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The rise of cost-effective geothermal systems
<p> New partnerships give options to offset the initial investment of geothermal HVAC.</p>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
A lesson about PERT: Matching the appropriate materials to the proper application
<p> Polyethylene raised temperature-type materials have been used successfully in domestic hot and cold water piping systems for more than 20 years, and in application areas such as radiant underfloor heating and radiator connections, states a Dow Chemical report.&nbsp;</p>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
U.S. International Trade Commission votes to continue flange investigations
<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; text-indent: 0.3in; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"> The U.S. International Trade Commission recently determined there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of finished carbon-steel flanges from India, Italy and Spain.</p>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Hobart filler metal selector and calculator mobile app
<p> Hobart&rsquo;s Filler Metal Selector and Calculator mobile app is available for Android and Apple devices via a free download.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:13:00 -0400
Bryan Steam boiler brochure
<p> Two new brochures are available from Bryan Steam, detailing its complete line of boilers and boiler accessories.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
OmegaFlex piping brochure
<p> OmegaFlex&rsquo;s full-line brochure features CounterStrike CSST and PS-II Underground gas piping for LP and natural gas applications.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
DeWalt new press tool
<p> DeWalt&rsquo;s new Press Tool is capable of pressing pipe fittings from 1/2&rdquo; to 4&rdquo; in copper and stainless-steel pipe.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Sonoma Forge Sans Hands faucets
<p> Sonoma Forge&rsquo;s Sans Hands faucets blend design with touchless hand washing.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Victoria + Albert bathroom collection
<p> Victoria + Albert&rsquo;s Florin collection features a subtle fan detail on the tap handles and includes five distinctive pieces for the basin, bath and shower.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Tomlinson reverse osmosis faucets
<p> Tomlinson&rsquo;s line of reverse osmosis faucets have five styles to satisfy an array of design aesthetics.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Taco suction pumps
<p> Taco&rsquo;s SCI close-coupled end suction pumps and SFI frame-mounted end suction pumps provide reliability and ease in installation.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Elkay BluPura water dispensing products
<p> Elkay&rsquo;s BluPura water dispensing products provide convenient large quantities of ambient or cold still water and sparkling carbonated water.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Bosch self-leveling cross-line laser
<p> Bosch&rsquo;s GLL 30 self-leveling cross-line laser has highly visible cross-lines.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
John Guest female connector for water applications connector
John Guest’s 3/8” O.D. x 9/16”-24 female connector is for water purification, beverage dispensing, appliance and domestic plumbing market.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Friedrich Kühl Wi-Fi-enabled air-conditioning
<p> Friedrich&rsquo;s K&uuml;hl Wi-Fi-enabled air-conditioning units allow homeowners to remotely control their units via their computers and smartphones.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Victaulic flexible dry sprinkler
<p> Victaulic&rsquo;s VicFlex VS1 flexible dry sprinkler combines flexible fittings technology with traditional dry sprinkler technology.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Mansfield Plumbing high-efficiency urinal
<p> Mansfield Plumbing&rsquo;s 475HE Suburban high-efficiency urinal features an integral trap siphon jet.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
A. O. Smith Voltex hybrid electric heat pump water heaters
<p> A. O. Smith&rsquo;s updated line of Voltex hybrid electric heat pump water heaters features a duct kit attachment.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Greenlee Textron line of Gorilla pressing tools
<p> Greenlee Textron&rsquo;s line of Gorilla pressing tools features two separate tool platforms.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Paxton Controls stainless-steel mixing valve
<p> Paxton Controls&rsquo; TVS43 Tempering Valve System is approved and listed under ASSE-1017 performance standard.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
IBC heat exchangers
<p> IBC&rsquo;s S and T Series heat exchangers, when combined with any boiler, can heat any size pool or spa.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Caleffi thermostatic mixing valves
<p> Caleffi&rsquo;s 521 MixCal, 5213 and 5231 Series adjustable thermostatic mixing valves are used in residential and commercial systems.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Utility Wonder scale dissolver
<p> Utility Wonder&rsquo;s Dry Lime Solv contains fast-working crystals that remove hard water scale deposits, rust and algae.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Navien Heating Boiler
<p> Navien&rsquo;s NHB (Navien Heating Boiler), for residential and light commercial use, is available in four sizes.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
General Pipe Cleaner Gen-Eye mini self-leveling camera
<p> General Pipe Cleaners&rsquo; Gen-Eye Mini Self-Leveling Camera automatically keeps pictures right side up.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Makita cordless tool series
<p> Makita&rsquo;s 12V max CXT lithium-ion cordless tool series features slide-style batteries for improved grip and comfort.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
BrassCraft quarter-turn valve
<p> BrassCraft&rsquo;s Sure2Connect quarter-turn valve is a high-performance push connect valve.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Hansgrohe hands-free faucets
<p> Hansgrohe&rsquo;s Select technology is available with the Talis Select S and Select E faucets.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Cinaton iSense faucet
<p> Cinaton&rsquo;s single-hole 4001 iSense faucet utilizes two advanced sensors and a handle on the side.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
California Faucets air-infused showers
<p> California Faucets&rsquo; StyleFlow Air models feature a patented device that infuses the shower water with air.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Latest news from ASA
ASA hires codes and standards director
<p> The American Supply Association recently announced the hiring of Hugo Aguilar to the role of director of codes and standards.</p>
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
F.W. Webb’s Coutermarsh to receive ASA IPD Award of Excellence
<p> The award will be presented to Coutermarsh during the IPD Breakfast sponsored by Anderson Metals Corp., on Thursday morning, Sept. 29.</p>
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:30:00 -0400
Innovation is not about you
<p> Innovation Corner &mdash; July 2016</p>
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Bradford White and ASA Partner for a Stronger Industry
<p> Industry Partnerships: paying your dues is the easy part</p>
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Leveraging social media for professional networking
<p> In May, the ASA Women in Industry Division sponsored a social media webinar presented by Ashley Petersen, the new media specialist for NIBCO.</p>
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA’s Plumbing Division Hard at Work Building Bridges
<p> The division, which represents wholesale distributors, manufacturers and manufacturers reps focusing on plumbing products, is working to present consistent and meaningful communications.</p>
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA University visualizes a new future for employee development and retention
<p> My good friend Dirk Beveridge, a leading voice of change and innovation throughout distribution, tells us that &ldquo;Without vision, there is no innovation.&rdquo;</p>
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
All about relationships in the PHCP-PVF industry
<p> Those of us in the PHCP/PVF industry can proudly say we continue to be part of a relationship-based industry.</p>
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
NIBCO's Steve Malm gives simple advice
<p> What is the best advice someone has given you?</p>
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA Young Executives Spring Forum presents proper selling skills
Attendees representing ASA-member distributors, manufacturers and manufacturers reps, took in a two-day seminar.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
You are in the business of change
Innovation Corner — June 2016
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:29:00 -0400
ASA tackles industry workforce need
The expanding role of Women in Industry.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:10:00 -0400
ASA on the road for annual blitz
The American Supply Association’s staff recently divided into four teams for its fifth-annual member and prospect blitz.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Are disposers suitable for septic systems?
Food waste disposers are installed in more than 60 million homes in the U.S.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Continuing onward under rigorous and grinding experiences
In any endeavor where you have people looking to you for leadership, they are watching you and waiting to see how you will respond to each situation you face.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA Women in Industry mentor match
The Women in Industry Division has helped to connect women throughout the country.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA distributor members report flat April
<p> Member respondents to ASA&rsquo;s Monthly Pulse Report reported essentially flat sales growth for the month ending April 30 vs. 2015.</p>
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400
The secret to confidence
Confidence is the self-assurance that arises out of the trust in one’s own qualities and capabilities.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:58:00 -0400
The wonders of networking
Historically, ASA has been successful in providing opportunities for upper-level management, company principals and upcoming industry leaders.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA hires IAPMO’s Aguilar as director of codes and standards
<p> The American Supply Association recently announced the hiring of Hugo Aguilar to the role of director of codes and standards.</p>
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:00:00 -0400
Without vision there is no innovation
<p> Innovation Corner &mdash; May 2016</p>
Mon, 30 May 2016 13:06:00 -0400
Distribution has become overly complex
<p> Dirk Beveridge&rsquo;s Annual UnleashWD Summit is where forward-thinking leaders discover innovative solutions to thrive, stay relevant and envision their sustainable future.&nbsp;</p>
Mon, 30 May 2016 13:02:00 -0400
ASA member distributors part of Supply House Times Premier 150
<p> Regardless of size or volume, all ASA members strive to reflect the very best in our plumbing, heating, cooling and piping industry.</p>
Mon, 30 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Affiliated Distributors, ASA partner as collaborative industry voice in D.C.
<p> Partnering with AD, ASA was successful in putting together key leaders in the PHCP-PVF industry with policymakers in Washington D.C.</p>
Mon, 30 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA leadership discusses small business with Obama administration
<p> With major changes coming from the Department of Labor, business leaders must do what it takes to voice their concerns.</p>
Mon, 30 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Network2016: Our PHCP-PVF industry in focus
<p> NETWORK2016, brings together industry leaders and decision-makers from wholesaler-distributors, manufacturers, independent reps and professional leaders in the plumbing industry.</p>
Mon, 30 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA takes on California and its industry regulations
<p> Join ASA Members June 15-16 for Sacramento Day</p>
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:48:34 -0400
ASA to engage in codes and standards
<p> The Director of Codes &amp; Standards will assume a leadership role in positioning plumbing, heating, cooling, pipe, valves and fittings products, as well as other industry-related products.</p>
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:45:25 -0400
Distribution needs a catalyst for change
<p> Innovation Corner &mdash; April 2016</p>
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:38:09 -0400
ASA YE’s partner with nation’s veterans
<p> Over the course of roughly three days of programming, the Young Execs were able to assist a group of U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps veterans in snow-based activities.</p>
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:32:54 -0400
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General Pipe Cleaners drain cleaner
<p> The compact and lightweight JM-1000 Mini-Jet from General Pipe Cleaners clears grease, sand and ice clogs.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Liberty Pumps wireless pump product
<p> Liberty Pumps&rsquo; NightEye allows Internet connection of a pump via the home&rsquo;s wireless router.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
DEWALT new battery line
<p> DEWALT recently debuted its FLEXVOLT system.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
IBC heat exchangers
<p> IBC&rsquo;s new S and T series stainless-steel and titanium pool and spa heat exchangers can heat any size pool or spa.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Milwaukee Valve heated gear
<p> Milwaukee Tool&rsquo;s ground-up redesign of its M12 Heated Gear line features new jackets, hoodies and heavy-duty work gear.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Assured Automation clamp ball valve
<p> Assured Automation&rsquo;s new 30D series three-way sanitary ball valve is for use in food processing and other clean-service applications.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Charlotte Pipe sound testing
<p> Check out Charlotte Pipe&rsquo;s sound testing experiment video.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Val-Matic butterfly valve
<p> Val-Matic&rsquo;s American-BFV butterfly valve features a standard epoxy interior.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Matco-Norca carbon valves
<p> Matco-Norca offers a broad range of carbon-steel and stainless-steel valves.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
NIBCO thermoplastic valves
<p> NIBCO&rsquo;s Chemtrol thermoplastic valves offer chemical and weather resistance, along with a lightweight design.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Jomar Valve brass ball valve
<p> Jomar Valve&rsquo;s two-piece full-port direct-mount brass ball valve with stainless-steel ball and stem is made of lead-free dezincification-resistant alloy.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Sharpe cryogenic ball valves
<p> Sharpe cryogenic ball valves are designed for extreme low temperatures.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Penn Machine pipe fittings
<p> Pennsylvania Machine Works&rsquo; Dielectric Union is a type of pipe fitting designed to effectively prevent electrolytic corrosion.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Legend commercial sillcock
<p> Legend’s new series of quarter-turn commercial sillcocks is equipped with an integral vacuum breaker.</p>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Industry veteran Mary Jo Martin joins Supply House Times columnist lineup
<p> Veteran PHCP-PVF journalist Mary Jo Martin has joined Supply House Times&rsquo; lineup of industry-leading columnists.</p>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0400
Ferguson CFO Keltner receives prestigious award
<p> Recently named CFO of the Year by Virginia Business magazine.</p>
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:30:00 -0400
MRC Global announces 2016 second-quarter results.
<p> Industrial PVF distributor reports sales of $746 million.</p>
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:15:00 -0400
AD buying group leverages programs to support its members and supplier partners
<p> AD buying group leverages the latest marketing, networking and technology strategies to best help its members and supplier partners succeed.</p>
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:46:00 -0400
Supply House Times Profile: Jomar Valve's Paul Craig and Adam Stier
Constant product innovation and providing value-added customer service has allowed Jomar Valve to thrive for 50 years.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
AD buying group sales up 5.3%
<p> Plumbing, HVAC segments show key growth; PVF down 2%.</p>
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 13:35:00 -0400
The Collins Companies chooses Epicor for ERP solution
<p> Epicor Software Corp. recently announced The Collins Companies has chosen its Epicor Prophet 21 platform as its ERP solution.<br /> &nbsp;</p>
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:40:00 -0400
“Hot Rod” Rohr takes on Coffee with Caleffi: solar thermal systems
<p> This webinar will take a look at solar thermal systems, revisiting the latest in step-by-step system design.</p>
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:00:00 -0400
Yeazel named CEO of World and Main LLC
<p> World and Main LLC is a leading provider of product development, merchandising and distribution solutions to customers across the home, hardware and building supplies categories.</p>
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 15:00:00 -0400
Evans named director of North American sales at Viega
<p> Prior to joining Viega, Evans worked in the wholesale, agency and manufacturing sectors for companies including Danfoss and Wilo.</p>
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0400
Air-to-water heat pump systems training begins soon
<p> HeatSpring, in partnership with John Siegenthaler, P.E., and the SpacePak division of Mestek Corp., will soon launch a 5-week online course.</p>
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:00:00 -0400
Val-Fit founder Grinberg dies
<p> Ismael Grinberg, founder of industrial PVF master distributor Val-Fit, died in Mexico City.</p>
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
ASA hires codes and standards director
<p> The American Supply Association recently announced the hiring of Hugo Aguilar to the role of director of codes and standards.</p>
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Torrco acquires Commercial Heating Supply
<p> Waterbury, Conn.-based Torrco, a fourth generation distributor, recently purchased certain operating assets of Commercial Heating Supply.</p>
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
MORSCO acquires DeVore & Johnson
<p> Fort Worth, Texas-based MORSCO has acquired substantially all the assets of DeVore &amp; Johnson</p>
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Bradley celebrates 95th anniversary
<p> In celebration of its 95th anniversary, Bradley Corp.hosted a learning tour of its Wisconsin manufacturing facility.</p>
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400