|Standex's Nor-Lake Honored by Next Day Gourmet Division of U.S. Foodservice|
SALEM, N.H., Feb 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Standex International Corporation(NYSE:SXI) today announced that its Food Service Equipment Group's Nor-Lake business was named the winner of the "Outstanding Division Support Award" at the 2010 Next Day Gourmet National Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nor-Lake was recognized for supporting its lines of walk-in and upright refrigerators and freezers by providing Next Day Gourmet's divisions across the country with an exceptionally high level of customer service.
"Nor-Lake is enthusiastic about serving U.S. Foodservice and Next Day Gourmet and committed to further advancing the level of support we provide to their divisions," said John Abbott, Group Vice President, Standex Food Service Equipment Group. "We are honored to be recognized by Next Day Gourmet with this prestigious award, and pleased that they also have taken on Standex's recently acquired Tri-Star line of primary cooking products. As a result, Next Day Gourmet now distributes equipment on both the refrigeration and cooking sides of our comprehensive foodservice equipment product line, and we look forward to continuing to expand this important relationship in the years ahead."
Nor-Lake has been manufacturing quality products to serve a wide range of foodservice and scientific refrigeration needs since 1947. From walk-in refrigerators and freezers to plasma refrigerators and environmental walk-in rooms, Nor-Lake offers the widest range of commercial refrigeration products in the business. The company stocks more than 10,000 products that can be shipped the same day they are ordered.
U.S. Foodservice is one of the country's premier foodservice distributors, and its Next Day Gourmet supply and equipment division offers direct order and online purchasing of restaurant equipment.
About the Standex Food Service Equipment Group
The Food Service Equipment Group (FSEG) is a broad-line manufacturer of commercial food service equipment, including walk-in coolers and freezers, refrigerated, non-refrigerated and hot display cabinets and storage systems, commercial ovens, rotisseries and cooking equipment, bakery and deli display cases, hot food counter-top products, patient feeding systems, rotary vane pumps and stainless steel fabrication, millwork and solid surface stonework. The majority of the FSEG businesses are grouped into two divisions, Standex Cooking Solutions Group and Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group. FSEG enjoys market leadership positions and strong brand recognition in the food service industry with each of its eight leadership companies: American Foodservice, APW Wyott, Bakers Pride, BKI, Federal Industries, Kool Star, Master-Bilt, Nor-Lake, Inc. and Procon. The group employs over 1,500 with manufacturing facilities in Ireland, Mexico, Mississippi, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming. In addition to the U.S., FSEG has an established presence in Europe and is developing or expanding distributor relationships in Africa, Asia, Australia and South America.
Standex International Corporation is a multi-industry manufacturer in five broad business segments: Food Service Equipment Group, Air Distribution Products Group, Engineering Technologies Group, Engraving Group and the Electronics and Hydraulics Group with operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil, India, Turkey and China. For additional information, visit the Company's website at www.standex.com.
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