Plumber Industry News: Fluidmaster Donates $25K to Operation Rise and Conquer

Plumber Industry News: Fluidmaster Donates $25K to Operation Rise and Conquer
Bill Martin, Fluidmaster VP of sales (far left) presents a donation to Operation Rise and Conquer for the Adaptive Sports Center. Also pictured from the right are Todd Talbot, Fluidmaster president; U.S. Army Specialist Steven Baskis; and Bill Erfort, member services manager of the American Supply Association.

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​Fluidmaster recently presented a $25,000 donation to Operation Rise and Conquer at the American Supply Association meeting in New York City. Operation Rise and Conquer works with wounded or disabled veterans to regain confidence by offering outdoor activities such as rock climbing, skiing, snowmobiling, off-road biking, horseback riding and rafting.

U.S. Boiler’s Randy Fisher retires; Chris Mitchell promoted
U.S. Boiler recently announced that Western Regional Sales Manager Randy Fisher retired after 44 years of service to the company. He will be retained by the company as a consultant and company ambassador. U.S. Boiler also announced that Chris Mitchell has been promoted to director of sales for the Mid-Atlantic and Western regions. In his new role, Mitchell will be responsible for directing the sales activity in a territory that extends from Alaska to Pennsylvania, and southward through Virginia.

PHCC, Educational Foundation unveil two career resources
Designed to entice young people to the profession, the Plumbing/Heating/Cooling Contractors National Association and the PHCC Educational Foundation have released a new two-minute video that discusses the advantages of choosing a career in the industry. The video reviews statistics detailing the need for skilled workers and the low-cost options for education and training to prepare for a career in the business. The video can be viewed at

Hilti North America president and CEO Cary Evert to retire
Cary Evert, president and CEO of Hilti North America, will retire March 31. Over his almost four-decade career, Evert has held nine different roles after first starting with the company in 1980. He has served as president and CEO since 2005.


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