Elgin / IL. (tmc) The Middleby Corporation, a leading worldwide manufacturer of equipment for the commercial foodservice, food processing, and residential kitchen industries, reported net earnings for the first quarter of 2023. CEO Tim FitzGerald: «We began the year posting solid results at our Commercial Foodservice and Food Processing segments, while our Residential business faced the expected challenges of current market conditions and the impact of inventory destocking at retailers. While these conditions persist for our residential business, we anticipate improvement as the year progresses and inventory levels normalize. Our investments in manufacturing capacities along with improvements in supply chain have returned lead times to normalized levels across most of our businesses and position us to serve our customers in 2023. We continue to have meaningful engagement with customers across all three of our business segments and are excited for the opportunities developing around our latest product innovations addressing labor, energy, speed and sustainability. We continue to invest in our innovation centers in the US and Europe. These centers have proven to be a strategic for demonstrating our new product solutions and driving our long-term growth objectives,» concluded FitzGerald.
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