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The Wholesaler - Features: December 2014

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Committed to a legacy of innovation and family at Sloan Valve
The outcome of a simple phone call may have changed the course of history for Sloan Valve and Chuck Allen. To this day, the Executive Chairman of Sloan admits that things might have been very different had the secretary at the Northwestern Medical School office answered ... >> More

A call to innovate: UnleashWD
UnleashWD 2014 began with the end in mind – reimagining business. The innovation summit for wholesalers, distributors and channel partners was curated around “The Innovative Distributor” model, a path for catalyzing an organization to sustained relevancy.The first session focused on ... >> More

Service began 150 years ago at IRR Supply
On Saturday, September 27th, Irr Supply, a leading wholesale distributor of plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration and electrical products that operates 32 locations including six showrooms throughout New York and Pennsylvania, celebrated 150 years. This is an impressive number even for ... >> More

Commitment to quality, adapting to change at heart of Zoeller Company
Leading a company is a huge responsibility. But when your name is on the door — not to mention on hundreds of thousands of products that are installed around the globe — it can’t help but add to that weight. There is a lot of pressure — both internal and external — to uphold the ... >> More


AB&I Foundry
The legacy of today’s AB&I Foundry is wrapped in a quilt that includes the entrepreneurship of a young Joseph Boscacci pursuing his dreams, a devastating earthquake, World War II and unstable economic conditions. All that, and much more, are at the heart of AB&I Foundry ... >> More

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