Flying Solo

As an American female owner of a water treatment equipment dealership in Baja California Sur, Mexico, Barbara Manfrediz considers herself to be “a bit of a novelty.” 

Manfrediz moved to Mexico from Arizona in 2010 with no experience in the water treatment industry. Shortly after purchasing a water treatment system for her home, she was hired as a representative for the company that sold her the system. In March 2014, she opened her own business: Water Ways Baja. The dealership serves homes and businesses in the southern portion of the Baja California Peninsula.

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Arizona woman launches successful water treatment dealership in Mexico

About The Author: 

Amy McIntosh is associate editor for WQP. McIntosh can be reached at amcintosh@sgcmail.com or 847.954.7966.

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September 2, 2015
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Water Conditioning System

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The ScaleNet anti-scale water conditioning system eliminates hard water scale with virtually no homeowner maintenance, no salt additives and no electricity. The system prevents destructive scale build-up on pipe, valves and other plumbing system components using template-assisted crystallization technology, which attracts hardness minerals and converts them into harmless particles that float freely through the system.

MTN Products Adds Managing Director of Asian Operations

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MTN Products
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Larry Brookes will be located at the company's factory in China

MTN Products and Water Solutions (HK) Ltd. announced the addition of Larry Brookes as managing director of Asian operations. In this role, Brookes will manage all aspects of Water Solutions (HK) Ltd.’s water cooler and beverage machine manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, product development and engineering. He will be permanently located at the company’s factory in China, and all Water Solutions Asian employees will report to him.

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August 18, 2015

National Swimming Pool Foundation Adds Public Relations Specialist

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National Swimming Pool Foundation
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Jacki Krumnow will be in charge of the organization's news media outreach and contribute to its blog

The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) appointed Jacki Krumnow this past June to the position of public relations specialist.

“Hiring Jacki as the public relations specialist is a natural evolution for the growth of NSPF,” said Alex Antoniou, chief marketing and information officer for NSPF. “We are excited for what the future holds for us, and Jacki’s skills and talents will play a major role in shaping the future for NSPF.”

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August 7, 2015

Nelsen Corp. Adds Mechanical Engineer

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Nelsen Corp.
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Justin Pickett will engineer designs and assist in the managing of quotations and the customer ordering process

Nelsen Corp. announced the addition of a mechanical engineer, Justin Pickett, to its engineering department. Pickett’s responsibilities include assisting in the managing of quotations and customer ordering process, while engineering designs to meet customer requirements. 

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August 4, 2015

RO System

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The IsoTwist PureWaterMachine is an under-sink RO filter system optimized to treat city water using the existing water pressure. It makes up to 50 gpd of great-tasting water while taking up less space. The proprietary twist-off disposable filters are designed to make installation and replacement quick, easy and sanitary. Choose four or five stages of filtration to ensure premium water taste and quality. The system comes ready to install with connection hardware, tubing, faucet and instruction manual.

 

Brochure

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United States Resin Co. has been in the water conditioning industry since 1976, providing resin for all residential, commercial and industrial applications. Its range of products includes ion exchange resin, filter media, exchange tanks, poly tanks and more. The company offers one-stop shopping for all filtration needs. 

A Friendly Face

When Daniel Scott got his start in the water industry a decade ago, a job with a plumbing company was simply that—a job. “To be completely honest, I needed a job at the time and I found a plumber who was hiring,” he said. “I found out that I loved it and was super good at it.” That job quickly blossomed into a career, and Scott gained experience working with both residential and commercial plumbing applications.

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Utah company finds success with balance of water treatment & plumbing

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Kate Cline is managing editor of WQP. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

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July 1, 2015
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FWQA Adds New Members to Board of Directors

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Florida Water Quality Assn.
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New board members were announced during the business meeting of the association's annual convention at the Caribe Royale Resort

The Florida Water Quality Assn. (FWQA) named Amanda Moore, Michael Lester and Todd Mosteller to the 2015-2016 board of directors at its annual convention on June 12, 2015.

Moore is vice president of Atlantic Filter Corp., a full-service OEM of water treatment equipment in south Florida. Moore brings more than 18 years of experience in the water treatment industry to FWQA. She is certified by the Water Quality Assn. as a Certified Water Specialist.

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June 19, 2015

Hydrotech Launches Redesigned Website

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Hydrotech
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The website features an area specifically for dealers

Hydrotech announced the launch of the company’s newly redesigned website.

The website features a clean design with easy navigation and accessible information. New product information and manuals are available in the products section, where products are separated by product lines. The dealer protected area allows Hydrotech dealers to access marketing material, online product order forms and more.

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June 10, 2015
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