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THe 4 "V"S OF HIGH-QUALITY DATA

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MDM WEBCAST TO COVER DIGITAL TOOLS

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KATOM MARKS 10 YEARS ON THE INC. 5000 FASTEST GROWING LIST

ON THE MOVE

80 PERCENT OF MEALS NOW MADE AT HOME

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RESTAURANT OPERATORS REPORT RISE IN CAPITAL SPENDING

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MDM TO HOST WEBCAST ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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CFESA TO HOST COMBI-OVEN TRAINING

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President Steve Maahs 

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President Gary Licht

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President David Rolston

HOSHIZAKI
Vice President Gary Weyhausen

INSINKERATOR
President Chad Severson

ITW
Executive Vice President Lei Schlitz

JACKSON WWS 
President James McDowell

LAKESIDE 
President Joe Carlson

METRO
CEO John Nackley

NEMCO FOOD EQUIPMENT
President Michelle Wibel

NEW AGE INDUSTRIAL
Vice President Tom Sharp

SCOTSMAN ICE  
President Kevin Clark

SERVER PRODUCTS
President Kristin Falkner

THERMO-KOOL   
CEO Rand McLaughlin

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President and CEO Paul Bartelt

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Former CEO Hubertus Muehlhaeuser