Oatey Co. announced it has relocated its Texas distribution operations to a new Irving, Texas, Distribution Center, to further support customers throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth region. Previously, the company’s distribution center was located in nearby Arlington, Texas.
Noritz America announced that Vancouver, Washington-based Quality Sales is helping to cover the tankless water heater market in the Pacific Northwest. The manufacturer's representative will work alongside Noritz’s own sales staff in that region; specifically, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and the Idaho Panhandle in the northern part of that state.
Basco Shower Enclosures participated in the national Bread of Life Food Drive to benefit Our Daily Bread food pantry in Cincinnati, Ohio. Over the course of a month, Basco employees collected more than 25 boxes of canned goods and other non-perishables along with numerous generous cash donations.
Franklin Electric announced it has acquired New Aqua and its wholly owned subsidiaries, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana in an all-cash transaction valued at $150 million, subject to customary adjustments.
PMI’s efforts to have plumbing manufacturers designated as essential businesses by the federal government were successful, allowing PMI member companies to keep production lines moving, sustain employment, and contribute to the national effort against a deadly virus.
Uponor’s board of directors has appointed Michael Rauterkus as president and CEO of Uponor Group and chairman of the executive committee. He will join the company and assume the CEO responsibility on August 21.