CLEVELAND, OH — May 8, 2024 — Kappus Company, a premier provider of commercial foodservice equipment, parts and service headquartered in Cleveland, OH, proudly announces the acquisition of the assets and operations of Kreiser Distributing Company, based in North Huntingdon, PA, effective May 6, 2024.

This strategic move solidifies Kappus Company’s commitment to fortifying its presence in the market. By incorporating Kreiser Distributing, a respected leader in western Pennsylvania, Kappus Company aims to extend its reach, enrich its service offerings, and better cater to evolving customer demands.

John Kappus, President of Kappus Company, expressed enthusiasm about the synergy between the two entities: “The union of Kappus and Kreiser Distributing represents a convergence of industry expertise and customer-centric values. Together, we are primed to deliver unparalleled value, leveraging top-tier products, an expansive service infrastructure, and advanced operational systems.”

Del Kreiser, retiring President of Kreiser Distributing Company, echoed the sentiment, stating, “We are proud to join forces with Kappus as they align closely with our mission and core values. Kreiser Distributing customers will benefit greatly from Kappus’ shared view on service excellence and delivering excellent customer value.”

This acquisition underscores Kappus Company’s ongoing investment in representing the best commercial kitchen equipment brands and developing long-lasting relationships built on trust and quality. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.


When food service operators need to satisfy the diverse needs of their businesses, Kappus Company provides the industry know-how and quality equipment to ensure they secure the right solutions for the best value. Family-owned and operated for more than 75 years, Kappus has a long-standing reputation for representing the best products, delivering exceptional service and being a turnkey provider. For more information, visit kappuscompany.com, or connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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