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Warren named A. O. Smith president, GM of water heater operations
<p>A. O. Smith appointed David R. Warren as president and general manager of its North America, India, Europe and Export water heater operations.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400
Top tips to avoid burning out at work
<p>Take care of yourself first.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
PM Profile: Fluidmaster's Todd Talbot
<p>President Todd Talbot talks about the company&rsquo;s 60th anniversary and upcoming goals.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Truck of the Month: Splash Plumbing, Anaheim, Calif.
<p>All the box trucks, jetters, equipment and support vehicles have the same look and feel.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Tool Tips: Loosening nuts using heat
<p>Tool Tips&mdash;July 2017</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Builder confidence slips in July
<p>The Housing Market Index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sales expectations for the next six months.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 -0400
Restoration 1 acquires bluefrog Plumbing + Drain
<p>Restoration 1 CEO expects blue<span xml:lang="EN-US">frog to&nbsp;</span><span xml:lang="EN-US">have at least&nbsp;</span><span xml:lang="EN-US">100 locations by the end of 2018.</span></p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 -0400
Industry organizations help save WaterSense
<div>WaterSense is a voluntary program that identifies efficient and high-performing&nbsp;water-consuming products.</div>
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:00:00 -0400
AHRI intervenes in lawsuit involving commercial boilers
<p>The motion would allow AHRI to participate in all relevant discussions, advocate for stakeholders in federal rulemakings.</p>
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:30:00 -0400
NAWIC honors outstanding women in construction
<p>Romina Byrd, Shelie Gaffron, and Linda Young will be honored at the NAWIC Awards Gala on Aug. 18.</p>
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:00:00 -0400
Bosch announces commercial, residential sales apointments
<p>David Lopes and Melvin Harris will serve as sales director for commercial applications and sales director for residential applications, respectively.</p>
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:00:00 -0400
Zurn Sundara Handwashing System
<p>Zurn&rsquo;s Sundara Handwashing System combines a seamless countertop and basin design with curated faucets and soap dispensers to match.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bobrick splash-resistant recessed warm air hand dryer
<p>Bobrick&rsquo;s splash-resistant, recessed warm air hand dryer features ADA-qualifying low-profile design and an oversized drying alcove.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
DXV SpaLet AT200 dual-flush toilet
<p>DXV&rsquo;s SpaLet AT200 luxury dual-flush toilet features a seat lid that opens smoothly and automatically.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Elkay ezH20 bottle-filling station
<p>Elkay&rsquo;s ezH2O bottle-filling stations fill 16 ounces in roughly five seconds.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Steel Rod Flush Cutter
<p>Makita&rsquo;s 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Steel Rod Flush Cutter is a cordless and spark-free cutting solution for rebar and steel rod.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
M.K. Morse bi-metal hole saw
<p>M. K. Morse&rsquo;s bi-metal hole saw is available exclusively through authorized distributor partners across the globe.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Milwaukee Tool Quick-Adjust Tubing Cutters
<p>Milwaukee Tool offers a range of Quick-Adjust Tubing Cutters.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
McElroy Hornet all-in-one fusion tool
<p>McElroy&rsquo;s Hornet is an all-in-one fusion tool for outlet fusion of polypropylene pipe.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
DeWalt 20V MAX XR 7-1/4" Circular Saw
<p>DeWalt&rsquo;s 20V MAX XR 7-1/4&rdquo; Circular Saw (DCS570) features a 7-1/4&rdquo; blade as well as an efficient brushless motor.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bosch BLAZE GLM 42 laser measure
<p><strong>Bosch&rsquo;s </strong>BLAZE GLM 42 laser measure features an easy-on-the-eyes, full-color backlit display.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Armstrong Design Envelop Generation 5 pumps
<p>Armstrong&rsquo;s line of Design Envelope Generation 5 pumps meet the IE5 efficiency standard for motors.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Carlin Combustion Technology 60200FR Gas Primary Control
<p>Carlin Combustion Technology&rsquo;s 60200FR Gas Primary Control is now standard on all EZGas Pro burners.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Neoperl MIKADO aerator
<p>Neoperl&rsquo;s MIKADO aerator turns water streams from ordinary to extraordinary.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Hackney’s aluminum shelving line for select RAM ProMaster van models
<p>Hackney&rsquo;s aluminum shelving line extended its reach into select RAM ProMaster van models.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
PHCC Labor Unit Database
<p>The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors &mdash; National Association has partnered with Harrison Publishing House&rsquo;s CINX platform to offer a new cloud-based PHCC Labor Unit Database.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Greenlee Textron Next Generation tool bags
<p>Greenlee Textron&rsquo;s Next Generation tool bags are engineered to reduce strain on the user and withstand wear and tear.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Armstrong relocates Shanghai HQ
<p>The building will serve as both a&nbsp;Regional Sales Excellence Center and&nbsp;the company&#39;s Asian Operations headquarters.</p>
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 07:00:00 -0400
WaterForce, Schneider Electric team up for agricultural efficiency
<p>Schneider Electric worked with WaterForce to develop a cloud-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) mobile control solution.</p>
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:00:00 -0400
Women find their niche in plumbing
<p>From tech to exec, these successful women have built rewarding careers in the industry.</p>
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Latest news from American Supply Association.
Manufacturers revel in NETWORK value
<p>Privately owned Matco-Norca has been in business for more than 60 years and an ASA member for almost as long.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Advocacy expands beyond Washington
<p>On a day when single-payer health care was rumored to be passing the Senate, leaders of ASA in California joined with other small-business owners to advocate for common-sense proposals out of the state capitol.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Young executives continue to grow at Spring Forum
<p>ASA&rsquo;s Young Executives Spring Forum was held May 22-24, 207, in Cleveland.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA's peer networking councils provide great benefits
<p>ASA&rsquo;s Peer Networking Councils focus on four key areas of business.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA provides comment on IAPMO UPC and UMC
<p>The comment stage to develop the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) is now complete.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Welcome ASA’s Newest Members for 2017
<p>Check out the latest members to join the American Supply Association.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
It’s not about differentiation!
<p>Innovation Corner &mdash; July 2017</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Time to jump in with ASA
<p>It is a great pleasure serving as your national president, especially when I am able to report that ASA continues to gain strength as a national trade association.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA Young Executives Spring Forum attendees gain practical insight into growing revenues
<p>The 2017 ASA Young Executives Spring Forum was held in Cleveland from May 22-24.</p>
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
The importance of next generation leaders
<p>So what differentiates this industrial distribution degree from other supply-chain management degrees?</p>
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA helps you build your bottom line
<p>How do you top seven years of increasedgrowth and success of the largest gathering of distributors, manufacturers and manufacturers reps in one networking event?</p>
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA Women in Industry Conference focuses on recruitment and retainment of professionals
<p>On the road with Supply House Times at ASA&rsquo;s Women in Industry Conference.</p>
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA, A. O. smith travel parallel paths to add value
<p>A. O. Smith Vice President of Marketing David Chisolm explores how ASA has inspired and affirmed value-added business decisions.</p>
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Peer networking councils
<p>ASA is focused on giving members opportunities to connect with others in the industry with Peer Networking Councils.</p>
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Companies don't innovate. People do.
<p>Innovation Corner &mdash; June 2017</p>
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA on the road for annual member blitz
<p>The <a href="http://www.asa.net/" target="_blank">American Supply Association</a>&rsquo;s staff recently divided into five teams for its sixth-annual member and prospect blitz.</p>
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA Women in Industry network at spring conference
<p>The fourth annual ASA Women In Industry Spring Conference saw a record number of women in attendance.</p>
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Network 2017 loaded with networking, educational opportunities
<p>At <b>NETWORK2017</b> you have the opportunity to connect with peers in the PHCP-PVF industry and &ldquo;Build Your Bottom Line.&rdquo;</p>
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Remembering Irving Finkel
<p>Family patriarch helped build Davis &amp; Warshow into New York distribution powerhouse.</p>
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Elkay supports ASA
<p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;ve always supported ASA. We&rsquo;d be crazy not to&hellip;&rdquo;</p>
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Beatifully, wonderfully dissatisfied
<p>Innovation Corner &mdash; May 2017</p>
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA PAC heats up
<p>After nearly a decade of promises and living in the political wilderness, Republicans are in charge in Washington.</p>
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA University recognizes MDM graduate
<p>Larry Davis<b> </b>is a unique individual with an interesting story.</p>
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA Education Foundation prepares for the future
<p>The best is yet to come for ASA.</p>
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA University trains the industry
<p>ASA has set a strategic goal that our members&rsquo; employees will become the best-educated, best-trained and most professional in the PHCP-PVF industry.</p>
Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA safety awards
<p>As many businesses know, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration can be a constant reminder of the need to keep our workplace safe.</p>
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Stakeholder discussions to control impurities in end-of-life brass scrap
<p>Copper Development Association held a summit where ASA along with other stakeholders gathered to discuss the recycling of lead-free brass products.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Get off the sidelines and get involved
<p>The overwhelming theme at this year&rsquo;s Winter Leadership Meeting was a call to get more involved.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
The next generation of leaders
<p>So much of the recent focus has been on finding the next generation of the workforce.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Advancing your future starts with you
<p>As serious distributors, we are deeply interested in what the future will throw at us and how our businesses will be impacted. </p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
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A. O. Smith appoints new president, GM of water heater operations
<p>A. O. Smith appointed David R. Warren as president and general manager of its North America, India, Europe and Export water heater operations.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:00 -0400
Visual thinking is the key to troubleshooting hydronic systems
<p>Give it a path and it will take it.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Natural gas to the rescue
<p>Ship owners and builders alike are putting their hopes on an anticipated surge in future substantial natural-gas shipment expansion.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Handling upset customers
<p>Twice in the past week I have witnessed a confrontation between a customer and a stores salesperson.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Grainger vs. Amazon, Part 1
<p>Grainger will survive. It has niches of customers and items that Amazon can&rsquo;t currently dent.</p>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA provides comment on IAPMO UPC and UMC
<p>The comment stage to develop the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) is now complete.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Time to jump in with ASA
<p>It is a great pleasure serving as your national president, especially when I am able to report that ASA continues to gain strength as a national trade association.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Supply House Times Profile: GROHE's Michael Seum
<p>GROHE VP talks about US consumers&rsquo; growing taste for contemporary designs.</p>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA member distributors report large May sales increase
<p>PVF contingent reports healthy increase as well.</p>
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Houzz releases Q2 renovation barometer
<p>Market activity quarter-over-confidence is high.</p>
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Winsupply names company of the year
<p>Santa Fe Springs Winwater wins distributor&rsquo;s top honor.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Crane gate, globe and check valves
<p>The new Pacific CSV line of cast steel, gate, globe and check valves provides the highest level of quality.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Empire Level level
<p>Empire Level&rsquo;s UltraView LED Torpedo level integrates dual ultraviolet LEDs.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
John Guest contractor pack
<p>The new ProLock contractor pack from John Guest features the company&rsquo;s most popular CTS fittings.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Viega press fittings for IPS stainless steel
<p>Viega&rsquo;s new MegaPress stainless press fittings are designed for iron pipe-size stainless steel.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Legend forged-brass press unions
<p>In sizes from 1/2&rdquo; to 2&rdquo;, Legend has a new selection of press unions.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
General Pipe Cleaners drain-cleaning machine
<p>The lightweight Sewerooter T-3 from General Pipe Cleaners packs the power, portability and capacity to clear clogs.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bonomi North America ball valves
<p>Bonomi North America&rsquo;s new line of automation-ready, full-port three-piece ball valves are designed for high-temperature and pressure industrial applications.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Hilti rotary hammer
<p>Hilti&rsquo;s SDS+ rotary hammer TE 3-C delivers consistent and reliable performance for drilling small-diameter ranges.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Greenlee pressing tools
<p>Greenlee&rsquo;s battery-powered Gorilla pressing tools are designed for joining pipe safely.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
DEWALT tool inventory management
<p>DEWALT announces updates to Tool Connect, a system originally launched in 2015 that uses Bluetooth technology.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Navien manifold system
<p>Navien introduces the new Ready-Link manifold system for NPE tankless water heaters.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Armstrong Fluid Technology pumps
<p>Armstrong Fluid Technology&rsquo;s recently introduced line of Design Envelope Generation 5 pumps now meet s the IE5 efficiency standard for motors.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
GROHE bath faucets
<p>Essence single-lever faucets feature GROHE EcoJoy.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Advance Tabco hand sink
<p>Advance Tabco now offers the 7-PS-59 knee-valve hand sink with side splashes.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Jones Stephens product catalog
<p>The company recently released its 2017 Jones Stephens Catalog.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
American Standard ultra-high-efficiency toilets
<p>Two ultra-high-efficiency toilets from American Standard offer significant water savings.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Saniflo's neutralizer kit
<p>Saniflo&rsquo;s SANINEUTRAL neutralizer kit incorporates neutralizing granules to increase the pH of acidic condensate water produced in residential or commercial applications.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Uponor climate control zoning system
<p>Uponor announces the next generation in wireless controls for residential hydronic radiant floor-heating systems.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Fujitsu Wi-Fi solution
<p>Fujitsu&rsquo;s Wi-Fi tool allows installers to operate a Fujitsu Airstage VRF system from anywhere with a smartphone.</p>
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400