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Welcome to the “And So It Flows” podcast, BNP Media’s Plumbing Group show focused on all things tech, trades and trends within the PHCP-PVF industry. Each episode features exclusive insights from leading industry experts and decision-makers discussing the latest PHVAC news, industry innovations, trends and issues. Delve into the topics shaping the plumbing and HVAC industries as Supply House Times works to keep listeners up-to-date.
First Supply recently held its 120th anniversary vendor gala in Madison, Wis. On the afternoon of the event, Supply House Times Chief Editor Mike Miazga sat down with First Supply Chairman and CEO Joe Poehling to discuss the company’s evolution and its plans for the future.
Multimedia Editor Brett Parker chats with The Beringer Group’s Vice President Brad Williams about all things mergers and acquisitions. The two cover questions such as what a company should consider before selling, and they debunk some myths surrounding acquisitions.
In January, Matco-Norca announced its partnership with Plumbers Without Borders, working towards gender parity in the trades and to close to skills gap worldwide. Supply House Times Chief Editor Natalie Forster talked with Matco-Norca’s Amy Zucchi, Plumbers Without Borders’ Jeff Morgan, and a plumbing company’s Brand Manager turned female contractor, Tosha Everhart. The group discusses attracting and retaining women into PHCP, addressing the skills gap, challenges facing women in plumbing and more.
Ahead of the 49th annual AIM/R conference, Supply House Times Chief Editor Natalie Forster talks with keynote speaker co-sponsor A. O. Smith’s Rick Hawk, vice president of wholesale sales, and Chuck Dean, regional vice president, west, about the evolving role of manufacturers’ reps today and how involvement with AIM/R helps strengthen reps’ place in the market.
In this podcast, Nicole Krawcke, chief editor of Plumbing & Mechanical, interviews Carl Wehmeyer, executive vice president, Jenni Steele, vice president of marketing and Jeff Pratt, vice president of sales for Niagara during the company’s virtual launch event, where it announced 100 new SKUs designed to help wholesalers serve the needs of plumbing pros by offering advanced technology and high performance.