Plumber Industry News: Water-Right Hires Erik Koglin as Field Manager

Plumber Industry News: Water-Right Hires Erik Koglin as Field Manager
Erik Koglin

​Water-Right announced that Erik Koglin has been hired as field manager of Clear Choice Water Group, the company’s professional-level dealer group. Koglin has spent his career in the water industry, working for Pentair in product management and as a territory sales manager for the Midwest, where he serviced water treatment OEMs, distributors, and helped dealers grow their businesses.

JLG plans operational changes; plans to close 3 facilities 
JLG Industries announced it has submitted plans for closure to the works council in Belgium for its manufacturing and pre-delivery inspection facilities and to employee representatives in the UK for its engineering center there. Manufacturing lines at the company’s Orrville, Ohio, plant will also be shut down. The proposed changes may affect up to 525 employees.

American Standard ActiClean toilet wins award
The ActiClean self-cleaning toilet from American Standard was named a 2016 Green Good Design award recipient in the green products category. The award is presented by the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design.

Taco’s SmartPlug wins ASHRAE’s Product of the Year
Taco Comfort Solutions’ SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control was named the 2017 AHR Expo Product of the Year. The SmartPlug learns hot water usage patterns and delivers hot water when it’s needed.

Ranger Design supports Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital
Ranger Design recently presented a check for $100,000 to the Montreal Neurological Institute to help it launch its new Neuro-Palliative Care program. The NPC aims to reduce the mental and physical suffering of neurological patients and their families that occurs after a diagnosis of a terminal illness.

Hydra-Flex welcomes new director of sales
Jonathan Kingsbury has joined Hydra-Flex as its new director of sales. Kingsbury has over 16 years of experience in the commercial cleaning industry. 



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