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PMI Opposes Tariffs Increase; Calls for Congress to Support WaterSense, USMCA and Infrastructural Investment

Washington, D.C. – May 10, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) voiced its opposition to today’s increase of List 3 tariffs on Chinese goods to 25 percent. PMI and it

PMI Names Martin Knieps and Michael Martinez to Board of Directors

McLean, Va. – May 14, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International announced today the addition of two new members to the PMI Board of Directors: Martin Knieps, of Viega LLC, and Mic

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.

‘Kitchen and Bath Market Index’ Forecasts Strong Growth, Positive Outlook for Industry

National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and John Burns Real Estate Consulting have partnered on the Kitchen and Bath Market Index (KBMI), a barometer of the business health of the industry The

BLUE HAWK joins IMARK Group as founding member

Addition creates the largest member-owned and member-controlled global distribution network.  

InSinkErator Digital Instant Hot Water Tank

Digital tank offers sleek new look and increased functionality InSinkErator®, a business unit of Emerson Electric Co., has introduced the new Digital Instant Hot Water Tank, the latest in instant ho

Plumbing History with the Plumbing Museum: Automatic Storage Water Heater

Every month Mechanical Hub and the Plumbing Museum will be collaborating to bring you a piece of plumbing history. The American Sanitary Plumbing Museum is dedicated to promoting the contributions of

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Uponor & Belkin invest additional $12 million to grow Phyn

Apple Valley, Minn. — Uponor and Belkin have decided to invest an additional USD $12 million, $6 million each, into their joint venture company, Phyn, in 2019.  The new investment will be used for

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

PMI Opens Registration for New Online Course Focused on Legionella, Backflow and More

McLean, Va., May 16. 2019 – Registration is now open for a new Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) online course featuring in-depth information on Legionella and water supply s

Dodge Momentum Index dips in April

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 0.5% in April to 144.3 (2000=100) from the revised March reading of 145.1.

Kitchen and Bath Market Index forecasts strong growth and a positive outlook for industry

National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and John Burns Real Estate Consulting have partnered on the Kitchen and Bath Market Index (KBMI), a barometer of the business health of the industry.

In memory of John McDonald, Formerly of Brock McVey and ASA Past President

The Board of SWA and ASA deeply regret to inform you of the passing of one of ASA Past Presidents John McDonald (formally of Brock-McVey in Lexington KY).

Building Safety Month Highlights Importance of Securing Clean and Abundant Water

Plumbing, building and green codes help ensure access to safe water Washington—For week 3 of Building Safety Month, the International Code Council will draw attention to the need for clean, abundan

PMI Opposes Tariffs Increase; Calls for Congress to Support WaterSense, USMCA and Infrastructural Investment

Washington, D.C. —Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) voiced its opposition to today’s increase of List 3 tariffs on Chinese goods to 25 percent. PMI and its members also reiterated the n

Community Plumbing Challenge Navajo Mountain Project Set for June 3-7

Ontario, Calif. — The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation’s (IWSH) next Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) will take place in the Navajo Mountain region on the Arizona-Utah bor

Guest Blog: Five Key Benefits of Radiant Heating 

Forced air is still the traditional method of heating homes, but radiant heat is gaining significant momentum as an alternative. According to HGTV, the growth rate of in-floor radiant heating system

Combining Style Trends and Technology with Matching Kitchen & Bath Products

When it comes to style trends and technology, kitchen and bath products have kept up in today’s marketplace. In terms of finishes, designers and homeowners alike are looking for statement pieces th

Hardware Report: Materials costs rise for 62% due to tariffs

To overcome these added challenges, the survey shows teams have instituted tariff engineering measures such as a reliance on local manufacturers for product assembly and new manufacturing platforms.

Legendary contractor, columnist and author Dave Yates joins BNP Media Plumbing/Mechanical Group

BNP Media’s Plumbing & Mechanical Group, which includes the industry-leading business-to-business brands Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times and PM Engineer, recently announced industr

AIM/R Holds Inaugural Rep Advantage Program in 2019

The Association of Independent Manufacturers’ Representatives (AIM/R) held a new educational offering called AIM/R Rep Advantage (March 7 – 8, 2019) in Rosemont, Illinois. In comparison to the AIM

ICC-ES lists polypropylene and polyethylene pipes and fittings for drainage, waste and vent applications to new ASTM F3371 standard

Listings to new standard help polyolefin manufacturers be more competitive  Brea, Calif. — The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) is now listing non-pressure polypropylene or polyethylene pipes and f

Smith-Cooper International to merge with Anvil International

Anvil International (“Anvil”), a global designer, manufacturer and provider of high-quality products that connect and support piping systems, and Smith-Cooper International (“SCI”), a global d

Intellihot launches new series of commercial drop-in tankless water heaters

New floor-mounted, iN401 and iN501 tankless water heaters for hotels unveiled at AAHOA annual convention.

A. O. Smith named a 2019 Energy Star partner of the year

A. O. Smith has been named a 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year for its contribution and dedication to manufacturing high-efficiency water heaters.

Obituary: A. Robert Carnevale of Bradford White

Bradford White Corp. announced the passing of its chairman A. Robert “Bob” Carnevale.

Aquatherm restructures Canadian sales organization

Aquatherm entered the Canadian market in 2009.

February construction starts descend 3%

Public works and housing retreat, while nonresidential building stabilizes.

More cast iron import news

Cast iron soil pipe from China injures U.S. industry, says USITC

2018 Building Supply Index shows dwindling contractor confidence in economy

BlueTarp Financial releases its 2018 Q4 Building Supply Index.

Bradley’s Healthy Hand Washing Survey reveals business benefits of well-kept restrooms

Most consumers will spend more at businesses with clean restrooms.

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry wins trade case against Chinese cast iron pipe producers

Chinese exporters had undersold and subsidized cast iron soil pipe in the United States in a range of 251% to 345% less than fair value.

Jomar Valve announces new promotion and hires

Jomar Valve named Noah Dinger as VP of sales, John Keep as a marketing content specialist and Lauren Berenato as the new national specifications manager.

AEC BuildTech will offer Continuing Education Units

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World Plumbing Day: March 11

Take a look at what the industry is saying and take part in the conversation.

Call for Abstracts Issued for 7th Emerging Water Technology Symposium

McLean, Va. – March 4, 2019 – A call for abstracts for the 7th biannual Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS), to be held from May 12-13, 2020, in San Antonio, can be downloade

Plumbing Manufacturers International Welcomes 116th Congress

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 8, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) extends its welcome and congratulations to the members of the 116th Congress. In a letter to newly elect

Plumbing Manufacturers International Develops Guidance for Water Utilities on Indoor Recycled Water Use

McLean, Va. – Dec. 11, 2018 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) today introduced parameters for the use of indoor recycled water. Developed for the benefit of water utiliti

Plumbing Manufacturers International Elects Nate Kogler President, Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 13, 2018 – The members of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) elected Nate Kogler president of the 2019 PMI Board of Directors at PMI’s 44th annual me

Sprite Industries Joins PMI as Newest Manufacturing Member

McLean, Va. – November 13, 2018 – The Board of Directors of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) voted to approve Sprite Industries, Inc., as the newest manufacturing member

President Signs America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 Formally Authorizing EPA’s WaterSense Program

Washington, D.C. – October 24, 2018 – President Donald Trump signed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 into law yesterday, authorizing the successful Environmental Pro

Plumbing Manufacturers to Showcase Their Economic Impact During Nov. 5-8 Conference Near Phoenix

Data from Plumbing Manufacturers International show 464,370 U.S. jobs, $26 billion in wages generated from plumbing manufacturing industry Phoenix – Oct. 11, 2018 – Economic data ga

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

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™

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 E

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 reall

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

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 ap

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, mos

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 li

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

Best and Worst States for a Plumbing Career

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements So you want to get a job as a plumber, and you’re wondering

Carpentry Career vs. Plumbing Career – How to Choose

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements Become a Carpenter? So you’re pretty handy with some tools.

Plumbing Work Requires Intelligence, Training and Skill

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements In the past, many people thought that anyone beginning a caree

Best Ways for Plumbers to Earn More Money

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements Most plumbers would like to earn more money than we are curre

Common Plumbing Tools

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements A plumber has a wide variety of plumbing tools to choose from

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