Dealer of the Month Profiles

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...
December 1, 2014
Collaboration, business continuance and cross-device document usage are just a few of the reasons why I love having our company’s e-mail and office...
December 1, 2014
As many WQP readers know, running a water dealership is no small feat. It is much more than knowing how to diagnose water problems and install...
December 1, 2014
Keeping up with current industry trends and information is key to business success. With that in mind, WQP is pleased to bring you its eighth annual...
December 1, 2014
As we close out the year, businesses are busy evaluating 2014 and planning and budgeting for 2015. Earlier this fall, we asked a random sampling of...
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...

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