Articles by Pat Lenius

Plumbing market to hit new heights

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Plumbing fixture shipments will increase but at a slower rate.
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Rep goes on the road with mobile showroom

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Trying to sell a brand in an area with established loyalties to another manufacturer requires extra effort. That's why independent manufacturers rep Tom Barrett, who is trying to sell Toto toilets in an area traditionally committed to Kohler products, has taken his showroom on the road.
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PMI approaches NAHB on show consolidation

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In addition to its continuing discussions with the National Kitchen & Bath Association, show manager Miller Freeman and the partners of the North American Exposition, the Plumbing Manufacturers Institute recently had a conversation with the National Association of Home Builders about trade show consolidation.
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City ponders ban on waste disposers

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The Raleigh, N.C., City Council is considering a proposal that would ban the installation of food waste disposers in new homes attached to the city sewer system.
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Informal poll at ASA reveals positive attitude

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Participants in an interactive keynote presentation at the American Supply Association's recent convention in Las Vegas projected an economic turnaround sometime next year.
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ASA to form industrywide database task force

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The American Supply Association plans to develop an industrywide standard database and is recruiting volunteers to man a task force to study the issue.
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Geberit celebrates 25 years in North America

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Geberit Manufacturing celebrated its 25th year of manufacturing and distributing bath and kitchen products in the North American market.
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Delta Faucet implements software to improve ordering

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Delta Faucet Co. has implemented JD Edwards' One World Order-to-Cash software application, designed to improve the ordering process for customers.
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Decorative plumbing hardware group formed

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Forte Buying Group, a member-owned group of high-end decorative plumbing and hardware showrooms, held its first biannual conference in Bloomingdale, Ill., in October.
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Bemis Manufacturing celebrates 100 years

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Toilet-seat manufacturer Bemis Manufacturing celebrates 100 years in business.
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