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About NAFEM

Close to the industry.
Committed to the issues.

After 70 years representing 550+ foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers, we’re as dedicated to their success as ever. Members of the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) benefit from our vast resources and solid support – from organized advocacy efforts to education and marketing tools. Read on to learn more about us.

NAFEM fact sheet

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Our mission:
The enduring success
of our members.

Through our events and resources, we’re dedicated to spurring success and forward progress among our member companies.

Mission & purpose

Advocacy with an eye
on the details.

Before acts are passed and regulation enforced, we pay close attention to how legislation could impact our members’ business – and make their voices heard.

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Allied organizations

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Management team

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The NAFEM Show

The NAFEM Show, Feb. 4-6, 2021, in New Orleans., attracts thousands of qualified foodservice equipment and supplies buyers – a powerful marketing opportunity for all of our exhibitors. With a wide array of products for food preparation, cooking, storage and table service on display, the show is a one-stop-shop for operators, dealers, consultants and restaurateurs alike.

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In-depth insights

The Senate is in session May 1 – 24.

The House of Representatives is in session May 1 – 2, 7 – 10, 14 – 17 and 20 – 23.

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In anticipation of Infrastructure Week, May 13 – 20, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has updated and re-issued Building to Win, its comprehensive proposal to invest in and modernize America’s infrastructure. According to the proposal, “The modern manufacturing economy we are building does not have the kind of infrastructure we need to support our vision for an exceptional America.”

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A coalition including the National Association of Manufacturers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AFL-CIO, Brookings Institution, America Society of Civil Engineers and more than 450 affiliate organizations is co-hosting the 7th annual Infrastructure Week May 13 – 20 to spotlight the state of infrastructure in the U.S. The week-long event focuses on the importance of roads, bridges, ports, airports, railways, water and sewer systems, the energy grid and more.

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