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    Press Release - For Immediate Release

    Published Date: 10.10.2018

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    Mark/Rob Nella & Marco Brugman

    Mississauga, Ontario – Representatives from Nella Cutlery & Food Equipment Inc. (“Nella”) and Brugman Commercial Kitchens Inc. (“Brugman”) announced this week that Nella will acquire 50% of Brugman’s effective September 1, 2018. Nella will continue to operate under the same name while Brugman will now be operating under the name Brugman Food Equipment (part of Nella Group Inc.)

    Nella is currently a leading force in foodservice equipment operating since 1952, while Brugman’s expertise lies in servicing the Western Canadian market. The partnership has come about in order to provide the foodservice market with the only Canadian owned foodservice equipment distributor with national coverage.

    Nella is a proven market leader in the wholesale and retail supply of kitchen and foodservice equipment to the hospitality industry.  They have more than 65 years experience in the supply and service in a majority of the hotels, bars and restaurants in Ontario and Eastern Canada, as well as the Caribbean and Latin America.  Nella services these markets out of a 60,000 square foot warehouse and showroom in Mississauga, as well as their flagship retail outlet and showroom, Nella Cucina, in downtown Toronto.  They are proud of their brand heritage and are still family-owned, operated and lead by the third generation of family members, brothers Mark and Rob Nella. Rob Nella said the following of the new partnership, "Mark and I are both eager to combine our resources with the Brugman team and use the synergies that our respective companies have created by this partnership."

    Brugman Commercial Kitchens Inc. - Established in 1982, specializing in design/build working closely with Care home groups, Independent restaurants, and franchise groups throughout Western Canada. Marco Brugman said the following of the new partnership “We are very excited to partner with Nella as it allows us to combine our strengths and help better serve the foodservice industry”.

    The New company will continue to focus on the high level of service that our customers have come to rely on, only now at a national level.