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PHCC Educational Foundation supports plumbing apprentice contest

The Foundation’s Plumbing Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee makes up most of the SkillsUSA Plumbing Technical Committee.

Charlotte Pipe expands West Coast operations

This is not the first time Charlotte Pipe has added major capabilities to its West Coast operations. 

New group formed specifically to support polypropylene pipe

The Plastics Pipe Institute has announced the creation of the Polypropylene Pressure Pipe Steering Committee within its Building and Construction Division.

Caltech Saves Gallons of Water Without Changing the Flow of Campus Life

You know the value of every drop if you live in the golden state. Even though water usage is systematically managed, dry seasons affect California and the people who live there. Drought causes economi

Rheem Makes Global Leadership Changes

Atlanta—Rheem announced two key global leadership appointments. Chris Peel has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Rheem Manufacturing Company with global responsibility for al

IAPMO Seeks Plumbing Standards Committee Members for Development of National Standards for U.S. and Canada

Ontario, Calif. — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking volunteers with technical background in plumbing and mechanical systems, such as jurisdictio

John Guest acquired by global plumbing manufacturer

The combined business will provide an end-to-end solution with applications from meter to fixture and floor to ceiling from a single manufacturer. 

T&S Brass acquires Italian manufacturer Klarco

T&S will remain headquartered in South Carolina.

Legend Valve adopts TrueCommerce Datalliance vendor-managed inventory solution

TrueCommerce Datalliance announced Legend Valve has adopted its vendor-managed inventory platform to optimize relations with its strategic distributors.

Technology Trends For The Plumbing Service Industry

Contractors can offer customers better products and use services to manage the office and fleet more effectively using new technology.

AB&I Foundry Names New National Sales Manager Shannon Hooper

AB&I Foundry is pleased to announce the promotion of Shannon Hooper to National Sales Manager of AB&I Foundry, a leading manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings and couplings for the

Fluidmaster pro45k

Fluidmaster, Inc. introduces the PRO45K – the complete kit for a total overhaul of toilet tank components. Created for the professional plumber, the PRO45K includes a PRO45 fill valve, 2” flush va

Preserving Old-School Relationships with New-School Solutions

E-commerce solutions for the kitchen and bath industry are crucial for contractor suppliers. The right online solution must combine the complexity of business-to-business with the ease of consumer sim

Don’t blink, you’ll miss it… Radiant install

Sometimes its fun to step back and see the whole process from start to finish. Here’s a time lapse video of the prep and install for the radiant in-floor heating at the #duluthbuild project in North

Armstrong plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Armstrong partners with industry leaders on “2 in 22” GHG Initiative

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PT. IAPMO Group Indonesia, APPIN Promote Good Sanitation and Plumbing Systems

Jakarta, Indonesia — PT. IAPMO Group Indonesia, in partnership with Indonesian plumbing association APPIN, today held an event to increase awareness of the importance of good sanitation and plumbing

Armstrong Unveils New Customer Loyalty Program for Entire Distribution Channel

Toronto—Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the launch of a multifaceted Customer Loyalty Program designed to help North American contractors, wholesalers and sales representatives deepen their

Plumbing Industry Analysis | Chron.com

The plumbing industry in the United States was $95 billion strong as of 2013, according to industry research firm IBISWorld. The industry is dependent on the condition of the construction industry, bu

New Industry Technical Committee Formed to Support Growing Use of Polypropylene Pipe

Irving, Texas—The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has announced the creation of the Polypropylene Pressure Pipe Steering Committee within its Building and Construction Division (BCD). This new g

Reliance Worldwide Corp. announces acquisition of global pipe company

The combined business will provide an end-to-end solution with applications from meter to fixture and floor to ceiling from a single manufacturer. 

Audio version of The 7-Power Contractor book now available

Al Levi helps contractors with: Learning Less Stress and More Success on the Go

PMI-Supported Language to Maintain WaterSense Program Included in House EPA Budget Bill

Washington, D.C. – June 7, 2018 – The House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee, which oversees EPA funding, yesterday outlined its support of the EPA’s WaterSense progra

California Navien Training Academy open this summer

Navien Training Academies offer a variety of classes covering Navien tankless water heaters, combi-boilers, boilers, accessories and more

Happy Memorial Day in Arlington Heights this 2018

Happy Memorial day!  Please everyone be safe, and look out for each other celebrating our great country. The 99th Annual Memorial Day in Arlington Heights takes place on Monday, May 28. Parade steps

Uponor North America announces ASHRAE and ASPE appointments

Uponor North American continues to encourage its employees to participate in industry trade groups.

Uponor North America employees appointed to industry groups

Uponor North American continues to encourage its employees to participate in industry trade groups.

AEC BuildTech event aims to connect industry professionals

Seeing and learning about new technologies and methodologies are the primary reasons why people attend trade shows. These events provide a great opportunity to get up close with new offerings and to l

Rinnai hits the road with 'Try Rinnai Tour'

Seven Rinnai fully loaded vans will be traveling from city to city for the next several months.

Navien celebrates 40th anniversary

Navien employees recently celebrated the company’s 40th year in business.

A. O. Smith adds specialty point-of-use water heaters

The ProLine series includes 2.5-, 4- and 6-gallon models.

Moen opens showroom in downtown Chicago

The new showroom at the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago features a plethora of working Moen products.

Tankless water heater manufacturer Rinnai makes first unit in North America

The first unit was a Rinnai HE+ Series tankless water heater.

Congratulations to Uponor on Manufacturer of the Year award

Uponor North America has been named the 2018 Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year in the large-company category by the Manufacturers Alliance.

American Standard announces branded restrooms in Atlanta Braves ballpark

These branded restrooms exclusively feature American Standard toilets, urinals, sinks, faucets and showerheads.

PMI Releases Version 1.1. of Product Category Rule (PCR) Guidance Document for Kitchen and Bath Vessel Fixtures

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI), in collaboration with its members, has issued version 1.1. of the Product Category Rule (PCR) Guidance Document for Kitchen and Bath Vessel F

PMI Applauds Preservation of WaterSense, Increased Water Infrastructure Funding in New Federal Budget Package

Washington, D.C. – In a victory for the plumbing manufacturing industry, consumers, water utilities and water conservation advocates, the EPA’s WaterSense program will be funded at

PMI Releases Product Category Rule (PCR) Guidance Document for Kitchen and Bath Fixture Fittings

Rolling Meadows, Ill. – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI), in collaboration with its members, has issued a Product Category Rule (PCR) Guidance Document for Kitchen and Bath

Plumbing Manufacturers International Urges EPA to Preserve Widely Supported WaterSense Program

Washington, D.C. – In a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) put forth a compelling case why the federal agency should preserve and mai

Washington State Senate Urged to Heed Scientists’ Concerns About Legionnaires’ Disease Prior to Vote on Plumbing Standards

Scientists hypothesize a connection between low flow rates and outbreaks of waterborne diseases such as Legionnaires’ disease, warns Plumbing Manufacturers International Olympia, Wash.

Plumbing Manufacturers International Underscores Importance of Key Drinking Water Issues with EPA's New Office of Water Head

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) congratulated David Ross on his appointment as the EPA assistant administrator in charge of the agency’s Office of Water, and underscored th

Moen’s pulldown kitchen faucet with MotionSense Wave™ technology

If you are looking at your dripping broken faucet, or think you hear a water leak around the kitchen sink, and thinking it’s time to upgrade, let’s save you some shopping time. Moen’s Essie™ p

PMI-Supported Report Language to Maintain WaterSense Program Included in Senate EPA Budget Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 21 – In response to requests and meetings from Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) and its members, as well as from other supporters of the EPA’s Wa

American Standard, Delta, Kohler, and the Alliance for Water Efficiency Win WaterSense Awards

Congratulations to PMI member companies Delta Faucet Company, Kohler Company, American Standard and to PMI ally Alliance for Water Efficiency for winning 2017 WaterSense awards! The EPA

Faucet Repairs

QUALITY SERVICE A faucet repair should be pretty straight forward. However, you would be very surprised to know how many exceptions there are. Many Faucet Repairs can turn into an outright Plumbing Em

Best Plumber Should Have The Best Plumber’s Coupon

The best plumber in Arlington Heights should have the best Plumbing Service coupon, don’t you think? Most plumber services will make you print out the coupon. If your like most people, do you really

Hydrojetting Service in Arlington Heights

We just published our latest video about the benefits of Hydro Jetting. If you are particularly hard on your pipes, maybe you cook a lot so you have a great deal of grease going down your drains for e

Plumbing Manufacturers International to Honor Barbara Higgens at 2017 PMI Conference Dinner

Dinner Sponsors To Gain Visibility and Goodwill from Influential Audience Rolling Meadows, Ill. – September 29, 2017 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) will honor the many

60006 Zip Code is in Arlington Heights, Illinois

We at Rocket Plumbing Arlington Heights love having our service trucks pulling out of our 55 S. Vail Avenue #1113 location on their way to their next plumbing emergency. And to know their way around,

60004 Zip Code is in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Of the very best things in Arlington Heights’ 60004 zip code, is Lake Arlington. If you walk all the way around the lake with a distance tracking app on your mobile phone, you will measure it at app

Reasons Why You Absolutely Need A Professional Plumber For A Water Leak Repair

Whether it is a leaky drain, water around the toilet or just a malfunctioning of the faucet, a water leak can significantly damage your property, especially if not addressed immediately. Usually, most

Toilet Repair Service

The importance of a toilet in a house will never be underrated. If you think that you can ignore this vital room, wait until it develops a problem. Regardless of the magnitude of the problem, your lif

Clogged Drains

Dealing with Clogged Drains Owning a home is not only satisfying but also an amazing experience. However, there are many responsibilities that come along with it. Ensuring the property is maintained a

Best and Worst States for a Plumbing Career

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Carpentry Career vs. Plumbing Career – How to Choose

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