The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently announced Uponor North America is the 2020 Manufacturing Sustainability Award honoree recognizing the commitment to conserving water, reducing waste, improving energy efficiency and empowering labor.
As 2020 came to an end, five American Supply Association distributor members participated in a virtual roundtable interview to cover the latest trends and challenges present in the PHCP-PVF supply chain.
Goodman Distribution, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries, manufacturer of heating, cooling and refrigerant products, announced the purchase of Robinson Plumbing & Heating Supply Co., an existing distributor of Goodman, Amana and Daikin brand residential unitary and light commercial products in the Northeast.
AD announced it has completed mergers with SafetyNetwork and Delta Distributors, the group’s 11th and 12th mergers since it started in 1981 and its fourth and fifth in the last two years. Both mergers were effective Jan. 1, 2021.
Gil Carlson, who was the first person to come up with many of the hydronic concepts we take
for granted today, was also my teacher. He would often say, “For a difference to be a difference, it has to make a difference.”
HTPG’s Warehouse Unit Coolers are designed exclusively for use in large walk-in coolers and freezers 3,000 square feet and larger to cover cold storage applications in the most effective way, Rheem notes.
Once upon a time — 2006 to be exact — in a not far away land, Home Depot sold MRO products to the industrial and commercial markets. Top executives at Home Depot determined their strategy should be to focus on homeowners and home contractors, so they spun off MRO products into an entity dubbed HD Supply.
Johnson Controls has opened its new, state-of-the-art Ducted Systems Academy in Oklahoma City, OK, offering commercial and residential HVAC training. The 30,000 square-foot training facility features two large classrooms and two extensive training labs, offering remote and hands-on classes, including virtual reality training.
The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) announced the additions of Dan Schuberth as chief business development officer and William Inman as chief public affairs officer for communications and advocacy to its senior leadership team. The newly created positions will report to NAW President and CEO Eric Hoplin.