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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Utah company finds success with balance of water treatment & plumbing
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.
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.
In the water business, things are rarely easy, so it is tempting to think that only the “smart” or the “lucky” are able to succeed. Frankly, it usually has less to do with luck or IQ and more to do with good timing and the ability to manage change, as stated by marketing expert Leon C. Megginson in his most famous quote, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.”
Creating & implementing a plan for making changes in your business
In my last article (“Focus on the Follow-Up,” February 2015), I was pretty direct about my opinions on why you should be scheduling and completing follow-up visits with your customers, but in case you missed it, I will sum it up: I think follow-ups should always be done, and I believe there are few, if any, legitimate reasons for not doing them.
Procedures & recommendations for follow-up visits with your customers
Each month, WQP features a dealer as Dealer of the Month. This spring, we conducted a survey to ask our readers which dealer of the 12 featured in 2014 they felt was deserving of the moniker “Dealer of the Year.” With a resounding 87% majority, they selected Scott Hillman of Integrity Plumbing & Water Treatment in Franklinville, N.Y., as the 2014 Dealer of the Year honoree.
Learning & Growing
WQP’s 2014 Dealer of the Year shares tips for success