Itasca, Ill. — ASA’s Pulse sales report shows member distributor respondents enjoyed an average sales growth of 4.4% and a median growth of 6% during the fourth quarter of 2020, while distributor respondents doing business primarily in the industrial pipe, valves and fittings channel continued to report declines. Total ASA distributor respondents reported a median 1.4% Read more

Top water heating and storage manufacturer and trade organizations share concerns about aging blue-collar workforce. Ambler, Pa. — As global economic disruption accelerates during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, leaders in manufacturing, distribution and residential and commercial services are calling attention to overlooked career opportunities in the traditional skilled trades and urging an industry-wide focus on workforce Read more

Menomonee Falls, Wis. — Bradley Corporation’s industry partnership with American Supply Association (ASA) has raised $55,665 for Operation Rise and Conquer (ORC), a non-profit organization that provides opportunities to wounded veterans to experience a variety of inspiring and empowering outdoor adventures in the Colorado Rockies. This summer, Bradley joined with ASA and ASA Young Executives (ASAYE) Read more