The Catering Insight Supplier of the Year: Heavy Equipment Award, sponsored by Commercial Kitchen, rewards those suppliers and manufacturers who have created the most innovative heavy duty appliance for sale through the distributor channel over the past year.
And this year, distributors decided the winner should be Maidaid.
The release of the new Evolution Minirack range and RX series of rack conveyors, combined with the addition of integral drain pumps on ice makers, reflects the manufacturer’s commitment to listening to distributors and responding to the energy efficiency demands of the market.
Monthly dealer sales and technical training has also been supported by an improved next-day delivery service and additional marketing collateral, including a special operational training manual, which is now on its second reprint, and ice machine hygiene awareness labels to prevent the contamination of ice.
Maidaid’s sales director Julian Lambert collected the trophy and commented: “It’s been a very good year – this is the third award we’ve won.
“But we couldn’t have done it without the guys in the offices – I’ve got the best team in the world. This is a culmination of 17 years of hard work, but we couldn’t have done it without the team behind us.”