Founded in 1897, Hobart Corporation is one of the world s leading companies that provides a range of commercial food equipment and services for the food service and retail industries. It manufactures products for waste handling, food preparation, cooking, weighing, wrapping and labeling systems. The company also maintains manufacturing plants in the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany and Italy. Hobart Corporation offers fryers, convection ovens, toasters and steamers. It also provides products under the ENERGY STAR HPX series. The company has a staff of more than 1,700 individuals in over 200 locations in the U.S. Hobart Corporation offers installation and maintenance solutions for products. It is a division of the ITW Food Equipment Group.