‘Husker Heaven: United Distributors Inc.—From Cheyen...
By Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor Custom sports bottles, gourmet office coffee, ozone air purification, softeners, reverse osmosis, ultraviolet and water filtration systems, multi-stage point-of-use treatment coolers, a retail showroom, home builders program, commercial/industrial […]
Parlaying a Radon Course into a Million-Dollar Business— A...
By Ronald Y. Perez Air & Water Quality Inc. 219 Roosevelt Trail Windham, ME 04062 (800) 892-9655 (207) 892-0336 (fax) www.awqinc.com Owner: Mike Gelberg Employees: 11—one president, one vice president, one sales/marketing manager, one full-time […]
Missouri Culligan of Tri Lakes Follows Branson from Sleepyto...
By Steven Delgado, WC&P Senior Editor In 1969, the Tri-Lakes area of Southwest Missouri didn’t have the notoriety across “country” it does today. Neither did water conditioning, for that matter, but that didn’t stop Larry […]
Selling System Longevity in the Land of Enchantment
By Steven Delgado, Senior Editor When potential customers ask Pete Ostwald how long his reverse osmosis (RO) membranes or his softening units will last, he always answers them truthfully: “I don’t know.” “I have a […]
Providing Star Quality Service: Star Water Systems of Lebano...
By Susan Tom Almost lost between the state capital in Salem and the University of Oregon in Eugene is Lebanon, a small town of 12,000 people that to some would seem as forgettable as its […]
The Abendroths of Fort Atkinson, Wis.— Life is Good When Y...
By Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor In December 1963, Curt Abendroth—at age 25—got a job offer he “couldn’t refuse.” That’s because it came from his father, Renville “Pat” Abendroth, who started Abendroth Water Conditioning […]
Coming Full Circle with the Big Three—EcoWater Systems of ...
By Steven Delgado, WC&P Senior Editor Blowing a knee during a family holiday football game was one of the best career moves Ken Gibson ever made. The painful injury effectively dissolved a sales job offer […]
Secondwind Environmental of Manchester, N.H.
By Christine Gillette Secondwind Environmental prides itself on taking a different approach to the business of water purification. One of only five companies in New Hampshire that lists certified employees with the national Water Quality […]
All Along the Wassatch: Superior Soft Water in the Land of t...
By Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor More than five generations of Lambournes have called the valley between Utah Lake and the Great Salt Lake home. They were among the wave of Mormon settlers that […]