Wholesaler 03 01 2017 E Edition Page 1

C elebrating their 75th year in operation, the management of Wholesale Supply Group applies deeply-held religious beliefs and principles to the everyday operation of their business, be it on the counter or in the boardroom, with the aim to make the right decisions for their customers, suppliers, employees and community through their faith-based approach. Read the entire story of the Cleveland, Tenn.-based distributor beginning on page 120. RACINE, WISC. - Responding to a looming shortage of skilled labor in the trades, In- SinkErator, a business unit of St. Louis-based Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR), has part- nered with "This Old House" and its newly launched 'Generation Next' campaign, an ambitious initiative to attract young people to the skilled trades. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates seven million jobs will become available in the construction and building trades during the next eight years. (Turn to Partnership aims... page 188) InSinkErator, 'This Old House' aim to attract young people to skilled trades News of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Industrial PVF the Wholesale Supply Group's vice presidents are: Sitting (l-r): Jeff Rogers, executive vice presi- dent; Lloyd Rogers, president and chairman. Standing (l-r): Gary Millaway, vice president of inventory control; Reg- gie Bishop, vice president of nance; Troy Weathers, vice president of distribution. FIND US twitter.com/wholesalermag facebook.com/wholesalermag MARCH 2017 VOL 72, NO. 3 FAITH IN BUSINESS

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