When a company’s culture changes drastically over the years — to the point where the staff no longer recognizes the company’s core values from when it first started — it may be time for those staff members to move.
Elkay was founded in Chicago in 1920 by Chairman of the Board of Directors Ron Katz’s grandfather, Leopold Katz, a carpenter by trade, and Ellef Robarth, a tinsmith. They met while working for Litterer Brothers Mfg. Co., a company that supplied sinks. Together they founded Elkay (a mashup of their two names), bringing together their different experiences.
Held last month in Pittsburgh, the 2019 ASPE Tech Symposium attracted 567 participants from across North America, which makes it the highest attended ASPE Tech Symposium since 2007, when the event was held in Atlanta with 549 participants.
The new NPN will be offered in two series, the NPN-U (universal) and NPN-E (exterior), both of which will be available in 160,000 Btu/h, 180,000 Btu/h and 199,900 Btu/h models for either natural gas or liquid propane.
In order to understand the influence professionals have in specifying, recommending, purchasing and/or installing specific categories of plumbing products, RJ 2.0 surveyed its west-coast readers in November 2018.