MORSCO Enters Nevada Plumbing Market with Purchase of Desert Pipe & Supply’s Las Vegas Branch
Fort Worth, TX – (July 17, 2018) – MORSCO, a leading U.S. distributor of commercial and residential plumbing, waterworks and HVAC products, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Desert Pipe & Supply’s Las Vegas plumbing location.
Desert Pipe & Supply is a plumbing wholesaler located in Palm Desert, California and Las Vegas. The company has provided service to residential and commercial plumbing and mechanical contractors for more than 30 years.
As a part of the agreement, five associates and one Desert ...Continue Reading
Wisniowski Named VP, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relations
Fort Worth, TX – (July 11, 2018) – MORSCO, a leading U.S. distributor of commercial and residential plumbing, waterworks and HVAC products, today announced that John Wisniowski has been named Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relations for the company’s Plumbing and HVAC divisions.
Wisniowski takes over for Mark Kirby, who has been named President of ATCO Flex, effective July 20, 2018. Kirby joined MORSCO in 2012 as Vice President of Supply Chain and has served as Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Relations, since 2017.
Reece Group Completes MORSCO Acquisition
Fort Worth, TX – (July 2, 2018) – Australia’s leading provider of plumbing, HVAC and waterworks products, the Reece Group, today has completed its acquisition of MORSCO.
First announced on May 7, 2018, this acquisition marks Reece Group’s entry into the U.S. plumbing market through MORSCO’s 170+ branches within 16 states throughout the Sun Belt region.
Founded in 1920, Reece Group is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and has more than 5,300 employees throughout 600 branches in Australia and New Zealand, servicing the plumbing, bath...Continue Reading
Women in Industry Event Held to Highlight Opportunities
By: Katie Mayer
President of Forrest Anderson Plumbing and Air Conditioning Audrey Monell knows firsthand the challenges women can face in the construction industry.
When she became the president of her more than 65-year-old family-business, Monell was repeatedly told the success rate of a family business is almost non-existent by the third generation, but she knew that “was criticism rooted in sexism.”
“Instead of listening to critics who refused to look past my gender, I accepted the challenge and succeeded,” Monell sa...
MORSCO Names New Plumbing, Waterworks Leadership
Drew Roberts to Lead Plumbing Operations; Mike Swedick to Return to Waterworks
Fort Worth, TX – (May 21, 2018) – In an effort to solidify the leadership team in its three business units, MORSCO today has announced that Drew Roberts will lead the Plumbing operations while Mike Swedick will return to the Waterworks division, effective immediately.
Roberts most recently served as Regional Vice President, West, for MORSCO’s Plumbing operations since 2017. He joined the company as a Branch Manager with Morrison Supply Company in 2013 and was promot...Continue Reading