As an independent-channel-only manufacturing partner, Speed Queen is 100 percent committed to growing and improving relationships with NMG Members and other independent retailers, as well as their end customers. The company recently introduced light-commercial products, as well as pet care features on its front-load products. Plus, Speed Queen has spent time assessing its processes to identify what caused slowdowns in production over the past few years and has made changes to optimize mix production, secure the necessary supply of chips to build machines and ensure adequate bandwidth to meet consumer demand. Cody Masluk shares more details on all of these enhancements, as well as what Speed Queen is seeing in terms of 2023 buying trends.
Announced late last year, SlimTech looks to be one of the biggest innovations in the refrigeration category in nearly half a century. Why? And how? We sat down with Mario Gonzalez, senior manager of product marketing for the JennAir brand, to dive deep into the new technology and all the impacts it could have on this space.