Exclusive Middleby Spares Partner

14 March 2008

First Choice Catering Spares Ltd has been appointed the exclusive UK spares partner for Middleby UK, the US based manufacturer whose brands include Middleby Marshall, Blodgett, Pitco, Toastmaster, Southbend, Brema, Houno, Wells, Carter Hoffman, NuVu and Magikitch’n. First Choice has purchased the entire stock of spares held by Middleby in the UK and will in future be the sole authorised supplier for the United Kingdom

The move from direct sales to using a spares specialist for distribution is a positive message for Middleby distributors and customers’, explains Ian Bell, Senior Vice President Europe,Middle East and Africa for Middleby Worldwide, ‘The core business and expertise of Middleby UK is in equipment sales and I am delighted to have First Choice as a partner to provide an equally professional service to our customers in the supply of spares..

First Choice co-founder John Whitehouse, agrees ‘First Choice has the IT systems, human resources and logistics capability specifically tailored for the UK spares supply market. We maintain what we believe is the most diverse stock of commonly needed parts in the UK and next day delivery throughout the country is our standard service for stock items ordered before 4.00pm.’

First Choice was also chosen as its exclusive UK spares partner by both MKN, the German manufacturer of cooking equipment and ITV, the Spanish icemaker specialist and works closely with all the other leading brands.

Published : 11 February 2012 00:20