Houston, Texas-based Alloy Metals and Tubes International announced Steve Martinez has joined the company as warehouse operator. AMTI also announced Denna Gatewood has been promoted to director of quality assurance at the nickel alloy and stainless-steel tube and bar distributor. 

Legend Valve appointed Lance Dyer hydronic sales manager. Dyer, a 26-plus-year HVAC industry veteran, will manage and direct Legend Hydronics’ sales initiatives.

Champion Valves appointed Michael Cipicchio director of sales.

Aquatherm North America announced N.H. Yates will serve as the company’s primary warehouse for the East Coast. An existing Yates warehouse in Pottstown, Pa., will stock and distribute Aquatherm pipe and parts throughout the eastern U.S. N.H. Yates has served as an Aquatherm manufacturers rep since 2010.

Supply House Times columnist and ASA Industry Analyst Morris Beschloss (left) recently received a proclamation from the Rancho Mirage (Calif.) City Council. Beschloss is a 32-year Rancho Mirage resident. Beschloss is pictured with Councilman Ted Weill. Photo courtesy of James Meier /Desert Sun.com.