Manitowoc Foodservice Wins Two Awards at Recent SUBWAY® Chain Annual Convention
New Port Richey, Fla. -- August 30, 2011 -- At the SUBWAY® restaurant chain annual convention held in San Francisco in July, Manitowoc Foodservice was the recipient of two distinguished awards that recognized excellence in customer service and innovation.
John Klingenberger, vice president of global accounts for Manitowoc Foodservice, accepted the SUBWAY® chain Innovation award on behalf of Manitowoc Ice, manufacturer of ice machines and Merrychef, manufacturer of accelerated cooking ovens, for its innovative products over the last year. According to the SUBWAY® sandwich chain, these two brands continuously look for new ways to improve their eikon™ e4 speed ovens and Indigo™ Ice Series ice machines in order to help the SUBWAY® chains improve efficiency and service.
Klingenberger received the Excellence in Customer Service award. This award was given in recognition of Klingenberger's responsiveness and willingness to go above and beyond what other suppliers do to provide exceptional customer service to the SUBWAY® franchisees.
These awards were presented by Jan Risi, President of the SUBWAY® franchisee-run Independent Purchasing Cooperative (IPC).
"We are pleased and proud to continue providing innovation to the SUBWAY® chain for the future success of their franchisees and I was proud to have accepted and received the awards. I know the Manitowoc Foodservice/SUBWAY® chain team has become stronger every year," said Klingenberger.
About Manitowoc Foodservice
Manitowoc Foodservice, a division of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. Manitowoc Foodservice offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe. With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Fabristeel, Frymaster®, Garland®, Jackson, Kolpak®, Kysor Panel Systems®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, McCall®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend®, and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems. For more information, visit www.manitowocfoodservice.com.
About The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a multi-industry, capital goods manufacturer with nearly 100 manufacturing, distribution, service, and/or office facilities in 26 countries. It is recognized as one of the world's largest providers of lifting equipment for the global construction industry, including
lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes, and boom trucks. Manitowoc also is one of the world's leading innovators and manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment serving the ice, beverage, refrigeration, food prep, and cooking needs of restaurants, convenience stores, hotels, healthcare, and institutional applications.