- Published: February 5, 2019
- Written by The Editors
Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.
Nyco Products Company, a Countryside, Ill.-based manufacturer of cleaning products for the foodservice industry. He replaces Robert Stahurski Jr., who held the position since 1988.John Wunderlich was named president of
Component Hardware Group hired Partha Biswas to serve as president and chief executive officer of CHG. Biswas succeeds Greg Tucholski, who filled the position on an interim basis and continues to serve on the company’s board of directors.
Penn Jersey Paper, a Philadelphia-based broadline distributor, recognized a series of foodservice equipment and supplies companies with its 2018 Vendor of the Year awards.
In a marriage involving two members of the Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry, Miller & Stryker has merged with Culinary Equipment Group. The company will continue to go to market as Culinary Equipment Group, with Miller & Stryker’s Howard Cohen joining James Carr, James Franklin and Ed Sutryk as partners in the firm.
Electrolux appointed Scott Hopke to serve as territory sales manager for the Northeast with the foodservice sales team.
AB Electrolux, a global manufacturer of household and commercial appliances, is preparing for the separation of its Professional Products business area from the company. The net result is expected to be two publicly traded companies: Electrolux for household appliances and Electrolux Professional for products such as commercial foodservice equipment.
It was a tough decision,” says Peter Testory, director of dining and culinary services, Division of University Housing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, referencing the switch to reusable plastic containers in university housing foodservice facilities. Going all-in was the tough part, he says, which meant eliminating other options for students seeking to take food outside the dining area.
Like delivery and farm-to-table trends before it, Instagram-ready dishes have captivated the food and restaurant industry across multiple segments. Some diners even make a living off of the photo-focused platform.