The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) has announced 45 new and returning Association of Contracting Plumbers of the City of New York Inc. (ACP) members into PHCC.
“We are excited to welcome these ACP contractors into the PHCC family,” said PHCC National President Hunter Botto, of Botto Brothers Plumbing & Heating in Hicksville, New York. “Through this strong affiliation, these professional contractors will have access to the education, training, regulatory and legislative support that can put them a step ahead of the competition. Together, we will make great things happen.”
“The Association of Contractor Plumbers of New York City (ACP) is thrilled to be a part of the PHCC—National Association,” said Rob Greenberg, president of the ACP of New York City. “As a 140-year-old contractor organization, we are aware of the value of working collaboratively on a variety of matters to develop and maintain New York City, from ensuring clean drinking water to embracing technology for clean green energy. We know that by being a part of the PHCC, as the preeminent national plumbing contractor association, we will achieve a successful symbiotic relationship. Working with the PHCC will bring greater health and safety to all New Yorkers and benefit all ACP member firms.”
Ryan Truncali, president of the New York State Association of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Contractors Inc. stated, “The marketplace demands that today’s challenges be addressed with a renewed dedication to collaboration and transparent communication. We look forward to working together with these leading p-h-c contractors on issues that strengthen the plumbing, heating, and cooling industry. Our industry is changing, new technologies are emerging, and customer expectations are increasing, so we saw the need to come together to build a better future for our industry and the citizens of New York.”
ACP contractors were introduced to the benefits of membership and engagement with the association during an informational meeting on March 18, including education and training, access to peer groups and networking and a voice in the national and state political arenas.