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Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 03:45

Gaylord Industries Representation Announcement-VHF Sales, Inc.

VHF Sales, Inc. to Provide Mechanical Representation to the Midwest Commercial Foodservice Market

Tualatin, OR - September 2020:  Gaylord Industries, the leader in ventilation solutions for the food service industry, has partnered with VHF Sales, Inc., a Midwest HVAC manufacturer’s representative firm, to provide kitchen ventilation equipment system representation in the states of Iowa, Nebraska, Grant and Crawford counties in Wisconsin, and Union, Lincoln and Minnehaha counties in South Dakota. The partnership will provide the ability to serve clients with a greater level of service and support.

“This new partnership allows us to work with a proven professional team,” said Rob Carmichael P.E., SE Regional Sales Manager for Gaylord Industries, “bringing increased market penetration and relationships which are key in our market.”

Mike Skallerud, Mechanical Engineer, identified Gaylord Industries as a potential partner and immediately recognized what an excellent fit they were for us and the customers we serve.

“We’re excited to represent Gaylord Industries,” said Dale Vest, President of VHF Sales, Inc., “We look forward to having the opportunity to offer a premium brand of commercial kitchen ventilation systems and their associated products to our customers.” 

About VHF Sales:

VHF Sales, Inc. was founded in 1994 and was formerly Vest-Feld-Hazer.  The employees have over 125 years of combined experience in the sizing, selection, design and construction of HVAC and Plumbing systems in the commercial, industrial and public sector markets. The VHF staff show dedication by striving to provide the highest quality line-up of equipment and impressive pre- and post-sale product support.  For more information visit:        

About Gaylord Industries

Gaylord designs and manufactures ventilation solutions that provide air quality, safety and sustainability; even in the most demanding commercial kitchen environments. Gaylord's products and systems are known for their low air volume and efficient designs, durability, ease of maintenance and a meticulous attention to detail. As innovators in kitchen ventilation systems, Gaylord is solving the priorities currently facing foodservice operators: energy savings, functionality and labor optimization. Gaylord is part of the ITW Food Equipment Group, which includes brand name companies such as Vulcan, Wolf, Berkel, Wittco, Hobart, Traulsen, Baxter, Stero and Bonnet.  For more information visit:


Lori Jensen

Marketing Specialist

Gaylord Industries