Welcome to the “And So It Flows” podcast, BNP Media’s Plumbing Group show focused on all things tech, trades and trends within the PHCP-PVF industry. Each episode features exclusive insights from leading industry experts and decision-makers discussing the latest PHVAC news, industry innovations, trends and issues. Delve into the topics shaping the plumbing and HVAC industries as Supply House Times works to keep listeners up-to-date.
The rise of gas appliances with JJM Alkaline’s Kyle Emmons
As the head of JJM Alkaline Technologies and an expert in condensate neutralizer solutions, Kyle T. Emmons speaks to the growing popularity of high-efficiency gas-fired appliances, the importance of a condensate neutralizer with such combusting appliance, its role in safeguarding infrastructure and complying with building codes.
Charlotte Pipe opens new foundry in Oakboro, NC
After more than 100 years operating at the company’s original foundry in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry began operations from a new, $460 million state-of-the-art foundry in Oakboro, North Carolina in September 2023. During the grand opening celebration in October, Supply House Times Chief Editor Natalie Forster sat down with Charlotte Pipe CEO Hooper Hardison and Brad Muller, vice president of corporate communications to get behind the scenes details about the move.
Children’s book inspiring a new generation of skilled trades workers
Plumbing Group Editors Nicole Krawcke and Natalie Forster sit down with Group Two’s Mollie Elkman and Oatey’s Katherine Lehtinen to discuss the workforce development movement behind the children’s book, “The House That She Built,” and how it’s generating awareness of the skilled trades for young women.
LAARS celebrates its 75th anniversary of being American-made
Plumbing & Mechanical Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke chats with Domingo Mohedano, vice president and general manager, LAARS and Rich Simons, senior vice president of product strategy and marketing, LAARS, about the company’s long history of manufacturing products in the United States.
Talking American manufacturing with Intellihot
Plumbing & Mechanical Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke sits down with Sridhar (Sri) Deivasigamani, founder and CEO, Intellihot, to discuss current manufacturing trends and why American manufacturing is important for Intellihot. The company has experienced revenue growth of 100% year-over-year and employs more than 100 people in both Galesburg and Chicago.
RIDGID celebrates 100 years of American manufacturing
Plumbing & Mechanical Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke chats with Ronan Lynch, vice president of operations for RIDGID, and Kyle Blakeslee, general manager of manufacturing for RIDGID, about the company’s 100th anniversary and the importance of being made in the USA.