Articles by John McNally

Watts Water Technologies celebrates opening of lead-free foundry

A serious investment.
August 19, 2013

 The Watts Water Technologies family rolled out the proverbial red carpet in June as the company officially cut the ribbon on its new 30,000-sq.-ft. lead-free plumbing products foundry in Franklin, N.H. 

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PVF distributors making waves in the Dakotas and Montana

Boom goes the Bakken.
July 18, 2013

Along time ago the saying was “Go West, young man.” Nowadays, it’s “Get to the Dakotas.” The modern-day oil boom in the Bakken region — covering a majority of North Dakota, northwestern South Dakota, eastern Montana and in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan — has been an impressive launching pad for PVF distributors willing to commit resources to the area. 

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BKP’s Showroom of the Month: Banner Plumbing Supply

Michelle Henderson puts Banner Plumbing Supply’s showroom puzzle together.
July 18, 2013

Michelle Henderson’s business card may read: Banner Plumbing Supply Showroom Manager. It just as well could read: Curator.

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Supply House Times’ 2013 Premier 125

Annual PHCP survey shows another year of positive industry growth.
May 21, 2013

Annual PHCP survey shows another year of positive industry growth.

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How to best prepare for the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act

Distributors are ramping up precautions as the federal no-lead law inches closer to reality.
May 21, 2013

How to best prepare for the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act is still an uncertainty that hovers over the PHCP industry.

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Patience Pays Off

A&B Pipe and Supply’s Aroddy Morejon is a young executive with a bright future.
March 12, 2013
Aroddy Morejon has quite the memory. He also makes quite the first impression.
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Rising Tide at Pacific Plumbing Supply

‘Green Room,’ revamped account protocols make big splashes for Pacific Plumbing Supply.
February 8, 2013
Pacific Plumbing Supply came across some found money.
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The name game

After a series of aggressive moves, Torrington Supply rebrands itself as TORRCO.
January 15, 2013
Everything is under one canopy – the TORRCO canopy. After some aggressive business moves in the Connecticut, western Massachusetts and eastern New York markets, it was time for 95-year-old Waterbury, Conn.-based Torrington Supply to streamline its message so there was no confusion among customers.
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Trending upward

Optimism continues to climb as the 2013 trade show season kicks off.
January 2, 2013
The tide is still on the rise. After the positive vibes heading into 2012 came to fruition throughout the calendar year, leaders from the first major industry trade shows of 2013 predict increases in manufacturers exhibits and show attendees heading into the International Builders Show in Las Vegas (Jan. 22-24) and the AHR Expo in Dallas (Jan. 28-30).
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Launching into a new realm with Aqua-Draulics

Luxury products, flexibility help Aqua-Draulics excel as a one-shop supply house.
December 1, 2012
Mike Zimmerer understands how to achieve liftoff. It’s hard not to know how to take off when you’re working in the aerospace and space shuttle industries. But even after working a few years in a romanticized industry such as aerospace, Zimmerer wanted to make a change.
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