The quick-change, auto shutoff, environmentally friendly QT drinking water filter is ideal for water cooler and residential filter applications. Removing the filter body from the head automatically switches off the water. An integral mounting bracket incorporated into the head makes installation quick. Push-fit connections in the head, available in either ¼- or 3/8-in. sizes, ensure rapid connection.
No-Drip faucets have a chrome-plated polypropylene HFSL body with ¾-in. 16 UNF threads. They mount to dispensers and containers with a ¾-in. hole dia-meter. They use standard H Line uppers, including the 2-5PSC bonnet and child-resistant Touch Guard upper. Rated for ambient and cold temperatures, the faucets have flow rates of 1.51 gpm. They are ideal for glass, plastic and ceramic beverage and water dispensers and containers.
LaMar Hunt will advance Pionetics’ business development efforts in the POU water cooler industry
Pionetics named LaMar Hunt vice president of water coolers. Hunt will be based in Florida; however, he will serve clients around the globe and his primary role will be to advance Pionetics’ business development efforts in the point-of-use (POU) water cooler industry.
MCA Smart Technology couples advanced tank technology with electronics to make complex solutions easy. It is incorporated into a wide variety of Water Quality Assn.- and NSF/ANSI 44-certified water softeners, producing high service flow rates with a trickle of water to drain. It also includes filtration solutions for problem waters. Backwash bed expansion is 25% greater than conventional systems, saving gallons of water and keeping filtration media cleaner.
2013 Culligan Dealer Service and Performance Awards announced
Culligan Intl. announced its 2013 Culligan Dealer Service Awards and Culligan Dealer Performance Awards. The awards recognize the outstanding service, leadership and entrepreneurship of dealers nationwide. Individuals who have reached five-year milestones with the company are honored.
Especially noteworthy are the individuals who have logged 25 years or more with the company, including seven who are celebrating 50-plus years as Culligan dealer franchisees. Eleven dealers also are being recognized for their excellent sales performance.
Regular water well cleaning is vital for maintaining acceptable water quality and operational efficiency, and lowering maintenance costs. Water Quality Products Assistant Editor Amy McIntosh spoke with Neil Mansuy of Subsurface Technologies Inc. about the importance of regular water well cleaning and how it impacts overall well health.
The importance of regular water well cleaning and its impact on overall well health
It is no secret that every business wants to find the magic solution that will profitably increase business year over year. We have all sought that proverbial silver bullet. However, in nearly 20 years of working in the marketing and direct marketing industry, I can offer this advice on finding the silver bullet solution to marketing: You will probably find it with a leprechaun and a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
Consistent marketing for customers new & old
Agreement is a part of the ingredient branding program focused on residential drinking water
Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS) has signed on its sixth trademark licensee as a part of the newly launched Filmtec reverse osmosis (RO) ingredient branding program. This program is designed to help improve residential water treatment through collaboration with well-known local brands. Haier Group, a multinational home appliances and consumer electronics company, is the latest official licensee to partner with Dow to help enhance the quality of residential water for consumers in China.
New President Richard Mest points to upcoming industry challenges and opportunities
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) elected Pottstown, Pa., resident Richard Mest of Master Water Conditioning Corp. as association president. The election took place at WQA Aquatech USA 2013 in Indianapolis.
Mest is a longtime leader in the industry, most recently earning the WQA Key Award in 2011, honoring his qualities of leadership in his company, industry and various associations, and local civic and community activities.
Independent survey finds more willingness to pay for water treatment
More than half of Americans have concerns about the quality of their water – and are increasingly showing a willingness to pay for treatment in the home.
These are among the conclusions of an independent survey released at the WQA Aquatech USA 2013 convention. The random sample survey, conducted by Applied Research-West Inc., offers a look into Americans' evolving attitudes about their water.
"As awareness increases, consumers are looking more and more for ways to protect themselves and their families," said Dave Haataja, executive director of the Water Quality Assn.