The Preferred Marketing Group Expands with Manitowoc Foodservice

October 24, 2014

the Preferred Marketing Group Expands with Manitowoc Foodservice.

Effective January 1, 2015 PMG acquires foodservice equipment and supplies division from Marketsmart inc.
“We have been working on this acquisition for a long time. PMG is ideally positioned to unify its marketing and sales package by adding the Manitowoc lines to our highly successful Northern California and Nevada organization.” stated Jeff Couch PMG’s owner.
As a part of the Marketsmart acquisition the veteran sales team will join PMG.
Steve Reger and Tim Nasty, territory managers will be added to the existing PMG field sales representative Tom Tallon to provide deeper coverage of the territory.
PMG has agreed to utilize the Marketsmart culinary facility and share other resources to assure a smooth transition. Marketsmart is a division of Core Group which has eleven divisions serving the foodservice industry. “The divestiture of the equipment division helps streamline Marketsmart to concentrate on our core businesses; food, non foods, and janitorial supplies.” said Dan Mulholland, Senior Vice President, Marketsmart.
PMG’s team consists of 6 field sales representatives in Southern California supported by a customer service and quotation staff of 4 in the Chatsworth headquarters. The Chatsworth, CA 4000 sq. ft. administrative facility features an additional 4000 sq. ft. Education Center/Culinary Lab providing development and management support to all foodservice operators in the territory.
PMG is recognized for its exceptional ability to provide engineered solutions with its brands to assist operating programs for chain restaurants, school foodservice facilities, and other innovative operators in all phases of foodservice throughout the territory.
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