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TORONTO, ON – HOBART CANADA is pleased to announce that GAYLORD INDUSTRIES has joined its family of world leading foodservice equipment brands. Gaylord manufactures a complete line of kitchen exhaust hoods and associated equipment, custom engineered to meet all design specifications and budget requirements.

For more than 75 years, the company has revolutionized kitchen ventilation with systems known for their durability, dependability and meticulous attention to detail. For example, the breakthrough ‘Eliminator’ hood launched in 2017, eliminates many of the design and related construction costs that are typically associated with venting Commercial cook lines.

Leading the way for Canadian sales is Mike Hainer, National Sales Manager at Hobart Canada. “This is an exciting addition to the Hobart Canada offering. Our ability to now provide kitchen ventilation systems through our network of dealers countrywide will strengthen our competitive edge. Our customers can now take advantage of Gaylord’s groundbreaking designs and innovative approaches to help them realize energy savings and labour optimization.”

“Our newly minted relationship with Gaylord provides us with an invaluable addition to our full complement of brands”, commented Mark Schilling, Director of Sales & Marketing – Equipment at Hobart Canada. “Furthermore, our two corporate cultures are surprisingly similar. For example, we both share a strong belief in the importance of establishing durable and mutually rewarding relationships with both our dealer networks and their customer base.”

HOBART is the leading worldwide supplier of equipment, systems and service to the foodservice industry, offering the most extensive line of equipment including cooking, food preparation, refrigeration, bakery systems, warewashing and waste systems, as well as weighing, wrapping and labeling systems. Hobart Canada is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario with branch offices in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario; Edmonton, Alberta; and Vancouver, British Columbia. The company currently employs more than 200 people. Included in this number are over 100 service technicians providing nationwide service, effectively making Hobart Canada the industry’s largest service organization.

Both Hobart Canada and Gaylord Industries are part of the ITW Food Equipment Group, which in turn is owned by Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), a multinational company with over 100 years of history. Based out of Glenview, IL., Illinois Tool Works Inc. is a Fortune 200 global diversified industrial manufacturer employing more than 50,000 people worldwide in 56 countries.

For more information please contact:

Mike Hainer
National Sales Manager, Hobart Canada

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