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Electrolux stamps out buyers’ concerns with commercial dishwashing guide

Catering equipment manufacturer Electrolux has laid out a step-by-step guide to educate buyers through the process of selecting warewashing equipment for their commercial kitchens. The ‘Commercial Dishwashing Equipment Buyer’s Guide’ is available on the manufacturer’s website and has been written to help consultants, specifiers, designers, and owner-occupiers make well-informed decisions on the equipment they choose

Moffat shuffles the pack to breathe new life into product development strategy

E & R Moffat has made a series of changes to its management structure that is designed to drive the company forward.  Liam Barr has been promoted to engineering manager, replacing David Hair, who takes up the position of works manager. Sinclair Campbell, meanwhile, moves into the role of general manager, and David McPherson takes

Retigo increases stock of combi ovens for the UK market

Combi oven manufacturer Retigo has teamed up with logistics specialist Keith Elkington Transport to increase the level of stock available locally to UK customers. The move comes as the Czech Republic-based manufacturer looks to gain a more prominent place in the UK foodservice market. The company has stated that it has invested “significant amounts” to get

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US catering equipment brand doubles UK distribution facility

A US-based designer and manufacturer of melamine and polycarbonate catering equipment and dinnerware has doubled the size of its UK distribution centre to support the expansion of its growing business across the UK and Europe. Dinnerware brand Thunder Group worked with regeneration specialist, St. Modwen, which owns and manages Claywheels Lane Business Park in Sheffield,

Induced Energy blasts induction cooking market wide open with ‘economy’ offering

British catering equipment manufacturer, Induced Energy, has unveiled a new range of ‘economy’ induction, which is available at a price that it claims will save end-users money. Pricing starts at £950 for the QX-TP flat single zone induction cooker, going up to £1750 for the QX-TPA wok and hob twin induction cooker. The company insists

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

Q&A: Parry’s MD Mark Banton looks to the future after restructuring

Catering equipment manufacturer Parry Group secured the future of its business last week after agreeing a pre-pack transaction that saved 70 jobs. FEJ asked Mark Banton — who will lead the newly-named Parry Catering Equipment (Midlands) Ltd — how the company intends to move forward from the challenges it has faced. Will the new ownership

Electrolux reimburses operators’ travel costs if they use demo kitchen

Electrolux Professional is marking the third anniversary of its Center of Excellence in Luton by offering kitchen and laundry professionals free travel to and from its specialist demonstration sessions until 2017. Having opened its doors in 2013, the manufacturer’s specially-designed training and demonstration facility has welcomed nearly 2,700 personnel from a variety of sectors.. Now,

Mike Butt sets out his vision for GDPA after settling into the hotseat

After recently being installed as managing director of catering equipment manufacturer Glen Dimplex Professional Appliances (GDPA), Mike Butt has set to work on fine-tuning the company’s market proposition. FEJ editor Andrew Seymour headed to Merseyside to find out why he thinks the owner of the Burco and Lec brands is well-placed to bring foodservice operators