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Continental names it's 2015 Distributors of the Year

Aug. 2016 | Download Article
Continental names it's 2015 Distributors of the Year

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently recognized several distributors for outstanding sales and service. Coronet Equipment LTD (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, received the Canadian Distributor of the Year Award; Darling’s Sales & Service Co., in Blaine, Minn., earned the On-Premise Laundry Distributor of the Year Award; Fowler Equipment Co. (Fowler), in Bloomfield, N.J., received the Vended Laundry and Multi-Housing Laundry Distributor of the Year awards; Taylor Houseman, in Pittsburg, Calif., received the New Distributor of the Year award; and Wholesale Commercial Laundry Equipment S.E. LLC (Wholesale), in Southside, Ala., received the Girbau Industrial Distributor of the Year award.

Coronet is a full-service distributorship handling Continental on-premise and vended laundry equipment distribution in Saskatchewan and the Northern Canadian territories. Dedicated to unrivaled service, Coronet helps evaluate and design on-premise laundries with equipment to meet the specific efficiency, labor and productivity needs of a range of businesses – from commercial and industrial laundries, to laundries at hospitals, hotels, fire departments and vet clinics. “For the second consecutive year, Coronet has earned this prestigious award – continuing many years of high performance,” said Joel Jorgensen, Continental vice president of sales and customer services. “The team at Coronet has been around and in laundries for a very long time. They effectively work with customers to size and design on-premise laundry facilities for maximum production and efficiency,” said Jorgensen. “They’re known throughout their territory for providing excellent and responsive service.” Discover more about Coronet here or 888-396-9999.

Darling’s received its 11th On-premise Laundry Distributor of the Year Award since partnering with Continental in 1995. Family owned for 50 years, the full-service distributorship works closely with customers to improve on-premise laundry productivity and efficiency through assistance with financial planning and selection of advanced laundry equipment to slash utilities and energy consumption. “Darling’s consists of a highly experienced team focused on customer service,” said Jorgensen. “Year after year, they capture this award through their excellence in laundry development and service after the sale. They are a great business partner for which we are grateful.” Discover more about Darling’s here or 763-786-1803.

Fowler is among the largest vended, on-premise and multi-housing laundry equipment distributors in the Mid-Atlantic region. “Fowler is a consistently high performer and valued partner of Continental,” he said. The full-service company offers technical service and parts, as well as expert assistance with vended, multi-housing and on-premise laundry development. “The Fowler team is really remarkable in its commitment to developing lifelong relationships with customers and business partners.” said Jorgensen. “They work very closely with investors to develop highly efficient, successful and profitable vended laundries.” To find out more about Fowler, visit their website or call 800-334-1824.

Taylor Houseman, one of the largest commercial laundry and dry cleaning equipment distributors serving northern California and the Central Valley, was honored with Continental’s New Distributor of the Year Award. The full-service company handles virtually any application, including the multi-housing, vended, on-premise and industrial laundry markets. “Taylor Houseman exceeded our expectations on all fronts,” said Jorgensen. “We partnered with them in 2015 and they are already accomplishing great things.” Discover more about Taylor Houseman here or call 800-464-6866.

Wholesale is an industrial, on-premise and vended laundry equipment distributor serving Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and portions of Florida and Tennessee. Owned by Russ Arbuckle, the distributorship is a frequent award winner, according to Joel Jorgensen, Continental vice president of sales and customer services. “Wholesale took remarkable leaps in Girbau Industrial performance, sales and service last year,” said Jorgensen. “We’ve worked with Russ and his team for years and have fully enjoyed their great business partnership.” Wholesale is a full-service distributorship offering laundry equipment, installation, technical service, parts and unrivaled customer service before, during and after the sale, according to Jorgensen. Find out more about Wholesale here or 866-544-7228.

To find out more about Continental laundry products, visit their website or call 800-256-1073.

Continental Girbau Inc. is the largest of 15 subsidiaries of the Girbau Group, based in Vic, Spain. Girbau laundry products – marketed throughout 90 countries worldwide – meet rigorous environmental and safety standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Girbau S.A. holds both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications. Ever focused on laundry efficiency, Continental Girbau is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.