Industry News

  • 11.16.18

    Fluidmaster Announces Scholarship Program For Plumbing Trade

    Fluidmaster, the #1 toilet repair brand worldwide, has announced a new scholarship program for the plumbing trade. In partnership with the PHCC (Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors) Association, Fluidmaster will match the scholarship recipient with a plumbing job and formal training to become a certified plumber.

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  • 11.14.18

    Central Texas Plumbing Solutions Earns 2018 PHCC Safety Award

    Chris Sproles of Waco, Texas, was awarded Federated Insurance’s Safety First! Contractor of the Year Award at PHCC’s CONNECT 2018, held earlier this month in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The annual award recognizes a PHCC contractor who uses Federated’s resources to effectively implement sound risk management practices.

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  • 09.14.18

    The ConsensusDocs Coalition Publishes A New Lean Addendum

    PHCC and 39 other industry leading associations that are a part of the ConsensusDocs Coalition is publishing the industry’s first Lean Addendum standard contract document.

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  • 02.07.18

    ServiceWhale & Bradford White Team Up to Improve the Way Homeowners Shop for Plumbing/HVAC Contractor Services

    Bradford White Corporation, a leading manufacturer of residential water heating and storage equipment worldwide and ServiceWhale, the first online marketplace with instant quotes on major home improvement projects, today unveiled a joint online solution that will make Bradford White the first major manufacturer in the space to make ServiceWhale’s instant quoting technology available through its online contractor directory.

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  • 12.19.17

    Viega Introduces New Website and New Global Image Campaign

    New Viega LLC website offers key benefits, including better ease of use, intelligent searching and highlights new global image campaign.

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  • 12.18.17

    Federated Insurance Appoints New President

    Federated Insurance Companies’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Fetters announced Wednesday the appointment of Michael G. Kerr to the role of President of the Companies effective December 1, 2017. Kerr will add these responsibilities to his current role as Chief Operating Officer.

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  • 10.27.17

    Federated Mutual Named to 2017 Ward’s 50 Top Performers

    Ward Group®, a Cincinnati-based consulting firm specializing in the insurance industry, recently named Federated Mutual to the top 50 U.S. based property and casualty companies.

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  • 09.19.17

    Bradford White Offers New Contractor Resource: For The Pro®

    Bradford White Water Heaters recently announced the launch of its new web-based contractor resource, For The Pro®, tailored specifically for professional installers of Bradford White water heating, space heating, combination heating, and storage solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. For The Pro® is a testament to Bradford White’s steadfast commitment to the trades and offers exclusive access to qualified Bradford White contractors.

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  • 09.19.17

    Federated Mutual Insurance Company Acquires Granite Re, Inc.

    Federated Mutual Insurance Company has acquired Granite Re, Inc., a leading provider of surety bonds for small- to medium-sized contractors, as of January 1, 2017. The acquisition better positions Federated Insurance to partner with commercial contractors for their surety and bonding needs.

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  • 07.25.17

    Bruce Carnevale Promoted to President of Bradford White Corporation

    Bradford White Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of R. Bruce Carnevale to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, Carnevale will be responsible for managing all operational aspects of Bradford White Water Heaters, Laars Heating Systems, and Niles Steel Tank.

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