Dealers

Feb 27 2008
With the expansion of the international marketplace for residential drinking water treatment products, there are many questions surrounding what...
Feb 27 2008
For some dealers, WQA certification and continuing education for employees may be on the back burner or a vague goal for the future. However,...
Feb 15 2008
Right at the outset, I have to note that it is Saturday, and I am in the office writing this piece. That should give you a clue that I haven’t...
Feb 5 2008
One of the most common problems employers face today is finding and keeping employees on staff who are the right fit for a particular job position....
Feb 5 2008
My wife developed some foot problems, so we were sent to a foot doctor. The doctor was in an office building on the second floor with no elevator. We...
Feb 5 2008
The Water Quality Association's (WQA) Gold Seal Program consists of five different departments: certification, laboratory, facility assessment,...
Feb 4 2008
Why isn’t there a place for those involved in industrial water treatment to get together and share information and knowledge? This is a question that...
Jan 31 2008
A key to success is adaptability—how you react to the challenges put before you will determine whether or not you will overcome them. While this is...
Jan 8 2008
In the spirit of industry forecasts and predictions for the new year, Water Quality Products asked Vincent Kent, president of Abendroth Water...
Jan 8 2008
Is one of the goals of your advertising plan to generate sales leads for your salespeople, representatives, distributors or resellers? If so,...
Jan 8 2008
If you are like many in the industry, you sit through seminars that your manufacturer, the Water Quality Association (WQA) and I have put on, hearing...
Jan 8 2008
Many filtration device manufacturers produce reliable products to protect the general public from lead, cysts, mercury and the many other...
Nov 27 2007
Almost all water dealers have websites by now, but how many are making sales from them? The problem is that many sites are geared to look good but...
Nov 27 2007
Most of us tend to think of product certification in terms of testing. Product testing is, after all, one of the cornerstones of product...
Nov 27 2007
Water Quality Products understands the importance of keeping up to date with current industry trends and information. We are pleased to bring you our...
Nov 9 2007
Now that water dealers have had suitable time to grieve the passing of telemarketing as a viable marketing technique, it is time for us to get on...
Nov 9 2007
Everyone in the drinking water industry knows that in order for a certification to hold any weight in the U.S., it must be ANSI-accredited. When a...
Nov 9 2007
Clearly, it is to the advantage of water improvement professionals to source quality products at a low price. To this end, many find it difficult to...
Oct 29 2007
When Carl Brenner, general manager of Quality Water Systems—an 80-person residential water treatment company serving five counties in Houston, Texas—...
Oct 12 2007
Every good-to-great company became a pioneer in the application of technology...” This is one of the answers Jim Collins, author of Good to Great,...