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Plumbing Manufacturers Institute Names Winner of President's Award

Plumbing Manufacturers International - Rolling Meadows, IL

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Plumbing Manufacturers Institute Names Winner of President's Award

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 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 or call 847-481-5500. The 2011 Spring Meeting will take place March 27-30 at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. About PMI:
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 . 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.
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