Foodservice Equipment Reports

Nor-Lake Adds Nat’l. Accounts Manager, Shares Award

Nor-Lake Inc. has welcomed Phil Metz as foodservice national accounts manager. Metz worked with Scotsman Ice from 2004-11 as a regional sales manager after a 12-year career with Beverage Air, where his roles included product design, customer service and regional and key-account sales management. At Nor-Lake, Metz will lead sales efforts and rep groups to identify and develop sales opportunities, support order fulfillment and assure customer satisfaction.

Nor-Lake, based in Hudson, Wis., is part of the Standex Food Service Equipment Group. Standex recently won the Outstanding Exclusive Brand Support Award at the U.S. Foods Culinary Equipment & Supplies annual sales and training conference in Savannah, Ga. It was the first time an entire group of brands has received the award. Standex has 11 brands: American Foodservice, APW Wyott, Bakers Pride, Bevles, BKI Worldwide, Federal Industries, Kool Star, Master-Bilt, Nor-Lake, Procon Products and Tri-Star.