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    Haviland Enterprises, Inc. Announces Promotion of Meg Post to President

    Hav­i­land Release | Octo­ber 21, 2021 Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es, Inc. announced today the pro­mo­tion of Meg Post to Pres­i­dent. Post will report to Mike Karasiewicz, CEO, and will work direct­ly with…
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  • Why Shock Haviland Pool

    Why Shock - A Refresher

    Shock­ing water is a neces­si­ty, but how often should you shock? In Octo­ber’s IPSSAN, Hav­i­land Pool’s Tech­ni­cal Direc­tor, Kevin Vli­et­stra, breaks down every­thing you need to know about shock. 
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    Liquid Chrome Vs. Chromic Acid Flake

    In the face of increas­ing man­u­fac­tur­ing costs and more strin­gent fed­er­al reg­u­la­tions, com­pa­nies in the met­al fin­ish­ing indus­try are turn­ing to all-in-one” liq­uid addi­tives for their chrome plat­ing needs. By…
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    These 200-plus small businesses retooled, stepped up to help Michigan survive COVID-19

    In a wartime-like effort, the spring of 2020 brought busi­ness­es of all types and polit­i­cal lean­ings togeth­er against a com­mon enemy.
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  • Troubleshoot passivation inconsistencies, breaking down the process

    There are sev­er­al areas that can impact the per­for­mance of zinc and zinc alloy pas­si­vates and there­fore the pro­tec­tion they pro­vide which have noth­ing to do with the pH or…
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  • Haviland Enterprises appoints Bissell SVP as board member

    A man­u­fac­tur­er and dis­trib­u­tor of spe­cial­ty and com­mod­i­ty chem­i­cals appoint­ed a new board mem­ber. Grand Rapids-based Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es said last week that it appoint­ed Sean Regan to its board of…
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  • How to Clean your pool during a chlorine shortage

    How to clean your pool during this year's chlorine shortage

    Sev­er­al fac­tors have led to a nation­wide chlo­rine short­age this year. Hav­i­land Pool and Spa is offer­ing tips on how to make the most of keep­ing your pool clean this…
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  • Happy National Surface Finishing Day 2021

    With­out the dec­o­ra­tive and func­tion­al coat­ings we apply to prod­ucts used across the globe, our world would be left to rust. Make sure the mate­ri­als in your life will be…
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  • Haviland Enterprises hires director of health, safety and environmental

    Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es said last week that it recent­ly hired Lau­rel Fly­the to join its team in the new role. Fly­the will be respon­si­ble for devel­op­ing and imple­ment­ing com­pa­ny­wide HSE
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  • Haviland Enterprises hires marketing manager

    Klahr will be respon­si­ble for devel­op­ing and exe­cut­ing mar­ket­ing strat­e­gy across the company’s two divi­sions, Hav­i­land Con­sumer Prod­ucts and Hav­i­land Prod­ucts Com­pa­ny. In addi­tion, she will work with the company’s…
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  • Haviland Enterprises makes structural leadership changes - Grand Rapids Business Journal

    This new struc­ture and team expand the respon­si­bil­i­ty and account­abil­i­ty of these lead­ers while devel­op­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive syn­er­gies,” said Mike Karasiewicz, pres­i­dent and CEO of Hav­i­land. Ensur­ing align­ment through­out the organization…
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  • Haviland rolls out hard surface disinfectant

    Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es is pro­duc­ing a broad-spec­trum dis­in­fec­tant that can be used to kill the COVID-19 virus on hard sur­faces. The Grand Rapids-based chem­i­cal man­u­fac­tur­er said it is rolling out Rely+On…
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    Chemical manufacturer producing ethanol-based hand sanitizer

    A local chem­i­cal com­pa­ny is work­ing to pro­duce and sell more than 100,000 gal­lons of hand san­i­tiz­er it is mak­ing from dena­tured ethanol. Grand Rapids-based Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es, work­ing with chemical…
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  • Grand Rapids chemical company making hand sanitizer for nursing homes others in need

    Grand Rapids chemical company making hand sanitizer for nursing homes, others in need

    Hav­i­land Enter­pris­es, Inc., which man­u­fac­tures and dis­trib­utes indus­tri­al and pool clean­ers, plans to make its first batch of san­i­tiz­er Thurs­day, March 26 and dis­trib­ute it for free to 22 organizations…
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