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Continental Girbau Inc. names 2013 Distributors of the Year

March 2014 | Download Article
Continental Girbau Inc. names 2013 Distributors of the Year

Oshkosh, Wis.--During Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) recent Profit Symposium, several distributors received awards for outstanding laundry equipment distribution and customer support. Wholesale Commercial Laundry Equipment S.E., LLC (Wholesale), in Southside, Ala., received the U.S.A. Distributor of the Year Award, while Coronet Equipment LTD (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, received the Canadian Distributor of the Year. Both distributorships were recognized for superior results in vended and on-premise laundry sales and service. Additionally, Elite Business Investments Corp., in Van Nuys, Calif., earned the Vended Laundry Distributor of the Year Award for excellence in vended laundry sales.

Wholesale is an 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 excelled in all areas of vended and onpremise laundry distribution this year,” said Jorgensen. “Continental has worked with Russ since the beginning and he has evolved into a great business leader and laundry professional for his customers.” 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.

Coronet is a service-based organization handling Continental on-premise and coin laundry equipment distribution, and Girbau Industrial sales, in Saskatchewan and the Northern Canadian territories. “The Rosen family and Coronet are focused on service and they perform at an incredibly high level through some of the most remote areas of Canada,” said Jorgensen. “They effectively serve the bigger metropolitan area, as well as the camp sites located in the Northern Territories.” Focused on the delivery of superior service, Coronet assists in vended laundry site selection, financing, equipment, store layout and management. For on-premise laundries, Coronet helps evaluate and design 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. Discover more about Coronet here or 888-396-9999.

Elite Business Investments Corp. specializes in business sales and acquisitions, coin laundry brokering, consulting and development, as well vended laundry equipment sales and remodeling. Continental and Continental Girbau West (CG West) have enjoyed a longstanding partnership with owners David and Carol Dang, according to Jorgensen. “They provide top-notch investment and brokerage services, as well as vended laundry equipment, to the Southern California market.” Find out more about Elite Business Investments Corp. here or 818-787-8881.

Find out more about Continental here or 800-256-1073.

Continental Girbau Inc. is the largest of 14 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 ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 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.