Bob Miodonski

Bob Miodonski is the group publisher of BNP Media's Plumbing Group. He can be contacted at miodonskib@bnpmedia.com, or 847/405-4007.

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Industry associations develop programs to attract workers

Topics discussed were workforce development, water efficiency and waterborne diseases.
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The third annual meeting of the Plumbing Industry Leadership Coalition was held April 22, 2014 in Washington D.C.


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American Supply Association Young Executives group learns 'Science of Selling' at Spring Forum

ASA Young Executives group met in Milwaukee on May 19-20.
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Brain power at the American Supply Association’s Spring Forum ’14.


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WIT 2014 conference streamlines format

The 2014 WIT conference was held April 1-3 in Dallas.
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Almost 700 attendees participated in WIT & Co.’s 2014 Distributor/Vendor Conference in Dallas.


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Supply House Times Profile: Viega’s Dave Garlow

New Viega CEO puts emphasis on training and product innovation.
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Construction activity will increase as the need to attract young people to the trades grows. Last month, Supply House Times interviewed Viega LLC CEO and President Dave Garlow at his office in Wichita, Kan., on issues facing the plumbing-and-heating industry.


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What vendors want in a manufacturers rep

Information, communication and training top the list.
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The Association of Industry Manufacturers Representatives (http://www.aimr.net/ AIM/R) opened its annual conference to manufacturers again this year, and 30 vendors attended the meeting Sept. 25-28 in Albuquerque, N.M. Last year in Boston, 20 manufacturers attended the AIM/R meeting.


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Supply House Times Profile: Milwaukee Tool’s Steve Richman

Wholesale distribution partnerships ‘imperative’ for Milwaukee Tool.
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Supply House Times interviewed Steve Richman, president of Milwaukee Tool Corp., this summer during the company’s 2013 New Product Symposium in Milwaukee.


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ISH Frankfurt 2013 - Part 3

Bath collections grow, solar market struggles
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Bath collections grow, solar market struggles 


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ISH Frankfurt 2013 - Part 2

Crowds return as snow recedes on second day of ISH in Frankfurt
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Crowds return as snow recedes on second day of ISH in Frankfurt.
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ISH Frankfurt 2013

Snow slows but doesn’t stop first day of ISH Frankfurt.
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Snow slows but doesn’t stop first day of ISH Frankfurt.
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Looking up from survival mode, Part 2

Supply house executives talk about government priorities, consolidation and recruiting young talent in the second of a two-part series.
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Now that the nation is a few months removed from the uncertainty brought by the national elections, wholesalers can get their businesses back on track.
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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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Supply House Times

July 2014

2014 July

In the July issue of Supply House Times, find out who has been appointed as Southern Wholesalers Association's new president. Milwaukee Valve showcases its operations to the Newport News Shipbuilding, Robertson Heating Supply hits a milestone as they celebrate their 80th year in business. Read about the 12th annual training day led by Security Supply, find out who has acquired several Kohler store locations. Also check out the latest products and news for the distribution industry.
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