July 2016

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John Guest

John Guest introduces the new Reducer in ½-inch stem x 3/8-inch CTS size for use in the domestic plumbing market.

This fitting is suitable for...more...

Jones Stephens, a World and Main Company, has completed its investment in a new Customer Experience Program and Training Center at its Moody, Ala. headquarters. ...more...

Viega LLC has promoted Mark Evans to director of North American sales. In this position, Evans is responsible for directing strategic planning, brand value extraction...more...

According to Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, building five affordable homes this summer in Santa Ana, Calif. is no small feat, especially with regard to...more...

Decolav announced a master distribution agreement with The Stock Market, a master distributor for finished plumbing products.

The deal, effective Aug. 1, expands the number...more...

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Goulds Water Technology

ProPak Kits from Goulds Water Technology are a convenient packaged solution for constant residential water pressure. The ProPak kits include a three-phase motor, the Aquavar...more...

On Aug.16, Mansfield Plumbing will host a commemorative service to honor five people killed in a plane crash 50 years ago on that date. Four...more...

Virginia Business magazine named Ferguson CFO Dave Keltner as its CFO of the Year. The award recognizes chief financial officers whose ingenuity and dedication have...more...

Ernie Coutermarsh, senior vice president for industrial business development with F. W. Webb Co., has been selected to receive the Industrial Piping Division Award of...more...

Peter Graham Delany, vice president and chief operating officer of Delany Products, passed away in his adopted home town of Charlottesville, Va., on July 22....more...

Tyler Pipe & Coupling is pleased to announce the promotion of Sterling Bowman to vice president of sales.

Bowman will continue his responsibilities managing the...more...

Chicago Tube and Iron, one of the largest specialty metal service centers in the U.S., has announced the opening of its newest distribution facility in...more...

The amount of money Americans spend renovating and improving their homes will grow to more than $320 billion by the middle of next year, according...more...

Lochinvar, LLC is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its industry-changing Power-Fin product line this July.

“As a company, we are proud to celebrate the 30th...more...

Local, state and federal officials joined Roth Industries, Inc. to celebrate the company’s $6 million expansion project ground breaking at its Watertown, N.Y., facility.

Manfred...more...

HARDI’s 2016 Annual Conference, Dec. 3-6, Colorado Springs, Colo., intends to highlight the path to success through hard work, dedication and grittiness through its 2016...more...

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T&S Brass

T&S Brass’ new EC-3104 ChekPoint faucet features an offset water inlet design that accommodates two-hole sinks, increasing the sensor faucet line’s flexibility of installation.

Other...more...

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Zurn Industries

Zurn Industries has introduced the new 1 ¼ - 2-inch Zurn PEX Qick Sert CR corrosion resistant polymer fittings to meet large diameter applications needs....more...

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Taco Comfort Solutions

The 5121 mixing valve is a compact, lead-free domestic water thermostatic valve designed to deliver stable, mixed water temperatures for faucets or any point-of-use installation...more...

The Keeney Manufacturing Co. has announced the promotion of Brian Suriner to vice president of marketing/commercial sales. Suriner previously held the title of director of...more...

Don Kingston, CEO, Glasfloss Industries announced the promotion of Jeannie Frank to the position of vice president of finance.

Frank has been with Glasfloss for...more...

Danfoss has announced its partnership with Johnson Barrow, which will serve as its newest sales representative organization for Danfoss’ line of AB-QM™ pressure independent control...more...

DiversiTech Corp., a manufacturer and supplier of HVACR parts and accessories, announced that it has purchased Alltemp Products Co. Ltd., a premium HVAC parts supplier...more...

The process of merging Interline and Home Depot is going smoothly a year after the acquisition, according to a report in the Jacksonville Business Journal....more...

Bradford White was recently honored as the 2016 Pennsylvania Company of the Year by the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia. Bradford White was recognized...more...

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Liberty Pumps

Liberty Pumps introduces a new line of battery backup pump systems called StormCell. These highly-advanced 12-volt backup sump pumps feature professional-grade chargers, an energy efficient...more...

Delta Distributors is proud to announce that Porter Pipe & Supply, Addison, Ill., has joined the national PVF buying group effective July 1.

Phil Knipper,...more...

Navien, Inc. recently celebrated its 700,000 unit sales.

“We know that such an achievement does not come easily, and we compliment each of you on...more...

Kerridge Commercial Systems, a global company headquartered in the United Kingdom, has reached an agreement to acquire Mincron Software Systems, based in Houston.

KCS is...more...

After a nearly two-year evaluation, the NIRON PP-RCT pipe and fittings system has passed the rigorous Massachusetts approval process for plastic piping.

NIRON has received...more...

Rinnai America announced Mark Buss has joined the organization as its vice president of marketing. Buss’ experience includes sales, marketing and executive leadership positions with...more...

Setting a record for the highest registration to a webinar to date for his company, Dirk Beveridge, founder of UnleashWD, recently hosted the webinar for...more...

To thank their U.S. customers, Saniflo put together a special promotion called, “Trip of a Lifetime.” Two groups traveled to Paris, France in April...more...

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Chronomite Laboratories Inc.

Chronomite Laboratories Inc. has introduced the Boxer, an addition to Chronomite’s family of large capacity/high flow electric tankless water heaters.

The Boxer (ERB Series) is...more...

Former president, CEO of Globe Union Group, begins term.

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) – the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative...more...

If there’s any good news coming out of Flint, Michigan, it’s that the municipal water has improved so much in recent months that it’s finally...more...

Nearly 60 years ago, in a small town outside of Paris, France, named Brégy, the first known toilet macerating system was created. The system was...more...

To reach 150 years as a highly successful — and still growing — plumbing, heating, HVAC, PVF and industrial products distributor requires visionary leadership and...more...

Tom Brown: Having labored in this wonderful industry of ours for over 40 years, I have worked with, published magazines for, and generally watched all of...more...

We spoke to Laura Mustee Hendricks, regional sales manager and sales/marketing coordinator of E.L. Mustee & Sons, Inc. about her background in the business, advice...more...

“Why should someone spend time with you?” That was the question I asked the six sales people who were the subjects of an intense weeklong training...more...

Imagine this: A beautiful Monday morning and you have come into work, a double-shot mocha something fancy coffee in one hand, your cell phone in...more...

Currently, there is a commercial running for a particular automotive manufacturer that speaks to the evil of the cookie cutter. In the commercial, narrated by...more...

As many readers may remember, our family has been in this industry for more than 100 years. Rich’s grandfather, R.R., came here from Germany as a...more...

Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning North America today announced the hiring of Allan Dziwoki, who will lead Panasonic's heating and cooling business in North America as division...more...

HARDI congratulates the 64 graduates who completed its Branch Manager and Sales Manager certification programs.

“The work they’ve put in is commendable,” said Nick Benton, HARDI...more...

Taco Comfort Solutions has earned a 2016 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island award, presented by Providence Business News. This is a second Best...more...

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Viega

The products are available in sizes 11/4" and 11/2". Other sizes ranging from 3/8" to 1" are also available and a 2" size is coming...more...

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Gerber

Each of these sinks are contemporary, minimalist bathroom designs. The smaller design styles are good for increased counter space and floor space, adding to storage...more...

One of the most frequent questions I’m asked in the course of my business is, “Why does the market behave the way it does?” There is...more...

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. announced that it is scheduled to build a new pipe manufacturing plant in Harrisonville, Mo., to better serve growing customer demand...more...

FloWorks International LLC, a specialty PVF distributor announced the sale of its plate and sheet operations located in Garland, Texas to CL Alloys-Dallas LLC. The...more...

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Johnstone Supply will open in Topeka, Kan., this fall in a former Grainger location. Owner Kim Cafferty said he started in the Johnstone...more...

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Armstrong Fluid Technology

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s new stainless steel COMPASS wet rotor circulator featuring its innovative Design Envelope (DE) energy saving technology. COMPASS circulators offer high flow capacity and...more...

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General Pipe Cleaners

The compact, lightweight JM-1000 Mini-Jet from General Pipe Cleaners offers a great way to clear grease, sand and ice clogs – at a great price!...more...

Epicor Software Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the global investment firm KKR from funds advised by Apax Partners. Financial...more...

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J.C. Whitlam

J.C. Whitlam Manufacturing Co. now offers the Sabertooth Plastic Pipe Cutter, 1-5/8 inch (42 mm). It is a one- handed operation cutter with a retractable blade...more...