IEC, a subsidiary of Climate Control Group, celebrated its 75th anniversary in October. IEC and Climate Control Group executives took the stage to reflect on the journey of the last 75 years and to share their vision for the future. CEO Kevin McNamara addressed the employees, expressing his appreciation for their hard work and dedication. He outlined the company's strategic vision for the next three years, emphasizing three core pillars: Quality, Culture, and Innovation.
Uponor North America celebrated the grand opening of its newly constructed Uponor Experience Center located at its regional headquarters in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Boasting 4,500 square feet of hands-on displays, full-scale residential and commercial training areas, and cutting-edge innovation showcases, the new Uponor Experience Center is a flexible education and discovery space designed to advance the technical skills of current and potential customers. In addition, it will help foster innovation within the plumbing and HVAC industry and provide an immersive experience for employees and visitors alike.
The 2023 WWETT Show took place Feb. 20-23 in Indianapolis. Attendees descended on the city for networking, education, live demos and more.
The AHR Expo wrapped up the 2023 show in Atlanta with an exigent focus on reshaping the future of the industry – together. The stats indicate the industry’s resurgence: The 2023 AHR Expo hosted 42,794 verified visitor and exhibitor personnel, 1,779 total exhibitors, 425 of which were international, and filled 486,000+ square feet of exhibit space.
It’s been four years since the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) last held its convention and expo. The normally biannual event was canceled in the fall of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2022 ASPE Convention & Expo returned Sept. 16-21 in Indianapolis. The turnout and enthusiasm among attendees and vendors alike proved that the organization — and its members — were more than ready to get back to business.
Franklin Electric welcomed about 30 manufacturers reps to its Fort Wayne, Indiana headquarters Aug. 29-31 for Little Giant Product Champion training. The training included classroom sessions discussing various wastewater solutions offered by Little Giant as well as resources and sales tools, a factory tour, live product demos and more.