Orem, Utah-based Mountain States Supply and Mountainland Supply completed a merger, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
Danze/Gerber President and CEO Michael Werner, a champion of the PHCP industry and a fixture at industry events, stepped down from his post after 13 years.
The Omni buying group celebrated its 35th anniversary during its meeting in Hawaii.
Chicago Tube and Iron promoted Bill Zielinski to executive vice president and CEO.
Kelly Pipe CEO Leonard Gross retired after more than 40 years in the industry.
Winsupply opened five new companies in Texas and Denver.
F.W. Webb Co., acquired Water Works Supply Corp., based in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Ferguson announced a favorable settlement agreement with Lockwood Internationaland several former Ferguson employees.
Wyncote, Pa.-based rep firm Pro-Line Sales was named the 2016 Supply House TimesManufacturers Rep of the Year.
Ferguson acquired distributor Bruce-Rogers Co. in a stock transaction.
Merfish Pipe & Supply purchased the assets of Kloeckner Metals’ master pipe distribution business in Lakeland, Fla.
Weldbend and Boltex Mfg. filed trade petitions against India, Spain and Italy charging that unfairly priced and subsidized imports of carbon-steel flanges from those countries are causing material injury to the domestic industry.
Former ASA President and industry icon Fred Keenan died Aug. 17, two weeks shy of his 102nd birthday.
First Supply opened its second Kohler Signature Store, this time in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa, Wis.
Winsupply opened a pair of Eastern seaboard companies in Winsupply of Absecon in New Jersey and Winsupply of Rockland in Maine.
F.W. Webb Co. was named the 2016 Supply House Times Supply House of the Year The company also broke ground on its new distribution center in Londonderry, N.H., that will boast nearly 1 million sq. ft. of space.
MORSCO acquired Fortiline Waterworks, one of the largest waterworks distributors in the United States.
Ferguson acquired Hawaii-based The Plumbing Source and Indiana-based Underground Pipe & Valve.
Two more Kohler Signature stores opened in Paramus, N.J. (owned and operated byGeneral Plumbing Supply) and Atlanta (owned and operated by Plumbing Distributors Inc.).
Supply House Times won its fourth Awards for Publication Excellence honor in a row. The magazine’s January 2016 cover shows ASA distributors gathered around a pool table during NETWORK 2015 in Chicago.