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As CEO of the newly formed master distributor Team Alloys, Bill Bootz has surrounded himself with a core group of extremely loyal employees, many of...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...

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...

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...

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...

It was a frigid November morning at Kinnick Stadium as the Iowa Hawkeyes took on the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the “Border

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For years, the name Rice has drawn a lot of attention in the world of industrial distribution. And now, it is

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At 80 years old, COOPER is one of the pre-eminent names in valves with a long history of serving the downstream

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By Kevin McGirl

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

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To all in the K/B industry:

“As the newly elected President of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), I am thrilled to share some...more...

It’s been 68 years since Don Hulbert launched Hulbert Bros. Inc. when he bought out the Plattsburgh, N.Y., branch of his employer, H.B. Kimmey Supply...more...

By Danielle Galian
Assistant editor

Jessica Schussler is Lion Plumbing’s showroom manager, football fanatic and philanthropist. She spoke with me about her role at Lion...more...

By Scott Barry Kaufman Ph.D.
Special to The Wholesaler

A nice relaxing shower can feel really good, especially after a long day at work. But...more...

The stories, laughs and cigars were plentiful when 76 A. O. Smith wholesalers, contractors and reps were teamed up with several sports and entertainment personalities for...more...

Dan Sherman’s got a little P.T. Barnum in his soul. The charismatic Vice President of Marketing at Pacific Plumbing Supply...more...

From December 2 – 4, the 2014 Valve World Expo (9th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibition) with its supporting conference will be held at...more...

With more than three decades in business — and having become one of the largest HVACR rep firms in the Western U.S. — The Jones...more...

By Sarah Cimarusti 

Family distributor for the central states and 2009 PVF Hall of Famers Missouri-Kansas Supply (MKS) Pipe & Valve Co. of Kansas City,...more...