Zurn Food Drive Doubles 2013 Total

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Zurn Industries LLC
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Food donations collected from employees at Zurn Industries totaled more than 17,900 lb

Employees of Zurn Industries LLC more than doubled the amount collected for a food drive compared to 2013’s total, benefiting the people served by local food banks across the country.

As a whole, Zurn raised a total of 17,980.3 lb of food, or 23.66 lb per associate across the U.S. and Canada. This is the fourth consecutive year that Zurn conducted the pre-Thanksgiving holiday food drive.

“This was a corporate-wide effort that helped those in need and lifted the spirits of all Zurn associates who took part,” said Miranda Schmidt, senior marketing content specialist for Zurn.

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January 22, 2015

Blueair Founder Brings Air Pollution Issue to Light

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Blueair
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A study by Friends of the Earth Scotland reveals that pollution levels around the world are breaking limits

Blueair, a Sweden-based provider of indoor air cleaning technology appliances, said a recent Friends of the Earth claim that air pollution in Scotland is creating a public health crisis highlights the lack of public awareness about toxic pollutants in the air people breathe both outside and inside their homes and offices.

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January 15, 2015

DB Pump & Supply to Inspect Border Patrol Potable Water Supply

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Doodlebug Enterprises Inc.
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The efforts will ensure border control agents have access to reliable drinking water

Doodlebug Enterprises Inc., which also goes by the name DB Pump & Supply, announced that it is currently involved in an open contract to provide inspections and replacement water filtration supplies to the Department of Human Services' (DHS) Border Patrol via AirGo USA. It will evaluate water treatment systems and make recommendations for the appropriate water filtration system components and corresponding pumps.

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January 5, 2015

Cantel Medical Acquires Pure Water Solutions Inc.

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Cantel Medical
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The acquisition expands Cantel Medical to the southeastern United States

Cantel Medical Corp. announced that it acquired the assets of Pure Water Solutions Inc. for a purchase price of $11.9 million in cash consideration. Headquartered in Ridgeland, Miss., Pure Water Solutions provides water purification and treatment services for commercial, industrial, laboratory and medical customers out of eight regional offices throughout the southeastern U.S. 

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January 5, 2015

Residential Water Treatment Equipment Demand will Grow in Asia Pacific, Research Finds

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TechNavio
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A growing demand for potable water in the Asia Pacific region will transform the region’s residential water treatment equipment market

A new market research report on the residential water treatment equipment market in the Asia Pacific region by TechNavio reveals an expected growth at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.53 percent from 2014-2019.

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December 24, 2014

AWWA: SDWA Anniversary Cause to Celebrate, 'Renew Our Commitment' to Safe Water

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American Water Works Assn.
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AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking

Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.

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December 18, 2014

Up in the Cloud

Collaboration, business continuance and cross-device document usage are just a few of the reasons why I love having our company’s e-mail and office documents in the cloud. Cloud services such as Google Apps for Business and Microsoft 360 continue to improve their services and offer efficiencies across the board, making onsite e-mail servers and tape backups a thing of the past for an increasing number of companies. There is no company too large or too small to benefit from cloud services. I will go over some of the advantages and options with you here.

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The benefits of cloud services for business

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Joel Hughes is a founding principal of MediaPress Studios, a subsidiary of Scranton Gillette Communications Inc. Hughes can be reached at jhughes@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1015.

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December 1, 2014
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December 1, 2014
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State of the Industry 2014

Keeping up with current industry trends and information is key to business success. With that in mind, WQP is pleased to bring you its eighth annual State of the Industry Report, which includes valuable information on the water treatment industry and its trends.

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An assessment of the water treatment industry

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December 1, 2014
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December 1, 2014
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A Positive Approach

As we close out the year, businesses are busy evaluating 2014 and planning and budgeting for 2015. Earlier this fall, we asked a random sampling of WQP readers to share their thoughts on the year past and the year ahead in our 2014 State of the Industry survey.

The results revealed an industry that faces many hurdles in the coming year, but is positive about the future.

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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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December 1, 2014
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December 1, 2014
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3M Releases Water Dealer iPad Sales App

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3M Purification Inc.
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App is customized for each dealer, designed to support entire sales cycle

3M Purification Inc. introduced a new iPad sales app for its 3M Authorized Water Dealers, called the 3M Water Dealer Sales App.

“[The app] helps combine the brand power of 3M with the dealer’s own water quality expertise for a sophisticated, engaging and interactive sales experience,” 3M said in a statement. The tool was designed to help 3M dealer sales representatives educate homeowners about water quality issues, demonstrate products and communicate over the entire course of the purchase cycle.

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November 18, 2014