Taylor AFS Wins “A” Rating

logo1This award recognizes the top rated Taylor Distributors exhibiting best in class in sales, operations and customer service excellence. The 2009 Taylor Distributor Awards were presented by the Taylor Company at the annual distributor meeting held in Puerto Rico.

Henny Penny Wins McDonald’s Global Equipment Supplier of the Year Award

logo6Henny Penny’s new Low Oil Volume open fryer has earned the restaurant equipment manufacturer the honor of being named McDonald’s 2009 Worldwide Equipment Supplier of the Year. Taylor AFS represents Henny Penny in the states of MD, VA, PA and DC, providing equipment, parts, and field service.

Taylor AFS Wins Henny Penny Award of Excellence

logo6Taylor AFS has been recognized as a Top 5 Henny Penny distributor in the Nation, exhibiting best in class in sales, superior operations, and customer service excellence for 2009. Taylor AFS represents Henny Penny in the states of MD, VA, PA and DC, providing equipment, parts, and field service.

Taylor Equipment Awarded Official GSA Contract for Vogt Ice

logo5Taylor AFS proudly announces it’s award of the GSA Contract for Vogt Commercial Ice Machines Vogt manufactures ultra high capacity tube ice machines used by the military, prisons, hospitals, and more. Vogt is the world’s leader in high production ice systems dating back to 1937.

Taylor AFS Celebrates 50 Years !

50Taylor AFS celebrates it’s 50th Anniversary with the Grand Opening of the new Equipment Showroom and Test Kitchen to coincide with our Annual Open House held March 14, 15 & 16 2009.

Taylor AFS Wins Prestigious Taylor Sales Excellence Award

logo1This award recognizes the one North American Taylor Distributor exhibiting best in class in sales, operations and customer service excellence. The 2008 Taylor Sales Excellence award was presented by the Taylor Company at the annual distributor meeting held in Puerto Rico.

Taylor AFS Appointed as Vogt Ice Commerical Distributor

logo5Taylor AFS proudly announces it’s appointment as the exclusive Vogt Ice Commercial Distributor for MD, VA, DC, DE, Central PA, and Northern WV. Vogt manufactures ultra high capacity tube ice machines used in hotels, hospitals, universities and more. Vogt is the world’s leader in high production ice systems.

Taylor AFS Awarded Official GSA Contract for Everest

logo2Landover, MD June 18, 2007 — Taylor AFS proudly announces it’s award of the Official GSA Contract for Everest Refrigeration. Taylor AFS is the exclusive GSA contract holder for Everest brand commecial refrigerators, freezers, sandwich and pizza prep cabinets, glass door merchandisers, and more.

Taylor Equipment and AFS Equipment combine to form Taylor AFS

logo1Landover, MD March 29, 2006 — AFS Equipment of Columbia, MD is proud to announce its merger with Taylor Equipment Distributors, Inc., of Landover, MD.

Founded in 1981, AFS is the exclusive distributor of Henny Penny foodservice equipment in Maryland, Northern Virginia, Central Pennsylvania, and Washington DC. Henny Penny manufactures a full line of foodservice equipment including its industry leading pressure fryers, rotisserie cooking systems, and new cost saving open fryers. Henny Penny users include quick service restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and a wide variety of other foodservice operators including many of the world’s best-known brands such as McDonald’s, Chick-fil-A, KFC, and Wendy’s. In addition to Henny Penny equipment, AFS is the exclusive distributor of PowerSoak automatic, continuous-motion pot washing systems.

Taylor Equipment Distributors, Inc., serving the foodservice industry since 1959, provides world-class equipment backed by the industry’s best factory-trained technical team, a remotely located service fleet spanning across the Mid-Atlantic region, and extensive parts and supplies inventory. Foodservice operators from the world’s largest chains to the fully independent operator look to Taylor as their preferred equipment partner.

Beyond Taylor’s frozen dessert, frozen beverage and specialty cooking equipment, Taylor Equipment Distributors also offers Scotsman Ice Machines, Everest Refrigerators and Freezers, Royal Merchandisers, Nelson Ice Cream Merchandisers, JetTech Dishwashing Systems, Thunder Group small-wares, and other equipment and supplies through its Wholesale Group which caters exclusively to the dealer market.

The combined Taylor AFS will bring together the most recognized and respected brands of specialty foodservice equipment; offering enhanced value-added services and customer support solutions to new and existing customers. Plans are underway to complete a combined Taylor AFS facility in Landover, MD to include a new state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen and enhanced training facility for customers to actively experience the value of the products, services, and people of the new Taylor AFS team.

The merger is the latest in Taylor’s strategic growth initiative that includes selective line expansion and acquisition of complementary foodservice equipment and service companies, and follows Taylor’s acquisition of BMI Equipment Distributors, Inc. of Warrenton, VA announced in January of last year. Terms of the Taylor AFS merger were not disclosed.