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Global Foodservice Equipment Summit seeks solutions to industry challenges

International cooperation leads to initiatives to tackle sustainability, BIM, the skills shortage and more.

Delegates at the inaugural Catering Equipment Global Summit in MilanThe inaugural Global Foodservice Equipment Summit, which took place on Thursday 22 October in Milan, has set up a series of initiatives that could have far-reaching implications for the foodservice industry.

The three associations leading the Summit are EFCEM, the European Federation of Catering Equipment Manufacturers, of which CESA is a member; NAFEM, the North American Federation of Foodservice Equipment Manufacturers; and NAFES, the National Association of Food Equipment and Suppliers, which covers Australia and New Zealand. Also participating is FCSI EAME (the Foodservice Consultants Society International of Europe-Africa-Middle East).

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FCSI crowns Winterhalter as European Manufacturer of the Year 2015

Award is accolade for company’s radical energy-saving warewash technologiesWinterhalter FCSI Award, from left, Duncan Ackery, Event Chairman; Manuel Rehm, Winterhalter Germany; Andy Blake and David Smithson, Winterhalter UK;  Martin Rahmann President FCSI EAME

Winterhalter has won the prestigious FCSI award for Manufacturer of the Year.  The award was announced at the FCSI EAME (Europe, Africa, Middle East) conference in Madrid.  Judges singled out the company’s energy-efficient PT Series of passthrough warewashers, including the latest model, the ClimatePlus, which not only reduces energy consumption by over 50%, but also acts as a climate controller, pumping cool air into kitchens when the ambient temperature rises above 25°C.  (more…)