Alto-Shaam Received Wisconsin Manufacturer of Year Award
Alto-Shaam is a leader in the global commercial foodservice equipment industry. With a core business in primary cooking equipment, it offers a portfolio that includes Combitherm ovens, Halo-Heat cook and hold ovens, Xcelerate Hi-Speed ovens, smoker ovens, heated holding technologies, heated display and merchandising solutions, QuickChiller rapid chill units, FryTech high-efficiency fryers, rotisserie ovens, convection ovens, and drop-in hot and cold wells. It is also a leader in providing integrated food production systems for cook/chill, banqueting and rethermalization applications. Alto-Shaam’s headquarters, manufacturing facility, Culinary Institute and Technical Institute are in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Here are three reasons why:
Innovation. Alto-Shaam continues to embrace technology as a way to enhance the company’s manufacturing velocity, while still keeping employees and job growth top of mind, said the company. Over the past five years, this innovation has provided an uptick in sales, as well as employee growth, with the company having increased headcount by 50%.
Culture. Employees are empowered to be the pulse of their success through the company’s focus on culture and top-down and bottom-up leadership that bridges the gap between the shop floor and front office. Additionally, each employee is invested in the financial health of the organization through participation in the company’s gain sharing program, which rewards employees for their contribution to overall corporate objectives.
Growth. Alto-Shaam continues to see organic growth of the business at a rate of more than 15% annually since 2010. Through new-product development, customer channel growth and customer service, the company continues to be a top performer in global markets.