Remembering One of NetPlus Founders: Dan O’Brien

Remembering One of NetPlus Founders: Dan O’Brien By Dan Judge I recently lost a very good friend and NetPlus Alliance lost one of its founders.  Dan O’Brien died Sunday March 8th after a battle with cancer.  He was 81.  Dan was raised in Western New York and lived there his entire life before retiring in…

NetPlus Academy: Ways to Measure ROI with Tooling U’s eLearning Platform

NetPlus Academy: Ways to Measure ROI with Tooling U’s eLearning Platform Training for sales representatives or agents typically falls into four categories: technology and application fundamentals, product specific information, sales skills, and organizational awareness. If salespeople don’t have general knowledge about the industry, applications and processes, they will struggle with differentiating their company’s products from…

PFERD: History and Innovation

PFERD Abrasives: History and Innovation PFERD Abrasives started in 1799 when John Caspar Rüggeberg produced his first files and rasps, used to smooth and shape horse hooves. Generations later, August Rüggeberg gave the company his name while producing products under the PFERD brand name, which means “horse” in German. Fast forward to 1979 – PFERD…