Management en How the little guy can win against the big box stores <div class="node-body article-body">In this article from Contracting Business, writer Tom Casey Jr. show ways to compete -- and win! -- against the big box stores. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Around the Web Management Fri, 20 May 2016 20:10:00 +0000 420101 at <p>David and Goliath.</p> iStock/Thinkstock Mid Illinois Mechanical, Inc. joins Linc Service under ABM Franchising Group <div class="field-deck"> Linc Service Franchise network expands in Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ABM Industries Incorporated announces that Mid Illinois Mechanical, Inc., has signed a franchise agreement to join its Linc Service franchise network.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Thu, 19 May 2016 15:10:00 +0000 419991 at Taco awarded US Department of Commerce "E" Award for exports <div class="field-deck"> May 16 Washington D.C. awards ceremony marked 2nd occasion Taco has won an “E” Award: 1st time was at end of WW II </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On Monday U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Taco Comfort Solutions with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Tue, 17 May 2016 19:12:00 +0000 419921 at <p>John Hazen White, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Taco Comfort Solutions holds the U.S. Department of Commerce &ldquo;E&rdquo; Award at Monday&rsquo;s ceremony in Washington, D.C. With him are Wil VandeWiel, Taco COO, RI Congressman James Langevin and Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce.</p> 5 steps to success <div class="node-body article-body">This gallery from Contracting Business offers tips for improving your business strategy and execution. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Tue, 17 May 2016 18:59:00 +0000 419911 at iStock/Thinkstock Uponor's $18M expansion provides new jobs in Apple Valley <div class="field-deck"> Governor Dayton proclaims May 16 Uponor Day in Minnesota </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Uponor North America held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the official opening of the company's ninth expansion in Apple Valley.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydronics Management Tue, 17 May 2016 18:30:00 +0000 419601 at <p>From L to R: Jyri Luomakoski, CEO, Uponor Corporation; Bill Gray, President, Uponor North America; The Hon. Mary Hamann-Roland, Mayor of Apple Valley; Ed Kearney, Apple Valley Chamber President; The Hon. Anna Wills, MN State Representative; The Hon. Greg Clausen, MN Senator<strong>.</strong></p> CEO Warrior founder Mike Agugliaro to host free educational webinar May 24 <div class="field-deck"> Author and home service business mentor will present “Stop Being a Slave to Your Service Business: How to work less, make more and love your business again” </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mike Agugliaro will host a free, educational webinar on Tuesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. EDT: “Stop Being a Slave to Your Service Business: How to work less, make more and love your business again.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Tue, 17 May 2016 14:52:00 +0000 419591 at <p>Mike Agugliaro.</p> CMD's construction starts 2016: Breakdown by type <div class="node-body gallery-body">This gallery of graphs from CMD's Q2 2016 Construction Starts Forecast Report breaks down the forecast by types of structures in the US market. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Fri, 13 May 2016 16:37:00 +0000 419571 at WaterFurnace parent company NIBE to acquire Climate Control Group from LSB Industries <div class="node-body article-body">NIBE Industrier AB, the parent company of Fort Wayne based WaterFurnace International, announced today that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement with LSB Industries to acquire 100% of LSB’s Climate Control Group.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Management Thu, 12 May 2016 20:06:00 +0000 419541 at Coastal Mechanical appoints Jeff Geiger President <div class="node-body article-body">Geiger has dedicated 31 years of his career to Coastal.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Thu, 12 May 2016 15:37:00 +0000 419531 at <p>Jeff Geiger.</p> Ask right questions to beat estate tax <div class="node-body article-body">Over the years we have talked to and consulted with hundreds of readers of this column. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blackman Taxes Registered User Tue, 10 May 2016 19:07:00 +0000 419301 at iStock/Thinkstock