TriMark Announces Acquisition of R.W. Smith & Co.

TriMark’s second major acquisition in 30 days adds distribution in Southern California.
SOUTH ATTLEBORO, MA – June 30, 2016 – TriMark USA, LLC President & CEO, Jerry Hyman, announced today the acquisition of R.W. Smith & Co. headquartered in San Diego, CA.
 
“I am pleased to welcome R.W. Smith & Co., the 18th largest foodservice equipment and supplies distributor according to FE&S Magazine, to the TriMark team,” Hyman says. “Our second acquisition in less than 30 days compliments TriMark’s presence in Southern California, extends our distribution into the San Diego and Los Angeles markets and adds depth in Texas, Florida and Arizona.”
 
R.W. Smith & Co. began selling bar supplies in 1935, and in the following years, expanded its product offerings and brand affiliations. Today, they are a full-service foodservice equipment and supplies distributor offering turnkey services and design-build capabilities to dining establishments and commercial kitchen facilities.
 
“This is a great day for our company and especially our customers,” says R.W. Smith & Co. President, Allan Keck. “Joining TriMark offers us the opportunity to expand our products and services while continuing to give our customers the personalized service they have grown to expect. It also gives our employees new opportunities to grow with TriMark’s national footprint.”
 
Allan will continue to serve as the President of TriMark R.W. Smith. 
 
About TriMark R.W. Smith
Since 1935, TriMark R.W. Smith, headquartered in San Diego, CA, has provided cutting-edge tabletop products, restaurant design services and commercial kitchen solutions that increase profitability and heighten the dining experience. The Division serves all commercial customer segments, including restaurants, hotels, university dining and healthcare meal delivery services.

 
About TriMark USA, LLC
TriMark USA, LLC is the country’s largest provider of design services, equipment, and supplies to the foodservice industry. TriMark offers foodservice operators an unparalleled level of service by combining the hands-on support and local market knowledge of a strong regional supplier with the purchasing strength, industry expertise, delivery, and installation capabilities of a national company. TriMark Divisions include TriMark Adams-Burch in Landover, MD; TriMark Economy Restaurant Fixtures in San Francisco and Sacramento, CA; TriMark Federighi Design in Richmond, CA; TriMark Foodcraft in Winston-Salem, NC; TriMark Gill Group in Crofton, MD, TriMark Gill Marketing in Phoenix, AZ; TriMark Marlinn in Chicago, IL; TriMark R.W. Smith in San Diego, CA; TriMark Raygal in Irvine, CA; TriMark RobertClark in Irvine, CA; TriMark SS Kemp in Cleveland, OH, Pittsburgh, PA, Columbus, OH, and Cincinnati, OH; TriMark Strategic in Coppell, TX with locations in Texas, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, and Minnesota; TriMark United East in South Attleboro, MA; and BigTray in San Francisco, CA. 
 
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