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Employee MVP: Marty Musgrave

October 30, 2018
Education is a significant aspect of Marty Musgrave’s day-to-day duties — and with more than 40 years of experience in the plumbing industry, he’s well-suited for the job. “The most satisfying part of my work is helping builders understand and reduce their long-term liability,” said Musgrave, who has worked for Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. for nearly 20 years and currently serves as the National Builder Accounts Manager. Many builders assume that all plastics are the Keep Reading »
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How Builders Can Profit from Entry-Level Homes

October 18, 2018
In a world of low-cost and quick-turn home building, home builders increasingly rely on retaining existing customers and building brand loyalty. While many builders opt for larger houses with wider margins, however, a strategy for building smaller homes that meet the demand of the market could be more profitable. Entry-level Homes Offer Builders an Opportunity for Growth Building entry-level homes for first-time buyers offers builders the potential to reach a new, valuable buying group. The Keep Reading »

Employee MVP: Paul Winstead

October 5, 2018
Over the past five years, Paul Winstead, southeast territory manager, has used his passion and 30 years of experience to make products using Lubrizol’s CPVC the best in the industry. He oversees FlowGuard® Gold Pipe & Fittings in his region, but can also help with BlazeMaster® Fire Protection Systems and Corzan® Piping Systems. Before becoming a territory manager, Winstead spent years as a contractor. Simply put, he says his job is “to create demand.” Winstead Keep Reading »

Employee MVP: Rich Tabeling

September 18, 2018
Rich Tabeling has proudly served the Lubrizol community as territory manager, CPVC piping systems for two-and-a-half years, but he’s no newcomer to the plumbing, piping and fittings industry. His two decades of experience include roles of district, regional and national sales manager for a company that sells water distribution products such as hydrants, valves, fire protection accessories and tools. That knowledge serves him well at Lubrizol handling FlowGuard Gold® Plumbing Systems, Corzan® Piping Systems and Keep Reading »
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Employee MVP: Damien Ruth

July 27, 2018
Damien Ruth, piping systems consultant for the Lubrizol team, has been representing the Texas and Louisiana markets for the past four years, but is no stranger to the piping industry. Ruth spent the last 10 years of his career around CPVC, specifically selling maintenance, repair and operations products to the multifamily and housing industries. In his current position, he works with customers and potential customers one-on-one. Ruth embodies the Lubrizol team’s passion for the products Keep Reading »
Make the Switch to FlowGuard Gold CPVC

How to Make the Switch to FlowGuard Gold Plumbing Systems: A Guide for Plumbers

June 26, 2018
Starting in 2005, a rise in material costs and changes in labor availability caused plumbers to make the switch from copper to plastic pipes. With a reliable history, FlowGuard Gold CPVC was there to meet the increased demand. While PEX may be a popular choice for some contractors, documented issues with chemical leaching, system failures and more may cause some to re-evaluate their choice. Once plumbers make the switch to FlowGuard Gold CPVC piping, the Keep Reading »

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