Vollrath Company Acquires Carlson Products to Expand Manufacturing Capabilities

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Vollrath Company Acquires Carlson Products to Expand Manufacturing Capabilities

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Sheboygan, WI – September 4, 2018 – The Vollrath Company, LLC, announces the acquisition of Carlson Products based in Maize, Kansas. With over 60 years of experience operating in the foodservice marketplace, expertise in anodized aluminum, and state-of-the-art equipment, Carlson Products expands the manufacturing capabilities and capacity for both the Vollrath Foodservice division and Vollrath Manufacturing Services division of Vollrath Company.

“The addition of Carlson Products manufacturing processes will allow Vollrath to broaden the range of products and services we can offer our customers” said Paul Bartelt, president and CEO of Vollrath Company. “It’s a natural fit to grow and expand our business. We welcome Carlson Products into the Vollrath family and look forward to leveraging our combined operations and resources to strengthen our commitment to our customers around the world.”

Carlson Products has a long-standing reputation for designing and manufacturing industry-leading bakeware products such as pizza pans, stacking pans, sheet pans, grill pans and panini pans. They also specialize in design and manufacture of standard and custom components for a variety of industries including lawn and garden, automotive and commercial foodservice.

The incorporation of Carlson Products will take place over the upcoming months. During the interim period, customers will receive continued support and the same quality product that they have come to expect from both Vollrath and Carlson Products. The Carlson Products facility will stay operational, which makes it the 10th manufacturing facility for Vollrath Company and 8th in the U.S.

“The joining of Carlson Products with Vollrath Company will provide major benefits to our existing and future customers. Vollrath brings a level of global presence, knowledge, support and expertise that will complement and enhance our core offerings,” said Austin Peterson, president of Carlson Products.

About Vollrath Company:

Vollrath Company, based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is a privately held company that leverages its long standing reputation for high quality engineering and manufacturing throughout its business divisions. The divisions include the design, development and manufacturing of industry-best foodservice equipment and supplies (Vollrath Foodservice), European foodservice manufacturer (Pujadas), frozen treat equipment (Stoelting Foodservice), state-of-the-art contract manufacturing (Vollrath Manufacturing Services), industrial washers and electronic cleaning equipment (Stoelting Cleaning Equipment), and wholesale/retail consumer cookware and bakeware. With a collection of exceptional people, industry leading products and helpful consultative services, Vollrath is assembled for one purpose – to help customers outperform every day. For more information about Vollrath, its products and facilities in the U.S., Europe, Mexico and China, visit vollrath.com.

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