Empire Equipment Company has acquired Pacific Marketing, a wholesale distributor of commercial foodservice equipment based in Hayward, CA.
Together, the company now has seven distribution locations throughout the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, West Coast and Pacific Northwest.
Empire says Pacific is a value-added wholesale distributor of commercial foodservice equipment and aftermarket parts to the foodservice, hospitality, healthcare, and retail industries.
In its 70 year history, Pacific has provided market-leading wholesale distribution capabilities throughout the West Coast and Pacific Northwest markets.
Jerry Dowd PMA’s president and CEO, commented: “On behalf of all the employees at PMA, we are extremely proud and excited to be joining forces with the Empire Group family.”
Adding: “Our experience in dealing with the Empire Group’s leadership team has been wonderful. I have found that we have similar cultures and values, which will make for a seamless transition.”
Combined, Empire, TruTemp, Norm’s and PMA are distribution partners for leading commercial foodservice brands such as True, Scotsman, Ice-O-Matic, Blendtec, Cornelius, Royal, and Everpure.
The transaction continues to build on Empire Group’s strategy to focus on expanding product lines, adding sales resources, and opening new locations throughout the US.