BRAZIL: Japanese commercial kitchen equipment manufacturer continues to expand its worldwide interests with the acquisition of Brazilian company Acos Macom.

Founded in 1972, the Sao Paulo based company produces a range of commercial equipment including Gastronorm and Euronorm refrigerators and freezers.

The Macom brand will become part of the Hoshizaki group which already includes a number of leading names including Gram Commercial.

One of the largest companies in the food service industry, Hoshizaki is best known for its range of Ice machines, refrigerators, freezers and refrigerated display cases.