Lavatec Laundry Technology (LLT) has appointed industry veteran Jim Slatcher as western regional sales manager.

A second generation laundry industry manager with over 30 years of operations experience, Slatcher will be responsible for developing and expanding Lavatec’s presence in 10 states, including Alaska and Hawaii.

Slatcher has managed his own consulting company for the last 11 years, assisting clients in the design, management and build out phases of new facilities. He also managed an OPL in Mesquite, Nevada for the last four years. His career has also included stints with Textek, Sodexo, Crothall and Tartan in every region of the USA.