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Falls Church, Va. – In response to the Clean Water Act Rule finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling...more...

Fairfield, N.J. – John Guest USA has introduced new additions to its Speedfit advanced push-fit fitting system. The new additions bolster an already full line...more...

Itasca, Ill. – ASA member wholesaler-distributors reported a median sales growth of 6.3% for the month ending April 30, 2015, compared to the same month...more...

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – Fluidmaster was recognized for its extraordinary efforts related to corporate responsibility by the Orange County chapter of the Association for...more...

Kessler Sales & Distribution recently launched “KSD Konnections” as a segment of our business that focuses entirely on valves and fittings. This package includes the following...more...

Editor's Choice

Spirit of Aloha

One of the most famous episodes of “The Brady Bunch” had the blended clan on a Hawaiian vacation. In typical sit-com style, adventures ensued as...more...

Legendary industrial distributor Puget Sound successfully navigates four generations of family leadership

At nearly 100 years old, Puget Sound Pipe & Supply is a fixture in the Pacific Northwest, one of the highly respected names in industrial...more...

United Pipe & Steel broadens reach with new West Coast DC

United Pipe & Steel is on a roll. Literally. After nearly 35 years of operating solely out of their headquarters location in Ipswich, Mass., this...more...

Editor's Choice

One of the most famous episodes of “The Brady Bunch” had the blended clan on a Hawaiian vacation. In typical sit-com style, adventures ensued as...more...

At nearly 100 years old, Puget Sound Pipe & Supply is a fixture in the Pacific Northwest, one of the highly respected names in industrial...more...

United Pipe & Steel is on a roll. Literally. After nearly 35 years of operating solely out of their headquarters location in Ipswich, Mass., this...more...

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Editorial Director Mary Jo Martin and Assistant Editor Danielle Galian headed eastbound to ASA's 2015 "Women in Industry" conference. The two heard from speakers such as the BBC's Katty Kay and HGTV Co-founder Susan Packard.
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Editorial Director Mary Jo Martin chats with Embassy leadership and attendees at the 2015 spring conference!

Issue Allstar

It’s been a while since we focused a column on gross margin (GM) so we want to introduce it to the latest group of new...more...

Issue Allstar

Gaining the trust of the sales team

Transitioning from a branch manager-based purchasing scheme to a centralized purchasing model is never an easy project. The inventory manger has a very difficult challenge....more...