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Annual Noble BBQ Draws a Crowd

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June 23, 2017

The rain was no match for Noble’s annual Customer Appreciation Barbecue, held earlier today in Concord, Ont.

Hundreds of contractors flocked to Noble’s head office for a fun-filled afternoon that featured an all-you-can eat lunch, vendor exhibition, T-shirt giveaways and guided tours of Noble’s warehouse.

NHL legend Paul Coffey was… Continue Reading

Uponor Names New VP of Operations

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June 23, 2017

Jon Sillerud has been named the new vice-president of operations for Uponor North America.

"Jon has a proven track record of identifying areas of improvement and correcting production root causes," said Bill Gray, president of Uponor North America. "These strengths will help drive us toward world-class operational excellence… Continue Reading

G.F. Thompson Announces Promotions

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June 22, 2017

Two members of the G.F. Thompson team have been promoted to new roles within the organization.

Paul McKay is the new company president and Josh Hopkins has been promoted to vice-president of sales and marketing.

Mike McKay is staying on as chairman of G.F. Thompson.

Congratulations, Paul and Josh!

gfthompson.com… Continue Reading

Noble Employee Achieves Milestone

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June 21, 2017

Noble’s Ilce Kostovski has become the first ever recipient of Rheem’s Canadian Distributor Service Coordinator (DSC) Award.

Kostovski received the award on the last night of Rheem’s annual DSC training experience. In previous years Rheem had only given the award to DSCs in the U.S., but they decided it was time to recognize Canadian DSCs… Continue Reading

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Boone VP Announces Retirement

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June 21, 2017

Claude DesRosiers has announced he is retiring as the vice-president and general manager of Boone Plumbing and Heating Supply.

His last day working for the Ottawa-based plumbing and HVAC distributor/wholesaler, owned by Groupe Deschenes Inc. (GDI), will be June 30.

"Over the course of my career at Boone, I’ve developed many cherished… Continue Reading

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Trane Canada West Acquires Southampton Offices

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June 20, 2017

Trane Canada West acquired the Trane Southampton offices earlier this month.

Trane Southampton is a sales and service organization serving the commercial and industrial air conditioning markets in Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.

The acquisition follows the retirement of Steve Zakreski, who led the Southampton businesses for many… Continue Reading

Huu-Phuong Doan Joins Goodman Canada

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June 20, 2017

Goodman Canada has welcomed Huu-Phuong Doan to the team as the territory sales manager for the company’s Eastern Quebec region.

In this role, he will oversee the growth of the Goodman brand in Eastern Quebec and work with the existing distribution channel.

With a background in mechanical engineering, Doan brings more than 10 years of B2B sales… Continue Reading

RMC to Increase Levies on HCFCs and HFCs

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June 16, 2017

Effective July 1, Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) is increasing the environmental levies on the sale of new and reclaimed HCFC and HFC refrigerants sold into the Canadian HVAC/R sector.

The HCFC levy is increasing by $1.00, bringing the levy rate to $4.50 per kilogram. The HFC levy is increasing by $0.50, bringing the rate to $1.00 per kilogram.… Continue Reading

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Masco Canada Welcomes New Hires

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June 15, 2017

Masco Canada has welcomed two new employees to its Trade Sales team.

Gilles Rousseau is the company’s new Eastern Regional sales manager. He’ll be responsible for managing the sales team and implementing brand strategies in Quebec and Atlantic Canada.

Jad Badine is the new director of commercial business development, responsible for leading… Continue Reading

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