Bulletin Board Magazine 2022 Volume 1

Associate Spotlight


F ounded by Al Pekelney in 1947, Altherm continues to represent the top manufacturers in the plumbing and heating industry and will celebrate its 75th anniversary this year in 2022. From the beginning, Altherm has been providing superior representation in an ever changing market. In more recent years, the company has added a business development and showroom team. These A-Teams provide expertise not only on local plumbing codes but also consulting on designers, contractors and wholesaler needs. Our teams also train wholesale employees and assist with new displays across 400 showrooms throughout the metropolitan New York and New Jersey areas. “As the industry has evolved, so has Altherm” said Tom Gallagher, president of Altherm. “The team has been able to adapt over the

• One of Altherm’s own created a training event to promote the new Brizo Kintsu Suite launch. The Team at Brizo loved it so much, they adopted the training “The Art of Kintsugi” and promoted it to other showroom teams across the country. • Trade Team: At Altherm we focus on supporting our trade partners through the entire sales and installation process. From assisting with product selection, code compliance issues as well as pre and post technical support. Altherm has a team of experienced field representatives and customer service personnel. Both builders and plumbers feel confident buying and installing products represented by an agency available to support the process from start to finish.

years and this has been paramount to our longevity. Whether it’s communicating supply chain issues or delays, or transitioning to a work-from-home environment and conducting virtual training, the team has kept up and pivoted when needed." Even as the pandemic has proved to be a challenging couple of years for many, Altherm keeps surpassing many of its manufacturers’ sales goals. Highlights from 2021: • Showroom A-Team: In 2021, the Showroom Team at Altherm was awarded the Showroom Team of the Year Award

for leading the country in revenue for Delta, Brizo and Peerless products.

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