Dealer of the Month Profiles

April 11, 2013
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...
April 11, 2013
West Fraser Mills in Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada, received a demand order from the province’s Workmen’s Compensation Board to have...
April 11, 2013
The town of Hudson Bay, with a population of 1,500 people, is located in the Red Deer Valley, between the Porcupine and Pasquia Hills in northeast...
April 11, 2013
Nearly everyone involved in the restaurant industry has an interesting experience to tell. One such situation occurred in the northeastern U.S., in a...
April 11, 2013
Like 884 million people worldwide, the majority of Haitians lack access to safe water. This is no longer the case for the 4,900 residents of the...
March 29, 2013
In my travels across North America over the years, I have observed and documented the characteristics of people and companies to develop profiles. In...
March 29, 2013
Ongoing drought conditions in many parts of the U.S. are impacting water treatment systems using well water and municipal water alike. This can be...
March 29, 2013
The view out my window as I write is white — the snow is falling quickly and heavily, with up to 8 in. expected by the end of the day. Schools are...
March 29, 2013
CD Environmental owner and Manager Charlie Dill traveled a long road before reaching his final destination. He began working in the construction...
March 21, 2013
From bottled water bans to Hurricane Sandy relief, the International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) has been busy in recent months. Water Quality...
March 21, 2013
The water treatment world is getting ready to gather in Indianapolis for WQA Aquatech USA 2013. Focused on the point-of-use/point-of-entry industry...
March 20, 2013
When choosing pipe or fittings for any water application, the material options can be overwhelming. This was not always the case, though: For...
March 20, 2013
Since our son was diagnosed with autism, I have had the chance to speak to more than 1,000 nonprofit organizations. My message is, essentially: Greed...
March 20, 2013
The story of Pristine Water Treatment in Stafford, Va., begins with a postcard. In the early 1970s, Electrolux salesman Dan Hager received a postcard...
March 20, 2013
The Legionella bacterium, Legionella pneumophila — the fundamental agent of Legionnaires’ disease — is a water-based organism that causes infection...
March 15, 2013
Many water utilities across the U.S. are transitioning to chloramine for disinfection as an alternative to chlorine. This change is in response to...
March 15, 2013
Many owners of companies large and small assume that most consumers do not need financing, or believe that if they cannot pay for something outright...
March 15, 2013
The “F-word” — “financing” — provokes different reactions from different dealers. Some shout it from the street corners, embracing it and making it a...
March 15, 2013
In today’s residential water treatment market, competition for customers is becoming fiercer. It is a challenge to stay ahead of the competition. In...
March 15, 2013
With awareness of water quality issues on the rise, water-related charities are making big noise these days. Big events, like the recent Summit on...

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