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Alabama’s Tide Marine honored

Fri, 2014-10-24 16:31

Tide Marine Supply Co. is the PRO Hardware Retailer of the Year among Long-Lewis Hardware customers. 

Manager Carl Crenshaw and his staff were selected for their ability to adapt to what their customer base is looking for.

“Tide Marine is one of those rare perfect retailers that isn’t afraid of change, has a willingness to try new things and is motivated to take some sensible chances and investigate opportunities,” said Michael Brady, general sales manager with Long-Lewis Hardware. 

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Cairo named treasurer of IHA

Fri, 2014-10-24 16:16

Gregory Cairo, president of Groupe SEB USA has been named treasurer of the International Housewares Association.

He joined Groupe SEB USA as VP of sales in August 2006, and was named president in 2010. He oversses the cookware and small domestic appliances for brands including All Clad, Emeril, Imusa, Krups, Lagostina, and T-fal.

As officer of the IHA, Cairo will serve a one-year tem, ending Sept. 30, 2015.

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Advanced Green Architecture and Michigan State University Partner to Raise Awareness of Green Roof Technology

Thu, 2014-10-23 23:00

 Advanced Green Architecture was born out of Michigan State University’s Green Roof Research Program and now has teamed up with the university to install the latest green roof on campus.