Viking Range Bought by Middleby Corp.
January 3, 2013,
GREENWOOD, Miss.-Middleby Corp., a manufacturer of commercial cooking, food-processing and packaging equipment for the food-service industry, has purchased Viking Range Corp.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed in a statement issued by both companies. Selim Bassoul, Middleby's chairman and CEO, said Viking Range will maintain its headquarters and operations here. Fred Carl Jr., Viking's founder, president and CEO, will remain in his post.
Viking's product line currently includes both major and small appliances, cutlery and outdoor products, among others.