Foodservice Equipment Reports Fortnightly
www.fermag.com

Welcome to FER Fortnightly Online Newsletter
August 14, 2007








FER QuickLinks Menu
Subscribe to FER
 
FER Buyer's Guide
 
FER Services Guide
 
FER Calendar
 

FER Media Kit


Advertise with FER, contact Robin Ashton

To subscribe to this newsletter, click:
Subscribe FER Fortnightly

To unsubscribe from this newsletter, click:
Unsubscribe FER Fortnightly


View archived issues of FER Fortnightly

This e-mail was brought to you by the folks at:
Foodservice Equipment Reports
8001 N. Lincoln Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077
Fax: 847/673.8679

Regulatory Report Enodis

BRACE FOR MORE FOG RULES IN CALIFORNIA
Turn on your FOG lamps. A wave of new local regs will be heading your way next year....[full story]

ADA ENFORCEMENT GETS TOUGH
A recent settlement lays out who's responsible for what....[full story]

EC GIVES COMPANIES A SAY IN WEEE/ROHS
Hazardous materials directives giving you fits in Europe? The EU is looking for suggestions....[full story]

NRA WEB SITE LISTS LOCAL FOOD SAFETY TRAINING RULES
How many hours of instruction are required in Illinois? What certifications are mandatory in Montana? A single site tells you everything....[full story]

SEATTLE BANS TRANS FAT, CALGARY CONSIDERS IT, CHAINS DUMP IT
Does this vat make me look fat?....[full story]

Economic Report Manitowoc Foodservice Group

MAFSI BAROMETER: MODERATE GROWTH FOR 2Q
Factor out price increases, and good might not be as good as it looks....
[full story]

SALES, TRAFFIC DRIVE NRA PERFORMANCE INDEX HIGHER IN JUNE
Everything came up roses in June, although capital expenditures were looking a little less, well, rosy than before....[full story]

FER PREDICTS E&S MARKET GROWTH AT FORECAST MEETING
Nearly 60 industry execs attended the Aug. 1 meeting. If you missed it, there's one more coming....[full story]

BLUE CHIP ECONOMISTS CUT KEY FORECASTS FOR 2007, 2008
Still, the main point might be that next year looks a little stronger than this one....[full story]

Industry Report The NAFEM Show 2007

MIDDLEBY ACQUIRES CARTER-HOFFMANN, MP EQUIPMENT, WELLS BLOOMFIELD
Middleby Corp. is on a run....[full story]

SUN CAPITAL ACQUIRES BOSTON MARKET
The private equity firm makes an offer McD can't refuse....[full story]

TRIMARK ACQUIRES GILL COMPANIES
Foodservice E&S distributor TriMark USA, adds Gill Marketing and Gill Group to the fold....[full story]

EARLY BIRD GETS WORM, ER, DISCOUNT AT IH/M&RS
You know you're going. Why put off registering?....[full story]

ENODIS ANNOUNCES MERRYCHEF PARTNERSHIP WITH SUBWAY
Two very big companies partner up for accelerated cooking ovens....
[full story]




FER Fortnightly, published biweekly by Gill Ashton Publishing
(publishers of Foodservice Equipment Reports),
covers key regulatory, economic and general foodservice industry news with a special emphasis
on issues impacting the equipment and supplies industry.

Questions or comments? Please send them to bward@fermag.com.

This issue's content compiled and written by Robin Ashton, publisher; and Mike Sherer, contributing editor.
Edited by Brian Ward.

© Copyright 1996-2007. Foodservice Equipment Reports. All rights reserved.