Allied Buying Corporation (ABC), an Illinois-based dealer buying group, recognized the contributions of six foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers and two individuals with the organization’s annual Supplier of the Year awards.
ABC and its dealer members rank the suppliers in the areas of sales growth, market penetration, profitability, the quality of their people, products and service levels.
The Vollrath Company received the Tom Wilhelm Distinguished Supplier of the Year award, named after ABC’s longtime executive director. In addition, Josh Callahan of Cal-Mil Plastic Products received the Supplier Sales Executive of the Year award
The following companies earned recognition as Supplier of the Year for their respective product categories:
- Smallwares: Cambro Manufacturing
- Tabletop: GET Enterprises
- Table Service/Buffet: Tablecraft
- Light Equipment & Furnishings: Waring
- Heavy Equipment: Continental Refrigerator
American Metalcraft received ABC’s Outstanding Sales Team of the Year award.
ABC also recognized Marty Patterson of The Vollrath Company for his years of service and retirement.