Ali Group Names New President At Champion Group - 04/16/2014
Lin Sensenig has been appointed president of the Champion Group, a division of Ali Group North America. He’ll oversee day-to-day management of the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based companies, which includes Champion, Moyer Diebel,...
Heritage Buys Key Food Equipment Services - 04/16/2014
Heritage Food Service Group announced April 7 that it has acquired Key Food Equipment Services Ltd. (KFES) of Vancouver, British Columbia for an undisclosed amount. KFES, founded in 1982, is the largest food equipment repair and...
Bargreen Ellingson Acquires Wyoming Dealer - 04/09/2014
Bargreen Ellingson, one of the country’s biggest E&S distributors, has acquired Knapp Supply & Equipment Co., a restaurant and janitorial supplier based in Casper, Wyo. The acquisition gives the Tacoma, Wash., firm its...
Deadline Extended Until April 11 For FER Top Dealer Surveys - 04/09/2014
With the magazine’s research editor still traveling through Asia and, thus, unable to begin sifting through data, dealers who haven’t yet sent in their survey forms for Foodservice Equipment Reports’ annual Top Dealer...
FEDA Convention Reports Great Turnout, New Board Members Take Seats - 04/09/2014
Close to 400 E&S dealers and manufacturers convened last week in Indian Wells, Calif., for FEDA’s annual convention. In addition to well-received speakers, seminars and workshops, the convention included the election of new...
FEDA Recognizes Supportive Manufacturers - 04/09/2014
The Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association has unveiled a list of manufacturers it recognizes as especially supportive of dealer-based distribution. FEDA cited 17 companies for exceptional support: Advance TabcoAli...
Northwest Foodservice Show Opens Sunday - 04/09/2014
The largest food and beverage expo in the Pacific Northwest opens this weekend in Seattle. The Northwest Foodservice Show, April 13-14 at the Washington State Convention Center, includes a new interactive kitchen, a new...
Strong Fourth Quarter Boosts Annual Gains For Public E&S Companies - 04/09/2014
Revenues jumped significantly for most of the publicly reporting equipment and supplies companies in the fourth quarter 2013, pushing annual sales higher for the full year. The numbers are compiled by John Muldowney, a marketing...
Opinion--by Robin Ashton
Well Played, FEDA - 04/09/2014
My only regret about last week’s FEDA Annual Convention, other than that Jan couldn’t make it, was that I had to leave early to head to Shanghai and Singapore. (I’m writing this from Singapore.) I thought the two days I spent at...
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