Champion Industries/Bi-Line Division Appoints Western Regional

October 28, 2014

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (October, 2014)Champion® Industries, manufacturer of a full line of premier commercial warewashing systems, has announced that Chris Richelieu has been appointed as the Western Regional Manager for Champion and Bi-Line Conveyor Systems. 

Richelieu brings a wealth of knowledge about the warewashing industry, along with valued experience to his new position as the Western Regional Manager. Richelieu has over 25 years of warewashing experience with a proven track record for growth. Richelieu will oversee the Champion sales and marketing efforts within the western region from his current office in Boise, Idaho.


Champion Industries is a division of the Ali Group based in Winston-Salem, NC. Champion manufactures an array of versatile commercial dishwashing equipment ranging from under counter machines to single-rack door machines, rack conveyor machines and upright conveyor/flight machines. Other products include powered soak sinks and pot and pan washing systems. The company’s ability to customize products makes Champion the preferred brand for foodservice operations of all sizes – from coffee houses and restaurants to hospitals, schools and other institutions. 

In the past 12 months Champion’s innovative products have saved over 145 million gallons of water, 38 million kilowatts of energy and over $5 million in utility savings.  With over 100 years experience in designing and building standard and custom dishwashers, Champion and its employees are dedicated to excellence in engineering, manufacturing and customer service, and are proud to say their products are 100% built in North America.

For more information on Champion Industries, call toll free 800-532-8591, or visit



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