Smart Strategies for the Future

Still Going Strong

Dennis Martin’s success story is a classic tale of hard work and quality service. As owner of his namesake company, Martin Water Conditioning, he remembers when it was just himself with one other employee, working out of his garage in Myerstown, Pa.

That was 37 years ago.

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Martin Water Conditioning prides itself on its knowledgeable employees

Publication Date: 
February 25, 2009
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February 25, 2009
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Smooth Sailing

Dealer Forecast

Our Industry Forecast section includes predictions for 2010 from key players within the industry. To get a dealer’s perspective on what lies ahead in 2010, WQP Managing Editor Rebecca Wilhelm spoke to Vincent “Vince” Kent, MP, CWS-I, CI, president of Abendroth Water Conditioning in Fort Atkinson, Wis., and 2009-2010 WQA president.

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January 19, 2010
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Is Your In-Home Demo Working Hard Enough?

Keys to a hard-working in-home demo

About The Author: 

Carl Davidson is director of Sales and Management Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in sales and management video training, recruiting and live seminars exclusively for the water equipment industry. A free demonstration video and list of products and topics is available at 800.941.0068. Send comments on this article to him at [email protected]; www.carldavidson.com.

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January 19, 2010
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2010: Restructuring for Growth

Predictions for the coming year from industry leaders

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January 19, 2010
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Wholehearted Involvement

After reading up on water conditioning, in 1949 grocery store owner and butcher R.C. Pat Abendroth began operating Abendroth Water Conditioning out of his garage. Passed down through three generations since, today the Ft. Atkinson, Wis., family business is run by Vincent “Vince” M. Kent, MP, CWS-I, CI, the husband of Abendroth’s granddaughter Linda.

Business Success

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When it comes to industry participation, 2009-2010 WQA president leads by example

Publication Date: 
December 16, 2009
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December 16, 2009
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The Call Back Commitment

Being committed to call backs can increase your sales

About The Author: 

Carl Davidson is director of Sales and Management Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in sales and management video training, recruiting and live seminars exclusively for the water equipment industry. A free demonstration video and list of products and topics is available at 800.941.0068. Send comments on this article to him at [email protected]; www.carldavidson.com.

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December 4, 2009
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State of the Industry 2009

An assessment of the water treatment industry

Activation Date: 
December 4, 2009
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