Safe, responsible plumbing – always – is the vision of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI), the voluntary, not-for-profit association of plumbing product manufacturers. Producing 90% of the United States’ plumbing products, PMI’s members are industry leaders in manufacturing safe, reliable and innovative water-efficient plumbing technologies, including toilets, urinals, faucets and showerheads.
Manufactured at more than 70 locations in 25 states, PMI member products are sold internationally in stores and online. PMI advocates for plumbing product performance and innovation contributing to water efficiency and savings, sustainability, public health and safety, consumer satisfaction, and a clean environment. PMI provides a forum for industry education, serves as a resource for the collection and exchange of information, and works to enhance the plumbing industry’s growth and expansion.
CEO and Executive Director
Board of Directors President
Joel Smith, Kohler Co.
Ray Valek, firstname.lastname@example.org, 708-352-8695
Subject Matter Expertise of PMI Members and Allies
Water-efficient plumbing products, WaterSense products, lead-free plumbing products, Lead and Copper Rule, tariffs, safe plumbing, safe drinking water, saving water, public health and safety, Legionella and other waterborne pathogens, product labels and markings, plumbing codes and standards, flow rates, workplace development, and more.
Recent and Major Media Mentions
Bangor Daily News – Trump’s toilet talk is confusing, and counterproductive
KJZZ Radio: How many Arizona bathroom fixtures are low-flow?
Water Quality Products – Good Sense
Plumbing & Mechanical – Plumbing Industry Pushes Back Against Latest Round of Tariffs
Kitchen and Bath Business – Getting More from Memberships
Wall St. Journal – Perks for Plumbers: Hawaiian Vacations, Craft Beer and ‘a Lot of Zen’
Wall St. Journal – The Steel Industry Gets What It Wants on Tariffs
PHPC Pros – Kerry Stackpole: A Closer Look
Water Quality Association Radio Podcast – Kerry Stackpole of Plumbing Manufacturers International