Opposition to Proposed Tax Increases
For more than four decades, ASA’s annual Operating Performance Report (OPR) has helped distributors in both the plumbing and industrial/mechanical PVF markets benchmark their company performance against their historical performance as well as against their competitors.
Recently, the final stage of the process was completed with the IAPMO Board considering petitions from industry to reconsider decisions reached by the UMC Technical Committee (TC) and the IAPMO Standards Council (SC).
Biden’s FY2023 Budget & Inflation
The latest PMI tracked a little lower than it was in December and sits at 47.4. This is not miserable as these are still numbers within reach of the expansion zone (readings above 50), but they are still dipping.
With the unemployment rate at its lowest level in decades, employers across the nation continue to struggle staffing their companies with high-quality talent.
House Activity, State Water Standards in Schools & More!
Planning for this year’s event is well underway!
Work Continues on an Energy (Security) Bill in the House
Respondents to ASA’s monthly sales reported a median sales increase of 18% for January 2023 vs. 2022.
ASA is proud to announce the launch of a new and exciting website that better reflects the association brand and that of the PHCP & PVF industry.
Recent survey dives deep into eCommerce channel development and importance of robust product data as a service differentiator.
ASA's Jim Kendzel recently had the opportunity to represent ASA and HARDI at the ASHRAE Winter Meetings held in Atlanta, GA.
Every year on March 11th ASA joins with other stakeholders around the world working in the plumbing supply-chain in celebrating WPD.
Last week in Naples, FL, more than 100 members and staff once again met to keep the association properly focused on the future horizon, reestablish the assumptions that the association is making, what new initiatives the association will need to take and what successes we are making.
And Then There Were Two
ASA on the Hill
ASA's Director of Codes and Standards represented the members of ASA at the recent meetings of the CSA and ASME.
Debt Summit, 2024 Election Updates & More
Implementing and maintaining a training program is no small task.
No Decision Yet on Speaker of the House
While year-to-year comparisons strong, previous-month comps more modest.
Significant price inflation cited among factors; Recession forthcoming?
The American Supply Association is proud to announce the winners of the first ASA World Plumbing Day poster contest.
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