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PMI President's Award has been presented to Craig Selover.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 19, 2012 - Craig Selover received President's Award at Plumbing Manufacturers International's (PMI) Fall Conference in Washington, D.C., which was held October 7–10, 2012. Given in recognition of lifetime achievement and outstanding contributions to plumbing industry, President's Award was established in 2009 by then PMI President Walt Strader. Selover, Masco Corporation's director of plumbing products technology, has been PMI member for 30+ years and served as president of organization in 1990.

Plumbing Manufacturers International - Rolling Meadows, IL

Original Press Release

PMI's President's Award Presented to Craig Selover of Masco in Recognition of Lifetime Achievements and Outstanding Contributions

Press release date: Nov 06, 2012

Rolling Meadows, IL – Craig Selover was awarded the prestigious President’s Award at the Plumbing Manufacturers International’s (PMI's) Fall Conference in Washington, D.C., held Oct. 7-10, 2012.

Established in 2009, by then PMI President Walt Strader, the President’s Award is given in recognition of lifetime achievement and outstanding contributions to the plumbing industry.

Selover is the current director of plumbing products technology for the Masco Corporation. He has been a member of PMI for more than 30 years and served as president of the organization in 1990. He is highly respected both within PMI and in the broader plumbing community for his valued commitment throughout the years.

The award was presented by current PMI President Stewart Yang, vice president of engineering and global faucets for the Kohler Company.

“Our industry is served by a number of remarkably talented individuals and Craig Selover tops the list. Working with such industry luminaries over the years, has been my honor and privilege. Congratulations to Craig and all of the past recipients on this well-deserved honor,” says Barbara C. Higgens, PMI’s executive director.

Previous President’s Award winners include:
Sally Remedios, Delta Faucet Company, 2009
Shabbir Rawalpindiwala, Kohler Company, 2009
Klaus Fromme, Bradley Corporation, 2010
Rick Reles, Kohler Company, 2011
Paul Patton, Delta Faucet Company, 2011

About PMI:
Plumbing Manufacturers International 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 world's plumbing products.

For more information on PMI, contact the association 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 members' interests and advocate for sound environmental and public health policies in the regulatory/legislative processes.
• To enhance the plumbing industry's growth and expansion.

Barbara C. Higgens, executive director, Plumbing Manufacturers International,, 847-481-5500
Heather West, media contact,, 612-724-8760