Jan. 29, 2013
-- Northbrook, Ill.
– MPM Food Equipment Group (http://mpmfeg.com/)
(MPMFEG) of Northbrook, Ill., announced that it has acquired Connecticut Food and Weighing Equipment (http://www.ctfoodequipment.com/
about.php) of Newington, Conn., extending MPMFEG’s market reach, customer base, and service team. The new division will go under the name MPM-Northeast.
“The MPM model has been extremely successful in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast, steadily adding to its customer base and sales figures,” said Larry Nicholson, President of MPMFEG. “We are looking to continue our progress. The acquisition of Connecticut Food and Weighing Equipment further increases MPMFEG's market footprint in New England while adding experienced food equipment professionals.
“MPMFEG will use the Connecticut Food and Weighing's existing marketing structure and team to leverage its model to its customers,” Nicholson continued. “The integration of the Northeast division into our successful business model will take place over the next 12 months. Clients will continue to receive the services that they have come to expect from Connecticut Food and Weighing and will receive additional support and service from the team at MPMFEG.”
Ed Wiernasz will serve as vice president of MPM-Northeast, working closely with MPM Food Equipment Group to increase and heighten their food retail, foodservice, and weighing services in that market. As part of the growth plan put in place, Wiernasz – who has more than 34 years of technical sales and service experience – will lead the company’s northeast sales division in its strategic and day-to-day efforts and will serve as a member of the senior management team.
“We are very excited to welcome Ed to our team here at MPMFEG,” Nicholson said. “Ed’s market leadership and his technical expertise in addressing the needs of the food retail grocery supermarket sector will be invaluable to us as we enter the next phase of growth. The time is right to expand our team.”About MPM Food Equipment Group (MPMFEG)
Founded in 2003, MPM Food Equipment Group – a private food retail, foodservice, and weighing equipment and supplies dealership – offers the highest quality food equipment and design services while providing the best customer service in the industry. Its customers range from large national grocery chains to family-owned restaurants. The company works closely with each customer every step of the way, from the planning stages to grand openings. MPMFEG works with the industry’s leading manufacturers (http://mpmfeg.com/manufacturers/
) to ensure their clients the widest selection of products (http://mpmfeg.com/products/
) to meet their specific needs. MPMFEG’s paramount goal is to help customers become more competitive and profitable in the marketplace. For further information, visit http://www.mpmfeg.com/