Allied Buying Corporation, a Lombard, Ill.-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group recognized its members and suppliers with a series of annual awards.
- Total Dollar Volume Increase: NorLake and Vollrath.
- Total Percentage Volume Increase: Vitamix and Hamilton Beach.
- Overall Member Support: were T&S and Dormont.
- Total Dollar Volume Increase: TriMark Strategic and TriMark United East
- Total Percentage Volume Increase: TriMark Strategic Georgia and TriMark Gill
- Overall Supplier Support: TriMark United East and Hotel & Restaurant Supply.
ABC also recognized longtime members Jim Bedard, retiring president of Buffalo Hotel Supply and Stephen Tucker, departing president of Singer NY-M. Tucker. Both served ABC as members of its board of directors.