ISH North America (NA) announced that Kohler Company and Moen Inc. have committed to exhibiting at the newly launched international trade show scheduled for October 31 - November 2, 2002, at the National Trade Centre in Toronto, Canada. Kohler and Moen are among the larger companies committing early to participate in the first ISH NA, which will encompass the fields of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, kitchen and bath, appliances and energy management

Among the 70+ early exhibitor sign-ups are Elkay Mfg., A. O. Smith, Bradford White, Charlotte Pipe, Embassy Industries, Gerber, Halsey-Taylor, In-Sink-Erator, ITT Fluid Handling, Ondine, J. R. Smith, Slant/Fin, Whirlpool Corp., Wirsbo, Woodford, and Zurn Industries.

ISH NA also has received commitments from Germany, Spain, Italy, Turkey, and Switzerland to support multi-exhibitor pavilions in Toronto. Currently, 360,000 square feet of exhibit space has been reserved. To view the current ISH NA exhibitor list, go to

In a related release, Messe Frankfurt announced that ISH NA will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, September 16-18, 2003.

Messe Frankfurt, Inc. hosts ISH NA in cooperation with the American Supply Association, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating, and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association. ISH stands for International Sanitation & Heating). Each association will hold its annual meeting in conjunction with ISH NA in 2002.

To reserve booth space or ask exhibit-related questions for ISH NA, contact Dirk Ebener, Executive Director, Messe Frankfurt, Inc., 1600 Parkwood Circle, Suite 515, Atlanta, GA 30339; phone (770) 984-8016 (ext. 17); fax (770) 984-8023; e-mail