Continental Girbau Inc. has named Sergi Obiols of Vic, Spain, as its new sales and product engineer. In this role, Obiols will provide technical sales support for Girbau Industrial laundry equipment projects throughout North America. Most recently, he was part of the industrial design team at Girbau Global Laundry Solutions, based in Vic.
“Our goal of improving turnaround time in laundry design layout required filling an inside sales engineering position,” said Dave McAllister, director of services and product management. “Fortunately, Sergi Obiols was available directly from Girbau. Sergi has global industrial laundry experience working on large projects, from concept through construction. He will be involved in all aspects of presale project support.”
Obiols handles equipment sizing, estimated production rates, equipment layout, and scale drawings, as well as monitoring target installation dates and project completion. In time, his position will support commercial laundry design projects for all Continental brands, according to McAllister.
Obiols holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Politechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona.