Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania-based Cooney Brothers recently announced the addition of PVF industry veteran Dave Eck who will serve as territory manager in the states of Delaware and Maryland.

With over 25 years of experience working within the PVF industry, Eck joined Cooney Brothers in August. He has taken over the territory of Delaware and eastern Maryland which was vacated when longtime employee Andy Lagasse retired at the end of July.

Eck started his career as a sales engineer at The Duriron Company / Flowserve in West Chester, Pennsylvania, where he became factory-trained in pumps, valves, actuation and metallurgy. His career has included roles in direct sales and as a regional manager for manufacturers including Cameron, and most recently Apollo.

Cooney Brothers said: “With a plethora of knowledge and experience under his belt, Eck’s strong work ethic is sure to go hand-in-hand with our outstanding sales team and Cooney’s legacy of providing jump-through-hoops service.”

Eck added: “I am truly honored to be a part of the Cooney Brothers team. For decades Cooney

Brothers has built a reputation for offering quality products and unparalleled service. I look forward to continuing that service tradition.”

Cooney Brothers is a distributor of PVF and institutional plumbing products that provides a wide range of fabrication, subassembly and other value-added services. Family-owned and operated since 1937, Cooney offers a personalized service through its knowledgeable staff, and close manufacturer relationships, it said. The distributor specializes in steam, sanitary and hard-to-find products and distributes products for customers in pharmaceutical plants, food and beverage processing facilities, OEMs, general industrial, power generators, as well as institutional facilities such as hospitals and universities.