Randy Brunschwig, CEO and President of Excell & Nissco Buying Groups Announces Retirement

DENVER – April 5, 2022 – Randy Brunschwig, CEO and President of the Excell and Nissco buying groups, announced his retirement, after 18 years of leadership and strong growth.Brunschwig has been acting in an advisory capacity since January 1, 2022 and will continue to serve on the Board of Directors to assist the team in future planning and strategy. As Excell and Nissco continue the search for a new CEO, current CFO, Andrew Meyer, will step in as interim CEO. 

"I have a strong belief that progress is impossible without change. For me personally, it’s time to take the next step in my life’s journey. For the organization, change brings about new ideas, new blood, and new energy for that next wave of growth and success,” states Brunschwig.

The group is well-positioned, with a stellar team. They have eagerly embraced our aggressive forward progress – most notably our new initiatives of Cutting Edge Online Training, the most comprehensive learning platform in our industry; as well as the supply chain optimization project which promises to deliver higher financial returns to dealers paired with additional growth to vendors. 

To that end, Excell and Nissco have engaged one of the top executive search firms in the country to find their next CEO and expect to make that exciting announcement in the next 90 days. Brunschwig shares, “We are taking our time to find the right person that will drive continuous innovation within an ever-changing industry.”

Excell and Nissco expect a new CEO to supercharge the group and are only looking at seasoned executives, both inside and outside of the FE&S industry. This is an exciting moment in their trajectory, which will include positive changes for all member dealers and vendor partners.During his tenure, Brunschwig led Excell and Nissco from obscurity into the most highly regarded and respected buying groups in the industry, strengthening buying power by increasing their volume over 12x what it was in 2003, or 15% compounded annual growth over 18 years.

We wish Randy continued success and happiness in the next chapter of his life.


Nissco Welcomes Berner Air Curtains & World Dryer

We are pleased to welcome Berner Air Curtains and World Dryer to the Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group.
Berner's product lines include: air curtains, air doors, door heaters, bi-parting doors, strip doors and fabric duct.
World Dryer is a commercial hand dryer manufacturer. Its portfolio includes high-speed, energy efficient and HEPA-filtered hand dryers.


Nissco Welcomes Channel Manufacturing & DDI System

We are pleased to welcome Channel Manufacturing and DDI System to the Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group.
Channel Manufacturing is dedicated to servicing Food Storage and Material Handling Equipment professionals throughout the distribution and consultant network. 

DDI System's leading-edge ERP technology and industry-specific experience equips distributors with the ability to drive operational excellence, improve margins and thrive in today's competitive, changing marketplace.

Nissco Welcomes Food Service Exchange

We are pleased to welcome Food Service Exchange to the Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group.
Food Service Exchange is where industry-leading manufacturers and dealers sell new, overstock, closeout, certified refurbished, and scratch-and-dent products with free shipping. 
Learn more by visiting their website


Nissco Welcomes Just Chairs and More!

We are pleased to welcome Just Chairs and More! to the Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group.
Just Chairs' complete furniture line includes all types of indoor and outdoor seating from banquet, to space-saver quickship, hand tufted booths and even plywood outdoor stackable.
Learn more by visiting their website


Tenacity Recognized: Nissco Partners Honored for Exceptional Growth and Commitment

The annual awards ceremony on February 6, 2022, set to an Around the World travel theme, recognized the outstanding achievements and commitment of the top dealers and vendors of the Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group. In the competitive industry of foodservice equipment and supplies, these companies have distinguished themselves during a tumultuous 2021.

The Vendor of the Year Award focuses on four areas that are critical to overall success: commitment, leadership, consistent action, and superior customer service – all of which positively influence sales volume. These vendors went above and beyond to ensure our dealer members were successful, offering support and creative solutions that allowed them to remain competitive in the marketplace and increase their bottom line.

The following vendors were honored with the Vendor of the Year Award for their contributions in the following categories:

Heavy Equipment: U.S. Cooler             Light Equipment: Grindmaster UNIC Crathco

Smallwares/Tabletop: Winco                Specialty Products: Accurex

The prestigious Dealer of the Year Award was presented to Fishman & Associates for their ability to grow their business exponentially and their remarkable ability to thrive during challenging circumstances. 

View our Press Release for additional dealer and vendor award winners here

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