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September 6, 2018 – Abscocold, a manufacturer of a premium line of refrigerators and microwaves for the hospitality industry, government services, student housing, and assisted living facilities, announced today that Jim Karczewski has joined the organization as Director, Hospitality Sales. Mr. Karczewski began his career as a Purchasing Director for Mill Distributors before moving to the hospitality industry in sales with Serta International Bedding. In 2012, Jim joined Hospitality Furnishings and Design as the Purchasing Director where he helped grow the company’s revenue to over $100 million. “Jim brings a unique insight to this role as he has served in both a purchasing and sales capacity,” said Jeff Ross, President of Indoff Appliance Group, the parent company for the Absocold brand. “His vast industry knowledge will allow Absocold to better anticipate our customers’ upcoming needs and how we approach growing our share of the FF&E (Fixtures Furniture and Equipment) market.” Mr. Karczewski, a native of Wisconsin, will be based out of Cleveland, Ohio.

Additionally, Absocold announced it has relocated its offices and client showroom to 425 Commerce Road in Richmond, IN. Incorporated in 1969, Richmond has been the home for Absocold since 1978 when it moved to the area from Iona, Michigan. “We have a long and proud history in this part of Indiana,” said Jim Malkus, CEO and President of Indoff. “We are fortunate to have a group of outstanding employees from the region who are invested in this community and to growing our company by providing quality products and great customer service. We look forward to remaining a part of the local business scene for many years to come.”

  • Join the Absocold Team at the ACUHO-I Housing Facilities Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this October 29 through November 1. Discover how our line of quality refrigerators, microwaves, and Cook ‘N Cool Combination models can improve your campus housing facilities.

    For more information or to register please go to event page.