Dealer of the Month Profiles

July 1, 2015
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...
June 3, 2015
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...
June 3, 2015
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...
June 3, 2015
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...
June 3, 2015
Jim and Martha Rabb founded Rabb Water Systems in 1951 in Plymouth, Ind. Ten years later, they relocated to Warsaw, Ind., and the dealership has been...
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 10, 2015
A family atmosphere is a hallmark of the water quality industry. Many companies are family owned and operated, with water treatment knowledge and...
March 10, 2015
Although WQP’s history goes back just 20 years, the water quality industry has a rich history that reaches back a lot further. WQP is pleased to...
March 10, 2015
The water quality industry has a rich history, and the key to its success is to use that past to inform the future. As we reflect on the past 20...
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 12, 2015
Imagine for a moment that you have decided to open your business all over again. For argument’s sake, let’s say you have moved into a brick-and-...
February 11, 2015
Follow-ups: In my experience, hardly anyone does them — but that is precisely one of the biggest reasons that you should be doing them. No one else...
February 11, 2015
Nowadays it seems every discussion on growing a business or even surviving the current economic conditions begins with: “How can I do more with what...
February 11, 2015
The company for which Parisian Jerome Papaya works, Puribec, started as a Kinetico water softener dealer primarily serving residential customers in...
February 11, 2015
I am guessing that many of you, like me, are master procrastinators. Case in point: I am writing this editorial letter on the day it is due. While...
February 5, 2015
The company for which Parisian Jerome Papaya works, Puribec, started as a Kinetico water softener dealer primarily serving residential customers in...
January 16, 2015
Before I delve into this topic, I should point out that I am not an expert in the fields of mental or physical health, but I have racked up plenty of...
January 16, 2015
Water treatment can be a complex problem to solve, depending on which contaminants may be present and the desired water quality. There are a variety...
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...

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