July 3, 2018
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CIPH ABC 2018: Stepping up to the changing market

More than 300 members of the industry took the trek up the Sea to Sky Highway in B.C. for CIPH’s 86th annual general meeting and business conference in mid-June. The event, held at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, presented an opportunity to network, catch up on industry happenings and to take in advice from a full slate of experts.

On the business front, speakers Mike Marks of Indian River Consulting Group and John Izzo, a professor, best-selling author and expert in employee engagement and leadership, outlined changes that are happening in business.

"The dumbest guy in the market always dictates the price," said Marks.
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Inspectors meet in St. Catharines
”The Human body at rest transfers heat at a rate of 400 BTUs per hour,” explained Gilles Legault of CB Supplies during his hydronic systems presentation, one of several presentations given...
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Seeking a single pane in IoT
”When you work with multiple vendors, you get data silos,” advised Savio Lee, the Internet of Things (IoT) business manager with Ingram Micro during Yorkland Controls’ Connections Conference,...
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Noble BBQ a resounding success
The T-shirts and autographs were flying off the shelves as GTA-based wholesaler Noble welcomed more than 1,000 contractors to its annual customer appreciation barbecue. This year’s event, held on...
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Watts Works learning centre opens in N.C.
Watts Water Technologies unveiled its latest Watts Works Learning Center in May, holding a grand opening to celebrate the occasion. Located in...
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OS&B names Quadra Sales new rep
OS&B has appointed Quadra Sales and Marketing as its representative for Manitoba and the Lakehead region in Ontario. Quadra will represent all OS&B products, including the company’s...
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Master Group grows in Western Canada
The Master Group is continuing its expansion in Western Canada with the opening of a branch in Winnipeg. The 16,000 sq. ft. branch officially opened its doors to customers in May...
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Aqua-Tech representing Security Chimney
Security Chimneys and Aqua-Tech Sales and Marketing have announced a strategic sales and marketing partnership for the Greater Golden Horseshoe Territory in Ontario...
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Hit CIPHEX West, on us!
Registration has opened for the CIPHEX West show, scheduled for November 7 and 8 at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park in Calgary. Western Canada’s biggest show for...
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CIPH president and GM Ralph Suppa (left) and now past-chairman Joe Senese belt out a karaoke tune during CIPH ABC.


Parting Shot: Doing our part to avoid “Dads in Briefs”

Air conditioning and refrigeration systems have been saving lives and making it possible to live comfortably in the harshest of environments for more than 100 years, but there’s one particular benefit that our friends in South America have discovered that may hit rather close to home.

This summer, let’s all do our part to prevent Dads in Briefs. We’d say to enjoy the video, but we’re not sure that’s entirely possible.


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July 11, 2018
CEC Annual Golf Tournament
Milton, ON
September 16-18, 2018
CHES National Conference
St. John’s, NL
September 19-22, 2018
MCAC National Conference
Whistler, B.C.
September 24-26, 2018
Plastic Pipes XIX Conference
Las Vegas, Nev.


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