Creating the Optimal Financing Process
By Phil Layher Adeclining economy, corporate financial scandals and the advent of worldwide terrorism all contributed to a significantly tighter consumer credit market for water treatment dealers over the last couple of years. Major finance […]
Softener Certification—Standard 44 Capacity Testing
By Rick Andrew We’ve all seen the advertised capacity claims associated with water softeners—“35,000 grain capacity,” for example. But where do these claims come from? One would imagine the claimed capacity has something to do […]
No Long Lazy Days of Summer for the State WQAs
By Ronald Y. Pérez This summer, like most, finds the state as sociations holding special events and conferences. The Florida WQA held their annual convention at the Caribe Royal Resort in Orlando, FL from June […]
Cultivating the Rich Soil in the Garden State: Aqua Mech of...
By Ronald Y. Pérez Quotable: “The WQA is doing a great job but I think this industry needs to take a long look at where this certification is going. We need to weed out the […]
Security and Regulatory Compliance: A Quantitative Risk Mana...
By Art Drake Summary: National security has affected all people and industries since 9/11. One of those involves water treatment and operators of such equipment. One security company has a multi-stage solution to the increase […]
Picking the Right People for the Job—Personal Profile Anal...
By Frank Roman How do I find the right people for the job?” is probably one of the hardest questions a water treatment dealer has to answer. In most cases, the dealer isn’t of the […]
Skimming More Efficiency from Your Pool
By Jim Siebert Summary: Maintaining clear, silky swimming pool water can be a hassle, especially if you have to deal with oils and other pollutants that bathers leave behind. Luckily for pool owners, a new […]
Soap: The Antique Makes a Comeback
By Martin Schachter Summary: It used to be the biggest closer for water treatment dealers—in the days when softeners were virtually the sole product—was soap, since softened water required less of it for sudsier suds. […]
Great Lakes names new officers Jeffrey Potrzebowski and Maurizio Butti were elected corporate officers of Great Lakes Chemical Corp., of Indianapolis, a leading producer of specialty chemicals and consumer products. Potrzebowski, who joined the company […]
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