Cross Refrigeration has announced an investment in foodservice equipment specialist Martin Food Equipment.
Cross Refrigeration stated, "Cross Refrigeration has today announced it has made a significant investment in Martin Food Equipment. The investment means that Cross Refrigeration now has a majority interest in the foodservice equipment specialists, complementing its overall client service offering. The new partnership means that both businesses can combine their expertise in refrigeration engineering and foodservice experience to create a solid platform for future growth.
"Both businesses will continue to operate independently with their full teams. Currently, Cross Refrigeration employs 120 people with Martin Food Equipment employing 75 people."
Cross Refrigeration Representative Statement
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Michael O'Leary of Cross Refrigeration stated, "The partnership with Martin Food Equipment gives us an opportunity to harness the expertise of both businesses, providing an even more compelling offering for our customers. The team has an outstanding reputation for the standard of the products they provide along the quality of their service and training offer."
Martin Food Equipment Managing Director Statement
Martin Food Equipment managing director Gerry O'Callaghan stated, "We are looking forward to collaborating with the team at Cross Refrigeration and we see many synergies across our businesses and customer-base. At Martin Food Equipment, our team works with some of the best-known brands in catering and retail across the country. Together with Cross Refrigeration, we will now be able to not only offer specialist equipment and training but also additional products and services that complement our own."
Cross Refrigeration added, "Martin Food Equipment, has been supplying specialist equipment to the retail and foodservice sector for over 30 years. The company supplies leading brand names in catering equipment, accessories as well as providing training to clients nationwide.
"Cross Refrigeration, part of the Cross Group, is Ireland's leading supplier of commercial refrigeration products and servicing for over 50 years. The company provides world class design, installation and support services, with a 24/7 nationwide maintenance network available to call upon 365 days a year."
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