The Middleby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and service of commercial foodservice and food processing equipment in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The company’s Commercial Foodservice Equipment Group segment manufactures cooking equipment for restaurants and institutional kitchens. Its product line comprises conveyor ovens, ranges, steamers, convection ovens, combi-ovens, broilers and steam cooking equipment, induction cooking systems, baking and proofing ovens, char broilers, catering equipment, fryers, toasters, hot food servers, food warming equipment, griddles, and coffee and beverage dispensing equipment. This segment’s products are sold and marketed under the brand names of Anets, Beech, Blodgett, Blodgett Combi, Blodgett Range, Bloomfield, Britannia, CTX, Carter-Hoffmann, CookTek, Doyon, Frifri, Giga, Holman, Houno, IMC, Jade, Lang, Lincat, MagiKitch’n, Middleby Marshall, MPC, Nu-Vu, PerfectFry, Pitco, Southbend, Star, Toastmaster, TurboChef, and Wells. The Middleby’s Food Processing Equipment Group segment manufactures preparation, cooking, packaging, and food safety equipment for the food processing industry. Its principal products include batch ovens, belt ovens, continuous processing ovens, automated thermal processing systems, automated loading and unloading systems, meat presses, reduction and emulsion systems, defrosting equipment, and packaging and food safety equipment, as well as breading, battering, mixing, forming, grinding and slicing, and food suspension equipment. This segment’s products are sold and marketed under the Alkar, Armor Inox, Auto-Bake, Danfotech, Drake, Maurer-Atmos, MP Equipment, and RapidPak brand names. The company was formerly known as Middleby Marshall Oven Company and changed its name to The Middleby Corporation in 1985. The Middleby Corporation was founded in 1888 and is based in Elgin, Illinois.