top of page

Empire Equipment Company acquires Long Island, NY based Empire Bakery Equipment Co.

Empire Equipment Company acquires Long Island, NY based Empire Bakery Equipment Co. to further expand leading Distribution Platform

Empire Equipment Company ("Empire") (, has acquired Empire Bakery Equipment Co, to further expand a leading wholesale distribution platform for commercial foodservice and bakery equipment. Together, the Company will have twelve distribution locations throughout the US.

Empire Bakery Equipment Co., is a value-added solutions provider for all facets of commercial baking equipment, aftermarket parts and smallware accessories in the retail, wholesale and in-store bakeries, bagel shops, pizzerias and foodservice industries. Empire Bakery Equipment Co has provided market leading wholesale distribution capabilities since 1978 throughout the US markets.

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

The transaction expands our product offering, 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 very talented team at Empire Bakery Equipment Co to continue our core tradition of providing exceptional customer service and leading distribution capabilities to our loyal and expanding customer network. This transaction expands our product offering and adds scale in the Northeast region and allows both Empire Group and Empire Bakery Equipment to better serve our partners across the US” 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 logistics network.


Recent Posts
bottom of page