Ferguson acquired P.V. Sullivan Supply Co., in an asset transaction. Sullivan is a supplier to the commercial market in the Northeast region.
Navien announced its New Jersey Training Academy and tech call center doubled in size with a move to a larger facility.
Aaron & Co. co-owner Richard Laudino died in early February at the age of 62.
Columbia, South Carolina-based Gateway Supply opened a new location in Lexington, South Carolina.
Winsupply opened a fire and fabrication location in Lake Elsinore, California, and also opened Winwater of Northeast Arkansas.
First Supply opened another Kohler Signature Store in the Kansas City, Kansas region.
Ferguson CEO Frank Roach announced his retirement. Kevin Murphy was named Ferguson’s new CEO.
WILO USA acquired pump manufacturers Weil Pump Co., Scot Pump Co., and component manufacturer Karak Machine Corp.
Waterbury, Connecticut-based TORRCO acquired Pramar Plumbing Supply out of Port Chester, New York.
Aquatherm opened its new Utah headquarters and fabrication facility.
Minnesota-based Bongard Corp. was named the 2017 Supply House Times Manufacturers Representative of the Year.
Winsupply opened Winsupply of Houston — Plumbing and Mechanical.
Ferguson acquired Custom Lighting & Hardware and Lighting Unlimited, both located in Houston.
AFGlobal Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Davis & Warshow owner Irving Finkel died in April at the age of 103.
Gerhard’s Kitchen & Bath Stores by First Supply was named the 2017 Supply House Times Showroom of the Year.
Edison, New Jersey-based General Plumbing Supply opened a Staten Island, New York location.
PVF distributor The Macomb Group announced branches in Jeffersonville and Evansville, Indiana, formerly operated by Lockwood International, joined the company.
F.W. Webb opened two New Jersey locations in Piscataway and one via acquisition of Master Wholesale Supply in Vernon.
Manufacturers rep firm A.H. Deveney acquired fellow Louisiana firm Parks-Peyton.
Viega broke ground on its new Broomfield, Colorado headquarters.
Winsupply named Santa Fe Springs (California) Winwater its 2016 company of the year.
Bradford White promoted R. Bruce Carnevale to president and COO of the water-heater manufacturer.
Bensalem, Pennsylvania-based J. Lorber Co., opened a fourth location in Newtown Square of Delaware County.
New Bedford, Massachusetts-based Plumbers’ Supply Co., acquired South Shore Supply of Brockton, Massachusetts.
Former Conbraco President and CEO Carl Mosack died at the age of 86.
Dakota Supply Group was named the 2017 Supply House Times Supply House of the Year.
Winsupply opened four new companies in Maryland, Boston, Tennessee and Maine.
The WIT & Co., buying group named Brandy Reed as the candidate selected to replace current Executive Vice President Charlie Moorhead upon his retirement.
The American Supply Association named Jim Kendzel its new codes and standards director.
Anvil International acquired the Grinnell mechanical product suite.
Blackman Plumbing Supply announced 13 members of its management team, together with President and CEO Robert Mannheimer, purchased 100% of the company from the estate and trust of Richard Blackman.
Winsupply acquired Certified Plumbing and Electric Supply out of Live Oak, Florida.
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry’s Roddey Dowd Sr., died in September at the age of 85.
Bradford White’s Carnevale was the recipient of ASA’s Plumbing Division Award of Excellence.
Phoenix Forge Group President Larry Dildine was the recipient of the ASA Industrial Piping Division Award of Excellence.
United Pipe & Steel Corp. was named the 2017 Supply House Times PVF Ring of Honor recipient.
Winsupply acquired APCO, a Lansing, Michigan-based distributor.
F.W. Webb acquired Harbor Plumbing & Heating Supply in Mamaroneck, New York.
First Supply celebrated its 120-year anniversary with a major gala in Madison, Wisconsin.
Supply House Times parent company BNP Media named Darrell Dal Pozzo its new senior group publisher for the company’s Plumbing Group. Dal Pozzo took over from Plumbing Group Publisher Bob Miodonski, who retired in late December after 10 years with the company.
NIBCO Vice Chairman and Chief Revenue Officer Alice Martin died Dec. 10.
Munch’s Supply acquired Midwest-based O’Connor Co.
Fairmont Supply announced the acquisition of Industrial Pipe & Supply of Omaha and Industrial Pipe & Valve of Portland.