General Parts Group President to Speak at RFMA 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee

General Parts Group is pleased to announce company President, Bruce Hodge, has accepted an invitation to speak at the Restaurant Facilities Management Association (RFMA) 2016 conference on behalf of the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA). The conference will be held March 13th through March 15th at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Bruce, in partnership with John Schwindt of Hawkins Commercial Appliance Company, will speak about ‘Getting the Most out of Your Service Provider’ which will offer tools to improve the effectiveness of Planned Maintenance programs. This session will be held on Monday the 14th of March at 3:30 pm.

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.

“As RFMA members we are excited to participate in the educational sessions and we look forward to sharing our experience to help our customers maximize their return on capital investment,” said Mr. Hodge.

General Parts Group will be represented on the show floor at booth 318.

Elsewhere at the conference, there will be a full exhibition hall of over 300 exhibitors and numerous educational sessions covering industry trends and forecasts as well as vital topics such as disaster preparedness, emerging technology, asset management and managing capital projects 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.