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30
Mar

FM Corner #24 – High End vs Low End Equipment

Another week. Another episode of #FMCorner with the great Danny Koontz. This is a good one that you don’t want to miss. Always a topic of discussion. 🔲 High End vs Low End Equipment 🔲 Which one will work better for our operation? 🔲 How do we decide which one to use? 🔲 What are the potential risks, rewards, advantages,

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17
Mar

WCE @ RFMA 2022 in Nashville

This past week, the WCE Leadership Team laced up the boots, and headed on out to Nashville, TN to attend RFMA 2022. If you are not familiar with RFMA, here is a small excerpt straight from RFMA Website. Our core purpose is to promote the advancement of the restaurant facilities management professional. Through targeted education, events, programs and resources, RFMA

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15
Mar

FM Corner #22 – Teach The Teacher w/ Danny Koontz

As a Facilities Manager, you always have the ability to learn AND the ability to teach. Especially when it comes to the operations team. How much more can we all get done if we’re all willing to help each other, teach each other, and learn from each other? Tune in to find out!! The idea behind Facilities Maintenance Corner is

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14
Mar

FM Corner #21 – Store Visits w/ Danny Koontz

Another Episode of #FMCorner with Danny Koontz! This week’s topic is routine for some, while others struggle to find the benefit. STORE VISITS and why they are important. What can be gained? Not only in R&M, but in relationships. How can it help you as an FM? How can it help the store manager? Listen in for some great tips & tricks on

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2
Apr

Windy City Equipment Provides Uncommon Relief to Restaurants Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Windy City Equipment Provides Uncommon Relief to Restaurants Amid COVID-19 Crisis One of America’s fastest growing companies proves how innovation and care can strengthen relationships in the current economic climate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHOENIX, AZ, April 2, 2020 – “What stands in the way, becomes the way” Windy City Equipment Service (WCE) has taken this Stoic philosophy to a whole

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25
Mar

WCE COVID-19 INITIATIVE

To all of our customers; past, present, and future – We wanted to give you an update on our efforts to help keep your operations up and running during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are closely monitoring the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), our industry associations, and the industry as a whole.

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15
Feb

WCE ELEVATES CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH COMPLETE TRANSPARENCY FROM XOI VISION

Gilbert, AZ: Windy City Equipment Service, Inc. announced today that it has adopted XOi Vision™, a cloud platform for enhancing field service by increasing transparency and improving communication between technicians, customers, and the office. Vision™ enables technicians in the field to capture video and photos through mobile devices and share that content within quotes, work orders or invoices—providing an exceptional level

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15
Aug

WINDY CITY EQUIPMENT MAKES THE INC 5000

Windy City Equipment Service, Inc (WCE) is proud to announce that we have earned a position on the 2018 Inc 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America. Coming in at #1429 on the list, we join the ranks of some prestigious companies such as Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, GoPro, Timberland, Oracle, GrubHub, among many others (at least that’s what the

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8
Aug

WORK ORDER MANAGEMENT – THE UNTOLD STORY

Service Channel, Corrigo, Big Sky, Office Trax, SMS One, Facility Source, Hyve and many more… So what is the purpose of these work order management systems (WMS)?  What are the benefits, drawbacks, and overall solutions that you can expect?  Well, be cautious of the salesmen, there are two sides to every story and these systems might impact you in more ways

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25
Jul

HVAC IN THE SOUTH

BE FOREWARNED.  THIS POST IS GOING TO SOUND A LOT LIKE AN EXCUSE. But I assure you it’s not and I hope to bring attention to some very common misconceptions about HVAC and how it works.  Believe me, I understand your viewpoint.  It’s hot, your customers and employees are complaining, the health department is diligent about improper temperatures, and every

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