Diversified Foodservice Acquires Hood Products
Diversified Foodservice Supply has acquired Hood Products, which does business as HoodFilters.com, a web marketing and distribution company focused on restaurant ventilation equipment, parts and accessories. The Des Moines, Ia., company adds product depth to DFS’s parts, supplies, equipment, and accessories distribution organization and improves its web-based marketing capabilities.
HoodFilters.com joins other DFS brands, including AllPoints Foodservice Parts and Supplies, Franklin Machine Products, Tundra Restaurant Supply, Mill Hardware, Restaurant Parts & More, DSI Parts, and Restaurant Discount Warehouse,
“The addition of HoodFilters.com to the DFS family of brands will create clear advantages to our valued customers and associates,” states Monty Lockyear, President of HoodFilters.com. “Our customers will benefit through significant scale advantages in geographic coverage, product expansion, and purchasing synergies. HoodFilters.com will continue to operate as a brand in the DFS portfolio, so the outstanding service that our customers enjoy today will only get better.”
Mike Cate, CEO of Chicago-based DFS, adds, “HoodFilters.com is recognized in the industry as a premier web marketing competitor and a dominant player in the hood filters and restaurant ventilation product lines. The combination of HoodFilters.com with our other brands will create scale advantages to include improved web marketing capability and a significantly more robust product offering, which will benefit all of our valued customers.”