FE&S 2008 Best in Class

FE&S 2008 Best in Class ReportOur readers weigh in as to who is the best of the best in nearly 60 product categories.

Every business wants to be considered best in class, and those manufacturers in the foodservice equipment and supplies industry are no exception.

That’s because in the foodservice industry the factories considered best in class have earned a reputation for performing at the highest levels and, in doing so, have a track record for consistently supporting all of their customers – from specifying consultant to distributor to operator and every point in between.

With that in mind, we at FE&S proudly present our 2008 Best in Class study. Over the following pages you will have a chance to see which factories our dealer, broadliner, consultant and operator readers have singled out as being the benchmark providers for their specific product categories.

That’s because, in the opinion of our readers, these companies excel in such areas as product quality, service and support, and inventory. Just as importantly, our readers feel these companies also have exhibited a solid understanding of the foodservice industry and remain very responsive in meeting the needs of the distribution channel.

Overall Best in Class by Category

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1. Hobart Star/Holman Cambro Libbey/Syracuse/World
       

Dealers

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1. True Tie: Hatco & Star/Holman Vollrath Libbey/Syracuse/World
       

Consultants

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1. Hobart Hatco

       

Broadliners

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1. True No winner declared Vollrath Libbey/Syracuse/World
       

Operators

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1. Hobart Hobart Cambro Libbey/Syracuse/World