Express Pipe & Supply’s Ron Solloway is celebrating 50 years in the business. Solloway was hired in 1964 by Familian Pipe & Supply. Today, he works three doors west of the same intersection.

The WM. Powell Co. (manufacturer of Powell Valves) recently named Michael Briningstool manager of shipping and receiving and store operations. He works out of the company’s Starflo manufacturing plant and distribution center in Manning, S.C.

Louisiana Valve and Director of Sales and Business Development Kirt Hebert recently held a grand opening at its Pasadena, Texas, facility. For more information, visit

Deacon Industrial announced Mike Wokulich is now supporting the central Pennsylvania area as an account executive, while Colin Vail has joined the sales department and is participating in the company’s management program.

Houston, Texas-based Installoy announced it is stocking tubing and coiled tubing in welded and seamless tube fittings, instrumentation pipe fittings and instrumentation valves. The company carries stocking grades 304L, 316L, 317L, Alloy 20, Super Duplex 2507, Alloy 400, Inconel 625, Alloy 825 and Alloy C276.