German-based Rothenberger, manufacturer of plumbing and pipe tools, announced a joint venture with electrical tools manufacturer Greenlee Textron to further expand the companies' combined service and product offerings in North America. Terms of the joint venture were not disclosed. Tools will be sold under the Rothenberger brand name, and the company will be headquartered in Rockford, Ill.
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For plumbers in Flint, Mich., “it’s been a heck of a year,” said Harold T. Harrington, a master plumber and pipefitter working as the business manager for Flint’s United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 370. Read more stories in 2017 March Issue.