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Sloan

The 0.35 gallons per minute (gpm) flow rate faucets allow architects and designers to achieve LEEDv4 compliance without sacrificing a smooth, sleek aesthetic. The faucets...more...

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HOLDRITE

The Silencer Standard Clamps can be used as a top mount or suspension hanger and integrate with Stout Bracket multi-purpose telescoping supports. The clamps are...more...

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California Faucets

The Tamalpais bath series includes: a widespread faucet featuring L-shape cylindrical spout handles, a wall-mount vessel lavatory faucet, Roman tub set, wall-mount tub spout and...more...

DDI System hosted 250 attendees during Inform Connects 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, during their 6th biennial user conference. DDI System, an ERP software provider for...more...

A.O. Smith Corp. named Kevin J. Wheeler president and chief operating officer.

In his new role, Wheeler will be responsible for A. O. Smith's global...more...

Duravit will host a special party in honor of its 200th anniversary with at its NoMad showroom in New York on May 19th. The celebration will run...more...

MRC Global Inc. announced that its U.S. subsidiary, MRC Global Inc., has entered into 15-year leases with a unit of Liberty Property Trust to open...more...

For the second year in a row, the commercial parts department at Hunton Distribution received the “Top Independent Performance” award for Parts and Supply. This...more...

Emerson announced the launch of an additional $63 million in strategic investments for InSinkErator’s Southeast Wisconsin operations, including nearly $34 million for a new headquarters...more...

Nautic Partners, a Rhode Island-based private equity firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endries International from Ferguson Enterprises and its affiliates.

The...more...

Speakman is proud to announce its exclusive design partnership with Clodagh, the designer of luxury products and experiential environments for hotels and multifamily residences. The...more...

APR Supply Co., a third generation, family-owned HVAC and Plumbing wholesale distributor, is opening of its newest branch location in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. The new...more...

Microf, LLC, a provider of residential lease-to-own products for the HVAC industry, has raised $96.7 million in growth capital. The combined debt and equity raise...more...

Kicking off the fifth annual Infrastructure Week, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Jon Boozman (R-AR) on May 17 introduced The Clean Safe Reliable Water...more...

The Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group (GPG), a division of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., announced the addition of Mark-Hans Richer to its executive...more...

Diversified Pure Chem (PURECHEM), a full-service refrigerant reclamation company in North America, has opened a new HUB facility in Jacksonville, Florida, to offer small cylinder exchange...more...

Developed in partnership with Thomas Enterprise Solutions, a comprehensive database of 2D drawings, 3D CAD and Business Information Modeling (BIM) models, along with technical data...more...

This year, 237 Farnsworth Wholesale Company employees, customers and vendors converged at the Biltmore Country Club for the Annual FWC Golf Classic 2017.  Farnsworth, an...more...

LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies has expanded its North Texas training facility to provide after-market support, including training and call support for contractors and...more...

The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) 30 Under 30 is now open for submissions. The 30 Under 30 Program celebrates the future of the...more...

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International released its monthly Trends report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 7 percent in March 2017....more...

Jones Stephens, a World and Main Company, has released its new, 2017 Jones Stephens Catalog.  The comprehensive catalog includes 18,000 products across 15 categories, including...more...

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Legend Valves

Legend has introduced two new models to its offering of No Lead/DZR Forged Brass PEX Ball Valves.

The model T-1960SNL is configured Solder x Cold...more...

APR Supply has acquired the plumbing, heating, and air conditioning distribution business of Bell Supply, based in Newark, Delaware.

“We're both family-run area distributors and...more...

Irving Nathan Finkel, of Davis & Warshow plumbing supply company, has passed away at the age of 103. 

Born in New York on June 28,...more...

Watermark Designs faucet and shower fixtures have met the EPA certification criteria, thereby affording them the ability to use the WaterSense label. Products bearing the...more...

Michael L. Grunkemeyer of Williamsburg, Virginia and formerly of Cincinnati, died May 8 at the age of 69.

Grunkemeyer began his professional career with Gillette...more...

On April 5, before a celebratory crowd of Dormont associates and Watts senior leaders, including CEO Bob Pagano, Dormont marked production of its 150-millionth American-made...more...

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling and Heating Division Mitsubishi Electric, has promoted Brinnon Williams to director of product planning, residential

In this role, Williams leads...more...

Anvil International has acquired AFCON, a provider of patented fire protection pipe hangers and seismic bracing products.

“This acquisition strengthens Anvil International’s hanger and seismic...more...

Deacon Industrial Supply Company, Inc. is now stocking the Aquatherm Product line. To help with the transition, Deacon’s Account Executive Mike Wokulich will help with...more...

More than 10 million households remodeled their kitchen in 2015, amounting to a $49 billion annual industry according to research from the National Kitchen &...more...

DDI System, an ERP software provider for wholesale distributors, taught wholesale distributors how to learn, connect and amplify business operations during the Inform Connects 2017...more...

In a petition filed with the U. S. Department of Commerce on May 1, a coalition of U.S. manufacturers that produce carbon steel butt-weld pipe...more...

Fortiline Waterworks and Water the World, an international aid organization, have partnered to begin constructing a water filtration facility in Cange, Haiti to provide...more...

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Milwaukee Tool

Building off the success of their recently launched Copper Tubing Cutters line, Milwaukee Tool has now grown the offering to include a range of Quick-Adjust...more...

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Pioneer Industries

Pioneer Industries introduces the Olympia i2v Lavatory Faucet.  The clean cylindrical shape and commanding height make the i2v a striking choice for the modern residential...more...

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Utility Chemicals

Lead-free, pipe sealing compound for use on threaded and flanged joints on lines carrying high-pressure steam, oil, gasoline and most other solvents, various gases and...more...

Johnson Controls announced that it will expand its Source1 HVAC Supply network into the Washington D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan markets. With locations already in many...more...

Franklin Electric has appointed Donald P. Kenney as president, North America Water Systems. In this role, Kenney will be responsible for all aspects of the...more...

Houston-based AFGlobal Corp., formerly known as Ameriforge Group Inc., and several of its subsidiaries filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on April 30.

The company...more...

Courtesy of the American Supply Association (ASA), up-and-comers throughout the industry will have the opportunity to network this spring in Cleveland.  ASA’s Young Executive Spring...more...

In today’s marketplace, manufacturers must constantly look for innovative ways to grow their business.  With buzzwords like “energy efficiency,” “smart” and “connected,” consumers are looking...more...

For 15 years,  “The Wholesaler” has inducted influential members of the PVF industry into the PVF Hall of Fame.  This recognition is undoubtedly a testament...more...

For a change, there’s good news about Flint, Michigan. Almost three years after the city began pumping water from its namesake river as a source of...more...

As we were watching a news story on the massively popular basketball tournaments that are played in March, the story mentioned that the expected losses...more...

I want to share something very personal with you, and I hope in the end we are both better off for it.  Our industry, like...more...

﷯The major issues with e-commerce, when it comes to distribution, are easy enough to identify.  ﷯Our 2016 research on distributor online efforts clearly points to...more...

Inventory is the largest financial asset in a wholesale distribution company.  For most organizations, it represents at least 75 percent of the cash in company....more...

MORSCO, Inc. has named two waterworks industry veterans to leadership positions in its recently acquired waterworks operations. Frank Seymour has been named president of the company’s Waterworks...more...

The company's sales were $862 million for the first quarter of 2017, which were 10 percent higher than the first quarter of 2016 and 20...more...

The evolution of a lab-tested and UL-classified cast-in-place firestop solution continues with the introduction of the HydroFlame Pro Series. It’s an easy to specify, stock,...more...

The powerful, 1-horsepower Sanicom1 Simplex Pump moves gray water away from demanding commercial applications, such as restaurants. Handles up to 194 degrees F water for...more...

Save time and money! Perfect Putty is a pre-installed plumber’s putty rope with a profile specifically designed to provide the maximum amount of putty in...more...

Whitlam HD clear heavy duty PVC cement is suitable as a one-step cement for joining PVC drain, waste and vent pipe and fittings in non-pressure applications...more...

Premium filtered water dispensers have added custom options for fresh water on demand, including ambient, cold and sparkling water. Featuring Italian design, these sleek, energy-efficient...more...

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) monthly TRENDS report showed  that average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 7.0 percent in March 2017....more...

T&S Brass and Bronze Works has hired David Scelsi as marketing product manager; he will be responsible for managing and growing T&S’ foodservice and plumbing...more...

Winsupply Inc. has opened a new Winsupply company in Houston serving plumbing, mechanical and industrial contractors throughout southeast Texas. Winsupply of Houston – Plumbing and...more...

Uponor North America (Uponor) is expanding its manufacturing facility in Apple Valley, Minnesota, beginning late spring 2017, with completion expected by January 2018. The $17.4...more...

SupplyHouse.com is implementing a 10-week initiative based on the company's core values. From May 8 to July 10, each work week will include events and...more...

cfm Distributors earned an award from the Kansas City Data Marketing Association for its weekly text campaign.

The Kansas City, Missouri distributor won a Silver...more...

 

Bradford White Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Bradford White Corp., recently relocated all operations from the former Mississauga, Ontario facility to a much larger...more...

The new, Kansas City headquarters for Sioux Chief Manufacturing will use solar energy sources and incorporate enhanced material-recycling capabilities.

The new 600,000 square-foot facility, which...more...

Danfoss, the manufacturer of oil-free, magnetic bearing, variable speed centrifugal compressors for high-efficiency air-conditioning chillers, has been voted a Bronze Winner in the Edison Awards,...more...

The HARDI Advocacy has released news on what has been happening with the Trump administration.

Recently, the administration released a broad outline of its tax reform...more...

Modine’s 2017 Innovation Tour is making its way from the west, to the east and also north of the border. Touring through the Pennsylvania, Canada,...more...