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Delfield recognized by YUM! Brands with 2008 US Equipment Supplier of the Year Award

June 22nd, 2009

Mount Pleasant, MI – At the recent YUM! Star Supplier Awards ceremony, held in Louisville, Kentucky, The Delfield Company took home the 2008 US Equipment Supplier of the Year Award.  This prestigious award recognizes Delfield’s distinguished working relationship with YUM! Brands, specifically, Taco Bell, KFC and A&W, and the success of the custom fabrication prep and serving line products.
Accepting the award for Delfield was Joe Kaplan, vice president of global accounts - YUM! for Manitowoc Foodservice, Don Alwood, brand development manager for Delfield, and Kevin Clark, Delfield group president. Clark spoke on behalf of the entire Delfield team, “We are proud to be associated with the leading companies in foodservice, and the additional recognition of a job well done is very much appreciated. This award is the result of a customer-first philosophy that is an integral part of the Delfield DNA.” Clark attributes the team’s pride in workmanship along with its focus on the customer as the impetus behind winning the award.
About Manitowoc Foodservice

Manitowoc Foodservice, a division of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.  Manitowoc Foodservice offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Fabristeel, Frymaster®, Garland®, Jackson, Kolpak®, Kysor//Warren®, Kysor Panel Systems®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, McCall®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Scotsman® Beverage Systems.  For more information, visit www.manitowocfoodservice.com.

About The Manitowoc Company, Inc.

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a multi-industry, capital goods manufacturer with over 100 manufacturing and service facilities in 27 countries. It is recognized as one of the world’s largest providers of lifting equipment for the global construction industry, including lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes, and boom trucks. Manitowoc also is one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment as described above.

In photo left to right: Kevin Clark, President, Delfield; Don Alwood, BDM, Delfield; Joe Kaplan, Vice President, Global Accounts Manitowoc Foodservice