Meet Borghi USA’s New Spare Parts Manager

Borghi USA of Aberdeen, Maryland, is happy to announce we have hired a Spare Parts Manager. Please welcome Armando Ercole who recently completed a 4-month training program for customer service, inventory control and processing spare parts orders.

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ABMA Convention Meet The Pros Agenda

The American Brush Manufacturers Association is excited to share the schedule of topics for the Meet the Pros roundtable discussions to be held as part of this year’s Annual Convention. The session is titled Workplace 2.0 – We Are All In This Together and is sponsored and led by the ABMA Emerging Leaders group. It will be held Wednesday,  March 2, 2022, at the Hyatt Coconut Point at 3:00 p.m. local in the CALUSA meeting room.

Envision a room with six tables and an opportunity for shared discussion over a 90-minute window. Each discussion lasts 13 minutes followed by a two-minute passing period. The format is completely open and participants are encouraged to bring their best ideas and best practices to share. Visit one table or all six.  Our “pros” come from within our industry and are all members of the ABMA Emerging Leaders, a group of dedicated young brush industry professionals.

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ABMA 2021 Convention Feedback

By Meg Cooper

The 2021 ABMA Convention was held as a virtual event March 17-19, 2021, and you can see full coverage of the event in the May/June issue of Brushware. Today, we offer bonus feedback from the event with the full question and answer sessions conducted by Meg Cooper with several attendees of the event.

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Board Set for ABMA Emerging Leaders

Kevin White, Miguel Medrano and Thomas Cottom (L to R)

Peer networking and leadership looks to connect young industry professionals

The newly formed ABMA Emerging Leaders has elected its initial Board of Directors. Kevin White from the Industrial Brush Company will serve as president, Miguel Medrano from Borghi USA takes on the role of vice president and Thomas Cottam from Industrial Brush Corporation will act as Secretary/Treasurer. These directors will serve two-year terms and will spearhead the ABMA Emerging Leaders program of work, which will include the group’s opening event as a part of the 104th ABMA Annual Convention on March 17, 2021.

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Borghi USA Carwash Day

Borghi USA Car Wash

Understandably, 2020 has been a surprising year for everyone. It also presented us with new opportunities, new ventures and most of us coming together. Borghi USA remains committed to supporting our employees and our customers to keep working together moving forward in a positive direction. We believe in working hard and also playing hard.  So, Borghi USA had an outdoor event, only for company personnel and their spouses and partners to have some fun with brushes. Yeeha!

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Machines

Borghi USA: Essential Business Remains Open

Borghi USA has provided the following statement from Carlos R. Petzold, President:

Borghi USA, Inc. located in Aberdeen, Maryland provides spare parts and technical support for machinery brands: Borghi, Osmas and Unimac to brush, broom and mop manufacturing companies throughout the USA and Canada. We have been deemed an “essential business” for which the Maryland government order provides exception to the closure.

Our customers have also deemed us as a critical supplier, so they can continue to produce their cleaning products as they are essential businesses that supply cleaning and sanitation products to hundreds of thousands of other essential businesses, including hospitals and medical care facilities, medical supply companies and the defense, aerospace, energy, food processing and equipment industries, and others in the supply chain. Products from our industry keep hospitals and health care workers clean, safe and protected against infection.

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Borghi USA Announces New Director of Marketing

Borghi USA, Inc. has announced Miguel Medrano as their new Director of Marketing as of the beginning of this year. In his role, Miguel will oversee marketing communications and sales of machinery for all brands under the Boucherie Borghi Group (Boucherie, Borghi & Unimac). Medrano will work closely with Borghi USA President, Carlos Petzold to learn about the manufacturing technology needs of the Brush Industry to help provide customers with the very best machinery and automation from the Boucherie Borghi Group.

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