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  • 12/1/2016
    ASA IPD Commodity Reports - Q4 2016
    The American Supply Association IPD Commodity Reports are distributed exclusively to members of ASA's Industrial Piping Division in March, June, October, and December. These comprehensive reports are compiled and prepared quarterly by knowledgeable industry leaders and contain the most current and qualified market data available for:
    • Carbon Steel Pipe, Fittings & Flanges
    • Stainless Steel Pipe, Fittings & Flanges
    • Copper Tube & Fittings
    • Plastics
    • Valves
    • Grooved Product
    • Malleable Iron Fittings

    As a member of ASA's Industrial Piping Division, Columbia Pipe & Supply is pleased to be able to provide you access to this important information. Please click the following link to view the Q4 2016 issue:

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  • 8/31/2016
    ASA Economic Advisor: August 2016

    The ASA Advisor is a monthly economic report produced by the American Supply Association (ASA), the premier trade association serving the PVF and PHCP industry. It provides macro-economic analysis of the PVF and PHCP industry at a national and regional level as well as reports on how the U.S. economy may impact the different industry segments served by ASA members.

    Each month, ASA members receive an updated three-year forecast, and, as a proud member of ASA, Columbia Pipe & Supply is pleased to share this information with you, our valued partners. Please click on the link below to access the August 2016 ASA Advisor.


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  • 8/31/2016
    PVF E-news: Weldbend update; Mary Jo Martin news; Industrial PVF market outlook

    PVF Latest News

    Weldbend trade petitions update

    Mary Jo Martin news

    Industrial PVF market outlook

    Industry legend dies at age 101

    PHCP manufacturer acquisition in the works

    Chicago Tube and Iron personnel news

    How did MRC Global do in Q2?

    AD buying group update


    Ernie Coutermarsh news

    Top 30 distributor makes key acquisition

    Video: Margin percentage is not the best indicator of profitability

    2016 Top 150 distributor rankings

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    PVF E-News Sponsored by ...

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    PVF Outlook

    Current Digital Edition
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     Contact Us!

    PVF e-news is compiled by Supply House Times Editor Mike Miazga. To submit material for inclusion: miazgam@bnpmedia.com or 847-405-4056. For PVF e-news sponsorship, contact Bob Miodonski at 847-405-4056 or miodonskir@bnpmedia.com.


  • 8/15/2016
    PVF E-news: Ferguson personnel news; MRC Global Q2 financials; AD buying group update

    PVF Latest News

    Ferguson personnel news

    MRC Global Q2 financials released

    AD buying group releases financial performance

    Ernie Coutermarsh news

    The Collins Companies news

    Weldbend files trade petitions 

    Top 30 distributor makes key acquisition

    Video: Margin percentage is not the best indicator of profitability

    Chicago Tube and Iron expansion

    Holohan: How to kill a boiler

    2016 Top 150 distributor rankings

     

     
     
     

    Supply House Times Opinions


    Morris Beschloss
    The steel collapse

    Mike Miazga
    NIBCO's Steve Malm gives simple advice

    Scott Ritchey
    Sales leaders must be strategic thinkers


    Dirk Beveridge
    Innovation is not about you
     
    Tim Milford (ASA President)
    It's all about relationships
     
    Dan Holohan
    How to kill a boiler

    Jim Wheeler
    How difficult is it to raise minimum HVAC efficiencies?
      
    Hank Darlington
    Human resource management

     




     
     
     
     
     
     

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    PVF Outlook

    Current Digital Edition
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     Contact Us!

    PVF e-news is compiled by Supply House Times Editor Mike Miazga. To submit material for inclusion: miazgam@bnpmedia.com or 847-405-4056. For PVF e-news sponsorship, contact Bob Miodonski at 847-405-4056 or miodonskir@bnpmedia.com.


  • 8/11/2016
    ASA Materials Market Digest - August 2016
    The ASA Materials Market Digest is designed to keep readers informed of important changes and recent trends in the areas of:
    • Carbon steel and stainless
    • Alloy steel and principal alloying metals
    • Non-ferrous metals and alloys (including copper)
    • Ferrous and non-ferrous scrap
    • Crude oil and natural gas
    • Resins
    • Paperboard
    In each issue, a section is devoted to those materials where pricing or price-influencing action has taken place within the previous month. The Digest is prepared by Jim Olsztynski, former editor of the industry publication Supply House Times, economist and renowned industry icon, and supported by ASA's Vendor Member Division.

    As a member of ASA, Columbia Pipe & Supply is pleased to be able to provide you access to this important information. Please click the following link to view the August 2016 issue:

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  • 8/1/2016
    PVF E-news: Big F.W. Webb news; Top 30 distributor makes key acquisition
     
     
     

    PVF Latest News


    Big F.W. Webb news

    Top 30 distributor makes key acquisition

    Chicago Tube and Iron expansion update

    Tyler Pipe personnel news

    Holohan: How to kill a boiler

    Weldbend files trade petitions 

    Video: Margin percentage is not the best indicator of profitability

    MRC Global Q1 financials

    DistributionNOW update

    Merfish Pipe & Supply acquisition

    Stainless-steel import ban news


    2016 Top 150 distributor rankings

    JMC Steel Group news

    PVF Outlook

    Current Digital Edition
    (Click Cover Image)


    PVF-Fall2015-fnl-hi-res-cov

     Contact Us! 

    PVF e-news is compiled by Supply House Times Editor Mike Miazga. To submit material for inclusion: miazgam@bnpmedia.com or 847-405-4056. For PVF e-news sponsorship, contact Bob Miodonski at 847-405-4056 or miodonskir@bnpmedia.com.

     
     
     
     
    Supply House Times Opinions

    Morris Beschloss
    The steel collapse

    Mike Miazga
    NIBCO's Steve Malm gives simple advice

    Scott Ritchey
    Sales leaders must be strategic thinkers


    Dirk Beveridge
    Innovation is not about you
     
    Tim Milford (ASA President)
    It's all about relationships
     
    Dan Holohan
    How to kill a boiler


    Jim Wheeler
    How difficult is it to raise minimum HVAC efficiencies?
      

    Hank Darlington
    Human resource management

     
     
     
     
     
     

    PVF E-News Sponsored by ...

    ASA_SubBrand_IndustrialPipingDivision3

     

     

     

     

    For more information click the logo or ipd@asa.net


  • 7/31/2016
    ASA Economic Advisor: July 2016

    The ASA Advisor is a monthly economic report produced by the American Supply Association (ASA), the premier trade association serving the PVF and PHCP industry. It provides macro-economic analysis of the PVF and PHCP industry at a national and regional level as well as reports on how the U.S. economy may impact the different industry segments served by ASA members.

    Each month, ASA members receive an updated three-year forecast, and, as a proud member of ASA, Columbia Pipe & Supply is pleased to share this information with you, our valued partners. Please click on the link below to access the July 2016 ASA Advisor.


    View Document


  • 7/18/2016
    ASA Materials Market Digest - July 2016
    The ASA Materials Market Digest is designed to keep readers informed of important changes and recent trends in the areas of:
    • Carbon steel and stainless
    • Alloy steel and principal alloying metals
    • Non-ferrous metals and alloys (including copper)
    • Ferrous and non-ferrous scrap
    • Crude oil and natural gas
    • Resins
    • Paperboard
    In each issue, a section is devoted to those materials where pricing or price-influencing action has taken place within the previous month. The Digest is prepared by Jim Olsztynski, former editor of the industry publication Supply House Times, economist and renowned industry icon, and supported by ASA's Vendor Member Division.

    As a member of ASA, Columbia Pipe & Supply is pleased to be able to provide you access to this important information. Please click the following link to view the July 2016 issue:

    View Document


  • 7/18/2016
    PVF E-news: Weldbend news; DistributionNOW acquisition; Merfish Pipe & Supply update

    PVF Latest News


    DistributionNOW acquisition

    Weldbend news
     

    Merfish Pipe & Supply acquisition

    Beschloss: World commodity prices plummeting

    MRC Global Q1 financials

    2016 Top 150 distributor rankings

    Video: Margin percentage is not the best indicator of profitability

    F.W. Webb acquisition

    Stainless-steel import ban news

    Interactive: Healthy bathroom habits quiz 

    JMC Steel Group news

    Hajoca acquisition

     

     
     
     

    Supply House Times Opinions


    Morris Beschloss
    LNG exports to the rescue

    Mike Miazga
    Blaze your trail

    Scott Ritchey
    Sales leaders must be strategic thinkers


    Dirk Beveridge
    You are in the business of change
     
    Tim Milford (ASA President)
    The wonders of networking
     
    Dan Holohan
    Solving problems with compression tanks

    Jim Wheeler
    Is retail and e-commerce an HVAC trend?
      
    Hank Darlington
    Human resource management

     




     
     
     
     
     
     

    PVF E-News Sponsored by ...

    ASA_SubBrand_IndustrialPipingDivision3

    For more information click the logo or ipd@asa.net

     
     

    PVF Outlook

    Current Digital Edition
    (Click Cover Image)


    PVF-Fall2015-fnl-hi-res-cov

     Contact Us!

    PVF e-news is compiled by Supply House Times Editor Mike Miazga. To submit material for inclusion: miazgam@bnpmedia.com or 847-405-4056. For PVF e-news sponsorship, contactBob Miodonski at 847-405-4056 or miodonskir@bnpmedia.com.


  • 6/30/2016
    PVF E-news: F.W. Webb acquisition; MRC Global Q1 financials; Stainless import ban news

     

    PVF Latest News

    F.W. Webb acquisition

    MRC Global Q1 financials

    Dodson Global news

    Video: Margin percentage is not the best indicator of profitability

    Interactive: Healthy bathroom habits quiz 

    Stainless-steel import ban news


    Who is the 2016 Manufacturers Rep of the Year?

    2016 PVF distributor rankings

    Ferguson acquisition

    JMC Steel Group news

    Hajoca acquisition

     

    PVF Outlook

    Current Digital Edition
    (Click Cover Image)


    PVF-Fall2015-fnl-hi-res-cov

     Contact Us! 

    PVF e-news is compiled by Supply House Times Editor Mike Miazga. To submit material for inclusion: miazgam@bnpmedia.com or 847-405-4056. For PVF e-news sponsorship, contact Bob Miodonski at 847-405-4056 or miodonskir@bnpmedia.com.

     
     
     
    Supply House Times Opinions

    Morris Beschloss
    World commodity prices plummeting

    Mike Miazga
    Blaze your trail

    Scott Ritchey
    Sales leaders must be strategic thinkers


    Dirk Beveridge
    You are in the business of change
     
    Tim Milford (ASA President)
    The wonders of networking
     
    Dan Holohan
    Solving problems with compression tanks

    Jim Wheeler
    Is retail and e-commerce an HVAC trend?
      

    Hank Darlington
    Human resource management

     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    PVF E-News Sponsored by ...

    ASA_SubBrand_IndustrialPipingDivision3

    For more information click the logo or ipd@asa.net

     

     

     


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