Timothy P. Arenberg, President of Columbia Pipe & Supply in Chicago, IL, was presented the inauguralIPD Award of Excellenceduring the IPD Annual Meeting & Breakfast Program at Network’08. “In considering Tim’s nomination, we took into account many factors, including his leadership of one of the most respected and successful PVF enterprises in Columbia Pipe & Supply,” shared Dennis Niver, Chairman of the IPD Division. “Tim was a member of the IPD Executive Council for seven years, and during his time as Chairman, he had the foresight to expand IPD beyond its boundaries to include more diverse elements of the supply chain. It’s one of the most important influences that allowed the Division to grow into the powerful group it is today.”
In accepting the award, Tim stated “I am humbled and deeply grateful for this honor. When I look out and see the individuals that make up the group assembled here, I feel very good about our future and am again humbled to have been selected to receive this award among all of my peers and mentors.”
The IPD Award of Excellence was established in 2008 to honor a member of ASA’s Industrial Piping Division for achievement specifically related to the PVF sector of the PCHP industry. The award is given at the discretion of the IPD Executive Council and nominees have a record of significant accomplishment in the PVF industry, including overall influence on the current status of the channel; a history of dedicated service to IPD; active participation in Division’s activities; project a positive industry image and have positively affected the industry in general.
The Industrial Piping Division (IPD) is a special interest group within the American Supply Association comprised of ASA member firms whose business is predominately in the distribution or manufacture of industrial and mechanical pipe, valves, fittings and allied supplies.
For information on membership in IPD and ASA, contact Amy Black at 312-464-0090, ext. 208 firstname.lastname@example.org.