Food Service
Crown Brands LLC Completes Acquisition Of Tomlinson Industries

Posted On: 10/5/2018

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LINCOLNSHIRE, IL -- Crown Brands LLC has acquired Tomlinson Industries (Cleveland, OH).

Tomlinson is well-known in the refreshment services industry for its leading line of No-Drip faucets and fittings for beverage and other liquid dispensing equipment. Founded in 1911, the company has expanded its product variety to include countertop cooking equipment, cast-iron and thermal platters and skillets, Modular Dispensing Systems for cups and other disposables, and many other products for commercial foodservice.

Crown Brands is the parent organization of a number of well-known food and beverage service lines including Update International, Focus Foodservice, Johnson Rose and Co-Rect. Its chief executive, Tony Battaglia, observed that "Tomlinson's products fit well into Crown's range of commercial foodservice equipment and supply items.

"This acquisition extends our ability to support our dealer, distributor, OEM and chain account customers with the highest quality products," Battaglia summed up.

Tomlinson president Mike Figas said, "We're excited with the growth opportunities that becoming part of the Crown Brands family accords us."