b'N reports that M and other winter apparel with an tyville stores again served as drop- as needed, and cleaned every do-PAGE 26 / NATIONAL CLOTHESLINE / JANUARY, 2020EWS AKERSZengeler Cleaners tive duty face a myriad of seriousits 2019 Coats for Vets drive challengesastheyreadjustto estimated retail value exceeding off locations for the donations. Af- nated item. They also deliveredwas a success with 2,378 coats civilian life, perhaps none more $325,000 ter the items were collected, the the clothing in time for Veteransand jackets, along with hundreds daunting than trying to return to Zengeler Cleaners two Liber- Zengeler staff inspected, repaired Day on November 11.of other articles of clothing, do- the workforce, said Tom Zen- White Conveyors and its subsidiary Speed Check Conveyor announcesnated this year. geler, presidentofZengeler that Jeff LaPittus has joined the sales team as west coast regional sales man-The items were delivered to the Cleaners. ager.NorthChicagoVAHospitalin The response to the annual col- LaPittus will cover the commercial and industrial laundry, drycleaning,conjunction with Veterans Day. lection drive resulted in thousands hospitality, correctional institution and retail garment handling markets inVeterans returning from ac- of coats, jackets, gloves, scarves the west coast. Gulf Coast Equipment Sales has relocated to Lakeland, FL. He has extensive experience in the drycleaning and industrial laundryThe company, previously known as Gulf Coast Drycleaning Equip- businesses, having served in management positions for several large laundryment, bought out Equipment Sales when owner Gary Nash was operations as well as regional sales manager positions, where he expandedready to retire. sales territories and generated sales growth.The company sells and services a variety of brands including In his new position, he will serve existing customers and distributorsUnion, Unipress, B&C Technologies, Rema, Forenta, Edro, Kleen- while developing new partners. The appointment supports Whites strategicRite, Fagor and Fulton, among others. direction of strengthening existing customer relationships and expanding theTheir contact information is 4304 Wallace Rd, Lakeland, FL global sales support coverage. 33812;phone(813)253-3191.Thewebsiteiswww.gcequip- For more information, visit www.whiteconveyors.com and www.speed- Jeff LaPittusmentsales.com. check-conveyor.com.ZIPS Dry Cleaners has ap- ing. and digital marketing experience ofThe AdStoresWashington, decades, I understand expiring ca-pointedTinaBagapor-OHar- Bagapor-OHarrowbrings to ZIPS, the majority of which DC, office. Leading the Washing- pacityandhowtogetpeoplerow as vice president of market- more than 25 years of traditional was spent as the executive director ton office, she oversaw the cre- through the door, said Bagapor-Jim Massey has joined Pariser Industries as the companys central ation of integrated campaigns for OHarrow. During this time ofPennsylvania territory manager. Massey will be responsible for distribution alonglistofclients,including exceptional growth, the opportu-growth, account management, and driving revenue.DisneyandJetBlue,aswellas nity to impact the future of theWe are excited to have Jim become a part of the Pariser team, said suchfranchiseorganizationsas ZIPS brand is exciting.Chad Dare, US regional sales manager. He brings more than 25 years of Firehouse Subs, Choice Hotels, Bagapor-OHarrows appoint-sales experience in the janitorial supply and on-premise equipment sales Barilla and InfoUSA. ment comes as ZIPS continues toservice markets.In her role with ZIPS, she will expand its national footprint. ZIPSPariser is a diversified innovator and manufacturer of cleaning chemical lead the various marketing activi- has more than 60 locations openspecialties for the laundry, drycleaning, wetcleaning, food service/ware ties that support the companys andoperatingthroughouteightwashing, housekeeping/janitorial, and water treatment industries.strategic and creative direction. states and Washington, D.C. ThePariser sells and services its products through a direct sales and distrib- I look forward to bringing my company also has a total activeutor network that encompasses more than 40 US states, Canada, and the experience in driving foot traffic franchise pipeline that stands atCaribbean. The office headquarters are in Paterson, NJ. The companys to ZIPS. 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