Gerharz Equipment Acquires Popcorn Supply Company, Expanding its Position in the Restaurant, Food Service and Concession Industry

Posted on August 29, 2023

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(SYRACUSE, NY, AUGUST 10TH) – Gerharz Equipment, a 54-year-old company and leading provider of high-quality food service equipment and supplies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Popcorn Supply Company, a well-established distributor to the “Fun Food Industry” for over 55 years. The strategic purchase of Popcorn Supply Company marks a significant milestone for Gerharz Equipment and reinforces the company’s commitment to enhancing its presence in the Food Service and Concession Industry.

The acquisition of Popcorn Supply Company aligns with Gerharz Equipment’s vision of expanding its product offerings and catering to the diverse needs of its growing customer base. By combining the expertise and resources of both companies, Gerharz Equipment aims to elevate further its position as a top-tier supplier of specialized restaurant and concession equipment, kernels, and gourmet popcorn products.

“We are thrilled to welcome Popcorn Supply Company to the Gerharz Equipment family,” said Scott Gerharz, CEO of Gerharz Equipment. “Their reputable presence both locally and nationally, with their website, popcornsupply.com, combined with our extensive experience and commitment to excellence, presents a synergy that will greatly benefit our customers and theirs.”

With this acquisition, Gerharz Equipment will gain access to a broader range of popcorn-related products and services, allowing the company to offer a more comprehensive and competitive solution to clients in the food service sector. Popcorn Supply Company’s established distribution network and customer relationships will seamlessly integrate into Gerharz Equipment’s existing operations, ensuring all customers’ smooth and efficient transition. Gerharz will incorporate Popcorn Supply Company at their supply store showroom located at 220 Teall Ave in Syracuse.

“Joining forces with Gerharz Equipment presents exciting opportunities for our employees and customers,” said Nancy Wolcott, Founder and CEO of Popcorn Supply Company. “Together, we will continue to provide exceptional products and services to our customers while leveraging Gerharz Equipment’s industry-leading capabilities to explore new horizons.” The acquisition was officially completed on August 14th, 2023, and Gerharz Equipment is fully committed to supporting existing Popcorn Supply Company clients, assuring them of continued product availability and exceptional service.

About Gerharz Equipment: Gerharz Equipment is a family-owned company that provides restaurant design, commercial food service equipment & supplies. As well as restaurant equipment parts nationally for over 54 years.

About Popcorn Supply Company: Popcorn Supply Company is a family-owned business established in 1968. The company has been a trusted supplier of popcorn products, concession supplies, equipment, and accessories to various industries, including cinemas, amusement parks, theaters, and concession stands throughout the entire country.

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