Mike Miazga And John McNally 2013-08-08 01:44:01
American Valve raises money for hospitals American Valve held its 11th annual American Valve/Shriners Celebrity Golf Classic in July at Northshore Country Club in Charlotte, N.C. The tournament featured 40 NFL legends, including Hallof- Famers Jack Youngblood, Dermontti Dawson and Bobby Bell. Sportscasters Mark May (a former Washington Redskins player) and Brad Nessler also were in attendance. The event raised more than $1 million for the Shriners Hospitals for Children, a network of 22 nonprofit hospitals in North America. Children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal-cord injuries, cleft lip and palate issues are eligible for care and receive services in a family friendly environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay. Romar Supply centralizes operations in new facility Irving, Tex.-based Romar Supply continues to expand its familyowned PVF supply house operations with the combining of three facilities into one 116,000-sq.-ft. facility.The move provides more efficient storage and shipping operations for the company’s North Texas region customers. Pipe, valves and fittings are available onsite in Irving in various sizes. The new facility also features a large overhead bridge crane to more easily move heavy materials. With the new facility, all handling and storing of pipe will be indoors. There is a 40,000-sq.-ft. fabrication area as well. Romar, which opened in 1983 and has more than 60 employees, does business in the majority of Texas and parts of Oklahoma. Legend Valve hosts two-day training session Legend Valve recently hosted a group of its sales representatives at its Auburn Hills, Mich., headquarters for a two-day Legend University training seminar. Attendees received hands-on training and education on Legend products and their applications. They also learned about Legend’s ideology of downstream thinking. Each representative met with Legend staff to gain a better understanding of the company’s operations regarding its service guarantees. In other Legend Valve news, Brian Jackson was appointed hydronic sales manager and will be responsible for hydronic product sales and representative management.Jackson is a degreed mechanical engineer with many years experience in product management and sales support. Also, Tom Crawford was appointed Southern region sales manager and will be responsible for territories from the Southeast to as far west as Texas and Oklahoma. Macomb Group acquires R.L. Bondy Sterling Heights, Mich.-based The Macomb Group recently acquired Madison Heights, Mich.-based commercial and industrial mechanical insulation company R.L. Bondy. R. L. Bondy, which will continue to operate as an independent business, installs mechanical insulation for piping, duct equipment and boiler walls, as well as weatherproof lagging for mechanical piping and plumbing contractors, general contractors and facility owners. The company had revenues Of $29 million in 2012. The acquisition allows The Macomb Group to install complete piping systems as well as provide proper insulation to its customers. “We strongly believe our relationships and The Macomb Group’s relationships in the industry will lead to many more opportunities for continued success,” R.L. Bondy President Jay Bath said. The Macomb Group has been a PVF wholesaler since 1977 and now operates multiple locations in Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.
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