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ACP Appoints Jason Jones as Eastern Regional Sales Manager

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 25, 2024) – David Kalinowski, President of ACP, Inc., a Welbilt company, announced that Jason Jones has joined as Manager-Eastern Regional Sales, reporting to Ken Harris, Vice President of Sales.

Jason Jones

Jones brings over 10 years of sales experience, including his most recent role with Eloma USA, also a Welbilt company, where he was Territory Sales Manager supporting all sales activities in the United States.

Jones’ …

ACP Appoints Ken Harris as Vice President of Sales

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (September 18, 2023) – David Kalinowski, President of ACP, Inc., an Ali Group company, today announced the appointment of Ken Harris as Vice President of Sales, effective October 2.

Ken Harris, ACP Vice President of Sales

Harris brings a rich background in the industry to ACP, coupled with extensive expertise in restaurant equipment sales. Since 2011, he has been employed at Scotsman Ice Systems, where he held the role of Regional Sales Manager, …

Why Higher Wattage Microwave Ovens Are Best for the Commercial Kitchen

When it comes to selecting the right microwave oven for a commercial setting, wattage plays a crucial role. Here, we discuss why higher wattage microwave ovens are the best choice for commercial kitchens, highlighting their advantages over lower wattage models. With faster cook times, the ability to handle larger quantities of food, better warranties, steam capabilities, enhanced cook and reheat quality, and increased versatility—higher wattage ovens greatly enhance the efficiency, productivity, and culinary offerings of any commercial kitchen.

How can hard water affect cooking?

The overall quality of water used to cook food will determine the flavor and texture of the finished dish. Poor water quality can cause unpleasant tastes, discolored food, and even foodborne illness. What’s the best way to cook when your water is high in minerals? A good option is to use a microwave steamer. Learn how these innovative ovens help overcome the hassles of poor water quality and produce safe, nutrient-rich, and tasty food.

Keith Couser promoted to Director of Sales for the Western US Region

Keith Couser promoted to Director of Sales for the Western US Region

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (November 29, 2022)

Keith Couser

ACP, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Keith Couser to the position of Director of Sales for the Western US Region.

Keith began his career at ACP in 2016 and has served as Regional Sales Manager for both the East and West US Regions, successfully directing sales activities in …

David Kalinowski named President of ACP Inc.

David Kalinowski has been named President of ACP Inc., an Ali Group company, effective August 1, 2022. David will be responsible for the day-to-day management of ACP, Inc. (Amana® Commercial, Menumaster® Commercial, XpressChef®).

Sara Reasner Joins ACP, Inc. as Director of Marketing and Product Management

ACP, Inc., an Ali Group Company, announces Sara Reasner as Director of Marketing and Product Management. Reasner brings more than 15 years of business experience from the technology services industry to this role, where she will oversee the Marketing and Product Management efforts for the company. Reasner will also manage new product development initiatives, messaging, and education.