The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) board of directors has named Viega LLC as the newest PHCC Corporate Partner. With the recent signing of a five-year partnership agreement, the manufacturer of plumbing, heating and pipe-joining products joins Bradford White, Federated Insurance, InSinkErator and Kohler Co. in this elite category of industry partners who support PHCC and its affiliates. >

PHCC’s Corporate Partners make many programs possible that advance the professionalism and education of plumbing and HVACR contractors. In particular, Viega has targeted areas that help PHCC and the PHCC Educational Foundation develop programs and services for contractor and apprentice excellence. >

"We're honored to enter into a long-term agreement with PHCC and set new firsts for commitment and dedication to the trades,” says Viega LLC Vice President of Market Innovation Christian Geisthoff. “This five-year agreement is an indication of our dedication to the success of America's contractors. As the economy comes back, together we will help ensure the country's professional tradesmen are ready and we will grow the next generation of professionals through the apprentice program. We look forward to enhancing the successful partnership already started with PHCC and reaching more milestones together for the industry we're committed to." >

“We're delighted that Viega has joined our corporate partner roster,” says PHCC President Keith Bienvenu. “Over the past few years Viega has added tremendous value to PHCC’s educational programs. We look forward to building on this relationship, which ultimately benefits the industry and public.” >