Jensen’s USA facility survives Hurricane Michael 17 Oct 2018


Laundry supplier's facility suffers hurricane damage

Jensen’s facility in Panama City, Florida suffered roof damage in the recent Hurricane Michael.

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Photo Credit: NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory

The company’s parts and machine warehouse made it through the hurricane relatively unscathed.  However, mobile and internet service and electrical power in the vicinity was affected and was expected to be out for a couple of weeks following the hurricane.

Jensen had a disaster plan in place which was implemented immediately both for team members and customers. This included locating all employees and their families and being able to get the parts and service departments operational as quickly as possible.

The company quickly put in place a temporary main switchboard, generators and temporary office buildings to support their customers and staff.

“The process of getting back to normal will take some time,” says Simon Nield, president Jensen USA. “Even though we will make every effort to reduce disruption, we kindly ask you for your patience during what will inevitably be a difficult time for Jensen USA.  But together, we will persevere. Finally, the messages of support from our customers, suppliers, sister companies and competitors have been truly humbling.  We would like to sincerely thank you all for making a terrible week(s) just a little bit less terrible.”

Customers in the US can call 850.320.7860 to reach Jensen or order spare parts through www.jensenusa.com.


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