Plumbing Manufacturers Institute Names Winner of President's Award
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Plumbing Manufacturers International
1340 Remington Rd., Suite A
Schaumburg, IL, 60173
Press release date: October 27, 2010
Rolling Meadows, IL - Plumbing Manufacturers Institute (PMI) Board President Lee Mercer of Moen Incorporated, bestowed its President's Award to Klaus Fromme of Bradley Corporation during the PMI Fall Meeting, which took place Oct. 3-6, 2010 at the Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. This honor is given as a lifetime achievement award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the plumbing industry.
"This award was unexpected and very surprising, but I was very honored to be chosen for such a distinguished award," Fromme said.
Fromme has been in the plumbing industry for 31 years and has been a contributor to both national and international standards development. In addition to being a PMI committee chair, he has also been active with several industry organizations. Fromme will be retiring from Bradley Corporation <http://bradleycorp.com/> at the end of 2010. He plans to spend more time supporting the social and charitable organizations of Milwaukee of which he is a member and spend more time with his family.
For more information about the PMI Fall Meeting, visit pmihome.org or call 847-481-5500. The 2011 Spring Meeting will take place March 27-30 at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans.
The Plumbing Manufacturers Institute is the voluntary, not-for-profit international industry association of manufacturers of plumbing products, serving as the Voice of the Plumbing Industry. Member companies produce a substantial quantity of the nation's plumbing products.
For more information on PMI, contact the Institute at 1921 Rohlwing Road, Unit G, Rolling Meadows, IL, 60008; tel.: 847-481-5500; fax: 847-481-5501. Visit pmihome.org . PMI Mission Statement:
To promote the water efficiency, health, safety, quality and environmental sustainability of plumbing products, while maximizing consumer choice and value in a fair and open marketplace.
To provide a forum for the exchange of information and industry education.
To represent openly the member's interests and advocate for sound environmental and public health policies in the regulatory/legislative processes.
To enhance the plumbing industry's growth and expansion.