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Thinking Out Loud: Rush Island Fun

I have been thinking a lot about how January brings back many memories for me. I used to relish the cold and the crispness of winter. Today, I think about staying warm, 24/7. Bruce Heberle Winter hunting was something I used to enjoy doing, especially with my Dad, brother and other family members. January was the perfect time to hunt rabbits. Never being much of a shot, any success I had was because I used… Read More

Wittichen Supply Names Kevin Davis Branch Manager

The Wittichen Supply location in Sheffield, Alabama has a new branch manager! Kevin Davis was promoted to branch manager effective January 1, 2021. He is taking over for Don McCormack who wants to transition toward retirement. Don has been named Sheffield Branch Buyer and will take over all the buying necessary for the branch, freeing up time for others to provide exceptional customer service. Kevin Davis Kevin most recently had been the assistant manager at… Read More

Where to Go to Earn New Business in 2021

By Bruce  Heberle With limited travel, due to Covid-19 concerns, where does a company go to reach new customers? Many in sales are trying to figure out what is the best way to sell in this changing work environment. A situation where they cannot travel to meet customers face to face. With goals to be met in 2021 how does a sales professional reach those targets? Bruce Heberle I have found contacting new customers by… Read More

Is Alabama the Best State to Own or Buy an HVAC Company?

Let’s be clear. Alabama is a great state if you want to buy or sell a heating and air company. Alabama has been a hidden gem for entrepreneurs in the HVAC business, but not anymore. A variety of market forces have propelled the state to the top of the list for aspiring owners. “It’s a hot market,” says Patrick Lange, business broker with Business Modification Group. “I get calls all the time… Read More

R.E. Michel Company of Montgomery Announces Winner of Fire Tablet

I have been thinking a lot about small town Christmas traditions. What were your family traditions? What did your family do that made Christmas special? Do you still feel the magic of Christmas? The other day I was listening to the Garth Brooks radio channel. He was talking about how Christmas was always special to his family. Garth’s favorite Christmas memory was when he was four or five years old; it happened on Christmas morning. Read More

M&A Supply Company Moving to New Birmingham Location

Shane Studer, Alabama Regional Sales Manager for M&A Supply, is pleased to announce that in January their company will be moving to a new location in Birmingham. The facility will be located at 201 37th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama 35222. The branch telephone number remains 205-731-2650. Shane Studer M&A Supply, a family-owned business based out of Brentwood, Tennessee, was founded in 1969. They have 17 total locations, with multiple branches in Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee. Read More