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Empire Equipment Company acquires Kansas City, MO based Foxx Equipment Co.

Empire Equipment Company acquires Kansas City, MO based Foxx Equipment Co. to further expand leading Distribution Platform

Empire Equipment Company ("Empire") (, has acquired Foxx Equipment Co, Kansas City, MO and Denver, CO to further expand a leading wholesale distribution platform for commercial foodservice and beverage equipment. Together, the Company will have eleven distribution locations throughout the US.

Foxx Equipment Co. is a value-added wholesale distributor of specialty beverage dispensing equipment and aftermarket parts in the foodservice, hospitality, beverage, and retail industries. Foxx Equipment Co has provided market-leading wholesale distribution capabilities since 1956 throughout the US markets.

“On behalf of all the employees at Foxx Equipment Co, we are extremely excited to be joining forces with the Empire Group family,” said Ford Maurer - President. “Our experience in dealing with the management team at Empire has been wonderful; I have learned that we have similar cultures and values, which will make this transition seamless”.

The transaction expands our geography and logistics network, whose strategy continues to focus on expanding product lines, adding sales resources, and opening new locations throughout the U.S.

“We are extremely excited to be partnering with the talented team at Foxx Equipment Co to continue our collective tradition of providing exceptional customer service and leading distribution capabilities to our loyal customers. This transaction expands our product offering and adds scale in the Mid-West and Rocky Mountain regions and allows both Empire Group and Foxx Equipment Co to better serve our partners in the regions” said Jim Kirkland, CEO of Empire Group.

Empire is backed by PNC Riverarch ( in the wholesale distribution sector and are committed to additional partnerships that will expand Empire Groups products, services and geographic footprint.


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