Watts Water Technologies acquired the 40% equity interest in Taizhou Shida Plumbing Manufacturing Co. Ltd. that had been held by its former joint venture partner, Yuhuan County Cheng Guan Metal Hose Factory.
Wolseley plc, Reading, England, reported a “particularly impressive” performance of its North American Plumbing and Heating division, which includes Newport News, Va.-based Ferguson, for the half year ended Jan. 31, in its unaudited interim results.
The ISH North America Partners and Reed Exhibitions have announced that the 2004 New England Plant Engineering & Facilities Management (PE&FM) Show and Conference will be co-located with the ISH NA trade show Oct. 14-16 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
The North Central Wholesalers Association, created by a merger of the Central Wholesalers Association and Michigan Association of Distributors, will meet at Maumee Bay Resort & Conference Center, Maumee, Ohio, June 14-15.
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating held its trade/consumer show and conference for plumbing, hydronic heating and water quality in Toronto in March, featuring 165 exhibitors in 300 booths and drawing more than 6,000 visitors.
Dan Holohan, renowned author, guru and booster of the U.S. hydronic heating industry, and columnist for Supply House Times and other magazines, will be the keynote speaker at ISH North America on Oct. 14 in Boston.