John E. Martin

The Executive Council of the American Supply Association’s Industrial Piping Division is pleased to announceJohn E. Martin, vice president of national account sales forAnvil International’s mechanical products division, has been selected to receive the IPD Award of Excellence. This year will mark the first time the recipient represents our industry’s vendor community.

Martin is a well-known leader who has provided extensive guidance to members of the industrial  and mechanical PVF industry for more than 40 years. He has fulfilled countless roles throughout his long tenure with Anvil, and the same can be said of his affiliations with different industry groups, especially on behalf of ASA and its IPD. Martin firmly believes that genuine partnerships make the industry stronger for everyone involved. He exemplifies leadership qualities that have a profound influence on industry issues as well as the relationships that he continually cultivates.  Martin’s considerable knowledge and talent qualify him as a tireless advocate for education, training and the importance of streamlining the supply chain so all partners can benefit.

The award will be presented to Martin during the Weldbend IPD Breakfast on Oct. 19 atNetworkASA 2012: OWN ITin Orlando.