Mechanical Hub Team

BY JOHN O’REILLY 35-year industry veteran discusses why his employer, CPI Plumbing & Heating, has chosen to invest heavily in developing the tech skills of local high school grads, working with various vendors and suppliers to create a 2,500-sq.-ft. learning facility from scratch.  The headlines tell the story with increasing urgency: The shortage of skilled Read more

Ontario, Calif. — The IAPMO Board of Directors announced that IAPMO Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President Dave Viola has been appointed to chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, 2021, taking over for GP Russ Chaney, who is retiring after a quarter-century at the helm of the 95-year-old association. IAPMO will continue to benefit from Chaney’s leadership Read more

With an enrollment of more than 27,000 students, the University of New Mexico is the state’s largest college. It’s known for its strong and historied athletic programs, particularly the Lobos football and basketball teams, which compete in the Mountain West Conference. Dreamstyle Stadium has been home to the Lobos football team for 60 seasons.  The Read more

Viega LLC Names New CEO

Markus Brettschneider replaces Dave Garlow Viega LLC has named Markus Brettschneider as its new CEO and President. Brettschneider replaces Dave Garlow, who resigned effective Sept. 1. In his new position, Brettschneider is responsible for the overall operations of Viega LLC. “Mr. Brettschneider is a growth-driven leader with many years of extensive professional and management experience Read more

Poehling Seymour Will be honored during NETWORK2020 Virtual Oct. 8. ASA’s Women in Industry division recently announced First Supply Chief Administrative Officer and COO, Kitchen and Bath Stores Katie Poehling Seymour is the recipient of the 2020 Alice A. Martin Woman of the Year Award. Poehling Seymour will be honored during the second day of Read more