HPC Dealer/Distributor Newsletter – October

HPC Fire Inspired Innovation & Education Center…Another Example of Raising the Bar In The Outdoor Fire Feature Market!

Innovation & Education Center

HPC would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all who joined in celebrating the grand opening of our new Education and Training Center. The opening of this new facility would not have been possible if it weren’t for the hard work of each and every team member. It was a wonderful celebration and a true culmination of everyone’s efforts.

Innovation and Education Center

We are excited to enhance the knowledge around our product lines. Contact Chuck Parsons at ChuckP@HPCFire.com to book your onsite trainings. HPC has curated training materials providing education around our offerings. In addition, Our team is willing to create individualized trainings around consumer and dealer needs.

Training Facility Display Items:

  • Forno de Pizza Oven (2)
  • Copper Bowls
  • Aluminum Bowls
  • Evo360
  • Burner Wall
  • Sport Pit
  • 96” Torpedo H-Burner
  • RTF
Innovation and Education Center Products

Trade Show Season Kickoff:

HPC is gearing up for Trade Show Season. As a leader in the industry, we will be partaking in some of the biggest shows advertising products to service all your clients’ needs. The GEI Hardscape show will take place in Louisville KY October 19-21. Be sure to stop by our indoor booth located at 40027. There our team will be displaying our signature Aluminum Bowl as well as our portable Sport Pit. While at our booth be sure to take advantage of the opportunity to register for a chance to win an HPC Sport Pit. Next, make your way to HPC’s Outdoor Booth located at 4000D. HPC’s Training Trailer will be displaying our Tiki Torches, Copper Bowl Series, Aluminum series, a Sport pit as well as a Forno de Pizza Oven from our outdoor cooking series. In addition to our displays, we have set aside time to meet with pertinent vendors and dealers. We are focusing on building our relationships to expand our reach within the marketplace. Please contact Chad Ewing at ChadE@hpcfire.com to set up a designated time to meet up with us at the show.

Be on the lookout for more information regarding upcoming shows:

  • International Pool & Spa November 12-17, 2022 in Las Vegas NV, Walking The Show
  • Northeast Pool & Spa Show Jan 24-26, 2023 in Atlantic City, Booth TBD
  • International Builder Show Jan 31-Feb 2, 2023 in Las Vegas NV, Booth SU180
  • Hearth Patio Barbecue Association March 2023 in Louisville KY ,Booth 1435

2023 HPC Catalog Revamping:

HPC is revamping our catalog layout. Our team has set a goal to create a catalog that is a useful tool while displaying our product lines relaying pertinent information to our consumers. As our market partners, we value your opinion and would like to enlist your feedback around how we can make the catalog more user friendly. Please contact Aaron Young at ayoung@hpcfire.com to share your ideas. Be sure to get your submissions in by the end of October.

HPC Employee Spotlight -Zack Johnson – Buyer

Our Team is better with Zack Johnson on board. Zack grew up in the Dayton area and completed his schooling through the Mad River School District. After graduating from Stebbins High School, Zack went on to get certified as a fire fighter through Sinclair college. Zack initially came to HPC as a temp, while he was completing his schooling. He started in shipping then moved to building ring kits in production. He continued to grow and began building HPC’s signature Ignition systems. He also worked in customization creating made to order HPC designs. He then transitioned to inventory control department in shipping and receiving where he assisted implementing all of the barcoding- scanning systems which track orders and usage.

Zack has been with HPC for approximately 10 years and has been involved in all aspects of the business. A promotion to Buyer was a natural progression. For the last 3 years, Zack has served HPC as a Buyer. He plays a critical role for our team. As a Buyer, he monitors current inventory levels as well as usage. Identifying and tracking these trends enables him to purchase the required goods for manufacturing. His background and knowledge of fire and safety as a firefighter gives him a unique perspective allowing him to contribute to HPC in a truly meaningful way. Per Zack, “I truly enjoy the work I do and the products that we sell.” Zack describes HPC as a growing small business that has managed to retain its’ family oriented feel. In turn, he has enjoyed connecting with his co-workers and believes their connection has strengthened the team. Zack is a hard worker and is ready to jump in wherever is needed. He is a dedicated to HPC and continues to expand upon his knowledge. Zack’s passion shines bright at HPC and we value all he does.

While off the clock, Zack enjoys spending quality time with his family. Zack and his wife Amber have been married for 4 years and have 3 children. Zack lovely refers to them as his 3 Js: James, Jayce and Jacob. Together they enjoy the exploring the outdoors. Camping and fishing are some of their favorite activities.

Zack Johnson and Family

Get In The Know:

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