ST. PAUL, Minn. — Smart Care® Equipment Solutions announced the acquisition of Mid-South Maintenance, a provider of commercial kitchen equipment repair and maintenance services to the commercial food service industry. Located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, Mid-South also provides HVAC repair, as well as plumbing, electrical, and facility maintenance in the greater Nashville area. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of Mid-South Maintenance is a part of our strategic plan to grow through acquisitions,” said Bill Emory, CEO of Smart Care. “Additionally, we are very focused on high growth markets like Nashville. As we got to know the leadership of Mid-South, it became clear we share the same vision, values, and commitment to both employees and customers. We’re delighted to welcome the 44 employees of Mid-South Maintenance to the Smart Care family. Additionally, we are very pleased to announce the promotion of Gary Garrett to general manager. Gary is a trained chef and brings a wealth of industry experience, including his contributions to Mid-South over the past several years.”

This is Smart Care’s third acquisition of a service company in the last 12 months and grows Smart Care’s total number of technicians to more than 600 nationwide. The Mid-South Maintenance team brings knowledge and experience in commercial kitchen repair, in addition to HVAC and other related service capabilities.

“We are excited to join the Smart Care team and be part of their growing success,” said Gary Garrett, general manager, Mid-South Maintenance. “With our combined teams, we will further strengthen our position in Nashville. Mid-South will continue to run as an independent division of Smart Care and I believe that with our ability to tap into Smart Care’s training, technical support, and access to parts, Mid-South will be a better company for our customers and employees.”

Publication date: 2/14/2019

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