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KPS Global Names Dave Walker as Strategic Accounts Manager

(Fort Worth, TX, June 1, 2018)

KPS Global® (KPSG), the industry-leading provider of insulated panel systems, is pleased to announce it has named Dave Walker as Strategic Accounts Manager.

Dave has 20 years of experience in account management in the industry and we welcome him back a member of the KPSG team. He began his career as an inside sales estimator but was quickly promoted to account manager and handled accounts for dealers and large supermarket chains. In 2001, Dave was promoted to Team Lead and in 2003, his team became responsible for all West Coast supermarket chains in addition to the select chains nationally. His recent experience comes in the Wholesale/Club arena where he will manage strategic accounts for KPS Global.

“We are so excited to welcome Dave back to the KPSG family! His account management expertise, deep knowledge of the grocery and refrigeration industries, and the strong relationships he’s built with our customers makes him an asset to our team and we look forward to having him on board again”, stated KPSG Sean McGrann, SVP Sales & Marketing.

Dave is a native of Phoenix, a sports fanatic, an avid mountain biker and enjoys playing golf. He and his wife have been married for 21 years and have three children.

About KPS Global

KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. The company was formed in December 2015 by D Cubed Group LLC through the acquisition of Kysor Panel Systems from Manitowoc Company, Inc. and the Hill Phoenix Walk-ins Division from Dover Corporation. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is a privately-held company with more than 600 employees.

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KPS Global Contact:

Ashleigh Martin

Marketing Manager

Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com

817-437-3965


KPS Global Adds John Guerrieri as Director of Sales

KPS Global® (KPSG), the industry-leading provider of insulated panel systems, is pleased to announce it has named John Guerrieri as Director of Sales.

John has 40 years of experience in the Refrigeration Equipment and Retail Store Fixture industry and joins us from Hillphoenix, where he spent more than 23 years in various leadership roles. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Small Format Channel of Dover Food Retail (formerly Hillphoenix). In this role, he was responsible for all functional aspects of market development including market analysis, spearheading new product development, establishing vendor alliances, hiring and training sales personnel, building a distribution channel, forecasting and sales. Prior to that, he served as Central Region Vice President of Sales and Regional Sales Manager. John is a graduate of Youngstown State University, where he studied Business Administration.

“We are thrilled to welcome John to our team. His extensive experience in the refrigeration industry, strong business acumen in sales and marketing and his track record for building strong sales teams make him the ideal candidate to lead our sales team”, stated KPSG Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Sean McGrann.

John is married with seven children and nine grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, fishing, shooting pool and golfing.

About KPS Global

KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. The company was formed in December 2015 by D Cubed Group LLC through the acquisition of Kysor Panel Systems from Manitowoc Company, Inc. and the Hill Phoenix Walk-ins Division from Dover Corporation. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is a privately-held company with more than 600 employees.

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KPS Global Contact:

Ashleigh Martin

Marketing Manager

Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com

817-437-3965


KPS Global® Announces JB Diversified as Manufacturer’s Representative

KPS Global® Announces JB Diversified as Manufacturer’s Representative

(Fort Worth, TX, April 23, 2018)

KPS Global® is pleased to announce the appointment of JB Diversified Products, Inc. as its newest manufacturer’s representative. JB Diversified Products, Inc. will manage the following states for KPS Global: Oregon, Utah and Washington.

JB Diversified has been representing supermarket equipment including refrigeration systems, glass door freezer and cooler cases and display cases for bakery, deli, floral, meat/seafood and other specialty uses, as well as maple top and stainless-steel tables and sinks. The company is excited to include their first insulated panel manufacturer to their portfolio.

Sean McGrann, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at KPSG stated “JB Diversified only represents the most highly regarded leaders in the industry. We’re humbled and honored to be part of their list of partners.”

“We specialize in providing personalized customer service and helping clients choose products to encourage the growth of same store sales and reduce operating costs,” said John, principal of JB Diversified. “Our commitment to customers is to deliver value in all that we do through our people, products and services.”

About JB Diversified

With offices in Portland and Salt Lake City, JB Diversified Products, Inc. has been a manufacturer’s representative company since 1991. Through their highly experienced team, they are able to deliver impactful solutions through a wide-spectrum of product offerings and technologies. In addition, the company’s offerings allow a retailer to acquire virtually all significant equipment from one single source.

About KPS Global

KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. The company was formed in December 2015 by D Cubed Group LLC through the acquisition of Kysor Panel Systems from Manitowoc Company, Inc. and the Hill Phoenix Walk-ins Division from Dover Corporation. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is a privately-held company with more than 600 employees.

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JB Diversified Contact:

John Germain

Principal

jbdivprod@comcast.net

503-970-1925

www.jbdivprod.com

KPS Global Contact:

Ashleigh Martin

Marketing Manager

Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com

817-437-3965


KPS Global Names Mike Eakins as CEO

(Fort Worth, TX, October 23, 2017)

KPS Global® (KPSG), the industry leading provider of insulated panel systems, is pleased to announce it has named Mike Eakins as Chief Executive Officer.

KPSG Vice Chair Jeff Clark who has been serving as CEO will continue to be heavily involved with the Company. “Several months ago, we were proud to name Jeff as the company’s CEO. He stepped into the role enthusiastically, agreeing to serve as CEO until the Board of Directors identified a CEO with all of the critical characteristics important to leading the organization for the next many years,” said KPSG Chairman Glenn Kaufman.

“Today, we are incredibly fortunate to announce we have found that someone,” explained Kaufman, “and effective today, Mike Eakins steps into the role of CEO of KPSG.” Mike is certainly no stranger to the organization. Earlier in his career, he ran the Goodyear plant of Kysor Panel System. Since then, Mike has gone on to being a partner and customer serving as the Vice President of International with Hill Phoenix and the Vice President and General Manager of AMS, a division of Hill Phoenix.

“On behalf of the Board, we welcome Mike to the KPSG team,” said Kaufman. “He is not just an incredibly talented executive, but is someone very well-regarded in the industry. We look forward to propelling our company to the next level by continuously improving our best-in-class customer service and delivering a steady stream of new and innovative products – with him leading the charge.”

Mike and his wife, Julie, and their four children previously lived in Fort Worth for more than 11 years until relocating to Utah five years ago. He and his family will be returning to Texas as Mike will serve as KPSG CEO from the Company’s Fort Worth headquarters.

About KPS Global

KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is privately-held by D Cubed Group, with more than 600 employees.

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KPS Global Contact:

Ashleigh Martin

Marketing Manager

Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com

817-437-3965


KPS Global Expands Sales Team

(Fort Worth, TX, August 24, 2017)

KPS Global is pleased to announce the addition Patrick Rogers and Ron Smith as its newest Regional Sales Managers.

Patrick Rogers has 30 years of experience in HVAC/R systems and joins us from Hill Phoenix, where he was responsible for managing and inspecting equipment deliveries, assisting with system start-up, answering contractor installation questions and more. Prior to that, he spent three years as a Technical Support Supervisor at Kysor/Warren. Patrick is a graduate of SUNY Canton, where he earned his Associate of Science in Air Conditioning Engineering Technology.

Ron Smith brings with him 35 years in the supermarket industry, where he performed various positions in sales, operations and management. Prior to joining KPS Global, he worked as the Southeast Sales Manager at Source Refrigeration and HVAC, where he managed sales representatives and the customer support team. Ron held various positions during his 20+ career at Hussmann and owned DHR Mechanical before it was purchased by Source Refrigeration. Ron has received training in Six Sigma, LEAN manufacturing and served in the United States Navy.

“We are excited to have Pat and Ron joining our team. Their industry experience and extensive refrigeration knowledge will allow them both to play integral roles in bringing our products to customers while delivering unparalleled customer service”, stated KPSG Sales Manager Johnny Wood.


KPS Global Expands Product Line with Quick Ship Walk-In Coolers and Freezers

(Fort Worth, TX, August 7, 2017)

KPS Global® (KPSG), the largest provider of custom walk-ins in the nation, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest product line. KPSG will now stock commonly-sized walk-in coolers and freezers, ready to ship to customers within 48 hours.

As with its custom-built walk-in solutions, KPSG will offer everything needed to outfit a quick ship walk-in including jamb guards, closers, LED lights and a thermometer. In addition, refrigeration systems, insulated floors, shelving or kickplates can easily be added.

Best known for manufacturing and installing custom walk-ins, KPSG hopes to serve customers more quickly with their new product line.

Sean McGrann, KPSG senior vice president of sales and marketing said, “We take great pride in being an industry leader in custom walk-ins and will continue to provide custom panel systems. However, we realize sometimes our customers need a quicker turnaround. Or, perhaps they only have space to accommodate a standard-size box. In both cases, they need a reliable, fast and cost-effective option. Our quick ship walk-ins allow us to serve these types of customers within 48 hours.”

About KPS Global

KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. The company was formed in December 2015 by D Cubed Group LLC through the acquisition of Kysor Panel Systems from Manitowoc Company, Inc. and the Hill Phoenix Walk-ins Division from Dover Corporation. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is a privately-held company with more than 600 employees.

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KPS Global Contact:

Ashleigh Martin

Marketing Manager

Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com

817-437-3965


KPS Global Announces Applied Sales, Inc. as Manufacturer’s Representative

(Fort Worth, TX, July 21, 2017)

KPS Global is pleased to announce the appointment of Applied Sales, Incorporated (ASI) as its newest manufacturer’s representative. ASI will manage the following five states for KPS Global: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

ASI has been representing refrigeration specialties since 1968. Collectively, their team has 165 years of industry experience and their mission is simple: “do whatever it takes”. We are excited to announce that Applied Sales, based in Hudson, Wisconsin, is now a part of the KPSG family. ASI brings with it 20+ years of experience supplying walk-in coolers and freezers and other integral products to the refrigeration industry.

“ASI’s mission to “do whatever it takes” perfectly complements our own mission of being the single source to meet all customers’ walk-in and refrigeration equipment needs. It is just one of the many reasons why we chose them to represent our company,” said KPSG National Sales Manager Johnny Wood.

ASI had a similar sentiment when asked about the relationship. “For more than 20 years ASI has prided itself on being the one stop shop for all of our customers’ refrigeration needs. With KPSG manufacturing best-in-class panel systems along with supplying its customers with all the elements that make up the systems, their decision to bring us on board was a natural fit and we believe a win-win for our customers. We are very excited to be part of the KPSG family,” stated Skip Lindback, CEO of ASI.

About Applied Sales
Headquartered in Hudson, Wisconsin, Applied Sales, Incorporated has been representing refrigeration specialties since 1968. The company, built on customer service and relations, has more than 20 years of experience supplying walk-in coolers and freezers and other integral products to the refrigeration industry.

About KPS Global
KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. The company was formed in December 2015 by D Cubed Group LLC through the acquisition of Kysor Panel Systems from Manitowoc Company, Inc. and the Hill Phoenix Walk-ins Division from Dover Corporation. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is a privately-held company with more than 600 employees.

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Applied Sales Inc Contact:
Skip Lindback
CEO
Skip@applied-sales.com
715-808-8500

KPS Global Contact:
Ashleigh Martin
Marketing Manager
Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com
817-437-3965


KPS Global Announces H.E. Myers & Associates, Inc. as Manufacturer’s Representative

(Fort Worth, TX, July 17, 2017)

KPS Global is pleased to announce the appointment of H.E. Myers & Associates, Inc. as its newest manufacturer’s representative. H.E. Myers will manage the following states for KPS Global: Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington D.C. as well as North Central and Western New York State and Southern New Jersey.

H.E. Myers has been representing refrigeration specialties since 1979. Since then, they have earned their reputation by aligning with only the best brands in the cold storage industry. We are excited to announce that H.E. Myers, based in South Central Pennsylvania, is now part of the KPSG representation family.

Johnny Wood, national sales manager, KPSG, stated “For the past thirty years, H.E. Myers & Associates has added only the best names in the business to its list of manufacturers they represent. We’re proud to now be part of that list and are thrilled to have them on board.”

“Even in this digital age, we still believe in the value of face-to-face meetings just like KPSG. That is why we’re proud to be collaborating with them to introduce quality products while providing superior customer service. It’s a true win-win for both companies,” said Harold E. Myers, president of H.E. Myers & Associates.

About H.E. Myers & Associates, Inc.
Founded just over thirty years ago, H.E. Myers, Inc. has represented only the best names in refrigeration and air conditioning since 1979. Located in South Central Pennsylvania with branch offices in Maryland and Virginia, the company conveniently serves a six-state region including Washington D.C.

About KPS Global
KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. The company was formed in December 2015 by D Cubed Group LLC through the acquisition of Kysor Panel Systems from Manitowoc Company, Inc. and the Hill Phoenix Walk-ins Division from Dover Corporation. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is a privately-held company with more than 600 employees.

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H.E. Myers & Associates, Inc. Contact:
Harold E. Myers
President
hem@hemyers.com
717-774-0362

KPS Global Contact:
Ashleigh Martin
Marketing Manager
Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com
817-437-3965


KPS Global Announces Swanson & Associates as Manufacturer’s Representative

(Fort Worth, TX, July 13, 2017)

KPS Global is pleased to announce the appointment of Swanson & Associates as its newest manufacturer’s representative. Swanson & Associates will manage the following four states for KPS Global: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Nevada.

Swanson & Associates has been representing refrigeration specialties since 2002. Since then, the company has grown through expertise, innovation and professionalism. We are excited to announce that Swanson & Associates, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is now a part of the KPSG representation family. Swanson & Associates brings with it 15 years of experience supplying walk-in coolers and freezers and other integral products to the refrigeration industry.

“Swanson & Associates aims to be the premier provider of sales services and representation to the highest quality manufacturers, all the while delivering the most innovative products available on the market to customers”, said Johnny Wood, national sales manager, KPSG. “We’re excited to add Swanson to the KPSG family.”

Russ Swanson, principle of Swanson & Associates, said that partnering with KPSG was a “natural fit because both companies believe innovation is essential in providing top-notch customer service and cost savings, and in developing strong customer relations in the current competitive environment.”

About Swanson & Associates
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Swanson & Associates represents cold storage and specialty door companies who are industry leaders in innovation and customer service. The company, built on providing superior customer service and relations, was established in the Southwest and Rocky Mountain regions in 2002.

About KPS Global
KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. The company was formed in December 2015 by D Cubed Group LLC through the acquisition of Kysor Panel Systems from Manitowoc Company, Inc. and the Hill Phoenix Walk-ins Division from Dover Corporation. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is a privately-held company with more than 600 employees.

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Swanson & Associates Contact:
Russ Swanson
Principle
russswanson@cox.net
503-705-9103

KPS Global Contact:
Ashleigh Martin
Marketing Manager
Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com
817-437-3965


KPS Global Announces AMF Refrigerated Products, Inc. as Manufacturer’s Representative

(Fort Worth, TX, July 12, 2017)

KPS Global is pleased to announce the appointment of AMF Refrigerated Products, Inc. (AMFRP) as its newest manufacturer’s representative. AMFRP will manage the following states for KPS Global: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont as well as Northern New Jersey and New York City.

AMFRP has been representing refrigeration specialties since 1992. Collectively, their team has more than 60 years of industry experience. The company prides itself on connecting grocery retailers with top of the line manufacturers. We are excited to announce that AMFRP, based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is now a part of the KPSG representation family.

“AMFRP has an elite sales force operating with expert knowledge and dedication. We believe these qualities make them an ideal representative for KPSG. Together, we look forward to offering unparalleled customer service,” stated KPSG Sales Manager Johnny Wood.

Kersten Formento, New Business Development for AMFRP stated, “Our customers value high performance, reliability and longevity and we know KPSG is a company that prides itself on these three tenants. They are echoed in all that they do—from using only the best materials to focusing on industry-leading R&D. That’s why we’re thrilled to be introducing their high-quality products to retailers and anticipate great things as their representative.”

About AMF Refrigerated Products, Inc.
AMF Refrigerated Products, Inc. is a manufacturer’s representative agency and refrigeration dealer located in Bucks County, PA. Since 1992, AMF has been supplying supermarkets and retailers with quality fixtures and now boasts a combined staff industry experience of over 60 years.

About KPS Global
KPS Global is the industry-leading manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts and replacement equipment and provider of seamless installation services. The company has three strategically-located manufacturing facilities to serve customers anywhere in the world. The company was formed in December 2015 by D Cubed Group LLC through the acquisition of Kysor Panel Systems from Manitowoc Company, Inc. and the Hill Phoenix Walk-ins Division from Dover Corporation. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, KPS Global is a privately-held company with more than 600 employees.
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AMF Refrigerated Products, Inc. Contact:
Kersten Formento
New Business Development
kersten@amfsales.net
267-980-4088

KPS Global Contact:
Ashleigh Martin
Marketing Manager
Ashleigh.Martin@KPSGlobal.com
817-437-3965


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