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Ali Group’s main UK subsidiary “optimistic” about growth as sales hit £124m

The Ali Group’s biggest UK subsidiary has declared it is “optimistic” about future sales growth despite conceding that customers are tightening their spending in the face of economic uncertainties. AFE Group, which owns Falcon, Williams, Mono and service businesses Serviceline and Millers Vanguard, posted a solid 4.5% rise in sales to £123.6m for the year

STATE OF THE NATION: The top 10 largest catering equipment manufacturers operating in the UK today

How big is the UK catering equipment market? It’s a question that will elicit a different response depending on who you speak to, but from analysing the financial performance of the market’s 10 largest players we can at least build a picture of what the landscape looks like. In a first ever report of such

Successful kitchen fit convinces steak chain to buy Falcon and Williams for future projects

An emerging steakhouse chain has furnished its sixth and latest kitchen with a raft of equipment from AFE Group companies Falcon and Williams. Middleton’s Steakhouse  has opened an average of one new site a year since its launch in 2011, with the latest addition based in Leicester and featuring an open plan kitchen. Executive chef

Serviceline restructure sees new MD brought in to drive growth

Serviceline has appointed a new managing director after undertaking a review and reorganisation of its back-office operations, and has already made changes to improve customer service. Duncan Grocott, who joined the group as service director last year, will now lead the company’s further investment and growth strategy in driving forward its service support for the

Foodservice equipment supplier optimistic despite imminent Brexit

The group behind Williams Refrigeration, Millers Vanguard and Mono Equipment is maintaining a positive outlook in spite of uncertainties arising from Brexit. AFE Group in King’s Lynn reported a small drop in turnover from £119m in 2015 to £118 in 2016, but saw a modest gain in pre-tax profits from £18.8m to £19m, according to