Service matters – to your bottom line!

I wonder how often any of us buys anything on price alone.  If you are buying a new car that you need to rely on for your daily social and business use, do you go for the cheapest you can find? (“Yes, Sir, it’s got four wheels, an engine and a gearbox – it will suit you down to the ground”).  Or perhaps you need to consider its reliability and performance. After all there’s nothing more frustrating than a car that just won’t start, or one that just conks out, far from home in the driving rain.

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Lincat Equipment – cheaper today than in 1972

Not that we’re hoarders or anything, but I came across a 1972 price list the other day.  Lincat was founded in 1971 so this must be the earliest piece of sales literature still in existence.  Nothing like today’s 48-page, full-colour masterpiece, it was a simple 2?sided photocopy (probably “photostat” back then) of a typed list. (more…)

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A new Sales Manager for our South & South West Region

If you’ve not met him already, I’d like to introduce you to Christian Jones, our new Sales Manager for the South and South West Region.

Can I be more precise? Well, from his base in Chepstow, on the Welsh side of the Severn Bridge, Christian will be looking after Lincat distributors in Wales, the West Midlands and West Country.

Christian has been working in the foodservice sector for over 10 years and, during that time, has helped countless fast food outlets, pubs and restaurants to develop their food offers. (more…)

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£1/2million investment in state of the art laser cutting equipment

We have recently invested more than £500,000 in a Bystronic Byspeed 3015 laser cutting machine. The high-tech equipment has been installed at our Lincoln-based factory and will be used to cut steel components for our range of over 450 separate items of catering equipment, including commercial fryers, ovens, grills and griddles. (more…)

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FilterFlow water boilers win Excellence Award

We are very proud to have received a Caterer & Hotelkeeper ‘Excellence Award’ for our innovative FilterFlow automatic-fill water boiler, with unique built-in filtration. The award was presented to Nick McDonald, Marketing Director, at a prestigious awards ceremony in London, organised by the catering industry’s leading magazine, Caterer and Hotelkeeper, to celebrate ‘innovation and excellence’ in the hospitality industry.

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