March 2015

Washington D.C. – Registration is open for NAW’s 2015 Distribution Program for Rising Stars, June 1–5, at The Ohio State University (OSU) in Columbus, Ohio.

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Vacaville, CA - M&G DuraVent is the proud recipient of the prestigous Vesta Award. The award was for the DirectVent Pro Horizontal Termination (DVA-H2) product....more...

Frankfurt, Germany - 198,000 visitors, a new exhibitor record and a significant increase in the level of internationality at ISH 2015

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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) member Karen Madonia, chief financial officer of ILLCO, Inc., joined two others representing small...more...

ALACHUA, Fla. — NCCER continues to meet the changing needs of the pipeline industry through the revision of curricula and assessments to the latest operator...more...

North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Ron Passafaro, president and CEO of ECR International recently met with Mike Duffy, president of Irr Supply Centers, Inc. to honor...more...

Fargo, ND - DSG has acquired Pipeline Supply, a successful distributor of plumbing, HVAC,
hydronics and well supplies with five Minnesota locations: Grand Rapids,...more...

Auburn Hills, Mich. – Legend offers hydronic training at its headquarters and training facility.

Legend held the first of four 2015 Legend University Hydronic Training...more...

Michigan City, Ind. – Josam Company announced the appointment of Rob Severson as national sales manager for all Josam Company product lines. In this new...more...

HomeAdvantage II is the newest product in the Eemax family of electric tankless water heaters. With a wide variety of sizes, from 8kW to 36kW, you...more...

Newport News, Va. – Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. (Ferguson), the largest plumbing distributor in the U.S., announces the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of...more...

Victoria, Texas – Service Supply has joined Affiliated Distributors (AD) a major US and emerging International buying group. AD provides leading independent distributors and manufacturers...more...

Minneapolis, Minn. —Pentair announced the acquisition of ice and snow-melt solutions expert, Bylin Engineered Systems. Combined with Pentair’s Thermal Building Solutions broad range of Raychem...more...

Rialto, California – United Pipe & Steel announced the opening of their 11th distribution center on April 1st, 2015 in Southern California. The facility, with...more...

Auburn Hills, Mich. – Hydra-Zorb announced the availability its Klo-Shure Insulation Couplings for metric-sized polypropylene pipe systems, including Aquatherm Blue Pipe and Green Pipe. The Klo-Shure product creates...more...

Alpharetta, Ga. – One month after the success of the 2015 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), plans are already underway to expand the show...more...

Epicor Software Corporation announced the general availability of the latest version of its Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Prophet 21...more...

Fisher Manufacturing, a leader in high-quality commercial plumbing products, proudly announces the expansion of their popular online video library at fisher-mfg.com.

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The Proud Green Home of St. Louis provides an educational platform to inspire building professionals and consumers about the benefits of sustainable, high performance home...more...

Mansfield Plumbing reports unprecedented donations to non-profit organizations in 2014. From local school groups to homes constructed across the nation for wounded veterans, Mansfield donated...more...

Moen’s Align and 90° collections were featured in the 9, a cutting-edge urban resort located in the central business district of Cleveland.

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Victaulic, the leading global producer of mechanical pipe joining and fire protection systems, was honored in the Lehigh Valley Top Workplaces 2015, an awards program...more...

Auburn Hills, MI. – Hydra-Zorb announced the availability its Klo-Shure Insulation Couplings for metric-sized polypropylene pipe systems, including Aquatherm Blue Pipe® and Green Pipe®. The...more...

ROCKFORD, Ill. - The partners responsible for producing Manufacturing Day at the national level announced today the refresh of its
website, MFGDAY.com. The upgraded...more...

It seems like only yesterday Everflow was moving from a mid-size location in Linden and into a state-of-the-art 200,000+ square foot facility in Carteret, N.J....more...

With its beautiful beaches, fresh seafood, casinos and nightlife, Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast has often been called the “Playground of the South.” In...more...

Anaheim, Calif. – John Zagorski has joined Mainline Sales, a rapidly-expanding manufacturers’ representative agency serving the plumbing, mechanical, fire protection, industrial, irrigation and waterworks markets in...more...

Famed aviator Charles Lindbergh once described his legendary plane like this: “The Spirit of St. Louis is a wonderful plane. It’s like a living creature,...more...

Lather, rinse and repeat might sound more like a slogan for Pantene shampoo, but it’s the creative — and pretty accurate — way that Marty...more...

When it comes to stock brokers pushing mutual funds, and Investment Advisors pushing those same mutual funds, the feeling is definitely not mutual.

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Patrick Maloney is the Director of Sales for Coburn’s and a fourth-generation business owner. He oversees the residential/commercial plumbing, HVAC, waterworks and electrical sides of...more...

Do you overstock because you don’t want to risk running out? Are you under-stocking critical or expensive items? How can you know how much you...more...

A great sales team is difficult to build but is the cornerstone of a successful business. Motivated, productive sales personnel that

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During the first quarter of the year, the industry witnessed an extraordinary phenomenon of tanking crude oil markets taking prices to levels not experienced since...more...

Every year or so we try to remind our readers to get serious about succession. In our experience, wholesalers range from completely unprepared to having...more...

While in recent months much attention has been given to how lower oil prices are driving crude oil producers to slash their capital budgets and...more...

Q. There has been a lot of conversation inside our company about our compensation plan. We haven't changed it in 20 years. We pay a commission...more...

Each New Year seems to bring new legislation that steers our industry to a path of great change. Last year it was the new Low...more...

“It is not that you should do wrong by design but that you should never do right by mistake.” – Junius

Following such a...more...

Santa Ana, Calif. – Newport Brass, manufacturers of premium solid brass faucets and fittings for residential and commercial projects, has been recognized as a member...more...

Duluth, Ga. – Duravit appeared in two feature films and two home design shows this year across some of Hollywood's biggest names.

Diving into their first...more...

Rolling Meadows, Ill. – Plumbing Manufacturers International(PMI), whose members produce about 90 percent of the nation’s plumbing products, developed these 10 reasons why plumbing matters...more...

Alexandria, Virginia – Exhibitor applications for Valve World Expo 2016, 10th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibition, are now available online at www.valveworldexpo.com. The exhibitor...more...

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Noritz

Noritz offers a condensing residential unit with top-mounted connections and flexible venting through existing B-Vent, making the replacement of 40-gal, tank water heaters easier and...more...

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Zurn

The sleek and performance-based Z6950 Aqua-FIT Faucet System provides the ability to retrofit just a new spout onto an existing electronics base and concealed sensor...more...

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Matco-Norca

Supplier has expanded its PVF product line with the addition of Schedule 40 stainless steel nipples for use in both sanitary and industrial applications ranging...more...

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American Standard

The new Loft collection of bath fixtures is designed to suit today’s contemporary-styled baths. This new suite, characterized by appealing, leading-edge styling, consists of two...more...

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MTI Baths

The Halo bathtub sports a compact design, therapy options and a deep bathing well for full-body immersion. And it’s eco-friendly, with a resin that's formulated...more...

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TOTO

Atherton vitreous china undercounter lavatories provide an appealing, versatile design option ideal for both remodeling and new construction. With their clean lines, simple geometric shapes,...more...

Franklin Park, Ill. – Sloan has donated water- and energy-efficient plumbing products for the restrooms at Benjamin Franklin High School in New Orleans, the Green...more...

Albany, N.Y. – Centrotherm Eco Systems is pleased to announce its latest approval on Bock’s optiTHERM series of condensing water heaters. The optiTHERM series covers all “OT”...more...

Columbus, Ohio — Legislation introduced this week by Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) would repeal the federal estate and generation skipping...more...

Menomonee Falls, Wis.  – Bradley Corporation, manufacturer of commercial plumbing fixtures and equipment for more than 90 years, hosted the Milwaukee-based Water Council's first quarterly...more...

Fountain Valley, Calif. — Noritz America recently launched a training course for the new EZTR40 tankless water heater on its online resource for plumbing and...more...

Sandy Hook, Conn. – DDI System, a leading ERP software provider for wholesale distributors, continues to deliver innovative, industry specific tools with their latest release...more...

Warren, Mich. – Jomar Valve is excited to announce the hiring of Wes Gossan as the new regional business development manager for the Southeast region....more...

Lebanon, Penn. – APR Supply Co. (APR), has announced that it will migrate from the Tappan HVAC to the Westinghouse HVAC product line in 2015....more...

Itasca, Ill. – Last week, ASA and more than a dozen business groups wrote to the Secretary of Health and Human Services asking the department...more...

Fort Worth, Texas – Morrison Supply Company, owned by parent company Morsco, claimed the title of 2014 LG Duct Free System Distributor of the Year...more...

Westfield, Mass. – SpacePak Inc., a leading manufacturer a small-duct high efficiency cooling and heating products announced two new sales partnerships with TSS Associates Inc.,...more...

East Windsor, Conn. – Collins Pipe & Supply Co., industrial distributors of pipe, valves and fittings (PVF), and engineered specialties serving the Northeast, announced that...more...

Bedford, Mass. – F.W. Webb Company is the new authorized distributor for Opto 22 industrial automation hardware and software in the Northeast. With today’s announcement,...more...

WICHITA, Kan. – Viega announces vertical integration of its PEX tubing manufacturing process. The company’s resource consolidation includes producing resin and extruding PEX tubing, which...more...

Rutherford, N.J. – This year’s Academy Awards nominees took home the annual Distinctive Assets’ “Everyone Wins” gift bag, which each of the “losers” takes home...more...