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The Drucker Group

Dave Smith joins Lavatec Laundry Technology as Regional Sales Manager

Beacon Falls, CT ā€“ November 21, 2013 ā€“ Well known after serving in various industrial laundry equipment sales and marketing positions for 28 years, Dave Smith has joined Lavatec Laundry Technologies as the Western region sales manager. He reports to Tom Washbrook, LLT Vice President of Operations and will be based in Wichita Falls, Texas, where he has resided since 1997.

In making the announcement, Washbrook said Smith will be responsible for all states west of the Mississippi River, with the exception of Arkansas and Louisiana.

"After working with the ELX Group/Senking and Washex in the past, Dave Smith brings a wealth of equipment knowledge that will benefit our expanding presence in the industry," remarked Washbrook. "His skill with product knowledge, customer associations and problem-solving are the characteristics of his success. Dave has a way of getting things done and LLT will benefit from the marketing resources that he brings to our team."

"The quality designs and efficiencies LLT has to offer to the marketplace, along with their newly formed forward-thinking management team, is what interested me most in taking this new position," commented Smith. "LLT has complete laundry systems that are in demand and Iā€™m looking forward to being involved with customers in the western United States."

Mr. Smith can be reached via email at or at (940) 447-7710.

Dave Smith

About Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc.
Delivering dependable commercial laundry equipment engineered for higher returns throughout their lifecycles has been the Lavatec Laundry Technology (LLT) mantra for nearly three decades. Some Lavatec-manufactured equipment has been on the job for more than a quarter century. A rarity among manufacturers of continuous tunnel washers, Lavatec LT offers center transfer, bottom transfer and double-drum construction options, plus a full range of readily integrated, end-to-end laundry system components: washer extractors, extraction presses, centrifuges, dryers, conveyor systems, pickers, feeders, ironers and folders. Simple design, durable construction, user-friendly operation and low maintenance are hallmarks of Lavatec LT machines. A global leader with equipment in laundry operations throughout Europe, the Far East, South and North America, in the United States alone, over 6,000 Lavatec Laundry Technology machines are in place. For additional information, visit