Changes at Manitowoc and Dunkin’ Brands, Mergers and Acquisitions and More

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FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

October 28, 2015


Manitowoc Prepares to Shift Manufacturing From its Cleveland Plant FE&S FlashNews

In a move related to the company’s plan to spin off its foodservice business into a separate entity during the first quarter of 2016, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. plans to move items it manufactures in its Cleveland facility to other manufacturing locations. Products Manitowoc manufacturers in its Cleveland location include steamers, conveyor ovens, and mini combination ovens.


This Week in Foodservice: Not Enough Cooks, McDonald’s Faces Media Bias and Much More FE&S FlashNews

Malcolm Knapp reports on September. Did the media do a hatchet job on McDonald’s? All-day breakfast may be working for Big Mac and the world’s largest restaurant chain may have begun a turnaround. A shortage of cooks is beginning to hurt restaurants. These stories and a whole lot more This Week In Foodservice.

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Senior Living Segment Spotlight: Coupling Seniors and Students FE&S FlashNews

There can be benefits for a senior living community that is affiliated with a major university, as explored in this Q&A with David E. Henke, Franciscan–University Place executive director; Kevin Finnegan, Unidine general manager of dining services; and Tonya Hendricks, Unidine district manager for Franciscan–University Place, West Lafayette, Ind.


Green Turtle Bought by Private Equity
Firm
FE&S FlashNews

Private equity firm Stone-Goff Partners has acquired The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille, a Maryland-based casual dining chain with 41 company-owned and franchised locations across the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Appalachian regions of the United States. Terms were not disclosed.


Dunkin’ Brands Updates its Leadership
Team
FE&S FlashNews

Dunkin’ Brands updated the roles of three of its senior executives as well as its organizational structure.


Eckelberg Earns Promotion from Nor-Lake FE&S FlashNews

Mike Eckelberg was promoted to director of foodservice sales for Nor-Lake. He previously served as Nor-Lake’s Eastern region field sales manager.


Heritage Foodservice Group Purchased by Windjammer FE&S FlashNews

Private equity firm Windjammer Capital Investors has acquired Heritage Foodservice Group, a Ft. Wayne, Ind.-based distributor of OEM replacement and repair parts for commercial kitchen equipment in the foodservice industry. Windjammer partnered with the Heritage management team to acquire the business from The Jordan Company. Full terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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