Mechanical Hub Team

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) today announced the appointment of Jason McKinnon, director of engineering services, Viega, LLC (Broomfield, CO), as the chair of its Education Committee.  PPI is the major North American trade association representing the plastics pipe industry. “Our Education Committee,” stated David M. Fink, PPI president, “is counted on by the Read more

Covers Performance Requirements and Details Comparisons The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) recently announced the publication of a new document that provides the technical basis for comparing PE 100-RC to PE4710 pressure pipe.  Called PPI TN-68, Historical Review of the PE 100-RC Concept – How PE4710 Compares to PE 100-RC, it will provide a perspective Read more

Electrode boilers are ideal for quickly, efficiently supplying auxiliary steam and hot water to meet surges in demand In industry, fossil fuel-fired boilers are commonly used to produce steam or hot water for space and process heating. However, traditional boilers may not be flexible enough to respond quickly to demand surges during peak periods. To Read more

Leading manufacturer continues partnership with local community organization and its ongoing efforts to eradicate food insecurity Bradford White Corporation, an industry-leading American manufacturer of water heaters, boilers and storage tanks, is providing critical support for the fight against hunger this holiday season with a $10,000 contribution to Philabundance. The donation will help Philabundance’s year-end food distribution Read more

Successware continues to add data-driven features to its state-of-the-art business management platform. In September 2023, Successware launched a new Purchasing Wizard. This feature allows for the creation of purchase orders based upon restocking requirements (min/max or usage) or task parts lists. The Purchasing Wizard automatically creates an item list that identifies all of the items to be ordered. If the Read more