preventers.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Grundfos boosting system
<p> The Grundfos Hydro MPC BoosterpaQ is a fully-integrated and compact pressure-boosting system that offers multiple configurations.</p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Holdrite testing system
<p> <span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">HOLDRITE introduces TESTRITE, a safe, dry and fast-testing system.</span></p>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400