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Introducing new press x ¼” compression connections for its existing Webstone T-Valve products. These lead-free, dezincification-resistant brass valves feature a ball valve with an integrated tee fitting. Ideal for branch or device connections in tight locations, this new size is perfect for installing humidifiers and ice makers. With press connection options of ½” or ¾” Read more

Introducing new press x ¼” compression connections for its existing Webstone T-Valve products. These lead-free, dezincification-resistant brass valves feature a ball valve with an integrated tee fitting. Ideal for branch or device connections in tight locations, this new size is perfect for installing humidifiers and ice makers. With press connection options of ½” or ¾”, installation results are always quick, clean, and consistent.

“This line expansion is a direct response to our customers’ feedback,” said Lisa Lyon, General Manager of Webstone, a brand of NIBCO. “After introducing the original set of compression T-Valves, the case for additional models in the press connection was made by installers who prefer the convenience of this connection method in the field.”

NIBCO INC. has announced the promotion of Lisa Lyon to Webstone general manager, with responsibility for overseeing all aspects of operations for the Webstone business unit of NIBCO. “Lisa has been instrumental in aggressively expanding the Webstone product portfolio since NIBCO acquired the company,” said Ashley Martin, president and COO, NIBCO. “She demonstrates great passion and Read more

NIBCO INC. has announced the promotion of Lisa Lyon to Webstone general manager, with responsibility for overseeing all aspects of operations for the Webstone business unit of NIBCO.

“Lisa has been instrumental in aggressively expanding the Webstone product portfolio since NIBCO acquired the company,” said Ashley Martin, president and COO, NIBCO. “She demonstrates great passion and knowledge for the industry, and we are confident that she will meet and exceed the goals established for Webstone’s continued growth.”

Bringing more than 18 years of industry experience to the position, Lyon has been named as a co-inventor on multiple Webstone patents and she founded the brand’s Customer Council in 2018 to facilitate ongoing direct connection between Webstone’s product development team and the trades.

“The NIBCO vision for the Webstone brand is very clear—to continue our focus on engineering innovative labor-saving installation solutions for the plumbing and heating professional,” said Lyon. “I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the team to carry forward with these goals.”

Lyon holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and an MBA from Clark University Worcester, Massachusetts.

Allen Stanley has been promoted to vice president, fittings manufacturing and distribution, and Rudy Smith to vice president, valve manufacturing. Elkhart, Ind. — NIBCO INC. has announced the promotion of Allen Stanley to vice president, fittings manufacturing and distribution, and Rudy Smith to vice president, valve manufacturing. Both Stanley and Smith will report to Ashley Read more

Allen Stanley has been promoted to vice president, fittings manufacturing and distribution, and Rudy Smith to vice president, valve manufacturing.

Elkhart, Ind. — NIBCO INC. has announced the promotion of Allen Stanley to vice president, fittings manufacturing and distribution, and Rudy Smith to vice president, valve manufacturing.

Both Stanley and Smith will report to Ashley Martin, president and COO, NIBCO.

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Allen Stanley

“Allen and Rudy have long careers with NIBCO and the knowledge and expertise that they both bring to these roles will be valuable for the success of our organization,” said Martin. “Join me in congratulating them on their well-deserved promotions.”

In this new role, Stanley has responsibility for the Stuarts Draft, Virginia manufacturing operations and the Demand Planning department, along with his current responsibilities for the U.S. distribution centers, world headquarters logistics, and all plastic manufacturing facilities.

Stanley began his career in 1997 at NIBCO as administrative manager at the Atlanta Distribution Center. He held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility including operations manager at the Elkhart Distribution Center, manager, distribution and transportation, and most recently, director, plastic fittings manufacturing and distribution.

Stanley holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia. He also earned his master’s degree in marketing from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Rudy Smith

In his new role, Smith will have responsibility for NIBCO’s Blytheville, Arkansas, facility, along with the company’s Nacogdoches, Texas, McAllen, Texas, and Reynosa, Mexico facilities.

Smith began his career at NIBCO in 1996 in logistics at NIBCO’s world headquarters. Two years later, he was promoted and transferred as operations manager of NIBCO’s Nacogdoches facility. He held various roles from production superintendent, plant superintendent, plant manager, and most recently, senior plant manager at Reynosa, prior to his new role.

Rudy holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Rice University, in Houston, Texas.

NIBCO INC. has announced the promotion of Dawn Bloch from vice president, customer engagement, to chief people officer (CPO). In her new role, Bloch will oversee business development, customer service, marketing communications and human resources. Bloch is the first woman to be named to NIBCO’s executive leadership team who is a nonfamily member. Bloch will report Read more

NIBCO INC. has announced the promotion of Dawn Bloch from vice president, customer engagement, to chief people officer (CPO).

In her new role, Bloch will oversee business development, customer service, marketing communications and human resources. Bloch is the first woman to be named to NIBCO’s executive leadership team who is a nonfamily member.

Bloch will report to Ashley Martin, executive vice president, NIBCO.

“Dawn is a powerful testimony to the career advancement of women in our trades and at NIBCO,” said Martin. “It is an honor for her to join the executive leadership team as the first woman that is not a family member.”

Bloch joined NIBCO in 2000 as a customer service representative. She held several positions of increasing responsibility including technical specialist, radiant heating advisor; radiant heat technical coordinator; customer service manager, director retail sales; director, business development and customer service; and vice president, customer engagement.

Bloch was named to Supply House Times’, “20 Women in Industry” in March 2017, an acknowledgement of women decision makers in the PHCP-PVC industry. At NIBCO, she was recognized in 2015 with the Rex Martin award, given to recognize achievement in cost reduction, safety, or an increase in sales, and in 2018, the Alice A. Martin award, given to recognize women who demonstrate philanthropy, community service, mentorship, and support the development of other women.

She has been a member of the American Supply Association Women in Industry since 2013, a board chair for Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart since 2019, and she is a board member for Elkhart Education Foundation, as well as Elkhart Parks Department.

She holds a bachelor’s degree of science in business administration from Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bloch also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Northern Alabama, a certificate in digital marketing from Cornell University and attended an advanced human resources executive program at the University of Michigan this summer.

She resides in Elkhart, Indiana.

Introducing enhancements to the Webstone® line of water heater solutions, a series of valves designed to simplify the installation of storage tank water heaters. Developments include new features for the patent-pending Pro-Pal® Water Heater Supply Valves to offer brass union or dielectric union water heater connections, ½” sizes, and an integration of a ½” cold-water Read more

Introducing enhancements to the Webstone® line of water heater solutions, a series of valves designed to simplify the installation of storage tank water heaters.

Developments include new features for the patent-pending Pro-Pal® Water Heater Supply Valves to offer brass union or dielectric union water heater connections, ½” sizes, and an integration of a ½” cold-water tapping port. Additionally, the line of Pro-Pal® Water Heater Service Valve Kits has expanded to include new connection options and tempering valve kits, which take advantage of the newly integrated access point.

Learn More: www.webstonevalves.com/pro-pal