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CFS Brands Acquires Piper Products

CFS Brands Acquires Piper Products


OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA, March 29, 2019 - CFS Brands announced today it has completed the acquisition of Piper Products, a market leader in aluminum and stainless steel food transport equipment and a premier manufacturer of cafeteria and buffet serving systems, hot and cold food merchandisers, Anliker vegetable slicers, and an array of support equipment.Founded in 1960 and headquarted in Wausau, WI, Piper has continued to expand over the years both organically and through acquiring well established companies such as SECO Products, Servolift, Chef System, R&D Fixtures, and LaCrosse Cooler.


Trent Freiberg, President and CEO of CFS Brands, commented: "Piper Products is a market leader in key categories with an outstanding reputation for quality and customer service. The acquisition of Piper brings a complimentary set of products and capabilities to CFS Brands and aligns perfectly with our vision to build the strongest platform of leading brands for light equipment and supplies.We are excited to have Tony Sweeney and his management team continue to lead Piper through this next phase of growth and we welcome all Piper employees to CFS Brands.”


Tony Sweeney, President of Piper Products, Inc. stated: We are excited to become a part of the CFS Brands’ family. Adding our extensive product line to CFS Brands’ vast distribution network will assure that we continue to be an innovative and dependable resource to serve our customers in the institutional and commercial foodservice markets.


Piper Products will remain as a stand alone entity within CFS Brands. For the forseeable future, both customers and suppliers will continue to interact with Piper Products, Carlisle, and Dinex as they have in the past.



CFS Brands is the parent company of Carlisle FoodService Products, San Jamar, Dinex, Sparta Brush, Marko and Snap Drape – all leading brand names in the foodservice, healthcare and janitorial markets.



Piper Products is a manufacturer specializing in food service equipment. Its extensive product line includes racks and cabinets, heating-and-holding cabinets, dispensing equipment, steam tables, BBQ machines, ovens, proofers, underbar, cafeteria and buffet lines, custom millwork and salad bars.It services the commercial and institutional foodservice markets, as well as the grocery and convenience store markets.


Piper Products –

Carlisle FoodService Products / Dinex –

CFS Brands –


Jay Spear

Supervisor, Marketing Communications – CFS Brands

(405) 475-5657

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