Dakota Supply Group (DSG) announced the acquisition of Montana Waterworks & Irrigation (MTWW) in an asset purchase effective September 1. Montana Waterworks is a waterworks distributor serving Eastern Montana from its Billings location. This will be DSG’s first waterworks location in the state.
Rheem was named a National Preferred Partner Award recipient by David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately-held home builders. The award recognizes field and manufacturing partners that have consistently operated at world-class levels, as determined by the home builder’s supplier evaluation platform.
David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately held homebuilders, announced its 2021 National Preferred Partner winners, and Uponor North America was one of 24 companies out of 150 to receive the honor. This is Uponor’s eighth consecutive year as a David Weekley Homes National Preferred Partner.
Company announces new series of training programs.
August 31, 2021
A. O. Smith announced a new series of training programs as a result of high-demand for its A. O. Smith University educational sessions. The company has two state-of-the-art training facilities, located in Ashland City and Johnson City, Tennessee, which held primarily virtual training sessions in 2020 with over 100,000 combined class attendances. Both facilities are utilized to train technicians, contractors and product representatives on a variety of products and topics.
APR Supply Co. held its 19th Annual Buying Show in Hershey, PA on August 11th. Prior to the show, APR took the opportunity to host some of its top manufacturer partners and recognize a few for going above and beyond.
Milwaukee Valve celebrated the ceremonial first cut of steel for the newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, Doris Miller (CVN 81). The ceremonial cut took place at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia, the location of the ship’s construction, but parts of the ship are being manufactured at the Milwaukee Valve bronze foundry and manufacturing facility in Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin.
Milwaukee Tool will expand its footprint in the US with a new manufacturing facility in Clinton, Mississippi. Anticipated to open in November, this new facility is a $7 million corporate investment that will create 1,200 overall jobs in the region.
Photos reveal the company’s first owned renewable energy on distribution network.
August 18, 2021
Ferguson purchased and installed a solar array for our Perris, California Distribution Center. This rooftop system will be the first instance of owned renewable energy on our distribution network and is expected to offset 1,305 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually.
Dakota Supply Group (DSG) announced plans to open a new branch in Rogers, Minnesota in December. It will be DSG’s twelfth location in Minnesota and its 44th across six states. The new facility is located in the Gateway North Business Park at 6035 Queens Ave NE, just north of Rogers along Highway 101.