Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, as they say.
To copy, or imitate an item (the Chinese are masters at this), requires very little innovation, no research or development, and often no quality control. Fly-by-night operators use this tactic to undermine the originator, and to cut costs. To offer promises that cannot be kept, these operators are only in it for the money.
But we don't take offense. We are flattered that someone finds our product of high quality, and of good reputation, to imitate it. We have not lost this client - far from it. We know that the owner will come back to us when the wheels fall off. Our door is always open. And that's a promise !!
Steve - Scarab Sewage Treatment Systems
"Treat your Water to a Scarab System"