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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.
After more than 100 years operating at the company’s original foundry in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry began operations from a new, $460 million state-of-the-art foundry in Oakboro, North Carolina in September 2023. During the grand opening celebration in October, Supply House Times Chief Editor Natalie Forster sat down with Charlotte Pipe CEO Hooper Hardison and Brad Muller, vice president of corporate communications to get behind the scenes details about the move.
Plumbing Group Editors Nicole Krawcke and Natalie Forster sit down with Group Two’s Mollie Elkman and Oatey’s Katherine Lehtinen to discuss the workforce development movement behind the children’s book, “The House That She Built,” and how it’s generating awareness of the skilled trades for young women.
Plumbing & Mechanical Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke chats with Domingo Mohedano, vice president and general manager, LAARS and Rich Simons, senior vice president of product strategy and marketing, LAARS, about the company’s long history of manufacturing products in the United States.
Plumbing & Mechanical Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke sits down with Sridhar (Sri) Deivasigamani, founder and CEO, Intellihot, to discuss current manufacturing trends and why American manufacturing is important for Intellihot. The company has experienced revenue growth of 100% year-over-year and employs more than 100 people in both Galesburg and Chicago.
Plumbing & Mechanical Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke chats with Ronan Lynch, vice president of operations for RIDGID, and Kyle Blakeslee, general manager of manufacturing for RIDGID, about the company’s 100th anniversary and the importance of being made in the USA.
From pay per click advertising to social media marketing and online branding, the digital marketing landscape is always evolving. To gain perspective on best practices relevant to the PHCP-PVF industry, Chief Editor Natalie Forster talks with three industry marketing gurus from various areas of the supply chain: Stephanie Porter-Bodziach, director of branding and marketing at Porter Pipe & Supply, Amy Zucchi-Justice, director of marketing at Matco-Norca and Rachel Edens, marketing manager for Pepco Sales and Marketing.