Here are highlights of some recent news from around the industry.

  • The Rheem Classic Board of Directors has announced that the 2006 charity tournament exceeded its fund-raising goals, resulting in a history-making windfall contribution. The organization distributed $200,000 to 23 charities that partnered with the 2006 tournament by providing volunteer support.

  • On Sept. 1, 2006, Red-White Valve (RWV) unveiled its new Eastern distribution center in Hermitage, PA. This state-of-the-art warehouse, which mirrors the company's distribution center in Southern California, will supply RWV products in the upper Midwest and Northeastern areas of the United States. The new distribution center is managed by Preferred Sales Inc.