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Pentair launches global contest to celebrate 40 years of Raychem

Inspired by the first-ever Formula E electric-racing championship.
Pentair’s Thermal Building Solutions launched the Pole Position contest.
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Little Red Schoolhouse unveils final hydronics classes for 2014

The Little Red Schoolhouse is authorized to offer International Association for Continuing Education & Training continuing education units.

 Bell & Gossett recently announced its fourth-quarter 2014 seminar schedule. 

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Slant/Fin promotes Dubin to chairman, CEO

Adam Dubin joined Slant/Fin on a full-time basis in 1996.
The company’s President Adam Dubin advanced to the position of chairman and CEO.

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Xylem Group officially changes name to Xync Brands

Xylem Group changes corporate and branding names.

Effective immediately, Xylem Group, LLC has changed its name to Xync Brands, LLC, along with its Xylem product segment name to Ryvyr, and Xylem Hospitality division to Xync Contract.

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Bradford White appoints Bruce Carnevale executive VP

Carnevale named executive vice president and COO of Bradford White.

Carnevale previously served as the company’s executive vice president of sales and marketing.

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Navien combi-boiler named top plumbing product at 2014 Comfortech

Judges said the product is the “most innovative and useful to plumbing contractors” at the trade show.

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Apollo Valves celebrates manufacturing milestone

Distributor F.W. Webb recently purchased the 150,000,001 70-100 Series Ball Valve from Apollo.

It has produced more than 150,000,000 of the 70-100 Series ball valves since first put into production in 1968.

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APR Supply acquires plumbing and heating distributor W.G. Balph Co.

The transition began in June.

APR Supply acquires distributor W.G. Balph Co.

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State Water Heaters donates to military charity on behalf of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

The water heater manufacturer was on hand at the Quaker State 400.

State Water Heaters recently supported Kurt Busch in his “double” attempt on May 25.

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BrassCraft celebrates journeymen with complimentary tool bag

BrassCraft Mfg. Co. is helping to start off young careers right with a practical gift.

Recent plumbing graduates moving from apprentice to journeyman status can register to request the complimentary BrassCraft signature tool bag.

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HOLDRITE will be hosting a free webinar for Acoustical Isolation on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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