An anniversary, trade event and awards are among recent special events in the PHCP industry.
General Plumbing Supply Gets Working Toilet Cake
General Plumbing Supply (Edison, NJ), which celebrated its
100th anniversary in 2010, was honored by the star of the TV show “Cake Boss,”
Buddy Valastro (Carlo’s Bakery, Hoboken, NJ), with a full-size edible and
flushable toilet cake. Pictured, fourth generation family members Ian Ebner
(left) and Justin Freedman (right) flank Valastro.
Emerson Honors Wholesalers
Technologies presented awards to its top-performing wholesalers for 2010. Those
honored included ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions; A/C Warehouse; Aireco; Baker
Distributing; The Bell/Simons Co.; Bradford Industrial Supply; Brock-McVey Co.;
C.C. Dickson Co.; Crescent Parts & Equipment; Dennis Co.; Dennis Supply
Co.; Duncan Supply Co.; Ed’s Supply Co. of Chattanooga; Ed’s Supply Co. of
Little Rock; Ed’s Supply Co. of Nashville; Gustave A. Larson Co.; G.W.
Berkheimer Co.; Hoffman Supply; Illco; Johnstone Supply of Atlanta; Johnstone
Supply of Pittsburgh; Johnstone Supply of South Bend; Key Refrigeration Supply;
Makdad Industrial Supply Co.; Meier Supply; Midwest Refrigeration Supply Co.;
Progress Supply; R&E Supply; Refrigeration Sales Corp.; Refrigeration
Supplies Distributor; Rogers Supply Co.; Sid Harvey; S.W.H. Supply Co.; United
Refrigeration; Wayne Dennis Supply; Wittichen Supply Co.; Young Supply Co.
Ihrie Supply Thanks Customers
wholesaler Ihrie Supply Co. hosted about 200 customers at each of its
Customer Appreciation Days at its Morehead City and New Bern locations in
November. Among the 20 participating vendors were Zoeller Pumps, JASON
International, Grey Metal South, Moen, Barclay Products, Elkay, Rheem, Mueller,
Continental, Grundfos and InSinkErator.
Niagara Honors The Roemer Agency
Niagara Conservation named The Roemer Agency (Mansfield,
TX) its 2010 Rep of the Year. Pictured (L-R): Paul Kwiat, director of wholesale
business, Niagara Conservation; Jim Roemer, president, and Michael Roemer, vice
president of The Roemer Agency; and Matt Voorhees, national accounts manager,
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PVF insiders paint a more positive marketplace outlook going forward, but still with a hint of caution sprinkled in. SWA President David Popek helps PHCP distributor VAMAC thrive in the Mid-Atlantic region. Read more stories in 2017 August Issue.