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News 2015

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Moffats Transport their Trolleys into the Robotic Age

Posted November 2015

Moffat appoints new Managing Director

British manufacturer looks to Gordon McIntosh
to build on company’s success

October 1st 2015: Bonnybridge based manufacturer E & R Moffat Ltd (Moffat Catering Equipment) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon McIntosh as the company’s new Managing Director.

Posted 5 October 2015

Flexible counter drop-ins: good lookers making good design sense

Moffat’s drop-in displays for service of hot or cold food

As well as preserving food quality, display units in serving areas need to look smart and show food at its best to encourage customer take-up. Moffat has covered all these issues with its Deluxe range of drop-in food serveries. The individual units are delivered ready to drop into shop-fitted service counters, custom-built breakfast bars or buffets.

Posted 17 September 2015

Princess Anne thanks Moffat for gift to Strathcarron Hospice

Princess Anne meets E & R Moffat’s General Manager Gordon McIntosh on her 32nd annual visit to Strathcarron hospice

For the last 32 years, Princess Anne has been a patron of Strathcarron, a hospice covering central Scotland. She visits annually, and this year, on July 2nd, among the invited guests was Gordon McIntosh, Commercial Director of E & R Moffat. The Princess Royal personally thanked him and the company for its outstanding support in the development and refurbishment of the hospice’s new kitchen. Not only did Moffat manufacturer, supply and install the kitchen, they did it for free.

Posted August 15

E&R Moffat provides £10,000 of equipment for free

Bonnybridge-based catering equipment manufacturer, E&R Moffat, won a contract to outfit the Strathcarron Hospice in Denny then decided to give the equipment and installation away for free.

Strathcarron was due to update its ward-level kitchen, which serves meals for around 400 terminally ill patients each year and 100 people a week coming in for day care. The ward kitchen is also used to provide meals, drinks and snacks for the 24 in-house patients, ward staff and visitors.

Posted May 2015

Moffat’s Counters help garden centre grow

New counter helps staff handle 26% increase in customers

Northwoods Garden Centre is a successful family-run business based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, situated in picturesque woodland overlooking the Lyme Valley. Owned by Nick and Christina Gascoyne, it stocks everything even the most green-fingered gardener could require.  “We aim to provide good service at the right price”, says Nick. As well as a range of local and exotic plants there is also a coffee shop, which offers customers delicious home-made meals, including an award-winning breakfast.

Posted May 2015

Transporting, serving and clearing: Moffat shows its school catering solution at LACA 2015

The Main Event, LACA conference and exhibition, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, 8th-10th July 2015

When specifying school catering equipment, it’s important to consider the pupil journey, from start to finish. Which is why, at the LACA Main Event 2015, Moffat will be showing equipment specially designed for all areas of school catering, from heated food transport to counters and clearing.

Posted May 2015

White Marble for the Red Maids

Stunning counters from Moffat provide centrepiece for refurbished schools’ new dining rooms

Red Maids School in Bristol is the oldest independent girls’ school in the country. With a history spanning nearly four centuries, the school has built a reputation as one of the best in the country. The current building dates from the 1840s, and a comprehensive modernisation program was completed recently, including a complete refurbishment of the dining hall.

Posted April 2015

Moffat enhances delivery service

Drive for customer benefits leads to tie-up with McDowell

As part of its ongoing drive to enhance customer service, E&R Moffat has appointed R McDowell Haulage and Distribution Ltd to handle the company’s product transport and deliveries.

Posted April 2015

George Hamilton retires from Moffat after 45 years

Works Director played key role in manufacturer’s success

After more than 45 years’ service, 22 of them as Works Director, George Hamilton has announced he will be retiring from E & R Moffat at the beginning of April 2015.

“George has made an immeasurable contribution, helping us to become one of the leading UK manufacturers of foodservice equipment,” says William Moffat, Managing Director. 

Posted March 2015

Sheer Style

Moffat’s Sheerline chilled displays – the attractive way
to serve food

When designing a front of house serving area, the chilled display cabinets are a key consideration. They need to fit in with branding and décor while keeping food at safe temperatures to preserve its flavour and integrity. Moffat’s Sheerline refrigerated units have been designed to enhance the look and feel of the serving area.

Posted March 2015

Moffat’s new recruits underline commitment to customers

Manufacturer’s expansion continues with further key appointments

Leading UK catering equipment manufacturer E&R Moffat has made two more key appointments in its sales department as the company drives through its expansion plans.

Eric Clarke is Moffat’s new Sales Area Manager for South East England, taking over from Justin Towns. Eric has more than 30 years’ experience of sales and project management in the catering industry, gained with names including Hobart and Rational. “I am joining the company at a great time,” he says. “Moffat is building on its solid traditions and has exciting plans going forward.’’

David McPherson has also recently joined as Moffat Sales Manager for Scotland, North of England and Ireland. David brings significant design and project management skills to the team and was previously with Falcon Foodservice, where the blue chip projects he oversaw included bespoke special development units and multiple MOD naval contracts.  

Posted February 2015