Glen Dimplex consolidates business to focus on hot water boilers

31 August 2017 by
Glen Dimplex consolidates business to focus on hot water boilers

Glen Dimplex Professional Appliances have announced a change in direction for the business to focus solely on the manufacturer and supply of hot water boilers in its foodservice business.

This will result in a phased withdrawal of the LEC commercial refrigeration brand, in addition to all Burco Cooking products, previously supplied by Glen Dimplex Professional Appliances (GDPA) over the coming months.

Mike Butt, managing director of GDPA, explained the rationale behind the decision: "The core strength of GDPA has always been within our UK manufactured Burco water boilers and whilst other products have performed strongly over the last few years, it is believed that by specialising in one product area, we will be better able to service our key customer base through increased innovation and development for which we have some exciting developments planned.

"Whilst this has been a very difficult decision for the business, it is one that we believe will ultimately make GDPA a stronger business in the long term. We would like to assure all current customers of LEC commercial and Burco products that we will continue to meet and exceed all our statutory requirements to support and service LEC and Burco brands, as part of our on-going commitment."

This announcement refers purely to the foodservice and hospitality sector.

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