Food Service Equipment is a provider of refrigeration, display merchandising and component pumps for the Commercial Food Service and Life Sciences markets. We focus on the challenges of enabling retail and food service establishments to provide food and beverages that are fresh and appealing while at the same time providing for food safety and energy efficiency. In the scientific markets, our product portfolio is used to control the temperatures of critical health care products, medicines and laboratory samples. In recent years, the refrigeration portion of the segment has experienced head winds and operational challenges – especially with regard to display cabinets. We have invested in order to improve margin performance.

Markets and Applications

Our food service products are utilized in restaurants, convenience stores, quickservice restaurants, supermarkets, drug stores and institutions such as hotels, hospitals, and school cafeterias. Our life science equipment is used in hospitals, pharmacies, clinical laboratories, reference laboratories, physicians’ offices and other clinical testing facilities.

Brands

Our brands include NorLake®, Master-Bilt®, Lab Research products (LRP), American BioTech Supply (ABS), Cryosafe, CryoGuard, NorLake Scientific®, Federal and Procon®.

Products

Refrigerated reach-in and under counter refrigerated cabinets, cases, display units, walk-in coolers and freezers; cold storage equipment for use in the life sciences; merchandizing display cases for bakery, deli and confectionary products; and pump systems used in beverage and industrial fluid handling applications.

Customers

Food Service Equipment products are sold to end-users, dealers, buying groups, consultants, government agencies and manufacturers.