ELGIN -- The Middleby Corp. announced it has acquired RAM Fry Dispensers, a business unit of Automated Equipment LLC based in Red Wing, Minn.
Terms of the acquisition were not announced.
RAM is a producer of automated frozen fry dispensing equipment. The RAM Fry Dispenser is known for reliability, ease of use and dispensing accuracy. The units operate by releasing portion-controlled frozen product directly from the freezer into fry baskets.
"The addition of RAM enhances our restaurant automation portfolio. In the current market, operators are in need of solutions to address labor costs and availability. As an innovation leader, the RAM automated fry dispenser also manages portion control through inductive basket sensors, decreasing food waste and promoting a higher quality cooking environment," said Tim FitzGerald, CEO of Middleby.