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Zurn Pex, Inc. Receives Distinguished “Partners of Choice” Award from David Weekley Homes

Publish Date: Monday, August 04, 2014

ERIE, PA – Zurn Pex, Inc. announced today that it has been honored to receive the prestigious “Partners of Choice” Award from Houston-based David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately held home builder. This award is a symbol of world-class excellence, and is the culmination of David Weekley Homes’ interactive evaluation program of its suppliers.  Zurn Pex, Inc. is among the first rough plumbing company to receive this award.

The process is rigorous, with over 800 David Weekley Homes Team Members participating in assessing the performance of approximately 200 suppliers. This year only 13 suppliers received the esteemed “A,A” award for achieving the highest ranking in both Quality and Service.

“The process challenges all our partners to actively manage the supply channel to overcome their unique industry issues in providing quality goods and services, timely and consistently to our company,” said Bill Justus, Vice President of Supply Chain Services for David Weekley Homes and the author of the homebuilder’s premier evaluation system.  “Through the rating of over 800 of our Team Members, our friends at Zurn Pex have proven they are world-class in delivering on this promise.”

“Zurn Pex is honored to have been named a “Partner of Choice,” said Todd Anglin, National Sales Manager, Zurn Pex, Inc. “Zurn Pex has always focused on serving the professional contractors with innovative product solutions.  Receiving this award for the third straight year is a testament to the dedication we strive for in taking care of our friends at David Weekley Homes."

About David Weekley Homes

David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston, TX and operates in 18 cities across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and two-time recipient of “National Builder of the Year.” Weekley has also appeared eight times on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since its inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 70,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company’s web site at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.

About Zurn Pex, Inc.

Zurn Pex, Inc. is the world leader in the design and manufacturing of Zurn PEX® Plumbing Systems and components used in plumbing, radiant heating, and fire sprinkler systems. It is one of several business units owned and operated by Zurn Industries LLC, originally founded in 1900 and based in Erie, PA. Other Zurn products include Specification Drainage, Aquaflush® flush valves, AquaSense® sensor-operated plumbing products, AquaSpec® commercial faucets, Zurn Wilkins, Light Commercial, Flo-Thru linear drainage, and Chemical Drainage Systems.  This wide variety of products and its commitment to quality, make Zurn a leading manufacturer of plumbing products and accessories.  For more information, please visit www.zurn.com.

About Zurn Industries

Zurn Industries, LLC is a recognized leader in commercial, municipal, and industrial markets. Zurn manufactures the largest breadth of engineered water solutions in the industry, including a wide spectrum of sustainable plumbing products. Zurn delivers total building solutions for new construction and retrofit applications that enhance any building's environment. For more information, visit www.zurn.com.