COVID-19 Recovery

COVID-19 Recovery Information

 

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July 1: VIDEO: Town Hall Interview Series: Concerns Coming Out of the Pandemic

ASA's Mike Miazga chats with Economy Plumbing Supply's John Strong, Milford Supply's Tim Milford, and Metropolitan Pipe & Supply's Josh Brown on topics such as concerns coming out of the pandemic, policy on product returns during the pandemic, the evolution/continued plausibility of working remotely, and much more.

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June 24: OSHA Offers Guidance on Returning to Work During the Pandemic

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) late last week issued guidance to assist employers reopening business offices and their employees returning to work during the evolving coronavirus pandemic.

The guidance provides general principles for easing restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus through the use of phased reopenings. During each phase of the process, employers should continue to focus on strategies for basic hygiene, social distancing, identification and isolation of sick employees, workplace controls and flexibilities, and employee training.

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June 23: VIDEO: Tax Breaks for ASA Members

Alliantgroup Technical Director Tyler Noesser covers the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit and why it applies to you, the latest changes to the tax code from the IRS, and how you can qualify for this exciting benefit.  The alliantgroup team has helped businesses claim more that $550 million in the last few months alone!

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June 22: ASA part of coalition in support of important JOBS Credit Act of 2020

The American Supply Association is part of a coalition of organizations in support of H.R. 676, the JOBS Credit Act of 2020. ASA and its coalition partners are asking that H.R. 676 be included in a future legislative package addressing COVID-19 and the economic harm caused by the panemic.

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June 18: ASA COVID-19 Recovery Town Hall No. 13 - The PVF Story

ASA’s Mike Miazga is back with another edition of the ASA Town Hall Series, this time focusing on the industrial PVF segment of the supply chain. On this episode, Mike is joined by Bill Zielinski (Chicago Tube & Iron), Mike Abeling (Consumers Pipe & Supply) and return guest Kip Miller (Eastern Industrial Supplies).

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June 18: Survey shows ASA members pivoting out of pandemic

The fourth and final COVID-19 impact survey, conducted by American Supply Association business intelligence partner Industry Insights, shows member respondents are making strides in a number of categories as the industry emerges from the throws of the pandemic.

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June 17: ASA COVID-19 Economic Impact Webinar, Part 6

Now that we are a little more than a month into the recovery and we have started to see some improving economic statistics, can we confidently assert we are finally in recovery mode? What can we expect to happen now, and what will the end of the year look like? Is it too early to assert a “new normal?” Join ASA Chief Economist Dr. Chris Kuehl for this free ASA COVID-19 Recovery economic impact webinar.

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June 10: ASA COVID-19 Town Hall Series NAHB’s Jerry Howard answers ASA member questions

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June 8: Message from ASA CEO, Mike Adelizzi

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June 3: The New Normal Focus on Profit, Not Price with Supply Chain Expert Tim Underhill

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May 26: Message from ASA CEO, Mike Adelizzi

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May 14: ASA COVID-19 Economic Impact Webinar, Part 5

Do we think we have really turned the corner by this time? What can we reasonably expect as far as recovery - which sector will lead and which will lag?In case you missed it, ASA Chief Economist Dr. Chris Kuehl conducted part 5 of his COVID-19 economic impact webinar series. Listen to the webinar here.


May 8: COVID-19 Survey Shows Mixed Results

ASA business intelligence partner, Industry Insights, recently released findings from its third COVID-19 survey, which includes responses from ASA member companies. The overall survey includes more than 900 respondents in 28 client sectors with questions ranging from staff reductions to supply chain disruptions to thoughts on corporate travel going forward. See the summary here.


May 7: ASA Safety Committee Webinar: COVID-19 and Safety Opening up Our Workplaces

In case you missed it, the ASA Safety Committee conducted a webinar: COVID-19 and Safety Opening up Our Workplaces. Listen to the webinar here.

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