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This is a new venture for HPC. We were looking for another avenue to get information out to our dealers and distributors. Whether it is technical, catalog updates or some information you may just find useful.

Scott Monnin Joins HPC as Accounting Controller

Will Head Financial Management for Growing Dayton Firm DAYTON, OH – HPC, the nation's largest gas fire pit manufacturer, recently announced it has hired Scott Monnin as Accounting Controller. In this role, Scott will work with the accounting team to develop robust financial processes, continuous improvement programs, and metrics for e...
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HPC’s Phil Weisenborn Gains NFI Safety Certification

HPC Expands NFI-Certified Tech TeamDAYTON, OH – HPC, the leading gas fire pit manufacturer, recently announced that Phil Weisenborn, technical service representative, has completed and passed certification testing from NFI, the leading training and certification agency in the gas products industry."NFI certification is a must at HPC," ...
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Chad Ewing Joins HPC as Technical Service Manager

Will Lead Development of Training and Education ProgramsDAYTON, OH – HPC, the leading gas fire pit manufacturer, recently announced it has hired Chad Ewing as Technical Service Manager. In this role, Chad will lead technical training programs, such as webinars, continuous education programs, certification programs and onsite training."...
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NEW PRODUCT UPDATE: GLASS

HPC wants to be your "one-stop shop" for all things related to fire pits. And that includes fire glass. To demonstrate our commitment to increasing your fire glass sales, we are offering drastically reduced pricing – reductions of greater than 50% across the board! Along with offering these low prices, we are tightening up our pro...
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Rowena Pritchett Joins HPC as Executive Assistant

​Dayton Manufacturer Increasing Employment​DAYTON, OH – HPC, the leading gas fire pit manufacturer, recently announced it is expanding its workforce again. HPC has hired Rowena Pritchett as Executive Assistant. In this role, she will assist the management team with expanding the team's capacities."Rowena brings tremendous organizational talent and ...
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3 - March Newsletter

HPBExpo 2019 - ON TO DALLASWe're looking forward to seeing many of you at the upcoming HPBExpo, in Dallas, Texas. We'll have new products galore, plus new displays. See you at Booth #1015. (In case you get lost while you are at the show, look up at the Aisle signs in the exhibit hall, many of which are being sponsored by HPC. They will...
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2 - Feb Newsletter

A SNEAK PEEK AT HPBExpoIn preparation for next month's HPBExpo in Dallas, our engineering crew has been hard at work putting the finishing touches on display models of our new products, and the marketing team has been busy making sure the products will be displayed in their best light. We don't want to spill the beans yet on what we ha...
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2019 Jan Newsletter

NEW YEAR, NEW PRICING - New Pricing Takes Effect Monday, Jan. 7If you have not yet downloaded the new pricing sheets, we have placed them on the dealer login site. To access these price sheets click here then click on "Marketing Docs" in the top grey bar. Keep in mind that any order placed on January 6 or before, gets old pricing,...
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HPC Fire Pits Expands Pool & Spa Sales Force

Jim Gillick, president of AquaQuest
Hires Industry Veterans to Cover Key TerritoriesDAYTON, OH – HPC, the leading gas fire pit manufacturer, has just added to its national team of sales representatives covering the Pool & Spa industry. These new representatives include AquaQuest, based in Pennsylvania and owned by Jim Gillick; and BDR Independent Sales Network, based...
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HPC Fire Pits Expands Sales Force

Joe (left) and Rodger Holland of Holland & Hearth
Hires Industry Veterans to Cover Upper Midwest DAYTON, OH – HPC, the leading gas fire pit manufacturer, has just expanded its independent sales force with the addition of Holland & Hearth, based in Minneapolis, Minn. Holland & Hearth consists of Rodger Holland and Joe Holland. They will develop the hearth market in Wisconsin, M...
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New HPC Fire Pits with Bluetooth App

Advanced Diagnostics Track UsageOne of Many New Products IntroducedDAYTON, OH – HPC, the leading gas fire pit manufacturer, has just launched the first outdoor gas fire pit that uses a Smart Phone App to fully manage its operation, turning it on or off, high or low; as well as including a convenient turn-off timer and advanced built-in diagnostics ...
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Why One Successful Design and Construction Company Trusts HPC for all its Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Products

Stonewall Design & Construction in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania is a premier residential and commercial construction company that enjoys a reputation for excellence in just about everything they do. From new home construction and additions to patios, pools, and more, the company prides itself on listening to its customers' project ide...
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Spring is in the Air! Time for Fire Pit Maintenance

While many hardscape and landscape contractors are planning spring cleanups and new construction projects, we recommend that you add spring fire pit maintenance to your lists. Like any appliance, routine maintenance ensures that fire pits are safe and trouble-free. Plus, seasonal maintenance provides contractors with recurring revenue ...
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Why are the flames in my fire pit invisible or blue when I first light it?

​We often receive calls from homeowners asking "Why are the flames so hard to see or blue when we first light our fire pit?"There are a couple of factors that cause your flames to look like this for a short period upon start-up. One is that blue flames indicate complete combustion of the gas. There is a high oxygen ratio mix. The amount of oxygen i...
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CSA, UL and safety standards for fire pits

Gas fire pits add so much to outdoor environments, whether in residential or commercial applications. The fire pit becomes an irresistible focal point of its environment and allows users to take advantage of outdoor spaces for more hours in the day, more days in the year.When planning to add a fire pit to your setting, there are many c...
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Benefits of Adding a Fire Feature to an Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor living spaces have been growing in popularity since late 2007. While the initial outdoor living space was minimalistic with patio furniture and a fire pit for entertainment, today's definition of a space is much broader. Now an outdoor space includes elements such as full kitchens, plenty of seating for entertaining, star ...
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Thinking about overhead structures for your gas fire pit? Remember: heat rises. (Part 3 of a Series)

In two previous posts, we told the story of how Sally and Steve, a couple from Northeast Ohio, went about removing their rarely used hot tub, installing a natural gas fire pit and accessorizing their patio. Here, we'll tell you about safety considerations when planning an architectural structure over a fire pit.Once Sally and Steve fin...
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Finishing off your revitalized patio and new gas fire pit space. (Part 2 of a Series)

In a previous post we told the story of how Sally and Steve, a couple from Northeast Ohio, went about removing their rarely used hot tub and installing a natural gas fire pit on their patio. Here, we'll tell you about their efforts in finishing and furnishing their refreshed outdoor living space.Following the patio makeover that i...
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Hot tub not so hot for your outdoor lifestyle? Rekindle the love of your patio with a gas fire pit. (Part 1 of a Series)

For 17 years Sally and Steve enjoyed the relaxing and therapeutic benefits of their outdoor hot tub spa. Recently, though, they realized they really weren't using it much, and that it was taking up a lot of space on their patio. Space that could be better used for entertaining and enjoying the outdoors.They decided to rethink their pat...
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Why Kiosks and Display Stands Work in Retail

Kiosk's and display stands showcase product and interact with the store customer in a very engaging way. Walk into any store and you will see applications of kiosks or display stands, they stand out and engage the consumer. It is interesting, informative and different. Kiosk's and display stands also offer another opportunity to the re...
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