FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bob Wolff
The Drucker Group
LAVATEC mourns loss of Erik de Vuyst
Beacon Falls, CT – June 3, 2020 – Erik de Vuyst, LAVATEC’s Senior Field Service Engineer and a valued company employee since 1993, passed away on May 27 after a long illness. He would have turned 72 the next day.
"Erik was a truly special man. He was kind, funny and such a joy to be around," recalled Mark Thrasher, President of Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc. "He was the hardest working man I have ever met and he would go out of the way to help anybody. Erik’s dedication to his job and LAVATEC was second to none. He will be missed by everyone here and his wife, Nyesha, whom he was married to for 17 years."
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, funeral arrangements are not possible at this time. His family does plan to hold a memorial event in the future.
Erik de Vuyst
About Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc.
Delivering dependable commercial laundry equipment engineered for higher returns throughout their lifecycles has been the Lavatec Laundry Technology mantra for over 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 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 machines. A global leader with equipment in laundry operations throughout Europe, the Far East, South and North America, more than 8,000 LAVATEC machines have been installed in the United States alone. For more information, visit www.LLTusa.com.