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  • Antunes receives Company of the Year honors from local APICS

    May 18, 2017

    Antunes has been named Company of the Year by its local chapter of APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management.

  • Antunes Launches Flat Bread Toaster

    March 29, 2017

    The new Flat Bread Toaster uses Antunes’ award-winning toasting technology to quickly heat pitas, flatbreads and tortillas or cook raw tortillas. 

  • Antunes Egg Station Receives 2017 Kitchen Innovation Award

    February 22, 2017

    The ESDZ-1200, the new Egg Station with Dual Zone from Antunes, recently received a 2017 Kitchen Innovations (KI) Award from the National Restaurant Association.

  • Asprooth Joins Antunes Business Development Team

    January 25, 2017

    Ted Asprooth recently joined Antunes as business development manager, responsible for the custom foodservice equipment manufacturer’s growth in the convenience store market.

  • Antunes Announces Parts Distribution Partnership with Parts Town

    January 9, 2017Antunes has announced a new parts distribution partnership with Parts Town, a leading source for genuine OEM restaurant equipment parts.
  • Antunes Named Exporter of the Year

    December 13, 2016

    Antunes received Exporter of the Year honors at the Governor’s Export Awards, presented by the Illinois Department of Commerce (DCEO).

  • Arvidson Joins Antunes International Sales Team

    November 28, 2016

    Darren A. Arvidson recently joined Antunes as international sales manager, responsible for the custom foodservice equipment manufacturer’s sales in the Middle East and India, as well as select countries in the European market.

  • Antunes Named a Top Workplace by Chicago Tribune

    November 11, 2016

    Antunes has been named one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, ranking 22nd out of the companies in the midsize category (250-999 employees).

  • Antunes Adds FH&W As Rep

    November 1, 2016

    Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, recently added Forbes Hever & Wallace, Inc. (FH&W) to its sales rep network.

  • Antunes Breaks Ground on Manufacturing Facility Expansion

    October 19, 2016

    Antunes has recently broke ground on an expansion of its manufacturing facility in Carol Stream, Illinois, that will add approximately 55,000 square feet to the company's headquarters.

  • Antunes Annual Golf Outing Raises $47,000 for Splash

    September 14, 2016

    Antunes has raised $47,000 for its corporate charity partner Splash, a nonprofit organization that brings clean water to children throughout the world.

  • Hartlein Named President of Antunes

    September 8, 2016

    Antunes has named Dan Hartlein as the new president of the company while Glenn Bullock remains as CEO.

  • Antunes Partners with Einstein Bros. Bagels

    September 2, 2016

    Antunes has partnered with Einstein Bros. Bagels on the development of a custom Egg Station, which allows the chain to serve freshly cracked eggs.

  • Antunes Raises Funds For RMHC

    May 13, 2016

    Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, recently donated $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).

  • Antunes Receives Sustainability Honors from McDonald's

    April 28, 2016

    Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, has been recognized by McDonald’s as part of the chain’s 2016 Supplier Energy Efficiency Challenge (SEEC). Antunes was honored with the “Energy Leadership in Kitchen Equipment” award for delivering innovation and energy savings with the rollout of a new bun toaster to the McDonald's system.

  • A.J. Antunes & Co. Rebrands As Antunes

    April 21, 2016

    Leading custom foodservice equipment manufacturer A.J. Antunes & Co. has announced a corporate rebranding and has changed its name to Antunes. The name still honors the founder, Augie J. Antunes, while elevating the company’s family values and vision and positioning it for strategic growth.

  • A.J. Antunes & Co. Participates in Splash Fundraising Challenge

    March 30, 2016

    A.J. Antunes & Co., a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, will be participating in The Splash Effect of World Water Day 2016. This month-long fundraising campaign benefits A.J. Antunes & Co.’s corporate charity partner, Splash, a nonprofit organization that brings clean water to children throughout the world. The campaign will run between World Water Day, March 22, and Earth Day, April 22, and A.J. Antunes’ goal is to raise $5,000.

  • AJA Helps Jack in the Box Launch New Burger

    January 25, 2016

    As part of their menu overhaul, Jack in the Box partnered with AJA to develop a new bun toaster to help them launch their newest menu item—the Double Jack, an oversized burger with two quarter-pound patties served on a butter-toasted bun.

    Read more about the new menu at Jack in the Box at Fast Company.

    This is How Jack in the Box is Overhauling Its Menu

  • AJA Expands Rep Network

    October 1, 2015

    Award-winning foodservice equipment manufacturer A.J. Antunes & Co. has announced two new additions to its sales rep network—PB&J Commercial Agents in Illinois and Specialized Marketing in Wisconsin. 

  • AJA Celebrates 60 Years

    September 1, 2015

    A.J. Antunes & Co., a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, recently celebrated its 60th anniversary— commemorated by an open house celebration and charity golf outing. 

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