Connection. Support. Value.

Founded in 1948, NAFEM is a trade association that represents 500 commercial foodservice equipment and supplies (E&S) manufacturers. Our dedication to driving success and forward progress among our member companies and providing leadership to advance the global foodservice experience is seen in our long-standing commitment to core offerings, which include advocacy, education, research, and The NAFEM Show.

From family businesses to international corporations, from newer manufacturers seeking support and community to established companies looking to step up innovation, from makers of the smallest kitchen tools to makers of walk-in coolers, and everything in between – every NAFEM member has the opportunity to influence key areas of the food away from home industry through their engagement in NAFEM. Join us! 

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Our 500 manufacturer members cover the spectrum of foodservice equipment and supplies products: food preparation equipment; primary cooking equipment; refrigeration and ice machines; serving equipment; smallwares, cookware and kitchen tools; storage and handling equipment; tabletop and servingware; warewashing, janitorial and safety equipment; and furnishings, décor and custom fabrication.

Our Associate members offer products or services to assist manufacturer members in doing business in the categories of: education and training; employment recruiters; export management; foodservice product design, development and engineering; manufacturing services; marketing and communications; systems/technology integrators and providers; third-party certification/utility organizations; and trade publications.