For Ed Long and Tom Murphy, the decision was almost a no-brainer. And if you’ve seen the way the two are transforming the 40-year-old stainless pipe, valves, fittings distributor — Ace Stainless — since purchasing the company in 2020, you’d be shocked to know it’s just a team of about 10 people behind the major growth.
According to a few industry experts, the sector is experiencing enough demand to say the market is in decent shape overall. Better yet, there are technology advancements happening to help provide relief from
Ferguson released its first-ever Environmental, Social and Governance report titled “Building Influence.” The report highlights Ferguson’s progress in conducting its operations with a lighter footprint while creating positive impact for its stakeholders.
To dig deep into what e-Commerce-ready product data actually looks like, and to go over some best practices, Supply House Times sat down with Matt Christensen, president of Distributor Data Solutions (DDS).
ASA member volunteers play an active role in establishing the association’s strategic plan by identifying the most pressing issues facing our industry and determining how to respond, and bring a unique perspective and a specific point of reference, which is critical to ASA’s ability to offer the most relevant programs and services to help our members thrive.
Did you know Mark Zuckerberg originally founded Facebook in 2004 as an online website tool to help connect his fellow Harvard students with one another? Today, depending on who you ask, the purpose of Facebook could be many different things, but you can’t deny that it still connects people.
This month, we continue our series on “Continuous Improvement.” Working with the concepts I introduced in the prior two columns, I am now turning to a practical, monthly process that I use to keep my company and my teams pushing forward. So far, the series has been more conceptual than workable, and it’s important to turn those ideals into a practical blueprint for creating change in your organization.
I asked the many contractors who post regularly on The Wall at HeatingHelp.com to tell me what they like (and don’t like) about the counter people at their suppliers. Here’s some of what they had to say. I hope you find it to be good food for thought.
The report’s three main stories cover how PMI member companies are creating opportunities through their responses to challenges relating to sustainability and waste reduction, supply chain and workplace and labor.
For installation into grooved piping systems, get hip to Milwaukee Valve’s grooved-end butterfly valve line — a fab addition to its existing high-performance and resilient-seated butterfly valve family, the company says.