ITW Food Equipment Group

Glenview, IL

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Product Brand Owner


ITW Food Equipment Group, LLC—the parent organization of independent companies Hobart®, Traulsen®, Vulcan®, Wittco®, and Wolf®—is a leader in commercial food equipment for the foodservice and grocery industries internationally. ITW is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its continued commitment to designing efficient equipment and educating the public on the importance of efficiency. ITW’s leadership in energy efficiency is evidenced by the broad suite of energy efficient commercial food equipment it has certified and its continued active participation in the ENERGY STAR specification and test method development process. Key 2014 accomplishments include:

  • Offering 374 ENERGY STAR certified products across seven categories.
  • Introducing a number of newly redesigned products with improved energy efficiency, including its electric convection ovens, hot food holding cabinets, and refrigeration.
  • Designing an entry-level fryer that has earned the ENERGY STAR and was awarded a 2014 Kitchen Innovation Award from the National Restaurant Association.
  • Using its brand websites and the newly re-launched Sustainable Kitchen site to help raise the visibility of ENERGY STAR certified commercial food service products and educate visitors on the benefits of choosing ENERGY STAR certified products. 
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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