Dealer of the Month Profiles

May 5, 2015
Living in the Rocky Mountains certainly has its benefits—and they are not limited to the majestic views and quick access to the ski slopes.  As...
April 1, 2015
The origin of Mast Family Culligan dates back to 1975, when Dale Mast purchased the Fort Myers, Fla., franchise after entering the water treatment...
March 5, 2015
Leonard Keener started Toledo Water Conditioning in 1947. After he returned from serving his country in World War II, he decided to open a business...
February 5, 2015
The company for which Parisian Jerome Papaya works, Puribec, started as a Kinetico water softener dealer primarily serving residential customers in...
December 31, 2014
Since its first location opened nearly 35 years ago, Professional Water Systems Inc. has succeeded through a combination of family values and...
November 6, 2014
Like many water dealerships around the U.S., Culligan of Yuma is small, family-owned, and keeps close ties to its customers in Yuma, Ariz. But unlike...
November 1, 2014
Like many small water business owners, Montana native Archie Thomas, president of Kinetico Quality Water of Missoula and Ravalli, began his career in...
October 1, 2014
In the early 1980s, Bob Hoey earned his certification as both a Water Quality Assn. Certified Water Specialist and Certified Sales Representative. He...
August 28, 2014
Before Casey Taylor become president of Waterlogic West, he worked for Taylor Made Water System, a family run business in Northern California started...
July 31, 2014
NMP Water Systems has been around since 1985, but the company today hardly resembles that of 30 years ago. Originally, the NMP name stood for Nature’...
June 30, 2014
“The water business is in my blood,” said Jay Hellenbrand, president of Advanced Water Solutions, Ventura County, Calif., about his passion for the...
June 2, 2014
“Be honest, be fair, and be knowledgeable.” That has been Travis Mast’s motto since he took over the day-to-day operations of Mast Water Technology...
April 28, 2014
Although Matthew Mahany has worked in the industry for almost 15 years, the water industry was not always in his plans. His original plan was to work...
April 1, 2014
Blue Ribbon Pelham Waters has been a part of the Fort Dodge, Iowa, community for decades, but not as one business - as two. In May 2010, Steve...
March 6, 2014
Tri-County Water in Jackson, Mich., has been the Watts’ family business for almost three generations. According to Daniel Watts, general manager, his...
February 4, 2014
In 1989, Secondwind Environmental opened its doors in Manchester, N.H., bringing new life to water treatment in the state and a new career for its...
January 2, 2014
In 1993, Scott Hillman got out of the U.S. Air Force in Indiana, met a young lady, married and set up roots. He began working for a water treatment...
December 2, 2013
West Carolina Water Treatment opened its doors in January 1996 as a husband-wife team servicing the western counties of North Carolina. But when...
November 7, 2013
DeWayne Hanes got his start in the water industry in Nebraska in 1965 when he began working for a Culligan dealership. After leaving Culligan, he...
September 26, 2013
Matt and Catherine Gilby purchased Southeast Texas Water in January 2011, and with the new adventure came old ties. Catherine is carrying on the...

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