NEW BRIGHTON, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--P.H.T. Systems (P.H.T.), the parent company of P.H.T. West, a leading specialty wholesale distributor of food service equipment, has been named 2014 Outstanding Vendor by the Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) for its sustained excellence and significant contributions to its customers in the grocer industry.
In late 2012, P.H.T. expanded its presence outside of Minnesota and opened a second office in Brea, Calif., as P.H.T. West. The company offers the same excellent customer service and value-added services recognized by the MGA to its growing customer base in Southern California.
“P.H.T. Systems is humbled to receive this award and we know that our customers’ business and support has made it possible,” said Jim Rimarcik, chairman emeritus of P.H.T. Systems. “Our goal is to offer the same customer service experience and highest quality products to more California grocer customers.”
The Outstanding Vendor award is given to those who show innovation in customer support, excellence in customer service as well as involvement in the MGA. P.H.T. Systems was presented with the award at the 2014 MGA Annual Conference on July 27, 2014 during the MGA Awards dinner.
Past recipients of the award have all played a positive role in supporting the food industry of Minnesota. As the first ever specialty wholesale distributor of food service equipment, P.H.T. is honored to be recognized among this select group of organizations, and continues its deep commitment to supporting its California and Minnesota grocery customers.
About P.H.T. West
P.H.T. West is the California-based branch of P.H.T. Systems. Founded in 1981, P.H.T. Systems, Inc. is a specialty wholesale distributor of food service equipment from leading manufacturers. In addition to great products, P.H.T. Systems provides consulting, training, service and repair. At P.H.T. Systems, our staff of qualified professionals will help customers choose the best equipment and programs to meet their needs. Our trainers, product managers, and management team have more than 100 years of combined experience in foodservice operations. For more information, visit http://phtsystems.com/award
About the Minnesota Grocers Association
The Minnesota Grocers Association is a state trade association representing the food industry since 1897. It has over 200 retail members with nearly 1,100 stores statewide, as well as approximately 100 distributors and manufacturers. Its member companies employ over 125,000 union and non-union Minnesotans. The MGA actively advances the common interest of all those engaged in any aspect of the food industry as a leader and advocate in government affairs.