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Winterhalter eyes better gross margins and less low value business

Winterhalter eyes better gross margins and less low value business

Winterhalter UK bosses have turned their attention to gross margin improvement and curtailing low value business as they bid to ensure the operation returns to the black again. Accounts filed with Companies House last week revealed the business suffered a net loss of £818,000 for the 12 months to 31 December 2017. The deficit represents

Comenda keen to clean up on the notoriously tricky banqueting circuit

Comenda is taking aim at the banqueting sector with a series of rack conveyor warewashers that it claims are built to handle big jobs. Warewashing for the banqueting circuit is rarely straightforward. The workload can be unpredictable, with some events involving catering to large numbers and resulting in mounds of dirty dishes, crockery, cookware and

Hobart says sites can now ‘work smart, not hard’ with connected warewashers

Hobart has unleashed a new generation of smart undercounter warewashers on the UK market following months of preparation and testing. As revealed by FEJ back in March, end-user customers, particularly multi-site chain buyers, have been more involved in the design of the dishwashers than ever before. The new glass and dishwasher models benefit from four

Wexiodisk transfers warranty and service contracts to new UK partners

Warewashing manufacturer Wexiödisk is restructuring its after-sales service set-up in the UK by transferring responsibility from existing partner Serviceline to First Choice and Crystaltech. From 1 July, First Choice will become the brand’s authorised spare parts provider in the UK, while Crystaltech will take on the role of warranty and service partner. All pre-existing and

Classeq funnels funds into next generation data asset management system

British warewashing brand Classeq has invested in a state-of-the-art digital asset management system in a bid to “bring simplicity” to the world of warewashing. The company is implementing its new software solution across its network of business partners, distributors, customers and suppliers, enabling it to share, manage, edit and control all brand assets with them

Meiko bets on new range of machines to give weary kitchen porters a lift

Meiko insists that high volume catering operations which incorporate its new M-iClean hood machines into their warewashing areas can expect to make life considerably less arduous for kitchen staff. Ergonomics were a big focus for the brand when it began developing the range, leading to the introduction of an automatic hood-lifting system. “It is ergonomically

Meiko sets up new food waste business after inking deal with Swiss outfit

Swiss firm Biotrans has joined the Meiko Group in a move that has led to the creation of a new business called Meiko GREEN Waste Solutions. Biotrans, which is headed by CEO Patrick Hoffman, has developed products and services which complement Meiko’s own solutions for handling and processing food waste. The two firms said it was

Winterhalter steps up commercial warewashing offering

Winterhalter is launching its new pass-through machines, utensil washers and conveyor washer at Hotelympia, as well as showcasing its latest undercounter range, with its water-saving hybrid integral RO system. The company will be outlining its Connected Wash technology, which allows machines to be monitored from anywhere, using an app or computer portal, tablet or smartphone,

Krupps connects to Wifi to keep warewashers in tip-top condition

Consumption control, continuous self-diagnosis, the ability to programme on and off remotely, and remote service are just some of the benefits guaranteed by Krupps’ innovative new Wifi dishwashers. The company will be exhibiting at Hotelympia next week as it looks to grow awareness of the line-up among UK operators. Representatives from the brand will be

Chains may resist networked warewashers if they think it adds complexity

There are still major hurdles for the industry to overcome before operators fully embrace the benefits of networked connectivity in their warewash environments, suppliers have claimed. The notion of a ‘connected kitchen’ continues to shape much of the R&D activity taking place in the catering equipment manufacturing sector and the latest warewashing machines on the

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