Several industry organizations have come out in favor of comprehensive immigration reform, which, as of press time, is still being tackled by the Senate (S.2611). The bill is described as a compromise that combines tougher border patrol and established law enforcement with a humane treatment of illegal immigrants.
The movement toward company alliances and large-scale consolidation continues with the recent announcement from mechanical contractor Grunau Co. that it has sold to APi Group, a Minnesota-based company comprised of 29 independently-managed specialty contractors.
Before Andrew Alexander started his service company in November 2003, he worked for a plumbing and heating company that used all different kinds of trucks, so he was pretty familiar with what service vehicle would be right for Andy's Pipe Dream.
How long has it been since you reorganized your vehicle? Is it efficiently stocked? What about upgrades to make jobs go more smoothly? Today's manufacturers are ready when you are to up-fit one truck at a time or an entire flee
John Curley and his father Thomas strive for one thing in their 34-year-old plumbing business: exceeding their customer's expectations for dependability and service. With the help of their fleet of Thomas Curley Plumbing & Heating trucks, the father-son team does just that.
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.