Diverting PPE From the Waste Stream

— By Jennifer Wolanik — How COVID-19 PPE compliance and sustainability can work together.   Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in restaurants and retailers is surging in order to comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Zippin Hires Former VP of SSP and Aramark to Lead Business Development

San Francisco — Zippin, an industry leader in checkout-free technologies for brick-and-mortar retail, has hired veteran business development executive, Gary Jacobus, as senior vice president, business development. Most recently, Jacobus was with SSP America, the leading operator of food &

Alto-Shaam Partners with Chrane Foodservice Solutions

Menomonee Falls, Wis. — Alto-Shaam, a global leader and innovator in the foodservice equipment solutions industry, has entered into a new partnership agreement with Chrane Foodservice Solutions as its new manufacturer representative in Texas and Oklahoma. Chrane will promote Alto-Shaam’s

Hy-Brid Lifts Names New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Richfield, Wis. — Hy-Brid Lifts, an industry leader in aerial lift equipment, has named Marshall Shaver as vice president of sales and marketing. Shaver’s responsibilities will include leading the sales and marketing team, growing the customer base and continuing to

Crate and Barrel Selects Glympse to Enhance Curbside Pickup Experience 

Northbrook, Ill. — Crate and Barrel is enhancing its curbside pickup with Glympse, a day-of-service mobile communications platform that facilitates and delivers proactive engagement between customers and store associates. The service is one of many enhancements in the retailer’s drive

The Home Depot Completes Acquisition of HD Supply

Atlanta — The Home Depot® has completed the acquisition of HD Supply Holdings, Inc., for approximately $8 billion. HD Supply is a leading national distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products in the multifamily and hospitality end markets. The

DWM Facilities Maintenance Promotes Facility Solutions Manager

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Comprehensive Facility Solutions has promoted Samantha Sommerman to facility solutions manager to further support the company’s new organizational structure. This promotion further supports DWM’s long term strategy to improve the customer experience and accelerate growth. “Samantha’s

ENTOUCH Names EVP, Sales & Marketing

Richardson, Texas — ENTOUCH Controls, Inc., an industry leader in smart building technologies, has selected Todd Brinegar as the company’s executive vice president of sales and marketing. Brinegar’s selection wraps up a competitive search process undertaken by Odgers Berndtson. “Todd

Powerhouse Names New Chief Financial Officer

Crowley, Texas — Powerhouse, a national construction, facilities maintenance and rollout service provider, has appointed Dianna MacDonald as chief financial officer. MacDonald joins Powerhouse from Authentix, a leading global authentication and information services nanotechnology company. She brings to the company

DWM Promotes Associate to Growth and Development Manager

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Comprehensive Facility Solutions has promoted Alexandra (Allie) Meleco to growth and development manager. She previously served as associate account manager. In her new role, Meleco will be responsible for the development and implementation of processes and

Total Comfort Group to Open First Florida Branch Office

Eatontown, N.J. — Total Comfort Group, a leading provider of HVAC, refrigeration, electrical and plumbing services throughout the United States, is expanding into the state of Florida. A new branch office located in Lakeland, Fla., will support its self-performing push

DWM Unveils New Organizational Structure and Executive Promotions

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Comprehensive Facility Solutions has formed a new organizational structure consistent with DWM’s long term strategy to improve the customer experience and accelerate growth. As part of the changes, DWM has established dedicated roles and responsibilities around

BrightView to Pay $6 Million in Bonuses to Frontline Team Members

Blue Bell, Pa. — BrightView Holdings, Inc., a leading commercial landscaping services company whose clients include retail and restaurant facilities, plans to pay $6 million in one-time bonuses to frontline team members for their work during the peak of the

RWS Facility Services Names New Business Development Manager

Chadds Ford, Pa. — RWS Facility Services (RWS), a provider of recycling, waste and managed facilities solutions for commercial and residential businesses, has appointed Danica Sierra to the role of business development manager. Sierra brings to RWS more than 20

Imperial Dade Expands West Coast Presence with New Acquisition

Jersey City, N.J. and Redlands, Calif. — Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of foodservice packaging and janitorial supplies, has acquired P&R Paper Supply (P&R). The acquisition strengthens Imperial Dade’s West Coast presence while enhancing the company’s differentiated value proposition to

Refrigerated Solutions Group Names Commercial Team Additions

Hudson, Wis. — Refrigerated Solutions Group (RSG), an industry leader in refrigerated equipment and service, has added to its commercial sales team. Chris Carney and Howard McCann were recently named regional sales managers for the portfolio of brands. Both Carney

Telgian Fire Safety Promotes Senior Vice President of Sales

Phoenix — Telgian Fire Safety has promoted Ryan Smith to senior vice president of sales. He will align the sales organization’s objectives with business strategy through strategic planning, sales strategy development, forecasting, resource planning and budgeting. Smith will also develop

Weberstown Mall in California Completes Solar Panel Installation

Columbus, Ohio — As part of its sustainability efforts, Washington Prime Group Inc. has completed the solar panel system at Weberstown Mall in Stockton, Calif. The system is comprised of 3,456 photovoltaic (PV) modules, spanning more than 76,645 square feet,