Posts Tagged ‘kitchen’

Jail kitchen supervisor pleads guilty to stealing food

HATTIESBURG — The former kitchen supervisor at the Forrest County Detention Center has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in illegally diverting food for the jail for personal use. WDAM-TV reports Allen Haralson, 61, entered the plea yesterday before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett. He remains free on bond. Sentencing was set for Feb. […] [...]

Viking to make history at kitchen and bath show

GREENWOOD — Viking Range, LLC will unveil more new products at the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) than ever before in company history. Viking will showcase more than 50 new, innovative products at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Feb. 4-6. “I have personally, along with the team at Viking, sought input from dealers, […] [...]

Viking Range now manufacturer and distributor

GREENWOOD — A Viking Range Corp. official says the high-end kitchen appliance manufacturer has become its own distributor to create closer ties to its dealers. Bill Crump, director corporate and governmental affairs for Greenwood-based Viking, told a civic club this week that the manufacturer-to-dealer relationship is vital to the company. “We did not have a […] [...]

Cowboy Maloney’s buys Persnickety Kitchens’ inventory

MADISON and JACKSON — Cowboy Maloney’s Appliance, Electronics and Bedding Superstores is purchasing the appliance inventory from Persnickety Kitchens on 101 Depot Drive in Madison. Terms were not disclosed. There will be no change in the Persnickety Gifts and Accessory Shop in Madison on 2078 Main Street, according to a release from Jackson-based Cowboy Maloney’s. […] [...]

Viking extends warranty to Mexico, Caribbean

GREENWOOD — Viking Range, LLC’s Three-Year Signature Warranty program is now effective in Mexico and all Caribbean countries serviced by its distributor Artexa. In addition to Mexico, the countries are Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba,Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique,Montserrat, Netherlands-Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Viking Three-Year […] [...]

Illinois company buys Viking Range for $380M

GREENWOOD — Food service equipment maker Middleby Corp. has bought Mississippi-based oven and kitchen appliance maker Viking Range Corp. for $380 million. Viking Range is based in Greenwood, and makes products for use in residential cooking. Middleby said Viking Range has $200 million in annual sales. Over the last 12 months Middleby’s revenue has grown […] [...]

Viking Range opening clinic for workers, dependents

GREENWOOD — Viking Range Corporation has unveiled plans for the Viking Health and Wellness Center, which will provide health and wellness services for Viking employees and their covered dependents on the Viking health plan. The health clinic will be in downtown Greenwood in a building owned by Viking and will be managed by Mississippi-based Medical Analysis, […] [...]

Viking Range focusing on international expansion

GREENWOOD — Viking Range Corporation has recently appointed a new managing director of international sales, Peter Birch, and announced the expansion of the company’s international distribution network. Birch oversees all major appliance sales outside of the United States and Canada. A native of Coventry, England, Birch’s career includes senior sales and marketing positions in Brazil, […] [...]

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