Middleby buys grill company

  • April 24, 2018
  • Carol Gieske

ELGIN — The Middleby Corp. said it acquired Josper S.A., a manufacturer of charcoal grill and oven cooking equipment for commercial food service and residential applications. Based in Pineda de Mar, Spain, Josper has approximately $20 million in annual revenues. “Josper is a recognized leader in the specialty charcoal cooking category. Charcoal cooking is a growing trend in the U.S. and markets globally due to the flavor profile and versatility of the equipment,” said Selim Bassoul, CEO of The Middleby Corporation. “Josper has led the way in this category introducing market-leading innovations allowing for faster grilling times and a superior, natural grilled taste. We are excited about the continued growth potential of Josper, which should be enhanced through leveraging Middleby’s long-standing customer relationships and global infrastructure.” Middleby, headquartered in Elgin, is a global leader in the food service equipment industry. It develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used in the commercial food service, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment industries.
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Elgin Industries earns recognition as John Deere ‘Partner-level Supplier’ and ‘Supplier of the Year’

  • April 24, 2018
  • Carol Gieske

Elgin Industries, a leading global manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2017 and Power Systems Supplier of the Year in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. Elgin has achieved Partner-level status – Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating – for six consecutive years. This is the first time the company has been recognized as Supplier of the Year. Elgin provides internal engine components to multiple John Deere locations worldwide.
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Presence Health, Ascension Reach Agreement For Presence To Join AMITA Health

  • February 16, 2018
  • Carol Gieske

Ascension, the nation’s leading non-profit health system, and Presence Health, a leading Catholic health system in Illinois, have signed a definitive agreement for Presence Health to join Ascension and become part of AMITA Health, a joint venture of Ascension’s Alexian Brothers Health System and Adventist Midwest Health, part of Adventist Health System.
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ELGIN INDUSTRIES NAMED JOHN DEERE ‘PARTNER-LEVEL SUPPLIER’ FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

  • February 13, 2018
  • Carol Gieske

Elgin, IL…One year after Elgin Industries’ induction into the John Deere Supplier Hall of Fame, the company has continued its streak of excellence, earning recognition as a “Partner-Level Supplier” in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program for the sixth consecutive year.
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