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DAYTON, Ohio – Winsupply Inc., one of the nation’s largest distributors, has opened Tri State Winsupply in Dubuque, Iowa, serving plumbing, heating and air conditioning, water well and septic contractors in northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin. 

Ronald Slaats is the president of Tri State Winsupply. Slaats has 29 years’ experience in the industry, almost entirely in outside sales. 

BOSTON - The International Desalination Association (IDA) is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Dr. K. C. Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship, with final applications due June 15.

To be eligible for the award, applicants must have graduated from an accredited university in science or engineering. Moreover, the applicant must prove admission to an MSc or PhD program of studies in water purification technology. All applicants must be members of IDA.  

MILWAUKEE –  Bob “Hot Rod” Rohr of Caleffi North America was presented with the 2020-2022 Carlson-Holohan Industry Award of Excellence on Tuesday, Feb. 4 during a Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) event in Orlando, Fla.  Robert Bean, Mark Eatherton, John Gushalak, Dan Holohan, Ingrid Mattsson, John Siegenthaler and David Yates, prior honorees and inductees, were on hand to recognize Rohr.  He is the eighth recipient of the distinguished award.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Pulsafeeder announced that Valerie Sutton has been appointed new regional sales manager. In this Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based role, Sutton will work primarily with distribution partners to support the installed base and also to help grow Pulsafeeder’s chemical metering and water treatment businesses across municipal and general-industrial markets.