Continental Announces Distributors of the Year | Athletic Business

Continental Announces Distributors of the Year

Source: Continental Girbau Inc.

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently recognized two distributors for outstanding on-premise laundry sales and service. Coronet Equipment LTD (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, received the Canadian Distributor of the Year Award, while Darling’s Sales & Service Co., in Blaine, Minn., earned Continental’s On-premise Laundry Distributor of the Year Award. 

Coronet is a full-service distributorship handling Continental on-premise and vended laundry equipment distribution in Saskatchewan and the Northern Canadian territories. Dedicated to unrivaled service, Coronet helps evaluate and design on-premise laundries with equipment to meet the specific efficiency, labor and productivity needs of a range of businesses – from commercial and industrial laundries, to laundries at hospitals, hotels, fire departments and vet clinics. The company also works closely with investors to develop profitable vended laundries. “Coronet is a continuously high performer serving a sprawling territory,” said Joel Jorgensen, vice president of sales and customer services. “The Rosen family works tirelessly to help out customers – making their laundries more efficient, productive and profitable. They are a great Canadian resource and business partner.” Discover more about Coronet at or 888-396-9999. 

Darling’s Sales & Service Co., which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, has received 10 On-premise Laundry Distributor of the Year Awards since partnering with Continental in 1995. Family owned, the full-service distributorship houses a large parts department and highly trained technical service staff. The company works closely with customers to improve on-premise laundry productivity and efficiency through assistance with financial planning and selection of advanced laundry equipment to slash utilities and energy consumption. Darling’s Sales & Service Co. occupies a 15,000-square-foot facility where dedicated employees contribute to a culture focused on exceeding customer expectations, according to Jorgensen. “They were one of the first in the industry to partner with Continental in 1995,” he said. “It’s been a fantastic business partnership based on trust, honesty and good will. Darling’s has always provided unrivaled personal service and attention to detail.” Discover more about Darling Sales & Service at or 763-786-1803.

To find out more about Continental laundry products, visit or call 800-256-1073.

Continental Girbau Inc. is the largest of 15 subsidiaries of the Girbau Group, based in Vic, Spain. Girbau laundry products – marketed throughout 90 countries worldwide – meet rigorous environmental and safety standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Girbau S.A. holds both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications. Ever focused on laundry efficiency, Continental Girbau is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

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