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Bunn-O-Matic's Robinson Dies

Posted On: 8/29/2011

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Bunn-O-Matic Corp. Neal Robinson, office coffee service, OCS, coffee business, coffee machine business, pecialty Coffee Association of Europe's Lifetime Achievement Award

Bunn-O-Matic SPRINGFIELD, IL -- Bunn-O-Matic Corp. reports that Neal Robinson, a key member in expanding the company's international business, died of cancer on Aug. 22 at Memorial Medical Center here. He was 62.

A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Robinson joined the Bunn organization in 1986 as a district manager for the southeastern U.S., became senior vice-president of international sales in 1993 and senior vice-president of global projects in 1999.

A well-respected participant in the foodservice industry, he authored articles on best-quality practices for many food and beverage publications and received the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.

"Neal will be greatly missed by his colleagues and the friends he made in his many years of service in the industry," Bunn-O-Matic said. Those wishing to send condolences may do so by visiting butlerfuneralhomes.com, under A. Neal Robinson.