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Articles by Mike Miazga
The August PVF Roundtable at the JW Marriott in Houston continued the quarterly meeting’s trend of large turnouts.
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Doctors read medical journals to learn about new treatments and technologies, baseball players study each other to pick up tips to help their games and it seems around every corner there is an opportunity to enhance one’s cooking repertoire.
Coley Herringot his start in the plumbing business at the young age of 12. Herrin, now president and COO of Lawrenceville, Ga.-based wholesaler Plumbing Distributors Inc., helped out at his father Jimmy’s plumbing contracting company (Herrin Plumbing).
Last year, Southern Wholesalers Association conducted a pair of best practices panel discussions at its annual convention that featured distributors and manufacturers discussing hot-button industry topics.
On a late Tuesday afternoon last October, the front hallway of the Houston Engineering and Scientific Society Club was packed with people standing nearly shoulder-to-shoulder.
Visitors looking for the latest heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and sanitation products and technologies at the 2013 ISH China & CIHE show didn’t leave the New China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing disappointed.
Ed Ismert, Jr., started plumbing product manufacturer Sioux Chief in 1957 as a way to smooth the boom-bust housing cycle his plumbing wholesale supply company experienced. Nearly six decades later, Sioux Chief, still run by the Ismert family, continues to thrive as an American manufacturer of a wide variety of plumbing installation products.
When he was younger, Chad Krogerwould run into a familiar face while working summers in the warehouse at Dayton, Ohio-based industrial pipe, valve and fittings wholesaler Main Line Supply.