“More sales calls, on more customers, more often,” is the mantra of Mega Western Sales. Based in Gardena, CA, the company employs around 100 people covering a sprawling territory that includes virtually all of California, Nevada and Arizona.
It has been a very good year, and PHCP wholesalers surveyed by SUPPLY HOUSE TIMES are projecting more of the same for fiscal 2006. Last year we reported that a record percentage of responding wholesalers enjoyed higher sales in 2004 and about 95% projected sales would rise again in 2005. The number of responding PHCP wholesalers who achieved those sales increases in fiscal 2005 was even higher: 95.8%.
When it comes to plumbing and heating, China has big problems. A quickening pace of urbanization has left China with 661 cities that are home to about 42% of its 1.3 billion people. Yet, much of China's vast land mass is arid. Its per capita water resources are equal to only about a quarter of the world average.