Polar Bear Water Distillers has been repurchased by the original owner, Ehreth Horinek, President of Precision Design & Mfg. Inc. He sold the company in 1998 and, since then, it has changed hands several times. Precision Design acquired the Polar Bear inventory, website and phone lines and will provide parts and service on all existing units, as well as offering the Precision line of water distillers and commercial water equipment.?

Effective immediately, Purolite has added a raw materials surcharge to all orders, due to unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. Petroleum-based raw materials have been quick to adjust to the increased pricing and regional volatility. Included in these raw materials are several key chemicals used in the manufacture of ion exchange resins and adsorbents. “It is our hope that the political issues that have caused these sudden increases are resolved soon, and the raw material prices return to prior levels,” said Jacob Brodie, Vice President. “Once our costs decrease, the surcharge will be removed. We thank all of our customers for their understanding during these unstable times.”?

During WQA Aquatech USA 2011 in San Antonio, TX, Arrow Industries raffled off an iPod Touch, and out of more than 160 entrants, Ivan Garcia, Vice President, Aquality Products, Inc., North Port, FL was selected as the winner. “We would like to thank everyone for stopping by our booth at the show,” said John Ridgely, President of Arrow Industries. “The big participation in our raffle is just a small indicator of how successful and well attended Aquatech was this year.”?


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