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HJ Weir Engineering to Open U.S. Sales, Distribution Offices

Bruce Beggs |

CHEPSTOW, Wales — HJ Weir Engineering Co., a manufacturer of flatwork-handling equipment, has opened a U.S. subsidiary, HJ Weir USA, based in Winchester, Va., the company reports. It will offer the full range of HJ Weir flatwork-handling technology to the U.S. market.
“HJ Weir products have been sold in the USA since the 1960s through manufacturing licensees and distributors,” says Rob Weir, managing director. “HJ Weir USA will serve to expand upon our sales and marketing efforts in North America.”
Jason P. Gerling, a longtime HJ Weir distributor, will head HJ Weir USA. He previously served as sales director for a China-based distributor of HJ Weir products. “During Jason’s five years as a distributor in China, we were able to become the market leader in China for flatwork handling-related technology,” says Director Ross Weir.
“HJ Weir is focused on offering the most innovative and highest-quality flatwork-handling technology available in the industry,” Gerling says.
HJ Weir Engineering will be exhibiting its full range of flatwork-handling technology at the Clean Show in Las Vegas in June.
 

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Bruce Beggs

American Trade Magazines LLC

Editorial Director, American Trade Magazines LLC

Bruce Beggs is editorial director of American Trade Magazines LLC, including American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News. He was the editor of American Laundry News from November 1999 to May 2011. Beggs has worked as a newspaper reporter/editor and magazine editor since graduating from Kansas State University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications. He and his wife, Sandy, have two children.

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