Coronavirus (COVID-19): Relief options and Additional Resources

Success Stories

Total Air Supply - Total Air Supply is a wholesale distributor and custom metal fabrication shop servicing the HVAC industry since opening in Nashua in 1975. The company has sixty dedicated employees who focus on supplying quality products and superior customer service in NH, MA, and ME. The industry was deemed “essential”, so all the employees continued to work, even though there was a significant reduction in sales, restricted jobsites, and many closed customer locations.  

They utilized the Paycheck Protction Program through Primary Bank and it provided them with the immediate relief to pay their entire team and fund specific operating costs.


Andy Cochran, owner of Salmon Falls Stoneware, started making and selling pottery when he was a
senior in high school. He peddled pottery on Main Street in Durham, NH from a cart made with old
bicycle wheels and then upgraded to a 1935 Ford truck outfitted for displaying his wares. He started
several studios before settling into the Boston & Maine Engine House in Dover, NH. Since then,
Salmon Falls Stoneware has developed into a true production pottery facility complete with potters
who spin the pots, decorators who create the designs, and artisans that manage the production and
sales. It was 37 years when Andy began his relationship with the Small Business Administration (SBA)
and NH Small Business Development Center (SBDC) when he needed help building his business and
purchasing his facility.

When COVID-19 reached New Hampshire, KT & T Distributors of Nashua, a minority-owned small business which provides energy-efficient products was largely impacted.

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Keri Laman’s work ethic, passion, and commitment to her clients is admirable. Keri proudly owns and operates a full-service catering company, seven cafes, a private event room and two micro markets, all in Manchester. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, she had to close 4 cafes entirely, received many cancellations for events that were already booked, and had to shut down her micro markets.

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