CLM Names New President, Sales Director
Combining lean manufacturing and more than 50 years of experience in the industry, Gabriel Camacho and Dave Smith, Consolidated Laundry Machinery’s (CLM) new president and director of sales, respectively, have joined forces at the Pomona, CA-based equipment manufacturer, according to a news release.
Camacho, promoted from vice president of operations, has been in manufacturing for over 20 years, and studied lean manufacturing Shingijutsu in Japan.
“Gabriel Camacho is an experienced and knowledgeable manufacturing executive with a demonstrated track record of success,” said CLM’s owner Jason Farber of Carlin Capital Group. “His proven ability to drive and sustain improvements to product quality and consistency along with a keen focus on providing top-notch customer service fit perfectly with CLM’s goals and objectives. We believe that our customers, both current and future, as well as our dealers and suppliers, all stand to benefit from the things that CLM will accomplish under Gabriel’s leadership.”
Camacho’s philosophy revolves around customer service and satisfaction. He said, “At every step of the way we want to please customers and let them know they are heard.” His objective is to take a former mom and pop business, optimize its product line and turn CLM into the industry leader in wash aisle technology.
Dave Smith, director of sales, recently joined the company to further develop and serve its growing portfolio of dealer/distributor networks and national accounts. With more than 30 years of industry experience specifically focused on industrial dryers and high-volume wash-aisle applications, Smith will use his experience to promote sales growth and customer satisfaction.