Howell Awning Company Sees Success Despite Recession

Awning company focused on marketing As the recession began to decimate the housing industry, the prospects for Awning Design, an awning manufacturing and sales company in Howell, were not looking so hot. Construction dried up. Consumer spending evaporated. But rather than give up, Awning Design redoubled its marketing and expanded. The result? “It’s paid off,” […]

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Options abound at Awning Design and Fireside Pros

By AMY ROSEN Staff Writer When it comes to protection from the elements, Awning Design has its clients covered — in more ways than one. Having just celebrated the company’s 25th year of creating, manufacturing and installing awnings for residential, commercial and industrial use throughout New Jersey, owners Mark Pedersen and Alan “Gordy” Techner are […]

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Eat, Drink and Be Local: Fireside Pros Features Customer Focused Service

By Kelly Johnson FOR THE TIMES As it seemingly does for most, the winter season sneaks in without much warning, bringing with it snow, freezing temperatures and high heating bills. But about four years ago, partners Alan “Gordy” Techner and Mark Pedersen offered an efficient alternative to area residents looking to beatthe cold — fireplaces. […]

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