Articles by Jim Olsztynski

Is Business Surging?

At this writing in late January some mostly anecdotal information seems to support a notion that PVF industry fortunes may be on a rather steep upswing – or at least looked that way as 2010 drew to a close.
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Master Distributors Talk Business

Guarded optimism is their theme of the times.
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Stay Bullish On America

Things could be worse; we could be living anywhere else.
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How Do You Plan To Celebrate World Plumbing Day?

It takes place March 11, a date established just last year by the World Plumbing Council (WPC) as an annual celebration to promote appreciation of the plumbing industry’s vital work on behalf of the planet and its people.
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Unfashionably Late

Tardiness in a social setting is easy to shrug off, while stakes are higher in the business world.
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Product Trends: The Faucet Market

Matco-Norca’s new faucet program reveals market tendencies.
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The Bulletin Board Blizzard

Government mandated postings make for wretched office decor.
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VAI User Conference Draws Record Crowd

Company founder and president Bob Vormittag shared his views on technology and distributors. 
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Distributors Speak Out!

A blue-chip panel of PHCP distributors talks about a green monster, useful madmen and much more! First of a two-part series.
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A Christmas Story

How a jaded family got into the holiday spirit.
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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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Our cover this month features incoming ASA President Rick Fantham, who holds the dual roles of president and CEO of Hajoca Corp., and London, Ontario-based Emco.

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