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Manitowoc KitchenCare Recognizes Service Partners

Manitowoc Recognizes Service Partners

New Port Richey, FL, January 23, 2014 -- Manitowoc KitchenCare recognized members of its service and parts distribution network for outstanding support, program management, innovation and customer service.  The awards were presented at Manitowoc’s Americas Sales and Service Meeting held January 22 in Louisville, KY.

Those receiving special recognition for outstanding support included:

  • Planned Maintenance Excellence, John Swanson and Bildon Appliance Service, Livonia, MI, for their five-year support of Planned Maintenance programs with Manitowoc global account customers
  • Installation Excellence, Roy Armstrong of Armstrong Repair, Houston, TX, for support in 2013 for a major US-based chain roll-out program.
  • Trailblazer Award, Bruce Hodge and General Parts, Bloomington, MN, for their leadership, guidance and pioneering in development of the new Manitowoc global warranty management system.
  • Trailblazer Award, Ken Beasley and Key Foods, Burnaby BC, Canada, for innovative marketing and customer programs in their regional territory.
  • Trailblazer Award, Scott Hester and RSI, Mesquite, TX, for “can-do” support in development and delivery of best in class training with the Manitowoc portfolio of brands.
  • Trailblazer Award, Steve Snower and Parts Town, Addison, IL, for innovative development of internet based tools that make it easy for anyone, anywhere to find the right OEM part for their kitchen equipment.
  • Trailblazer Award, Brian Silva and Baker Distributing, Jacksonville, FL, for outstanding accomplishments in parts customer service and distribution support across their nationwide locations.
  • Trailblazer Award, David Hahn of FESCO, Knoxville, TN, for long-term membership and outstanding contributions as a member of the Manitowoc Service Council for the past 8 years.

“As part of our Manitowoc Service family, these service leaders have demonstrated outstanding commitment to their customers, the foodservice and industry and Manitowoc,” said Jim Johnson, vice president of Manitowoc KitchenCare for the Americas region.  “We thank and congratulate them on their recognition.”