RectorSeal has announced a sales territory expansion for Mondale & Associates (Mondale). Effective immediately, Mondale will represent RectorSeal plumbing products in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, and Western Missouri.
J&K Sales, whose partnership with Oatey spans nearly 20 years, earned the title of Wholesale Manufacturer Representative of the Year because of their exceptional work, perseverance and passion throughout 2021.
Zurn Industries announced an expansion with Stone-Drew/Ashe & Jones (SDAJ), a leading commercial plumbing sales agency, effective May 1. SDAJ will take over for Mechagents, which spans Zurn’s portfolio of finish plumbing, water safety and control, and drainage solutions, and has represented Elkay for 66 years. Together, Zurn and SDAJ will be positioned to grow market share across the Pacific Northwest to meet the needs of customers with an expanded portfolio.
When Al Pekelney started selling Bock Water Heaters out of the back of his car while driving around New Jersey and New York in 1947, he likely wasn’t aware it was the start of what would become a 75-year-old company now representing 23 product lines.
HVAC RepCo received the “Crescent Cup” from John Erwin, Apex Tool Group market development director, when he announced HVAC RepCo won the Crescent Tools 2021 Rep Agency of the Year Award, during Crescent Tools National PHVAC Sales Meeting held at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas during the 2022 AHR Expo.
Walter Morris Co., a manufacturers' representative firm serving plumbing, heating, refrigeration, water filtration, kitchen/bath and decor trades throughout eastern New England, commemorates its centennial year in 2022. Morris kicks off its Centennial at the Massachusetts PHCC Event in Marlborough Massachusetts on March 5, 2022.
Fujitsu General America has partnered with Target Sales as its manufacturer’s representative in Florida. Through its sales office in Tampa and four remote offices across the state, Target Sales now represents Fujitsu’s Halcyon mini-split, Airstage J-Series VRF, unitary and Westinghouse mini-split product lines. The region is under the direction of Fujitsu Regional Sales Manager, Hays Bassett.
FabricAir honored Tulsa, Oklahoma-based DS Herron Co. with its 2021 Top Manufacturer’s Representative Performance award at the AHR Expo 2022 in Las Vegas. FabricAir National Sales Manager, Charles Justice, presented the award to Rob Dixon and Julie Dixon, DS Herron’s president and vice president, respectively, who founded the manufacturer’s representative firm in 2000.
Oatey Co. announced that Central Sales Inc. (CSI) is now Oatey’s manufacturer representative in Nebraska and Iowa. The change comes as a result of CSI’s recent acquisition of In Depth Marketing, which was effective January 3. All In Depth Marketing employees have joined the CSI team.
As the world starts to emerge and settles into a “new normal,” I don’t think we will ever forget the year and a half we’ve just lived through. The keys to business survival include taking a long-term view, the willingness to change when necessary and the insight to know when not to, and the agility to be able to act with speed.