Our History

140+ Years in the Making

Our story begins more than 140 years ago servicing gas lamps in the San Francisco area. Over time, our services have grown and evolved.  Today, as Smart Care Equipment Solutions, we service gas and electric commercial kitchen equipment.

Our History

2019

September

Turbo Technicians Joins the Smart Care Family

Turbo Technicians Joins the Smart Care Family

Turbo Technicians joins the Smart Care family as the fourth acquisition.

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February

Mid-South Maintenance Joins the Smart Care Family

Mid-South Maintenance Joins the Smart Care Family

Mid-South Maintenance joins the Smart Care family as the third service company acquisition.

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2018

June

Alpro Service Company Joins the Smart Care Family

Group Pic in front of Alpro

Alpro Service Company joins the Smart Care family as the second service company acquisition.

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June

REMCO Joins the Smart Care Family

Smart Care Acquires REMCO

REMCO joins the Smart Care family as the first acquisition.

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2017

December

Introducing Smart Care Equipment Solutions

Introducing Smart Care Equipment Solutions

In December of 2017, EEC Acquisition LLC starts doing business as Smart Care Equipment Solutions, or, Smart Care for short.

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October

Ecolab Announces the Sale of Equipment Care Business

Ecolab Announces the Sale of Equipment Care Business

In October of 2017, Ecolab announces the sale of their Equipment Care business to Audax Private Equity, a private equity firm in Boston, MA.

 

Equipment Care officially separates from Ecolab and becomes EEC Acquisition LLC on November 1, 2017.

1998

January

GCS Purchased by Ecolab

GCS Purchased by Ecolab

In 1998, Ecolab purchases GCS which is then renamed Ecolab Equipment Care.

 

Throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s, Ecolab grows the Equipment Care business through the acquisition of Metro Appliance Service Inc., Stove Parts Supply Co., Commercial Parts and Service, Peterson’s Commercial Parts & Service, and ARR/CRS.

1978

January

Name Change

Name Change

In the late 1970s, Gas Consumers Association changes its name to Gas Consumer Services, or GCS.

1878

January

Founding of Gas Consumers Association

GCS Team and Vehicle

In 1878, Gas Consumers Association is established in San Francisco to service gas lamps.

 

As electricity became more common, Gas Consumers Association expanded service capabilities to include gas ranges and most gas appliances.

 

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