Gaylord Industries Strengthens Midwest Market Presence by Partnering with Mirkovich & Associates

(Press Release) Tualatin, OR, June 12, 2012:– Gaylord Industries, the leader in ventilation solutions for the foodservice industry, has partnered with Mirkovich & Associates, Inc., a premier sales agency in MAFSI Region 17 (Illinois and Wisconsin). Effective as of June 1, the agreement deepens Gaylord’s coverage in the Midwest and enhances its resources to provide clients with a greater level of service and support.
Mirkovich & Associates has established a great reputation based on experience and proven performance in both equipment and small wares. With a staff of dedicated employees including certified chefs, inside sales specialists and marketing sales associates, Mirkovich & Associates fully supports the entire sales process with solid market representation and unparalleled foodservice knowledge.
“The addition of Mirkovich & Associates brings more breadth and depth to Gaylord’s coverage in the Midwest region,” said Aaron Zell, General Manager for Gaylord Industries.  “Quality, responsiveness and service are common threads in the culture of both organizations, making for a natural combination. The enthusiasm expressed by the Mirkovich team was impressive and we are excited to move the relationship forward.”
Carl Boutilier, President for Mirkovich & Associates, added, “We are really looking forward to our new relationship with Gaylord’s team. The quality and market leadership of Gaylord fits perfectly into our portfolio of top brands. We commit to providing top-notch service to Gaylord, and to our mutual customers.”
For more than 75 years, Gaylord Industries has been revolutionizing commercial ventilation systems and supports more than 150 factory-trained sales representatives and over 125 certified service agencies. This latest partnership helps solidify Gaylord’s efforts to deepen its regional connections in order to effectively and efficiently provide state-of-the-art ventilation solutions to foodservice operations and customers in the region.
About Gaylord Industries
Gaylord Industries designs and manufactures custom ventilation solutions that provide air quality, safety and sustainability even in the most demanding environments. Gaylord’s products are known for their low air volumes, durability and meticulous attention to detail. As innovators in kitchen ventilation, Gaylord Industries is solving two priorities currently facing foodservice operators—energy savings and labor optimization—with our latest breakthrough ELX and ELXC ventilators. Gaylord Industries is part of the ITW Food Equipment Group, which includes many brand name companies such as Vulcan, Wolf, Berkel, Wittco, Hobart, Traulsen, Baxter, Stero, Somat, Kairak, Bonnet, Foster, MBM and Peerless.  For more information, visit