Category Archives: Articles

“An Overview of the BPA Controversy”

“An Overview of the BPA Controversy” by Joe Doss, President and CEO, International Bottled Water Association In the past few years, there has been a great deal of controversy and scrutiny concerning Bisphenol-A (BPA), a component of polycarbonate plastic. Some scientists, legislators and environmentalists have voiced various and often conflicting opinions on BPA and its…
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Meeting Stresses Caused by Recession & Reducing Costs

Meeting Stresses Caused by Recession & Reducing Costs by Dr. Fred Garrett, dvm, CEO Nantze Springs Bottling Company During this time when most business’s have been stressed out due to the recession and to the sharp reduction of pricing structures caused by heavy competition among the large end bottlers, it becomes necessary for all companies…
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I have a spring!

I have a spring! by Clay Bell, Vice President & General Manager, Melwood Springs Water Co. “I have a spring and it has the purest water that has ever been tested. I want to get in the bottle water business.” How many of us have had this call, I personally get about 2 a week.…
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Suggestive Selling

Suggestive Selling by Allen Wankat, Culligan International Ever been to McDonald’s, Burger King, or Wendy’s? Immediately after the order is placed, the counter person always has one of several questions to ask: “Would you like fries with that?” or “Would you like to supersize that?” or “Would you like an apple pie with that?” and…
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