Media Coverage

Gyner Ozgul, VP of Operations
Posted from FESmag.com Written by Gyner Ozgul The unanticipated can be risky or downright deadly in the restaurant business. While major kitchen equipment failures don’t — or shouldn’t — happen often, when they do they can have a long-lasting impact on not just an evening’s revenue, but the entire business and brand reputation. What, then, are...
Gyner Ozgul, VP of Operations
Posted from FESmag.com A Q&A with Gyner Ozgul, vice president of operations, Smart Care Equipment Solutions Q. From an operations standpoint, what is key in terms of time savings in the back of house? Gyner Ozgul: Operators need to think about the staff’s roles and responsibilities as well as the flow of the kitchen. As a former...
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Posted from Twin Cities Business Now officially on its own after splitting from Ecolab at the start of the year, Smart Care Equipment Solutions on Monday made the first of what will be many acquisitions in the next several years. Smart Care, a commercial kitchen repair and maintenance company headquartered in Ecolab’s former home, the...
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Posted from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal A former subsidiary of Ecolab Inc. is planning to invest millions of dollars over the next several years to become a much larger player in the commercial kitchen and appliance maintenance industry. Smart Care Equipment Solutions, a 900- employee business that changed its name from Ecolab Equipment Care this...

Press Releases

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New Smart App, National Service Protocols and Smart Tech Network Helps Protect Restaurant Efficiency, Enhance Equipment Reliability ST. PAUL, July 24, 2018 – Commercial restaurant kitchens have a new tool in the ongoing fight to stay efficient and control operational overheads. Launched this week by St. Paul based Smart Care® Equipment Solutions, the Smart Care Planned...
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St. Paul Based Commercial Kitchen Service Leader Buys Alpro; Strengthens East Coast Capabilities, Continues Growth Strategy ST. PAUL, July 2, 2018 – St. Paul, Minnesota-based Smart Care® Equipment Solutions, the largest independent provider of kitchen equipment repair and maintenance to the commercial foodservice industry, announces today its second strategic acquisition in the past 30 days....
Scott Pettit, New Smart Care CFO
St. Paul Based Company Deepens Leadership Team with 20-Year CFO Addition; Move Follows Further Plans for Strategic Growth ST. PAUL, June 18, 2018 – Smart Care® Equipment Solutions, the largest independent provider of kitchen equipment repair and maintenance to the commercial food service industry has added a financial veteran to the company’s leadership team. Following an...
Smart Care Acquires REMCO
ST. PAUL, June 4, 2018 – Smart Care® Equipment Solutions (Smart Care) announces the acquisition of REMCO, a leading regional provider of commercial kitchen repair, maintenance services, and parts to the commercial food service industry. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, REMCO provides services in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida. Terms of the transaction were not...
Brandan Helzer, VP of Business Development
Posted from FESmag.com Smart Care Equipment Solutions promoted Brandan Helzer to Vice President of Business Development for the commercial kitchen service and parts organization. The company also hired Rick Allen to assume Helzer’s previous role of Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Helzer will lead the company’s acquisition growth strategy of the company. He...
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Posted from FSR Magazine Equipment Care announced a name change and unveils new branding as the business completes its transition from Ecolab to a standalone company. The move follows the company’s purchase in November 2017 by Boston based Audax Private Equity (“Audax”), which strongly positions the newly named SMART CARE Equipment Solutions for aggressive and...
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A Message from VP of Operations, Gyner Ozgul. To: All Values Industry Partners: From: SMART CARE Equipment Solutions, formerly Equipment Care Introducing the new SMART CARE® Equipment Solutions, America’s premier commercial kitchen equipment service, parts and solutions organization. This exciting new company is the re-branded result of the recent acquisition by Audax Private Equity of the...
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BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Audax Private Equity (“Audax”) announced that it has acquired Ecolab’s Equipment Care business from Ecolab Inc. (“Ecolab”). Equipment Care, headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is a leading provider of commercial kitchen repair, maintenance services, and parts to the U.S. commercial food service industry. Equipment Care services 40,000 locations across 25 states with 500 technicians...