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Elgin's Middleby Corp. ranks on Forbes list

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ELGIN -- Middleby Corp. in Elgin did it again. The company was named to the Forbes Magazine annual America's Best Small Companies list for the ninth consecutive year.

Middleby made the list with a ranking of 25th overall and was the top-ranking company from Illinois.


"We are honored to be on the prestigious Forbes Best Small Companies list. The continued growth of Middleby is a direct reflection of the dedication of our employees, our long-standing customer relationships and the patented cooking technologies we continue to bring to market," said Selim A. Bassoul, Chairman and CEO of The Middleby Corp.

The Elgin company, a global leader in the food service equipment industry, develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used for commercial food cooking, preparation and processing.

It recently installed its 20,000th Domino's Pizza oven. All the ovens are made in Elgin.

-- Kim Mikus

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