Ali Group North America today announced that effective April 16, 2014, it has reorganized its refrigeration segment in North America by creating a new “Refrigeration Division.” The new Division will support and promote Ali Group North America’s two refrigeration brands, Beverage-Air® and Victory Refrigeration®, while also allowing both brands to maintain their respective identities.
Announcing this new Division, Filippo Berti, Ali Group North America Chief Executive Officer said: “In order to better serve and support our customers, we have decided to create our new Refrigeration Division, dedicated to delivering a complete range of refrigeration solutions for the foodservice industry. The newly formed sector will promote our two North American refrigeration brands, Beverage-Air and Victory Refrigeration, continuing our commitment to offering customers the most extensive package of foodservice equipment in the industry.”
The new Division offers access to the rich histories and wide-range product portfolios of both companies, helping customers establish success in their projects. With more than 135 years of combined experience, Beverage-Air and Victory Refrigeration offer the best value, most diverse product offering, and unmatched quality in the commercial refrigeration equipment industry.
Rob August, President of Beverage-Air, will lead the new Division as President and Jennifer Ward will serve as Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
The Ali Group is an Italian corporation with its headquarters located in Milan, Italy. The company, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of commercial and institutional foodservice equipment used by major restaurant and hotel chains, independent restaurants, hospitals, schools, airports, correctional institutions, canteens, etc.
The Ali Group employs over 8,000 people in 26 countries and, in terms of sales, is one of the world’s two largest groups in this industry. It has 55 manufacturing facilities in 14 countries and sales and service subsidiaries in Europe, North America, Russia, Japan, China, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand.
For more information on Ali Group products and services, please visit our website at www.aligroup.com.
Beverage-Air is a division of the Ali Group based in Winston-Salem, NC. Founded in 1944 by John Buffington, Beverage-Air is a leading manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment to the foodservice industry.
Beverage-Air provides the best value, most diverse product offering, and unmatched quality in the commercial refrigeration equipment industry.Products include reach-in refrigerators and freezers, worktop and undercounters, sandwich and pizza food preparation units, chef bases, blast chillers, glass door merchandisers, school milk coolers, open-air merchandisers, bar equipment including: backbar, deep well, and direct draw models. With 70 years of experience in designing and building commercial refrigeration products, Beverage-Air and its employees are dedicated to excellence in engineering, manufacturing and customer service. Beverage-Air products are manufactured in Brookville, PA, with corporate headquarters located in Winston-Salem, NC.
For more information on Beverage-Air products and services, please visit www.beverage-air.com.
Since 1945, Victory Refrigeration has been a global leader in the design and manufacture of storage refrigeration for the foodservice industry.
Victory offers a broad, flexible and customizable product line that features industry leading energy-saving performance, technological leadership and unparalleled services. Victory is specified by professional foodservice directors and consultants worldwide for use in colleges, universities, hospitals, correctional facilities, arenas, stadiums, entertainment venues and fine restaurants. Made in the USA for over 65 years, Victory has truly earned its reputation for “Refrigeration at its best.” Victory products are manufactured in Brookville, PA, with corporate headquarters located in Winston-Salem, NC.
For more information on Victory products and services, please visit www.victoryrefrigeration.com.