The Middleby Corp., Elgin, Ill., acquired Globe Food Equipment Co., a provider of commercial foodservice slicers and mixers based in Dayton, Ohio.

“Globe is a trusted leader in food preparation products known for performance, reliability, value and reducing operator’s costs. The Globe family of products has been recognized as ‘best-in-class’ by foodservice industry equipment dealers, and complements the existing Middleby leading commercial foodservice equipment brands,” says Selim Bassoul, chairman and CEO of The Middleby Corp. “The addition of the Globe product offering enhances Middleby’s position for further expansion into the growing retail market segment. Additionally, through Middleby's existing customer relationships and international infrastructure, we anticipate Globe can realize further growth in new markets.”