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Edlund Names Three To Sales Posts - 01/28/2015

Edlund Co., the Burlington, Vt., company celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, has named B.C. Roberts as its director of chain accounts. Formerly the director of sales-eastern region, he will now manage relationships with... »

FEDA Creates Rising Star Program For New Convention Attendees - 01/28/2015

Two months from now, the Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association will be hosting its 2015 Convention in Phoenix, and the association is making a concerted effort to bring in some newer, younger voices to the meeting. FEDA... »

Don Promotes Claude To Category Manager - 01/28/2015

Edward Don & Co. has tapped Matt Claude as category manager for equipment, furniture and bar products. He will be responsible for supplier relations, product selection, pricing, compliance standards, rebate programs, and... »

T&S Honored As Top Factory - 01/28/2015

T&S Brass and Bronze Works has been singled out by IndustryWeek magazine as having one of the best manufacturing plants in North America. The publication recognized T&S last week as one of six winners in its 25th annual... »

New Faces At Meiko To Oversee Sales Development, Marketing And Training - 01/28/2015

Meiko USA has promoted Danielle Mason to oversee strategic sales and business development. Mason, formerly Meiko’s sales and customer service operations manager, will work closely with the Nashville-based manufacturer’s regional... »

A Traffic Gain That Bodes Well For Dealers - 01/28/2015

As most of you know, I get excited by “fun with numbers.” I’ve been reporting and analyzing economic and foodservice trend data for so long (since 1978!), that I am seldom surprised by anything. Last week, I saw some really... »

LoLo Honors 2014’s Top Distributor And Sales Rep - 01/28/2015

LoLo, the Byram, Miss., maker of steamers, tilting skillets, kettles, and countertop cooking equipment, has recognized two distributors for outstanding performance in 2014. Chernoff Sales has been named LoLo’s 2014 Distributor of... »

New Reps For Irinox - 01/28/2015

Irinox USA has new sales representation for two markets: Florida will be covered by Food Equipment Sales & Marketing (FESMA), based in Largo; and New England, including Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and... »

One More Week To Weigh In On Motor Freight Issues Targeting Warewashers, Air Curtains - 01/21/2015

Two weeks ago in FER Fortnightly, we gave you the full details on proposed rate changes for shipping commercial warewashers and air curtains. Both segments are targeted for shipping classification upgrades by the National Motor... »

Fink Heads To Milan As Ali Group Exec, Kelly Succeeds Him At Ice-O-Matic - 01/21/2015

Kevin Fink has been named executive v.p. of the Ali Group. He will relocate from Denver, where he has been president of Ice-O-Matic, to join Ali’s corporate team in Milan. Beginning March 2, Fink will report to Massimo Giussani,... »

Technomic Takes 2015 Operator Sales Forecast Higher - 01/21/2015

The improving jobs market and falling gasoline prices are among the factors underlying an upward revision of Technomic Inc.’s 2015 forecast of foodservice operator sales, released to the firm’s customers last week. Technomic now... »

Personnel Moves: - 01/21/2015

Kelly Armstrong is the new executive director of the Association for Healthcare Foodservice. Prior to her appointment at AHF, comprised of professionals who managed self-operated foodservice departments, Armstrong was economic... »

Dunkin’ Donuts Inks Deal For 1,400 Stores In China - 01/21/2015

As of this month, one can count only16 Dunkin’ Donuts stores in all of China. The chain will have one more unit up and running by year’s end—but then the pace of grand openings really picks up: The Canton, Mass., chain has inked... »

Potbelly To Land In London - 01/21/2015

Potbelly Sandwich Works has signed up franchisees to open 10 shops in London over the next five years. Those would be the Chicago sandwich chain’s first outlets in Europe. Potbelly, which has 347 stores, expanded into the Middle... »

Gas Prices Still Falling; What Does It Mean For Foodservice? - 01/21/2015

It’s conventional wisdom that when gasoline prices come down, foodservice sales—at least at commercial operations—go up. It’s conventional wisdom because there is a huge body of evidence to support it. So we were taken back a... »

Deckelman To Lead Sales And Marketing At Montague - 01/21/2015

The Montague Co., the Hayward, Calif., cooking equipment manufacturer, has appointed Joe Deckelman as v.p.-sales and marketing. The announcement was made by company Pres. Tom Whalen, who stated “Joe’s wealth of experience and... »

Henny Penny Now Employee-Owned - 01/21/2015

The more than 600 employees of Henny Penny are now owners of the company. The Eaton, Ohio, manufacturer became employee-owned through the sale of its stock to a newly formed employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as of Dec.... »

New York State Mandates Carbon Monoxide Detectors For Restaurants - 01/21/2015

Starting in June, New York State will require all restaurants and commercial buildings to install carbon monoxide detectors. The law was prompted in part by the February 2014 death of a Legal Sea Foods restaurant manager on Long... »

Pittsburgh, Seattle Consider Letter Grades - 01/21/2015

Pittsburgh and Seattle are the latest large metropolitan areas to consider requiring restaurants to post health department inspection letter grades on their doors. Operators in those two cities want more say in how the process... »

Food Prices Forecast To Stabilize In 2015, As Wholesale Prices Fell, Menu Prices Rose in December - 01/21/2015

Wholesale food prices fell for the second consecutive month in December, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Restaurant Association, while menu and grocery-store prices continued to rise, pushed higher by... »

State Revenues Began To Grow Again In Third Quarter 2014, Crossing Fiscal “Trough” - 01/21/2015

State taxing bodies have finally crossed the fiscal “trough.” State tax revenues grew 4% on a quarter versus year prior basis in the third quarter 2014, according to preliminary data on 48 of the 50 states compiled by the... »

Heritage Parts Adds Saturday Service - 01/21/2015

Starting Jan 10, Heritage Parts expanded the hours of operation for its customer service and distribution centers to include Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. EST. Online orders placed anytime on Friday night and Saturday morning... »

In Memoriam: TriMark Gill’s Michael Halstead - 01/14/2015

Michael Halstead, regional v.p. of TriMark Gill Group, died Dec. 14 in St. Paul, Minn. He was 59. Halstead, who enjoyed a 35-year career in the foodservice equipment industry, oversaw the Western region branch of TriMark Gill... »

Personnel Moves - 01/14/2015

Neal Hix has joined Bauer Marketing Group as a territory manager. Hix brings the Cincinnati rep firm more than 18 years of sales experience, 11 of them specific to the foodservice equipment industry. From his base in Louisville,... »

FEDA Offers Sales Seminar At NAFEM - 01/14/2015

The NAFEM Show is only a month away, and allied associations have planned a number of programs, seminars and networking opportunities. Among them is the Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association’s “The Sell Process: Your... »

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