The Center for Advancing Technology is now shipping copies of the IDB Industry Database to subscribers! With over 1 million items in 575 product lines, the information covers the Plumbing, PVF and Heating sectors of the industry.

The IDB includes timely price updates for your computer, catalogs in the universal Adobe PDF format, and product images for your website. We would like to welcome our newest participants: Manufacturers Sloan Valve and Modine Manufacturing; Distributors Ardente Supply of Providence, RI; First Supply of Madison, WI, and Economy Plumbing of Turnersville, NJ.

See the list below for upcoming events where you can learn more about the IDB:

Affiliated Distributors - 2003 National Meeting, September 15-17, Nashville

Johnstone Supply Trade Show - September 18-19, San Diego

ASA Convention - September 29, Las Vegas

ISH Trade Fair (Booth #1460 in the Technology Pavilion) - October 1-3, Las Vegas

You can also attend one of our free online demos! Register at The website also includes all of the information you need to get started with the IDB, including a self-directed presentation, a list of available product lines, the data file format, and the registration forms. For immediate assistance, call the Center for Advancing Technology directly at 1-800-608-7308.