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Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

Customer Service and FIRST LEGO League

By Cheryl Landsman, Customer Service Manager, Credit Manager, Returns Manager, Accounts Receivable, Collections, Reporting

My day job at PRIER Products is Customer Service Manager. In Customer Service, we enter purchase orders while taking calls from homeowners, plumbers, contractors, sales reps and of course, our distributors. By night, I am a coach and mentor to kids in FIRST® LEGO® League.

By Scott Brady, Research, Development and Engineering Manager

Here at PRIER, we take great pride in the products that we manufacture and innovate. Subsequently, PRIER’s motto is “Innovative. Reliable. Value...Built for Life!” 

February 25, 2015 – Grandview, MO – PRIER Products is proud to announce the appointment of two new associates: Scott Brady as Research, Development and Engineering Manager and Greg Mertes as Production Supervisor.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 14:24

Why Build a Culture of Giving?

By Nick Manning, President

As I have written in the past, PRIER’s Mission Statement is very important to me.  It is my barometer for the decision making process at PRIER.  A couple of the tenets of the Mission Statement, namely, To Operate Under The Will of God and To Treat All Relationships with Respect and Professionalism, are the reasons why PRIER decided, years ago, that as a business we would tithe, or give away 10% of our profits to worthy causes. 

February 11, 2015 – Grandview, MO – PRIER is proud to introduce and announce a new, top quality product for the mild climate commercial building industries. The innovative C-633 Series is a heavy duty commercial wall hydrant designed specifically with contractors, engineers and wholesalers in mind. 

By Brady Poskin, Plant Manager

At PRIER, we are always looking for ways to continuously improve; therefore, having a finely tuned supply chain is an essential, ongoing effort that makes us better. In order to do so, we persistently assess how each process in our supply chain adds customer value, and we try to eliminate everything else that does not. The initial tendency is to only look inward for improvements; however, we have found tremendous opportunities outside of our four walls where we have eliminated waste and enhanced overall performance.

Thursday, 22 January 2015 15:34

Pretty is as Pretty Does

By Cindy Coats, Controller

One of my mother’s sayings was, “pretty is as pretty does.” When I think of that saying, whether I am repeating it or something reminds me of it; I can see my mother’s face and I can hear her voice.  Depending on what brings it to mind, my mother’s image changes. She could be pleased, disappointed or frustrated. Here at PRIER, we strive for “A-Quality” in everything we do. You might not think of plumbing products as being “pretty,” but when a product performs the way you want it to, it is a beautiful thing!

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