Check out September 2019 issue of Supply House Times celebrates the American Supply Association’s 50th anniversary with a look at what has made the industry’s association into what it is today, plus the latest drain-cleaning trends and even more PHCP-PVF mergers and acquisitions.
Former American Supply Association Rick Fantham has told the story before about how national distributor Hajoca, of which Fantham is its president and CEO, had submitted its membership resignation to the national association about a decade ago.
The drain-cleaning industry is in the midst of change. And manufacturers of drain-cleaning products are being proactive when it comes to adapting to an industry that previously maintained the status-quo.
In 1988 when I quit my job as the national service manager for a major HVAC equipment company to become an editor for an HVACR trade magazine, I was asked by then-ACCA Director Jim Norris to look into the question of whether CFCs (particularly R11 and R12) were damaging our planet by destroying the earth’s protective ozone layer.
Very few Americans are, but that was the title of the short, silent film I watched on YouTube. The United States Bureau of Mines Department of Commerce made it during the 1920s, and it’s filled with drama and also an annoying surprise.
In July, the ASA Executive Committee met in Chicago to review plans presented by the Issue Strategic Action Teams (ISATs) that met for the past year identifying solutions to the three most pressing issues facing members.
ASA has been working hard to build a stronger voice and to advance the ASA footprint on Capitol Hill by holding over 50 visits with the ASA Advocacy team and key members of Congress as well as attending numerous coalition meetings.
HeatLink’s F1960 PEX-a potable water expansion system features PureLink Plus PEX-a tubing, high-performance polymer fittings and multiport tees, no-lead (Eco) brass fittings, and PEX-a expansion rings.
Check out November issue of Supply House Times features a chat with incoming ASA President Bill Glockner of Hirsch Pipe & Supply, plus a complete recap of ASA’s NETWORK2019 50th anniversary celebration. We also have the latest tool trends and a look at how Milwaukee Tool best utilizes its network of independent manufacturers reps.