That was the upbeat message delivered by ASA President Jack Hester and keynote speaker David Kohler to the 400+ attendees at the 74th annual convention of the Southern Wholesalers Association, held March 14-16 in Orlando.
In 1896, Halsey W. Taylor lost his father to an outbreak of typhoid fever caused by contaminated water. In 1912, he developed a sanitary drinking fountain he named "The Puritan," and began producing it in Warren, Ohio.
PVF insiders paint a more positive marketplace outlook going forward, but still with a hint of caution sprinkled in. SWA President David Popek helps PHCP distributor VAMAC thrive in the Mid-Atlantic region. Read more stories in 2017 August Issue.