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December

Acorn-Gencon® Factory Featured In New iOgrapher Manufacturing Video!

City of Industry, CA
December 10, 2018

For years, Acorn-Gencon® has remained the proud outsourced producer and manufacturer of iOgrapher handheld filmmaking cases and accessories. With iOgrapher, turn your phone or tablet into a professional filmmaking device, featuring smoother panning and tripod attachment capabilities.

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Whitehall® Introduces New Stainless Steel Scrub Sink With Eye/Face Wash.

City of Industry, CA
December 10, 2018

Whitehall® Manufacturing has introduced a new Stainless Steel Scrub Sink with Eye/Face Wash goes above and beyond to exceed requirements for USP 800.

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November

Updates Introduced to Electric Tankless Water Heaters Brochure

City of Industry, CA
November 30, 2018

Chronomite® is proud to announce that the Electric Tankless Water Heaters Brochure has been updated to include a few new models, including the CM Series Instant-Flow® C-Micro, a unit that activates at a 0.2 gpm flowrate and saves valuable space by remaining inconspicuous in placement under sinks and countertops.

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Case Study highlights Neo-Metro’s innovative products in 61 Ninth Avenue, a new mixed-use commercial property.

City of Industry, CA
November 6, 2018

Situated at Ninth Avenue and West 15th Street, 61 Ninth Avenue, a new mixed-use commercial property, reflects New York City’s timelessness and ever-changing landscape.

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New Bestcare Product Ligature-Resistant C-Fold Paper Towel Holder

City of Industry, CA
November 6, 2018

Perfect for retrofit and new construction behavioral healthcare and addiction facilities, the C-Fold Paper Towel Holder features a sloping top with open bays and is designed to be installed on a finished wall.

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New Bestcare Product Ligature Resistant Shower Caddy & Vanity Shelf

City of Industry, CA
November 6, 2018

Ligature-Resistant Shower Caddy is designed to be used in shower areas, featuring a sloping top that reduces the risk of ligature attachment in behavioral healthcare settings.

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Introducing the Whitehall® Healthcare Brochure

City of Industry, CA
November 6, 2018

Whitehall Manufacturing® is proud to announce the release of our Healthcare/Plumbing Products & Systems Brochure! The new brochure showcases our entire line of Healthcare products and accessories that meet ligature-resistant, bariatric, hygienic and ADA requirements.

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October

Ligature-Resistant Solutions For Behavioral Healthcare Facilities

City of Industry, CA
October 22, 2018

For-credit course offerings are part of Whitehall’s continued efforts to provide education to architects, building owners and interior designers.

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Advances In Plumbing Design for Healthcare

City of Industry, CA
October 22, 2018

Healthcare facilities are now striving to meet the needs of all patients to offer not only healthy and safe spaces, but inclusive spaces as well.

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Whitehall® Introduces All-In One Hand Washing System.

City of Industry, CA
October 22, 2018

Whitehall® Manufacturing is proud to announce the release of our newest innovation, the All-In-One Hand Washing System!

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The Need for Healthcare Design with Bariatric Patients in Mind

City of Industry, CA
October 16, 2018

The CDC reports that more than one third (38.9%) of U.S. adults are obese. Healthcare providers are apt to interact with a relatively higher percentage of obese patients due to related conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, driving them to seek treatment. Read this article to discover simple ways to prepare your healthcare facility with bariatric patient safety in mind.

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Neo-Metro® Introduces All-In-One Hand Washing System!

City of Industry, CA
October 15, 2018

Neo-Metro® is proud to announce the release of our newest innovation, the All-In-One Hand Washing System!

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September

Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co. Announces Price Increase

City of Industry, CA
September 26, 2018

Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co., a member of Morris Group International (MGI), announces a 2019 price increase due to the rising cost of fuel, commodities, freight, labor, insurance and tariffs.

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Steps You Can Take to Avoid a Roof Failure

City of Industry, CA
September 25, 2018

Imagine showing up for work or school and finding the ceilings on the floor and water everywhere. That’s precisely what happened, according to a report in the Philadelphia Public School Notebook, when teachers and students arrived at one school on a recent Tuesday morning.

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Acorn Controls Debuts Alpha™ Mixing Valve

City of Industry, CA
September 25, 2018

Acorn Controls has introduced a new, innovative tempering valve that protects against dangerously hot water from lavatories, sinks, tubs and showers – the Alpha™, Model STP7069.

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Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co., Elmco Duddy, and Pan-Pacific/Murray Company Team Up in New LA Stadium

City of Industry, CA
September 25, 2018

Building the NFL’s most massive stadium complex (3.1 million square feet) is a complex task, and it requires extensive coordination. Pan-Pacific/Murray Company (PPMC) was the perfect choice of mechanical design-assist subcontractor for the LA Stadium and Entertainment District (LASED) at Hollywood Park, and their tagline says it all: “if it was easy, someone else would do it.”

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August

First Ever Patent Issued for Ligature Resistant Toilet Seat

City of Industry, CA
August 21, 2018

The United States Patent and Trademark Office issued patent #10052000 to Acorn Engineering Company for a ligature-resistant toilet seat that is part of Whitehall Manufacturing’s BestCare™ line of ligature-resistant products for the behavioral healthcare market. It is the first and only such patent released to date.

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Case Study highlights Neo-Metro products in new West Palm Beach Brightline Station

City of Industry, CA
August 17, 2018

Brightline, a state-of-the-art, high-speed, privately funded, passenger rail train, was recently unveiled in Miami Central, an 11-acre intermodal development in downtown Miami in the spring of 2018.

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Can Sink Design Play a Role in the Prevention of Hospital Acquired Infections?

City of Industry, CA
August 17, 2018

Many people think a sink is just a sink, but for hospitals, the sink plays a vital role in infection prevention and preventing infection is something we take very seriously here at Whitehall Manufacturing. So much so that it is one of the main factors we take into consideration when designing our sinks.

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New Acorn Safety Website Profiles Products, Company

City of Industry, CA
August 14, 2018

The new website is functional and attractive on any device, including computers, tablets and smartphones. Visit today and learn more about how Acorn Safety can help make your workplaces safer.

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July

Zip Trench™ Now Available in 6” Size

City of Industry, CA
July 30, 2018

The 6” Zip Trench is a polypropylene trench drain that is suitable for a wide variety of surface drainage applications. It comes with a choice of painted steel, galvanized steel, or stainless steel frame, which is directly supported by the surrounding concrete when installed, offering added stability.

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Stainless Steel Interceptors

City of Industry, CA
July 30, 2018

Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co.® is proud to announce our “Best In Class” Stainless Steel Grease Interceptors. Trap grease and grime at the source in any commercial kitchen application where sanitation is a necessity.

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Join us as we explore Healthcare Design!

City of Industry, CA
July 27, 2018

A must attend event for design, facility and care professionals working in dedicated behavioral health and all other types of healthcare facilities.

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Have You Completed Your ANSI Safety Shower Site Survey?

City of Industry, CA
July 5, 2018

Performing regular safety shower surveys not only keeps you in compliance with ANSI standards but ensures the safety of your workers and visitors. There's no need to call in special consultants. Simply download our checklist to guide you through the survey.

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AcornVac Case Study: Mission Yogurt, San Jose International Airport

Chino, CA
July 5, 2018

What do you do when you are not allowed to put your plumbing where it needs to go? Read how Mission Yogurt solved this special airport construction problem with a no-leak solution from AcornVac. Bonus: It also allows for future renovations!

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Whitehall® Introduces New Bariatric Products Brochure

City of Industry, CA
July 3, 2018

Whitehall has introduced a new brochure showcasing products for Bariatric patients. This brochure includes products that can withstand high weights, providing maximum safety and support for bariatric patients and reducing the fear of falling.

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June

Acorn Controls Introduces Omega™ Mixing Valve

City of Industry, CA
June 29, 2018

Acorn Controls has introduced a new thermostatic tempering valve ideal for hot water distribution and point-of-use applications—the Omega™, Model ST7017. The Omega valve is a lead-free thermostatic tempering valve that is IAPMO certified to ASSE 1070 down to 0.1 GPM (1.0 LPM) and to ASSE 1017 down to 0.1 GPM (1.0 LPM).

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Acorn Controls Offers TwistConnect™ Fittings on Several Mixing Valve Models

City of Industry, CA
June 29, 2018

TwistConnect is a simple and reliable connection device for thermostatic mixing valves that meets the requirements of ASSE 1061. With the TwistConnect, no special tools are required to connect the valve. When the fitting is tightened, it provides stiff and rigid support to the valve, and one kit can accommodate copper, PEX and/or CPVC connections.

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Acorn-Gencon® The Leader In Plastic Injection Molding, From Start To Finish

City of Industry, CA
June 15, 2018

Acorn-Gencon® is proud to announce the release of a new video showcasing why Acorn-Gencon is the industry leader in plastic injection molding!

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How to Repair Minor Damages on Solid Surface Material

City of Industry, CA
June 1, 2018

Many of our clients ask us how to properly repair their cast solid surface countertops when they are damaged by scuff marks, scratches, or even cigarette burns. The method is surprisingly easy, and repairs can be completed in minutes with items you find in your local hardware store.

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May

Why Size Matters When It Comes to Master Mixing Valves?

City of Industry, CA
May 29, 2018

Despite what you’ve heard, there is only one way to size your master mixing valve. Read about why it's important to get it right and just how to go about doing it correctly.

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Acorn Controls® Introduces BASyC™ Digital Mixing Valve and Monitoring System

City of Industry, CA
May 9, 2018

Acorn Controls has released a new product to control the recirculating hot water systems in buildings – Acorn BASyC™. A new flyer is being released to promote this product, which is a digital mixing valve and monitoring system that will maintain current setpoint temperature during power failure, outlet sensor loss, or software reboot at all user demand requirements.

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New Acorn-Gencon® Machine List Video

City of Industry, CA
May 5, 2018

Acorn-Gencon® is proud to announce the release of a new video showcasing why Acorn-Gencon is the industry leader in plastic injection molding! View the video to learn why at Acorn-Gencon we are continually reimaging what innovation looks like, here from Jaqueline Morovati, General Manager, to learn about how Acorn-Gencon® offers a wide range of molding capabilities.

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April

Acorn Controls Releases Redesigned Product Line Brochure

City of Industry, CA
April 30, 2018

Acorn Controls has released a redesigned product line brochure.

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Acorn Introduces Redesigned Terrazzo Brochure

City of Industry, CA
April 30, 2018

Acorn Engineering Company has introduced a redesigned brochure for its Terrazzo Shower Bases and Mop Sinks product line.

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Acorn Safety Releases New Product Brochure

City of Industry, CA
April 30, 2018

Acorn Safety is a proud manufacturer of the industry’s leading emergency drench equipment and safety plumbing products for commercial and industrial markets, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing plants, utility & maintenance rooms, laboratories and more. Since 1954, Acorn has been the trusted name in stainless steel plumbing fixtures, and continues to innovate to better serve engineers, architects, contractors and end users.

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Updated Stainless Steel Drain Brochure Includes New Products

City of Industry, CA
April 10, 2018

Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co.® has released an updated stainless steel drainage product brochure. The brochure features an updated look and the addition of several new drains that Smith has recently introduced. These include the new Stainless Steel Grease Interceptor (Figure Number 8000SS-8100S), the Fine Line linear shower drain (Figure Number 9667), and the Threshold Drain (Figure Number 9679).

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The launch of the new behavioral & mental health toolbox

City of Industry, CA
April 4, 2018

The Center for Health Design has launched a portion of the new Topic Toolbox, titled “Behavioral & Mental Health”.

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Neo-Metro® Celebrates 20 Years of Environmentally Friendly Luxury Plumbing Fixtures

City of Industry, CA
April 3, 2018

Since 1998, Neo-Metro has been designing, engineering, and manufacturing environmentally friendly luxury hospitality & residential custom plumbing fixtures. 2018 marks Neo-Metro’s 20th year in business. Neo-Metro was started due to a growing appetite for the sleek industrial design of Acorn Engineering’s (Neo-Metro’s parent company) stainless steel toilets and sinks. Homeowners, architects, and designers had created a new trend the media was calling “Prison Chic,” and we knew we could surpass their expectations.

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March

How Prisons Can Avoid an Expensive ADA Lawsuit

City of Industry, CA
March 20, 2018

Retrofitting your correctional facility or detention center to meet ADA requirements may not be as expensive as you think. Far less costly than a lawsuit, and often cheaper than the fees and fixes some consultants require.

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Acorn Introduces Addition to Electronic Water Management Systems

City of Industry, CA
March 20, 2018

Acorn Engineering Company has introduced the Master-Trol® Plus Electronic Water Management System for new and existing institutional buildings looking to take control of their plumbing systems.

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February

BDNY 2017 – Interview with Kristin Kahle

Chino, CA
February 2, 2018

Neo-Metro is a design brand with a story worth telling. Starting from the roots of stainless steel “prison chic” design to twenty years later, customized cast resin and solid surface products. What will be the newest industry trends in 2018? CJ Arlotta, from Hotel Business and Hotel Business Designer gets an inside look with Kristin Kahle, Vice President of Neo-Metro, to learn more about the company's latest designs at BDNY 2017 and how the company is responding to trends in the industry for 2018.

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AcornVac Featured in Video for Healthcare Design Magazine

Chino, CA
February 1, 2018

Representatives from AcornVac, Inc. and Whitehall Manufacturing were recently interviewed by Kristin Zeit of Healthcare Design Magazine.

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January

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar, Project Case Study

City of Industry, CA
January 25, 2018

While the location selected for Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen and Bar was a restaurateur’s dream, the construction challenges were an architect’s nightmare. AcornVac was the chosen solution.

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New Smith Case Study Featured in MCAA Smart Solutions Magazine (PDF)

City of Industry, CA
January 16, 2018

Read about Cannistraro’s renovation and preservation of the 1940 U.S. Navy multi-trade heavy machine shop on Boston’s waterfront in the new MCAA Smart Solutions magazine.

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