Southern Automatic Machinery Co. Wins Maytag Special Achievement Award

Jason Hicks |

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Maytag Commercial Laundry honored Southern Automatic Machinery Co., Atlanta, with its Special Achievement Award during Maytag’s 51st annual meeting in Bonita Springs, Fla.“Southern Automatic Machinery Co. exemplifies all the qualities of a great Maytag Commercial Laundry distributor, and [it continues] to grow [its] business,” says Craig Kirchner, director of global commercial laundry at Maytag’s parent company, Whirlpool Corp. “In 2008, Southern Automatic Machinery established valuable relationships with national companies in its local market, resulting in 400% and 300% increases in product purchases in on-premise and coin facilities, respectively.”“Since becoming a Maytag Commercial Laundry distributor in 2007, we have been committed to upholding the Maytag brand legacy for providing dependable, quality products and services,” says John Sugg, owner and chief executive officer of Southern Automatic Machinery. “Our single-load business grew more than 200% in the last year, and we continue to strive for such impressive numbers.”Founded in 1948, Southern Automatic Machinery distributes Maytag products to coin laundries, hospitals, schools, apartments, hotels and other businesses in the southeastern United States. 

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Jason Hicks

American Drycleaner

Jason Hicks was assistant editor for American Trade Magazines, which publishes American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News, for more than nine years, and web editor for three years.


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