Vendor & Supplier News
Chicago Faucet Acquires W/C TechnologyThe Chicago Faucet Co. has acquired W/C Technology Corp. (WCTC) from Masco Corp. Based in Farmington Hills, Mich., WCTC is a development and sales company specializing in pressure tank technology for toilet flushing, with annual sales of around $3 million.
Company founder Bruce Martin, inventor of pressure-flush technology, has been retained as a consultant. Chicago Faucet itself was recently purchased by The Geberit Group, which together with WCTC developed a pressure tank solution for concealed tanks that have been sold in the United States since September 2002.
Halsey Taylor Names Rep Of The YearHalsey Taylor named Atlanta-based Manufacturers' Agents Inc. as its Manufacturer Rep of the Year. Al Huneycutt, Halsey Taylor vice president of marketing and sales, presented the award to Mike Richardson and Jan Gardner. Manufacturers' Agents also received a Gold Level 2001 Sales Leader Club Award.
Delta Receives Indianapolis' Outstanding Service AwardIndianapolis' Deputy Mayor Jane Henegar presented Delta with the city's Outstanding Service Award in recognition of its support for the Habitat of Humanity of Greater Indianapolis. Delta President John C. Wills accepted the award at the dedication ceremony.
About 220 volunteers from Delta helped build the five-bedroom, two-story house over four weekends this fall. Delta also donated bathroom and kitchen faucets, and tub/shower systems to all the homes constructed.