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SPECIAL REPORT: Behind the scenes at Classeq’s purpose-built UK warewashing production hub

Warewashing brand Classeq has committed to a long-term manufacturing future in the UK after opening a new state-of-the-art production facility in Stafford. FEJ headed north to find out how pubs, bars and restaurants are set to benefit from the investment made by the Winterhalter group company. They say that turning 40 can trigger a mid-life

Rational says only 30% of its addressable market is cooking with combis

Rational believes it has barely scratched the surface in terms of prospective customers despite its huge market share of the combi oven market. The manufacturer estimates that it currently controls some 50% of the global market – the equivalent of one in every two combis sold – but it reckons the sales opportunity still available

Britannia to close Leamington Spa factory and consolidate production with IMC

Britannia Ventilation is to close its factory in Leamington Spa and shift production and manufacturing to sister company IMC’s plant in Wrexham. The Leamington Spa site, which Britannia has operated from for more than 20 years, will be sold off once the move has taken place. The relocation is envisaged to take between three and

Factory changes boost Merrcyhef production line

Manitowoc’s Sheffield factory, which is the only place in the world where Merrychef ovens are made, is now shipping to more than 55 countries worldwide, FEJ can reveal. Recent years have seen the company introduce new lean methods and technologies to create a more flexible manufacturing process, with particular emphasis on ensuring that quality standards

Refrigeration maker raises the roof with green factory project

British refrigeration maker Williams has revealed that it expects to cut its CO2 emissions by 297 tonnes a year following a major investment in making its factory greener. The company had a massive photovoltaic solar panel system installed across two of the roofs at its Kings Lynn plant earlier this year and claims that it

Maidaid increases stocks ahead of summer factory shut-down

Warewashing equipment manufacturer Maidaid Halycon insists customers will be able to get their hands on whichever products they want this summer as it has made provisions for the temporary shut-down of the factories that supply its kit. Catering equipment factories in parts of continental Europe, such as Italy, traditionally close for up to four weeks