Stan Artman, director of sales, East, Native Trails has appointed Performance Sales and Marketing Group of Orland Park, IL, as its manufacturers representative for Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana effective since July 1.
It has been a long time coming, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced issuance of the final rule "Use of Lead Free Pipes, Fittings, Fixtures, Solder, and Flux for Drinking Water."
Contractors are a mobile breed — constantly on the move, from job to job. With so much shuffling around, there is more opportunity for human error — tools ending up on the wrong jobsite on the wrong day. When you have inventory tied up across different jobs, in the back of a work truck or van, or in a warehouse on a high shelf that’s rarely dusted, it’s easy for mistakes to be made.
Oatey Co., a manufacturer in the plumbing industry, announced that Darryl Jones is now serving as manager, commercial sales training, and Karen Fox has been promoted to national showroom sales manager.