July 19, 2012 – The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation is proud to name Viega LLC as the newest Corporate Founder of its Board of Governors. The Board of Governors is composed of contractors, manufacturers and other industry partners who are major contributors to the Foundation and is responsible for developing and delivering the Foundation’s educational programs for contractors and their employees.
Viega is a world-leading company in the field of plumbing and heating systems and one of the largest manufacturers in its sector. Founded in1899, the company’s 3,000 member workforce now produces over 16,000 different products, and provides system solutions in residential, commercial and industrial piping applications.
"For over 100 years, we have been committed to producing quality products. We know that maintaining our high standards means investing in the future and focusing on lifelong training and education,” said Viega LLC Vice President of Market Innovation Christian Geisthoff. “Investing in the PHCC Educational Foundation’s mission of developing and training the professionals who install our products is a perfect fit with our company culture and was an easy choice."
“Viega has already helped us tremendously in supporting our work with apprentices and other programs,” said Foundation Chairperson Bill Jones of Raven Mechanical in Houston, Texas. “Their strong commitment to the professional contractor and to training the next generation of skilled workers makes them an excellent partner for the Foundation.”