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About NAFEM

Close to the industry.
Committed to the issues.

After more than 60 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.

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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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The NAFEM Show

The NAFEM Show, Feb. 7-9, 2019, in Orlando, Fla., 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

We know it’s a challenge to attract millennials to the E&S workforce. Here are a few stats about what they’re looking for ‒ and how you can improve.

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ENERGY STAR® will be hosting a commercial food service (CFS) stakeholder workshop on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 1:00-3:00pm CT during the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show; EPA is working on the development of the ENERGY STAR Final Version 1.1 Commercial Coffee Brewers specification; and EPA is moving forward with development of the Draft 1 Version 3.0 specification.

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Since 2012, Manufacturing Day has been a celebration of the massive and positive impacts this sector has had on the U.S. NAFEM celebrates Manufacturing Day – to not only raise awareness of the industry, but to inspire future generations of workers from all skill levels and backgrounds.

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