ITW Earns EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award

by Katie Lee

Glenview, Ill. — Thanks to a continued commitment to energy efficiency and cost savings, ITW Food Equipment Group–North America (ITW FEG) has once again been awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) highest industry honor. For the seventh consecutive year, ITW FEG has earned the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award.

ITW and its commercial food equipment brands, including Hobart, Baxter, Stero, Traulsen, Vulcan, Wittco and Wolf, build high performance kitchen and food preparation equipment that provide superior energy and resource efficiency. This focus on energy savings and efficiency has resulted in the company earning Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence awards since 2010, as well as two previous ENERGY STAR awards conferred in 2008 and 2009.

“The Sustained Excellence Award is a validation of our long term commitment to sustainability and to manufacturing products that perform at the highest levels while leading their categories in energy and resource efficiency,” says Lei Schlitz, executive vice president, ITW FEG Worldwide. “All of us at ITW are incredibly proud to have earned this award for the seventh year in a row.”

With an expansive offering of more than 370 ENERGY STAR-certified products, ITW FEG focused on the development of next-generation, energy-efficient kitchen equipment in 2015. Some examples include the Vulcan VC3E electric convection oven, featuring the best cooking efficiency of all ENERGY STAR-certified electric convections in the industry; the Vulcan C24EA-LWE Series steamer, the first and only ENERGY STAR-certified electric à la carte counter steamer; the Hobart Advansys™ LXGe glasswasher; and the Hobart FT1000 dishwasher, which provides energy and water efficiency while providing the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership of a flight-type washer.

For more information about ENERGY STAR-certified kitchen and foodservice equipment available from ITW FEG, visit  

SOURCE: ITW Food Equipment Group

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