IRELAND: Cross Refrigeration has acquired a majority stake in Martin Food Equipment, a specialist in catering equipment based in Dundalk, allowing companies to combine their expertise in refrigeration engineering.
Martin Food Equipment, has been providing specialized equipment to the retail and food service industry for over 30 years. The company supplies well-known brands of catering equipment, accessories and offers training to its customers across the country.
Cross Refrigeration is one of Ireland’s leading providers of commercial refrigeration and servicing products, offering design, installation and support, with a nationwide 24/7 maintenance network.
According to a company statement, the two companies will continue to operate independently with their full teams. Cross Refrigeration currently employs 120 people while Martin Food Equipment employs 75 people.
âThe partnership with Martin Food Equipment gives us the opportunity to harness the expertise of both companies, providing an even better offering to our customers,â said Michael O’Leary, Director of Cross Refrigeration.
Martin Food Equipment Managing Director Gerry O’Callaghan added, âWe see a lot of synergies between our business and our customers. At Martin Food Equipment, our team works with some of the most well-known restaurant and retail brands across the country. With Cross Refrigeration, we will now be able to offer not only specialized equipment and training, but also additional products and services that complement our own.