New Port Richey, Fla. - January 24, 2012 - At their recent National Sales Meeting in Dallas, Texas January 12 - 14, 2012, Manitowoc Foodservice named the prestigious 2011 Manufacturer Representative of the Year and Commercial Distributor of the Year recipients.
Manitowoc Foodservice Manufacturer Representative of the Year: Mirkovich & Associates based in Lombard, IL was chosen as the Manitowoc Foodservice manufacturer representative for 2011 based on their outstanding sales approach to our total portfolio of brands (Cleveland, Delfield, Frymaster, Garland, Lincoln, Merrychef, Kolpak and Jackson). Mirkovich & Associates primarily focused on consultants and dealer spec work to drive business sales. Their customer-first driven philosophy with quick response through their sales team and inside customer service team led to their tremendous success in share and market growth.
(Left to Right) Mike Kachmer, Don Mason, Gary Dykstra, Carl Boutilier, Pat Staackmann, Bob Norlander (in back), Kelly Kavanaugh, Tim Scherer(in back), Joe Wagner, Mike Hillebrand
Manitowoc Foodservice Commercial Distributor of the Year: Thermal Supply based in Seattle, Washington with locations throughout the Greater Northwest was awarded Manitowoc Foodservice Commercial Distributor of the Year for outstanding sales growth and contribution in every category of Manitowoc products (Ice, Refrigeration, Walk Ins, and Beverage) available through Commercial Distribution in 2011. Thermal Supply's commitment to their customers, Manitowoc brands, plus their strong sales and aftermarket service support were key drives to both share and market growth in 2011.
(Left to Right) Mike Kachmer, Ryan Chamberlain, Jim Friar, Kevin Lien