COMMkitchen.com, a subsidiary of EComm Systems Corporation (CDNX: ES.U) announced today that it has appointed PartsTown, a division of Reedy Equipment Services, Inc. as its exclusive national parts distributor. Reedy, founded in 1930, is the nation’s premier distributor of commercial foodservice, commercial and industrial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment service and parts. Privately held with approximately 45 subsidiaries, it employs 800 highly trained people working out of a national network of company-owned facilities. PartsTown currently supplies its customers, including leading national chains, from an inventory of over 100,000 SKUs.
“This is an important addition to the products and services we already offer at COMMkitchen,” said Richard Young, COMMkitchen’s president. “We look forward to working with PartsTown to provide both our customer bases with convenient one stop buying capability for their new, replacement and repair needs in commercial foodservice equipment.”
William Reedy, president of Reedy Equipment Services, said, “We look forward to a lasting partnership with COMMkitchen.com. There’s no doubt in our minds that new opportunities for customer service and growth come from the Web, and we believe COMMkitchen is there with the right capabilities at the right time,” he added.
COMMkitchen.com began providing web-based marketing and purchasing in the $13 billion commercial food service industry in late 1999 with seven of the top national foodservice equipment distributors as partners. COMMkitchen’s Virtual Showroom® and secure custom catalogs offer 20,000 equipment, supply and smallware items for every commercial foodservice or restaurant requirement. COMMkitchen is a subsidiary of EComm Systems Corporation, a publicly traded Delaware corporation listed on the Canadian Venture Exchange. COMMkitchen is the company’s first web operating company; EComm anticipates adding others that will provide marketing and distribution in a variety of industries. Additional information can be found at www.ecommsystems.net.