General Parts Group President to Speak at MUFES 2016 in Austin, Texas

General Parts Group is pleased to announce company President, Bruce Hodge, has accepted an invitation to speak at the Multiunit Foodservice Equipment Symposium (MUFES) 2016 conference held January 23rd through Jan 25th at the Omni Barton Resort & Spa Austin, Texas. Bruce will speak about ‘Realizing R.O.I. on Planned Maintenance Programs’ which will analyze maintenance strategies that work to save money in the long term.

Bruce is a veteran of the industry with over 47 years’ experience, and as a past CFESA President and Director, has a unique insight into the trends and development of the foodservice industry. In addition to his service in CFESA, he has participated as an industry consultant on numerous foodservice equipment manufacturer advisory boards.

“I am delighted to have this opportunity. General Parts Group has for many years championed the philosophy that it is better to maintain then repair equipment to maximize your return on investment,” said Mr. Hodge. “Anyone with a multiunit operation looking to embrace future trends and technologies with a view to maximizing efficiencies will enjoy this event.”

Elsewhere at the conference, there will be numerous speakers covering industry trends and forecasts as well as vital topics such as EPA regulation updates, net-zero energy, time and motion efficiency gains and maximizing equipment efficiency plus more.

About General Parts Group

General Parts Group is a provider of Commercial Kitchen Equipment Repair Services. Founded in 1939, the company has grown to be a distributor of O.E.M. parts and provides service for over 60,000 customers and 400 manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment. Corporate headquarters are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and with major branch operations strategically located in Arizona(3), Colorado, Florida, Idaho(2), Illinois, Indiana(2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri(2), Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma(2), Oregon(2), Tennessee, Texas(2) and Wisconsin(2), we are ideally positioned to provide Quality Service for over one third of the United States. We are viewed as the market leader in most of the markets we serve and in terms of overall sales, General Parts Group ranks in the top five of independent service companies nationally.