ITW Food Equipment Group Brands Recognized for Best-in-Class Products

by Katie Lee

Glenview, Ill. — For the 17th consecutive year, ITW Food Equipment Group products have been recognized by foodservice operators, consultants and dealers as the industry’s category leaders.

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies (FE&S) magazine’s annual Best in Class Awards once again recognize Hobart, Traulsen and Vulcan for outstanding equipment quality and performance. Winners of Best in Class Awards are acknowledged for manufacturing what industry leaders distinguish as the best food and kitchen equipment products.

“Being recognized ‘Best in Class’ by our peers in the foodservice and food retail industry who supply, specify and operate our equipment is an honor. It’s a distinction that we strive to achieve each year, as we’ve built our business around the concept of customer-back innovation, compelling us to work with our customers to understand their pain points; then design and deliver equipment that helps solve those pain points,” says Lei Schlitz, executive vice president, ITW Food Equipment Group. “It’s gratifying to know our inspiration and hard work are achieving the intended results — providing our customers with equipment they can trust to work hard and deliver quality, consistent results day in and day out.”

2017 winners include:

  • Hobart: Floor Mixers, Electric Slicers, Dishwashers
  • Traulsen: Blast Chillers
  • Vulcan: Charbroilers, Gas and Electric Ranges, Countertop Griddles

ITW Food Equipment Group, a division of Illinois Tool Works and an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for 10 consecutive years, embodies a family of premium brands found in commercial kitchens, bakeries, delis and groceries around the world — brands including Hobart, Traulsen, Baxter, Vulcan, Wolf and Berkel to name a few. ITW Food Equipment Group offers commercial food equipment and service to support foodservice and food retail professionals with food preparation, refrigeration, cooking and baking, dishwashing, food waste reduction, weighing, labeling and packaging. For more information, visit

SOURCE: ITW Food Equipment Group

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