The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program has recognized a series of foodservice equipment manufacturers for their contributions to reducing energy consumption.
The EPA has recognized ITW Food Equipment Group-North America with its Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award. This is the second consecutive year the EPA presented this award to ITW, which recognizes its leadership across the Energy Star program.
Continental Refrigerator and Manitowoc Foodservice received Energy Star Partner of the Year awards. This is the second consecutive year the EPA has presented this award to Manitowoc. Both companies were recognized for their contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy efficient products and helping educate customers about these products.
In addition, Scotsman Ice Systems received the 2011 Energy Star Award for Excellence in energy-efficient product design.