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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

More cast iron import news

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

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

Grundfos Hydraulic Range for SL & SE Wastewater Pump

Extending the SL and SE range of wastewater pumps to include “medium,” “high” and “super high” hydraulic offerings from 12...

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

Zurn Dedicates Jon Everett Training Center in Memory of Associate

Milwaukee, Wis. — Zurn Industries, LLC announces the opening of its Jon Everett Training Center at its Paso Robles, Calif. location. The company held a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 8 at 3:00 pm t

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Hirsch Pipe & Supply launches Hirsch.com and mobile app

As the plumbing industry continues to embrace the digital world, how customers do business is changing. Hirsch launched its new website and corresponding mobile app.

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.

World Plumbing Day: March 11

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

Fluidmaster Better Than Wax Toilet Seals

Professionals can be certain that this new product will be a reliable and more effective than alternative to wax seals.

February construction starts descend 3%

Public works and housing retreat, while nonresidential building stabilizes.

Reedy Industries acquires Bihun Commercial Services

Growing HVAC and mechanical services company expands building controls business with acquisition.

American Standard VorMax Toilets

The wall-hung Glenwall VorMax and the floor-mount Yorkville VorMax deliver one powerful jet of water that scrubs the entire bowl completely clean with less noise of a pressure-assist toilet.

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

Most consumers will spend more at businesses with clean restrooms.

LeakSmart System

Compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, the smart leak, flood and burst pipe detection system can detect leaks, turn off a home’s water main and alert a homeowner via text in less than fi

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

Weil Pump 1600 and 2500 Series

Both series of submersible sump and sewage pump products are now available in 575 V with cUL approval.

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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.

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

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Best Ways for Plumbers to Earn More Money

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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

PMI applauds House Appropriations Committee

Plumbing Manufacturers International applauded the House Appropriations Committee for approving its fiscal year 2020 Department of the Interior-EPA spending bill.

Prominent Organizations Pledge Support for CPC Navajo Mountain

Washington—The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) is pleased to announce that prominent companies Ferguson, Milwaukee Tool, WinSupply, LIXIL and Reliance Worldwide Corpor

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

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.

Weil Pump 1600 and 2500 Series

Both series of submersible sump and sewage pump products are now available in 575 V with cUL approval.

Best and Worst States for a Plumbing Career

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Before you can truly set a profitable price, you need to understand your company’s financial condition.

Moen EXL100c Garbage Disposal

This first-ever lighted garbage disposal is equipped with movement-sensing technology to illuminate storage space under the kitchen sink.

Venting Systems

Energy codes are driving the installation of boilers and domestic hot water heaters that are high-efficiency condensing Category IV appliances....

Noritz Unveils 25-Year Warranty on Four Residential Tankless Water Heater Models

Extended protection, an industry first, applies to the EZTR50, EZTR75, EZ98, and EZ111 models, all specially engineered to streamline tankless-for-tank projects by reducing installation time and costs

PMI Applauds House Appropriations Committee for Support of EPA WaterSense Program in House Interior-EPA Budget Bill

Washington, D.C. – May 23, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) today applauded the House Appropriations Committee for approving its fiscal year 2020 Department of the

Fluidmaster PRO45K Kit

Created for the professional plumber, the kit includes a PRO45 fill valve, 2-inch flush valve, flexible flapper, solid brass bolts, stainless steel washers, gasket and a PRO61 tank lever.

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.

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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

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

McGuire names new national specification manager

Fogarty brings more than 15 years of specialized industry experience to McGuire.

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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

ProVent Single Stack DWV Systems

With ProVent, labor and material costs are reduced by 30-40 percent and is faster and easier to install. 

Common Plumbing Tools

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Obituary: A. Robert Carnevale of Bradford White

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

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

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

Goulds Water Technology GSP Sump Pumps

This durable family of 1/3 and 1/2 HP cast iron sump pumps features robust construction designed to deliver performance.

Stiebel Eltron Tempura Plus Series

Tempra Plus water heaters provide a minimum 15-20 percent energy savings over a standard electric tank, conserve water and save space.

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

Mansfield Plumbing Vanquish

A toilet for families where water waste is top of mind.

Aquatherm restructures Canadian sales organization

Aquatherm entered the Canadian market in 2009.

A. O. Smith CHP-120

The company has launched its Commercial Heat Pump Water Heater (CHP-120) for light commercial applications such as restaurants, schools, retail buildings or any facility which would traditionally use

AEC BuildTech will offer Continuing Education Units

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Phylrich Stria Faucet Collection

Strong geometrical shapes balanced by intricate detailing make this complete faucet offering a head-turner from any angle.

Plumbing Service Near Me (323) 992-6477

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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.

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters install and repair pipes that carry liquids or gases to, from, and within businesses, homes, and factories.

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PHCC Members Advocate for Key Issues at 2019 Legislative Conference

During PHCC’s Legislative Conference held May 7-8, 2019, a very focused and energetic group of professional PHCC contractors, association executives and industry partners took to Capitol Hill to ad

DHT SP Series

Packaged systems utilize simple, real-time load tracking and responsive controls to maintain accurate hot water temperature under various load patterns.

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).

Stiebel Eltron Tempura Plus Series

Tempra Plus water heaters provide a minimum 15-20 percent energy savings over a standard electric tank, conserve water and save space.

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

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

2018 Building Supply Index shows dwindling contractor confidence in economy

BlueTarp Financial releases its 2018 Q4 Building Supply Index.

InSinkErator Digital Instant Hot Water Tank

The new product's advanced design features a digital touchscreen thermostat control and an all-welded tank that eliminates the need for seals and o-rings.

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

BLUE HAWK joins IMARK Group as founding member

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

Guest Blog: A Discussion about Skilled Trades with Help From Our Heroes

Rinnai supports skilled trade gap by partnering with Folds of Honor The skilled trade industry is in desperate need of enthusiastic workers as the baby boomers are retiring. However, vocational schoo

Uponor Phyn Plus

The smart water monitor and leak detection device now features a B2B dashboard and new tech enhancements.

Bringing Innovation to the Industry through Codes & Standards

Since its formation in 1926, IAPMO has been known for its progressive focus on the future. One might believe sanitation and the use of resources have reached a peak; this sort of thinking, however, i

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.

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