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PMI President appoints Fair Trade Committee co-chair.

Press Release Summary:

July 7, 2010 - PMI President Lee Mercer of Moen Incorporated has selected Mike Douglass, manager of faucet engineering for Elkay Manufacturing Company, as co-chair to help lead PMI's Fair Trade Committee. Douglass will serve alongside existing co-chair Dale Gallmann, product compliance manager for Bradley Corporation. While effective immediately, 3-yr term for position officially begins with 2010 PMI Fall Meeting, to be held October 3-6 at Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Plumbing Manufacturers International - Rolling Meadows, IL

Original Press Release

PMI Welcomes Fair Trade Committee Co-Chair

Press release date: June 25, 2010

Rolling Meadows, IL - Plumbing Manufacturers Institute (PMI) President Lee Mercer of Moen Incorporated has made his selection for a new co-chair to help lead PMI's Fair Trade Committee. Mike Douglass, manager of faucet engineering for Elkay Manufacturing Company, will serve alongside existing co-chair, Dale Gallmann, product compliance manager for Bradley Corporation. While effective immediately, the three-year term for this position officially begins with the 2010 PMI Fall Meeting, being held in Washington, D.C. October 3-6 at the Liaison Capitol Hill. Mercer's decision to appoint Douglass was based upon PMI meeting attendance, leadership, expertise and an overall commitment to PMI. "I have been looking for an opportunity to become more involved with PMI and contribute to the organization," said Douglass. "When the opening on the Fair Trade Committee came up I jumped at it. I think this is a critical area for all members and will continue to be of growing interest so I was very pleased when I was selected." PMI congratulates Douglass and thanks all those who submitted their names for the available position. 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. 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. Plumbing Manufacturers Institute
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