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September 13, 2016

Becker Arena Products Inc. Announces Dave Woog has been added to the sales team.

Dave will serve as our new account manager for the western region of the United States. He will be working closely with the ice rink owners, operators and builders on current and future projects.

We are most fortunate to have Dave on our team. He is an enthusiastic, seasoned professional who is dedicted to helping customers achieve their goals and objectives.

Mr. Woog will be stationed out of our Savage Minnesota office frequently traveling throughout the west. The states in his territory are: Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

  

February 18, 2016

Becker Arena Products Inc. Announces COO Appointment

Becker Arena Products, Inc. is happy to announce Ric Schommer has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position with Becker Arena Products. 

There will be a transition period for Ric from Director of Sales & Marketing still reporting direct to Jim Becker, President and CEO.

“I have tremendous confidence in Ric’s abilities to help lead this company with laser-focus on operational excellence,” said Jim Becker. "Ric’s business skills along with his ability to coach and communicate is a perfect fit in our culture."

 A major part of Ric’s COO role will be to lead the execution of strategies developed by the top management team.

Among other skills, Mr. Schommer’s background includes Vice President of Operations at Steven’s Fabrics where he helped grow the business from a 10 Million – 25 Million dollar company in 5 years maintaining customer expectation levels and developing new processes.

“I know the burdens, constraints and distractions that can take away from being successful ”, says Mr. Schommer, “but I also know how that having systems, defined expectations and a strong work force can help reduce the obstacles that hinder success!  "I am incredibly energized and excited for this opportunity and look forward to seeing the company reach its full potential”.

 

October 29, 2014

Becker Arena Products Announces Staff Changes

Becker Arena Products is excited to announce the addition of Todd Lang to our sales staff as the new Rink Equipment Resource (RER) Manager, the Used Equipment division of Becker Arena Products. Todd comes to Becker Arena Products with many years of experience in both sales and the hockey industry (including coaching his son in the Eden Prairie, MN youth hockey association).

Todd's primary focus will be to continue the growth and expansion of RER. As you need to Buy, Sell and Trade-in products, Todd will be there to assist you with any questions you may have. Part of the Becker Arena Products difference is to offer a worry free project; RER is a resource to help you move your old equipment out as you get ready for your new purchases from Becker Arena Products.

www.rinkequipmentresource.com
Todd Lang
800-234-5522
todd.lang@beckerarena.com

November 2011

Johnson Controls chooses Becker Arena Products, Inc. to distribute their Icemax ® Ice Inducer Product

Becker Arena Products, Inc. has been named the exclusive U.S. Ice Rink Distributor for the product, Icemax. As a parts per million additive to ice rink water, Icemax provides an economical way to generate a superior ice surface and reduce energy costs. Icemax is a "must have" for a rink manager that is concerned with faster turnovers, harder ice and lower energy bills.

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy ifficiency and lower operation costs in buildings for more than one million customers.

Becker Arena Products is excited and ready to offer another solution to all ice rinks who may be struggling with their energy costs.

Full announcement coming soon.

October 2010

Becker Arena Products awarded NJPA Contract #08190-BAP

The National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) is a municipal contracting agency and member-owned cooperative with more thatn 34,000 member agencies. Members are legally allowed to purchase off NJPA contracts, while satisfying their own local bidding requirements - saving them valuable time, resources and money!

Becker Arena Products Provides the access, NJPA brings the expertise - and you win!

August 2010

Becker Arena Products wins another exclusive distributorship.

Becker Arena Products is now the exclusive distributor for 4 SportFLOOR product lines including Classic Supreme, Classic Supreme Speckle, Decor Tile and Decor Flex.

July 2010

Becker Arena Products has NEW IMPROVED formulas for the entire Lumin'Ice product line

The new formulas include the white base coat powder (Basic or Pro) and the liquid line and logo paint. You no longer have to mess with an additive with our powder Pro paint, all our brighteners are in the powder's pigment making this new formula an improvement of convenience and appearance.

May 2009

Becker Arena Products, Inc. Opens Office In New York as seen in RINK Magazine May/June 2009 issue

2009 will be a year of reflection and celebration as Becker Arena Products enters their 20th year in business. read on...

New Ice Rink Products Available Exclusively through Becker!

The IceTec IT8 enables rink managers to precisely measure and record ice depth and port the information through the IceTec IT8 software program to a desktop or laptop computer. The software also allows the operator to give direction to the ice technician, record the corrective action taken and also enables comparison readings to previous measurements. All ice depth readings are archived by rink location, by date, and can be used to track ice depth through the season.

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GEARGRID LOCKER SYSTEMS

A smarter, stronger locker room storage solution!
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