Plumber Industry News: November 2020

A roundup of recent industry news exclusively for plumbing professionals

Mainline Sales joins SJE Rhombus as new rep for Nevada
Mainline Sales is SJE Rhombus’ new manufacturer’s representative for the state of Nevada. Mainline Sales has nearly 40 years of experience as a professional manufacturer’s representative firm covering California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii. It serves the following markets: commercial and residential plumbing, mechanical, fire protection, industrial, irrigation and water and sewer waterworks. Mainline operates multiple distribution centers located in Anaheim, San Diego, Sacramento, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Hino Trucks announces Project Z zero emissions plan
Hino Trucks’ Project Z outlines the company’s development path to zero emissions vehicles, ranging from Class 4 to Class 8. A live, virtual event showcased the comprehensive line-up of zero emissions trucks, formed by partnerships with technology leaders in advanced electrification drive systems. Some of the products include a battery-electric Class 7 tractor with Hexagon Purus’ full electric drive system, and a Hino XL Series Class 8 box truck powered by Xos Trucks’ X-Pack battery and electric drive system. Over the coming months, Hino Trucks will unveil more details about the technologies and vehicles to come out of Project Z.

Triangle Tube increases sales support
Triangle Tube announced the appointment of three additional sales representative firms within the past year. The additional support has strengthened the company’s dedication to ongoing technical training throughout North America, allowing for virtual training courses and developing future plans for in-person training following health guidelines from the CDC. Triangle Tube is pleased to be working with Monti and Associates, Empire State Associates and J&K Sales Associates.

Caleffi teams up with CSA Georgia Sales
Caleffi North America has teamed up with Carolina Sales Associate’s subsidiary, CSA Georgia Sales, to provide representation in Georgia. CSA has represented Caleffi for over three years in the Carolinas. Now the company’s representatives will provide sales and support for Caleffi’s line of plumbing and hydronic products throughout the expanded territory, including the LEGIOMIX line of electronic mixing valves with optional thermal disinfection for Legionella control.

ClearPathGPS expands management team
ClearPathGPS expanded its management team with several software-industry experts. Heather Burleson, an experienced sales leader in the business solutions software space, joins the company as vice president of sales. Jill Bender, a proven SaaS marketing strategist, is the company’s new director of marketing. And Kelsey Jones, an experienced operations and customer-service leader in the mobile-app space, joins as director of customer success.

ESS aligns with U.S. rep agents
Easy Sanitary Solutions strengthens its North American sales presence with the appointment of four agencies in key geographical areas including Northern and Southern California, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and the entire state of Florida. Repcor, with offices in Sacremento and Hayward, provides a substantial footprint servicing the California and Nothern Nevada plumbing markets. Form Sales covers Southern California and focuses on the decorative plumbing and hardware industries, for both retail and project sales. Premier Sales and Marketing brings over 60 years of combined experience to the decorative plumbing and hardware markets in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. And GS Marketing, based in Florida, has over 28 years of experience in the high-end plumbing business.


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