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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...

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...more...

Leading a company is a huge responsibility. But when your name is on the door — not to mention on hundreds of thousands of products...more...

By Sarah Cimarusti

On Saturday, September 27th, Irr Supply, a leading wholesale distributor of plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration and electrical products that operates 32 locations including...more...

By Ashlei Williams

UnleashWD 2014 began with the end in mind – reimagining business. The innovation summit for wholesalers, distributors and channel partners was curated...more...

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...more...

It’s really no coincidence that Brent Anderson is a beekeeper. He’s got several hives on his property, and carefully tends to the tens of thousands...more...

Hajoca Corporation is one of the nation’s largest privately held wholesale distributors of plumbing, heating and air-conditioning, industrial pipes-valves-fittings, pool and waterworks supplies for residential,...more...