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2014 December

The December issue of SHT featured Supply House Times on the Road: AD Chairman and CEO Bill Weisberg talks inspiration at annual meeting; Distributor roundtable: Smart bets; and much more!

Affiliated Distributors' Bill Weisberg talks inspiration at annual meeting

Who inspires you? That was the crux of Affiliated Distributors Chairman and CEO Bill Weisberg’s annual talk at the buying group’s recent record-breaking 2014 PHCP North American Meeting held in suburban Dallas.
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Distributors discuss key industry issues

Who says whatever happens in Vegas has to stay in Vegas?
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Ward Manufacturing celebrates 90th anniversary

Ward Manufacturing has come a long way from the company Joseph P. Ward founded in 1924 in Blossburg, Pa., with 30 employees who produced a small line of cast-iron steam and drainage fittings, plugs and bushings. 

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Great advice awaits in the next town

Once again, the year has flown by quickly.
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This steamfitter knew what he was talking about

You may never have heard of Hugh J. Barron. He was an Irishman by birth and a steamfitter by trade.
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Are you prepared to adminster first aid?

 How a person responds in an emergency is critical.  


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DPHA convention loaded with educational opportunities

Many years ago I graduated college, did a stint in the Army, got an MBA and went on a job search.
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Improper air-flow design will create havoc

From the title of this article, you might assume this is something religion- or metaphysical-related.
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New mergers and acquisitions driven by federal action

With corporate mergers and acquisitions in the doldrums of the post “great financial recession” aftermath, the increasing possibility of U.S. government action against the “tax inversion” dodge seems to have quickened a new wave of mergers and acquisitions.
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ASA thrives because of you

Dear Industry Colleagues, it has been one exciting, successful and fast year for me as ASA president.
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Superior infrared tube heater

The SRP Modulus adaptive modulating infrared tube heater provides unparalleled thermal efficiencies in excess of 80%. Rates range from 80,000 to 200,000 Btu/hr with a 40% modulating differential.
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Plumbing manufacturers look inside and outside buildings for water savings

While they continue to make products that save water, leading plumbing manufacturers say more needs to be done to use water efficiently inside and outside buildings.
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In memorium: Simon Lipp

Simon “Si” Lipp, formerly of Merit Brass Co., died Nov. 5, 2014 in Scottsdale, Ariz., surrounded by his family.
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F.W. Webb acquires Watertown Supply

F.W. Webb recently acquired Watertown (Mass.) Supply. For more than 65 years and three generations, Watertown has specialized in plumbing and heating with a primary focus on repair parts for the trades, and for commercial, industrial and institutional facilities management.
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Affiliated Distributors Q3 sales growth at 8%

Wayne, Pa.-based Affiliated Distributors reported 8% growth across all its divisions in the third quarter of 2014.
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American Pipe & Supply opens new Nashville facility

Birmingham, Ala.-based American Pipe & Supply recently celebrated the grand opening of its new location in the Nashville, Tenn., area.
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December Supply House Times news briefs

Movers and Shakers.
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Kohler named distributor partners of the year

Kohler recently held its inaugural Distribution Partner Awards at the company’s Distribution Conference held in Kohler, Wis.
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Carr Supply opens new Ohio branch

Columbus, Ohio-based Carr Supply recently opened a new branch in Lima, Ohio where it will provide plumbing, HVAC, and water-service supplies and equipment to contractors in a five-county area of northwest Ohio.
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First Supply announces organization restructuring

La Crosse, Wis.-based First Supply recently announced the creation of a new organizational structure. Going forward, First Supply branches will be aligned into three geographical regions (Northern, Western and Southern) with each region managed by a general manager.


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Watts Water Technologies acquires AERCO International

Blauvelt, N.Y.-based AERCO International announced it is being acquired by Watts Water Technologies.
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Taco forms strategic alliance to make high-efficiency pumps

Taco President and CEO John Hazen White Jr. made the announcement in Cranston during a ceremony attended by Taco employees.


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Equity Plumbing growth continues

The Equity Plumbing buying group once again packed the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport in late October for its annual meeting.
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NEOPERL rain spray aerator

 NEOPERL introduces its latest innovation in faucet outlets. 


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Modine mobile app

Modine’s new Effinity93 app is a free, cost-savings calculator for both iOS and Android phone platforms and tablets.
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Noritz residential water heater

Noritz now offers a condensing residential unit with top-mounted connections and flexible venting through existing B-Vent.
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Cooney freeze block coil

The Cooney Freeze Block Coil is the ultimate protection against freeze damage to fluid and steam HVAC coils.
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Superior infrared tube heater

The SRP Modulus adaptive modulating infrared tube heater provides unparalleled thermal efficiencies in excess of 80%. Rates range from 80,000 to 200,000 Btu/hr with a 40% modulating differential.
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Uponor PEX-a pipe support

Uponor’s PEX-a pipe support is a galvanized steel channel that provides continuous support of PEX in suspended piping applications, enabling hanger spacing similar to that of copper or steel pipe.
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Noble bonded waterproofing

 Noble Co.’s ValueSeal is a new, ultra-thin membrane for bonded waterproofing in thin bed tile installations. 


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Matco-Norca lead-free PEX ball valve

Matco-Norca introduces its 754PXDELF PEX ball valve with waste drain and drop ear elbow.
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General Pipe Cleaners drain cleaner

General Pipe Cleaners' Power-Vee drain cleaner with automatic feed makes clearing small drain lines faster and easier.
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Bonomi butterfly valve

Bonomi North America introduces a series of grooved-end butterfly valves for use in commercial and light industrial applications.
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Xylem suction diffuser

 Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Suction Diffuser Plus helps maintain a uniform velocity profile and improves flow conditions with its Flow Cone technology, which eliminates recirculation zones that can occur with diffusers. 


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Ove Decors luxury smart toilet

The Ove smart toilet combines the quality and function of a standard toilet with all of the benefits and luxury that technology has to offer. 


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Perlick beer faucet

 Perlick, known for innovative, high-quality undercounter refrigeration, introduces its first flow control faucet for residential use as a new standard feature — for its entire line of outdoor and indoor Signature Series beer dispensers. 


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Niagara water-saving showerhead

The Hot Start showerhead, available in January 2015 from Niagara Conservation as part of the Stealth System, is a temperature-controlled, EPA WaterSense-certified showerhead.
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ROHL lavatory faucet

ROHL introduces an exclusive new finish, Satin Gold for the ROHL Michael Berman American Moderne Graceline lavatory faucet. 


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Moen bath collection

The Wynford suite from Moen features a strong silhouette and traditional styling and offers a wide variety of faucet configurations and finish options. 

 

 


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Delta smart toilet

Delta's FlushIQ toilets offer peace of mind with overflow protection, touch-free flush and leak detection.
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Aquatic customizable tubs

Aquatic is adding eight new modern-style, drop-in tubs to its best-selling Serenity series, renowned for offering the ultimate in personalized hydrotherapy.
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Danze digital kitchen faucet

Bringing even more technology to the kitchen, Danze will introduce two new styles of digital kitchen faucets at KBIS 2015.  


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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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Free Webinar: Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

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2014 December

The December issue of SHT featured Supply House Times on the Road: AD Chairman and CEO Bill Weisberg talks inspiration at annual meeting; Distributor roundtable: Smart bets; and much more!
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