April 2015

Dallas – To help multi-family operators save thousands of gallons of water a year and dramatically lower utility bills, Sustain-Ability Solutions, a leader in emerging...more...

Lincolnshire, Ill. – Klein Tools announced the launch of a loyalty rewards program. Using the Klein Tools’ app, customers will be awarded points for each...more...

Londonderry, N.H. — Bosch Thermotechnology, a division of Robert Bosch North America, launched a national geothermal awareness campaign on Earth Day 2015 to raise public awareness...more...

Cranston, R.I. – Taco, Inc. announced a major reorganization of the company and its marketing direction in order to facilitate entry into additional industries and...more...

Washington, D.C. – The Plumbing Industry Leadership Coalition on Monday hosted the Future of Water Congressional Briefing, an event that helped mark the beginning of...more...

Newington, Connecticut – The Keeney Manufacturing Company expanded its United States manufacturing capacity and efficiencies with a significant investment in injection molding machines, molds and...more...

Columbus, Ohio – Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased 5.6 percent...more...

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Producers of the popular home remodeling show, “Operation Build,” which airs on the History Channel, had a problem. The project they were...more...

Columbus, Ohio – White-Rodgers, a business unit of Emerson, will be donating approximately 60 Sensi wireless thermostats to Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), a non-profit...more...

Piscataway, N.J. ― American Standard has been honored with a Patents for Humanity award from the U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office...more...

Perrysville, Ohio – California's drought has focused nationwide attention on saving water during 2015 Earth Day events on April 22. From washing machines to dishwaters...more...

Wichita, Kan. – Viega announces two radiant training seminars in 2015 for design-build contractors and engineers.

Viega, in collaboration with the Center for the Built...more...

After two successful stagings, Valve World Americas Expo & Conference, will return to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX from...more...

Des Moines, Iowa – Plumb Supply Company is pleased to announce the purchase of Columbia, Missouri-based Riback Supply Company, a wholesale distributor selling residential and...more...

Düsseldorf, Germany – After two successful stagings, Valve World Americas Expo & Conference, will return to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas...more...

Dayton, Ohio – WinWholesale Inc. has acquired Security Supply, of Selkirk, New York. The transaction closed April 13. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed....more...

Bedford, Mass. – Senior Vice President John Provencal been with F.W. Webb for the past 35 years, seen lots of positive change, and made his...more...

Dallas – Locally-based construction wholesaler and pipe fabricator Ameripipe Supply, Inc. announced it has reached an agreement to acquire fire protection fabricator Premier Fab, Inc....more...

Dayton, Ohio – Wise Country Winsupply has opened in Texas to provide wholesale plumbing contractors in Wise County and surrounding counties with an inventory of...more...

Menomonee Falls, Wis. – The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), with local affiliate Wellness Council of Wisconsin, recently presented its coveted Gold-level Well Workplace Award...more...

Aberdeen, South Dakota – DSG has promoted Ryan Tracy to the position of sales manager. In this newly created position, Tracy will work closely with...more...

Camp Hill, Penn. – Deacon Industrial’s Camp Hill Branch hosted an open house. Visitors were greeted by the Deacon team and were given tours of...more...

Toronto, Ont. – Morris/Lee Ltd., a partnership between Don Morris, CEO/president of Morris Group International and Jim Lee, managing director, Morris/Lee, Ltd. and vice president...more...

Boucherville, Canada - The Master Group Inc. continues to expand its network in the Atlantic Provinces and is pleased to announce the opening of a...more...

Minneapolis – Through Daikin Applied’s annual ‘Ideas in Motion’ Roadshow, this spring contractors, specifying engineers and building owners at 18 stops around the country will...more...

Fort Worth, Texas - Over 165 Morsco managers gathered at the Dallas Marriott City Center on February 27th and 28th for the annual Morsco Managers...more...

 

Dayton, Ohio - Miami Winsupply has opened to provide wholesale plumbing contractors in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties with an inventory of high quality plumbing...more...

Phoenix - Bollente Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: BOLC) announced that trutankless, its line of smart electric tankless water heaters, has been selected as a special mention...more...

Plumbing Manufacturers International estimates up to 360 million gallons a day can be saved through Governor Brown’s call for a statewide rebate program

Rolling Meadows,...more...

Jacksonville, Fla. - Premier today announced the launch of its newly redesigned and updated faucet website, www.premierfaucet.com. Key features of the new site include...more...

Atlanta - Dallas-based construction wholesaler and fabricator Ameripipe Supply, Inc. today announced it is opening a fabrication and warehouse distribution operation in the Atlanta suburb...more...

Washington - Danfoss to lead panel on whole building efficiency during eighth Energy Efficiency Global Forum For the eighth consecutive year. Danfoss, a leading manufacturer...more...

Lebanon, Tenn. - Lochinvar is hosting a free webinar to introduce the new CON·X·US remote connect capability. Presently available as an option on the FTXL...more...

For much of the last 25 years, most of the media and investment management world have promoted the idea that individual investors can’t beat the...more...

Price, price, price. Working in a showroom, price seems to be the greatest concern most of us hear about anymore. After two decades of selling in...more...

They must be doing something right at C&C Industries. Well, actually a whole lot more than something. In just the two years since we last...more...

Bradford White Corporation is known for its commitment to American manufacturing. And to the communities in which they are involved. So it would have been...more...

Major decisions are serious business. Especially making a top-level executive move that involves a new organization and a new home base. That challenge was recently...more...

In 1945, Northeastern Supply Inc., started operating out of modest beginnings in downtown Baltimore. Subsequently, a satellite branch was opened in Elkton, Md. The company grew,...more...

Danielle Galian: What's it like being at the center of this milestone anniversary of the most highly regarded magazine in our industry?

Mary Jo Martin:...more...

During high school and college I took some journalism courses and enjoyed them. My family had a history in the newspaper industry in Chicago with...more...

After 23 years at the helm of TMB Publishing — parent company of The Wholesaler — Tom M. Brown Jr. retired

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Do you have enough wealth to be clobbered by the estate tax? Then read every word of this article. You’ll learn how to keep your...more...

In times of prosperity, such as we are experiencing now, many companies turn their thoughts toward enlarging the base of operation. Growth through geographic expansion...more...

This month we have been on the road promoting our software company (Schmitt ProfiTools, Inc.) and subsequently spending time with many wholesalers throughout the country....more...

North Olmsted, Ohio - Innovation is the name of the game at the brand-new BA Kitchen, a state-of-the-art cooking, entertaining and event space at ONE World...more...

Frankfurt, Germany - Growth through innovation, coupled with real value for the customer: the fiscal year 2014 ended for the Hansgrohe Group with new all-time...more...

Frankfort, Ill. - LIXIL Water Technology (LWT) commences operations today as the largest and most global leader in sanitaryware. It is headquartered in Luxembourg and...more...

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KWC

Designed for both contemporary and transitional décors,  AVA and  ONO wall-mounted bath faucets feature single-handle operation for a cleaner look and a more convenient operation....more...

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Lochinvar

Expanded line of CREST Condensing Boilers includes three new models with 750,000, 1.0 million and 1.25 million Btu/hr inputs. Featuring the patented Wave fire-tube design...more...

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Moen

The Wynford suite features an updated, clean look with a high-arc design for easy hand washing. Several faucet options are available including a single-handle, single-hole...more...

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Noritz America

The NRCP line of residential tankless water heaters combines the high efficiency of condensing technology with the comfort and savings of hot-water recirculation.  A circulating...more...

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Pentair

Internet connected battery backup sump pump with Virtual Water Assistant remote monitoring helps safeguard basements from costly water damage during power outages or if primary...more...

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Prier

The innovative C-633 Series, a heavy-duty commercial wall hydrant designed specifically with contractors, engineers and wholesalers in mind, includes two unique designs; one that includes...more...

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Ridgid

For service plumbers who need a versatile video inspection system, introduces the D2B drum, the latest addition to the SeeSnake D2 Drum Series for the...more...

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Steamist

ShowerSense has been added to the Total Sense selection of ChromaSense,  AromaSense and AudioSense Spa options of Home Spa Collection. The Total Sense TSC-450 touchscreen...more...

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Watermark Designs

The H-Line faucet collection, originally designed with noted interior designer Mark Zeff for a project in New York City, combines the manufacturer’s custom capabilities with...more...

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Laars

The Mascot LX wall hung condensing combi boiler and tankless water heater features a heat exchanger designed and manufactured in the U.S. The natural gas...more...

New York – After five fabulous and fun-filled days in its new location at Pier 92, DIFFA is proud to report that the 2015 edition...more...

Newington, Conn. – Karen R. Fox was recently promoted to the position of national sales manager-commercial sales for The Keeney Manufacturing Company. Fox’s previous assignment...more...

Newport News, Va. – Ferguson reported overall growth of 13 percent, increasing its revenue 11.7 percent on a like-for-like basis, which measures growth of Ferguson’s...more...

Bergen, N.Y. – Liberty Pumps, a manufacturer of sump, sewage and wastewater pumps is undergoing a major expansion of its facilities.

The construction, which doubles...more...

Atlanta – Joe Fristik, corporate vice president, marketing and national accounts passed away.

Fristik joined Rheem in August of 2011 after being in the sales and marketing industry...more...

Itasca, Ill. – ASA member wholesaler-distributors reported a median sales growth of 6.2 percent for the month ending February 28, 2015, compared to the same...more...

Elkhart, Ind. – The new website from NIBCO INC. fully delivers, regardless of digital format. It allows users to view full product content, whether on...more...

Apple Valley, Minn. – For entrepreneurs, business owners or investors that have great ideas but lack the resources to get those ideas off the ground,...more...