The company for which Parisian Jerome Papaya works, Puribec, started as a Kinetico water softener dealer primarily serving residential customers in the mid-sized Quebecois city of Rimouski. Today, it is the province’s official provider of Kinetico products, and has expanded its business to serve small commercial, municipal and industrial businesses, with 20 dealers in Quebec and some operations in West Africa. As the company has grown and evolved, so has Papaya’s career in the industry.
It All Started in Paris
Starting in a mid-sized city in Quebec, one company now extends its services to West Africa
I am guessing that many of you, like me, are master procrastinators. Case in point: I am writing this editorial letter on the day it is due. While some things, like my editorial letter, can be accomplished correctly and effectively even at the eleventh hour, there are some aspects of running a company that could negatively affect your business if you put off implementing them.
Managing Editor Kate Cline shares the negative impact procrastination can have on a business
The Water Quality Research Foundation is seeking comments on two new proposed projects for 2015
With only three months remaining in its Investing in Your Future Capital Campaign, the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) is eager to kick off its next research proje
The association announced several changes to its organizational structure
The Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) board of governors recently returned from its annual retreat and strategy session, and announced several important updates.
POU Series housings and filters, part of the ONE Filtration Simplified product offering, are designed for simple and easy installation while being ecofriendly. The filter housing is reusable once the internal cartridge has reached its useful life. The high-capacity, high-flow filters with low pressure drop feature Direct Connect installation to connect directly to the kitchen or bathroom cold water faucet for full-flow filtration.
Bluewater was shortlisted as a Transform Awards Europe finalist
Swedish-based Bluewater brand and its London public relations and brand communications strategist, David Noble of Rocket Content Marketing Ltd., have been shortlisted as a 2015 Transform Awards Europe finalist in three brand communication categories.
Amway was announced as a dignitary partner by the Water Quality Research Foundation
The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) welcomed Amway as a dignitary partner of its Investing in Your Future Campaign. According to the foundation, Amway's leadership commitment of $125,000 will make a tremendous difference as it strives to enhance its research efforts for the betterment of the water quality industry.
WQRF also welcomed Amway as the newest member on the Campaign National Steering Committee.
The FWQA will host its annual convention and trade show June 11 to 13
The Florida Water Quality Assn. (FWQA) announced its 2015 convention and trade show, scheduled for June 11 to 13, 2015, at Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla.
This year’s event will kicked off with the Rusty Schoenthaler Annual Golf Tournament at Hawk’s Landing Golf Course on Thursday, June 11. That evening, attendees will enjoy hospitality suites, which are not only an occasion for fellowship with other water conditioning professionals, but also a networking opportunity.
Richard Thron of Mantyla Well Drilling Inc. will lead national board
The National Ground Water Assn.’s (NGWA) 2015 national and divisional boards feature a number of new officers and directors.
Before I delve into this topic, I should point out that I am not an expert in the fields of mental or physical health, but I have racked up plenty of my own experience with them during my past 16 years in this industry. I even tried looking up some statistics before writing this, but in the short time I spent searching online, all I found were articles telling people how they should be. So I am hoping this article will, if nothing else, be thought provoking. And, I will admit, writing it is forcing me to take an uncomfortable look at myself and how I live my life.