October 2016

Worly Plumbing Supply, Inc., announced that it has re-opened its newly remodeled Cincinnati Bath and Kitchen Showroom.

The Worly Showroom provides kitchen and bath products...more...

DSG has promoted Darrin Walts to the position of plumbing segment manager. He will be responsible for managing the company’s plumbing segment, helping to ensure...more...

Ferguson has announced the acquisition of The Plumbing Source, Inc. in a stock transaction completed Oct. 24.

The company is a single-location plumbing supplier serving...more...

On the heels of its 2015 expansion into Michigan, Munch’s Supply is proud to announce the grand opening of its newest branch in Hobart, Ind....more...

ECR International and the Utica Boiler brand will be featured on “Designing Spaces,” a Lifetime television show. The award-winning home improvement show is in its...more...

Rinnai America Corporation attained the milestone of selling its 2 millionth tankless unit last month and celebrated the occasion by hosting a special luncheon for...more...

Viega Climate Mat system installed to create innovative heated drying slab.

Viega was awarded Plastic Pipe Institute’s 2016 Project of the Year award in the...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 DC...more...

Standard Plumbing Supply had a team of 20 associates participate in this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk-a-thon on Oct. 15 at...more...

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Central Brass Co.

Central Brass Company introduces a new Pre-Rinse Faucet, designed to help reduce water usage in commercial kitchens while providing exceptional durability and performance. The faucet’s...more...

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Uponor

Targeted for commercial hydronic heating and cooling systems, Uponor North America is now offering code-listed, commercial-grade, ProPEX brass transition fittings in sizes from ½- to...more...

The University of Miami today announced the naming of its multi-purpose entertainment facility as the Watsco Center.

"Today's announcement is an exciting new chapter for...more...

Ferguson has acquired Ramapo Wholesalers, Inc. in an asset transaction completed Oct. 10.

Ramapo Wholesalers, a plumbing and HVAC supplier based in Spring Valley, N.Y.,...more...

The Association of Independent Manufacturers’ Representatives (AIM/R) held its Principals Reception, Sept. 28 at The Waldorf-Astoria New York. Before a crowd of nearly 200 participants,...more...

Chicago Tube and Iron has announced the hiring of Jack Benjamin as the new business development specialist, PVF, for the Cleveland division.

Benjamin is a...more...

The 2016 AD North American Meeting for its PHCP Divisions (Plumbing, PVF and HVAC), Sept. 12-15 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, Grapevine,...more...

Also, Roland Gordon, president and interim CFO, will add IT to his responsibilities.

Winsupply Inc., announced the hiring of Grady Collins as chief financial officer,...more...

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Eemax

The Eemax AutoBooster allows homeowners to increase the amount of hot water available for a shower by installing the AutoBooster on their new or existing...more...

Attending my first AIM/R conference this year, I was keen on gaining more insight into the organization. Here’s my Q&A with AIM/R President Stew Chaffee...more...

Viega LLC made headlines earlier this year when the company announced it was moving its American headquarters from Wichita, Kan., to the Broomfield, Colo., about...more...

The scenic roads through Ipswich, Massachusetts, wind among the beautiful fall foliage and deep tradition of New England. So when I visited the area in...more...

The IPD Award of Excellence was established in 2008 to honor a member of ASA’s Industrial Piping Division for achievement specifically related to the industrial...more...

First Supply held a grand opening for Wisconsin’s first Kohler Signature Store, Sept. 6, in Wauwatosa, just outside Milwaukee with no less than David Kohler,...more...

There’s a new green building standard in the U.S. geared toward the country’s 5.8 million existing commercial buildings that are not currently benchmarking sustainability efforts. It’s...more...

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Stiebel Eltron

Tempra Plus tankless electric water heaters features Stiebel Elton’s exclusive Advanced Flow Control to automatically adjust the flow rate, if needed, in order to keep...more...

We always try to provide a small voice that whispers in your ear, offering ideas that may not bubble to the forefront of your conscious...more...

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Luxaire

Robust tube-in-fin evaporator coils equip Luxaire LX Series 13 SEER TF3 split system air conditioners from Johnson Controls to efficiently handle the demands of northern...more...

Slant/Fin Corp., has announced that Kevin Devine has been added to the sales management team as a regional sales manager. Devine brings almost two decades...more...

The PVF market continues reeling from a depressed industrial market fostered by  low-priced oil. As of this writing, WTI is at $43.47 and Brent at...more...

Danielle Galian: Tell me a little bit about your background? Kevin Phillips: I grew up in the small town of Clinton, South Carolina which is 35...more...

History is filled with those who aren’t afraid to innovate themselves.  All of us are constantly evolving but it is a conscious decision to go...more...

It happens about two times a week or at least than 100 times a year. A reader of this column calls me with an estate-planning...more...

Eighteen months ago, yours truly finished a long-term project on the West Coast. Coming back to my home in the Chicago burbs, I realized that...more...

The 401(k) savings tool has come a long way since its inception, offering more options and versatility than ever before. The problem is that many...more...

Winsupply announced the promotion of Jeff Dice to vice president of Shared Services, a new role at the company.

“Most of our back office service...more...

Winsupply Inc. announced the hiring of Grady Collins as chief financial officer.

Roland Gordon, who was named president of Winsupply earlier this year and served...more...

Now the largest full-line distributor of Lochinvar in the Northeast, the F.W. Webb Company is offering the company’s boilers, water heaters, and other products including...more...

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. hosted community leaders, elected officials and prospective employees at the site of its in-construction new manufacturing facility in Harrisonville, Mo. This...more...

Uponor named Dena Mayne as vice president of offerings/marketing for Uponor North America.

"Dena brings solid international business experience that will help us capitalize on...more...

U.S. Boiler Co. is pleased to announce that Chris Massey, former regional sales manager – N.Y. metro region, has been promoted to director of sales...more...

The American Supply Association's Network 2016, Sept 28-30, at the Waldorf Astoria New York City, recognized the following members with awards during the event: Dottie Ramsey, president and chief...more...

Unexpected guests at the front door? Worse yet, the in-laws stopping by unannounced? It’s no worries with the new ActiClean self-cleaning toilet from American Standard....more...

Briggs Plumbing Products has announced the opening of a new West Coast distribution center.

The 300,000-square-foot center, located in Anaheim, Calif., will serve the area...more...

Annual event has raised $230,000 to date.​

Grundfos held its fifth annual Walk for Water charitable benefit in Kansas City, Mo., and Aurora, Ill., raising...more...

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Watts

Series BD911 combination fill valve and backflow preventer consists of a Model 9D backflow preventer and Model BD1156F feed water pressure regulator in one pre-assembled...more...

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 19.5 percent in August 2016....more...

Dakota Supply Group, based in Fargo, N.D., recently expanded its partnership with Kohler. DSG will now offer Kohler at all of its plumbing locations. Plumbing customers...more...

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General Pipe Cleaners

Now with easily interchangeable drums, the Speedrooter XL from General Pipe Cleaners clears tough clogs in 3-inch to 10-inch lines – up to 200 feet....more...