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The Wholesaler - Features: November 2014

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MKS Pipe & Valve Co. makes a move for the future generation
Family distributor for the central states and 2009 PVF Hall of Famers Missouri-Kansas Supply (MKS) Pipe & Valve Co. of Kansas City, Kansas has recently shed its old skin and undergone a significant transformation that will allow the company to grow and the next generation to prosper. ... >> More

Jones Company launches bold new business model
With more than three decades in business — and having become one of the largest HVACR rep firms in the Western U.S. — The Jones Company leadership decided it was time to make a very significant change in their business model. No longer believing that “bigger is better,” ... >> More

Valve World Expo 2014 pre-show interview with Director Friedrich-Georg Kehrer
From December 2 – 4, the 2014 Valve World Expo (9th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibition) with its supporting conference will be held at the exhibition center in Düsseldorf, Germany for the third time. This expo has grown into a world-class industry event. To gain perspective ... >> More

Pacific Plumbing Supply takes ‘hot’ to a whole new level
Dan Sherman’s got a little P.T. Barnum in his soul. The charismatic Vice President of Marketing at Pacific Plumbing Supply has a knack for coming up with cool events — and recently he outdid himself. Sherman developed the idea for the Wings of Fire — a contest in which eight brave ... >> More

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