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Yankee Named Speed Queen Distributor of the Year 2012

By: JJones, 3/22/13

Yankee Equipment Systems of Barrington, NH was named the Speed Queen 2012 Distributor Of The Year at its annual customer appreciation banquet and merchandising show in Waltham, MA.

This award is based on several criteria including but not limited to sales growth, customer satisfaction and support, technical assistance and company strength. “In determining the winner, we also ask ourselves, is this distributor a role model for all other commercial equipment distributors across the country and in the case of Yankee, the answer is a unanimous YES”, said Jay McDonald, Vice President Business Development for Alliance Laundry Systems, who presented the award. “We have partnered with Yankee for many decades and the unsolicited praise we receive from their customers at this event speaks to the commitment they have to their customers’ success.”

Accepting the award were Yankee owners Ted Ristaino and Peter Limoncelli. “We are honored to be named the Speed Queen Distributor Of The Year. This is our Trade Show’s 35th year anniversary and since the beginning, our strategy has been to assemble the most talented team of employees to deliver the highest level of expertise and support to our customers. The Yankee mission statement is to form long term relationships with customers to help them manage profitable and environmentally friendly laundries. We share this award with them with our thanks and gratitude” said Ted Ristaino.