Wholesaler 09 01 2018 E Edition Page 1

News of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Industrial PVF A Family Celebration J. Lorber, a family-owned and operated business with an independent spirit, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Many things have changed over the last century, but one thing at J. Lorber that has not is "service the old fashion way." Three generations take part in the celebration. From left to right is Steven Lorber, Michael Lorber, and seated is Ed Lorber. Story starts on page 46. FIND US twitter.com/wholesalermag facebook.com/wholesalermag Ferguson announces four acquisi- tions that will grow its commercial and residential business in Louisiana, Kentucky and California: Appliance Distributors, Brock-McVey, The Lighting Design Center and Wright Plumbing Supply Appliance Distributors is a Baton Rouge-based appliance showroom serving homeowners, contractors, builders and kitchen designers in south Louisiana and eastern Mississippi. The company will provide a brick and mortar Ferguson Expands its Reach SEPTEMBER 2018 VOL 73, NO. 9 go.HOLDRITE.com/Wholesaler.html WHAT ARE THE PROS SAYING ABOUT OUR CAST-IN-PLACE FIRESTOP SLEEVES? (Turn to page 4)

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