Rinnai America announced its soon-to-be-completed North American facility located in Griffin, Georgia. Rinnai is investing in product development for tankless water heaters, boilers, wall furnaces and more on US soil. Alongside business development, Rinnai will also play a role in the local economy by fulfilling 150 positions by early 2022.
PMI announced the election of Martin Knieps as president of the 2022 PMI Board of Directors during PMI’s 67th Annual Meeting of the Membership yesterday. The senior director of operational excellence at Viega, Knieps succeeds Todd Teter, senior vice president and general manager of the Professional Plumbing Group House of Rohl North America, a division of Moen. Teter will remain on the board as immediate past president. The meeting was held during the PMI21 Manufacturing Success Conference in San Diego.
Navien has added a new 120,000 BTU/h model to the NPN non-condensing tankless water heater lineup. The NPN-120E is the fourth model introduction to the NPN-E (exterior) series. The new size is offered in separate natural gas and liquid propane configurations for outdoor-only operation. NPN-120E provides 4.2 GPM at 45° F temperature rise and stays in-line with the rest of the NPN series at 0.81 UEF.
HARDI board of directors approved the restriction of up to $500,000 of HARDI’s reserve funds to establish a new “Legal Defense Fund” in case litigation is necessary to overturn policies that can have a negative impact on HVACR wholesale-distribution.
Dr. Seuss wrote a beautiful book by that title. It’s probably been the main focus of most high-school valedictorian addresses ever since. But I don’t think Dr. Seuss ever spent much time in unusual mechanical rooms or famous buildings.
Skaggs talks engagement with wholesale-distribution channel, state of the supply chain and the company’s new product division.
November 8, 2021
GE Appliances Air & Water Solutions carries a line of electric tank and tankless water heaters, with plans for the introduction of a gas line early next year. Supply House Times recently caught up with Jim Skaggs, vice president of sales for GE Appliances Air & Water Solutions.
Uponor North America announced a national distribution agreement with Winsupply to stock Uponor PP-RCT piping, fittings and accessories at select Winsupply local companies and two distribution centers across the US.
AIM/Rwill hold its50th Annual Conference October 12 -15, 2022at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Aurora/Denver, Colorado. The Association is returning to its roots and where the first Annual Conference was held back in 1973. The theme is "Mission Celebrate."