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Middleby achievements honored with "Middleby Way" street sign and ceremony

(Press Release) Elgin, IL, September 5, 2013 – Elgin, Ill. Mayor David Kaptain unveiled “Middleby Way,” an honorary street sign after a ceremony and proclamation on Wednesday, September 4. The sign is displayed on Toastmaster Dr. at the corner of Congdon Ave. in Elgin.

Along with Mayor Kaptain and other City of Elgin officials, Middleby Marshall Group President Mark Sieron and Middleby employees were at the dedication. This is only the third time the city of Elgin has designated an honorary street sign, and the first time ever a local business received this recognition.

“This is a memorable day for Middleby Marshall, the Middleby Corporation and all of our brands,” said Sieron. “We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition from Mayor Kaptain and the city of Elgin. Now when our customers come to visit from all over the world the street sign is a visible message of our close ties with the community we serve.” 

Middleby Marshall and CTX are the brands manufactured at the Elgin facility. The company’s corporate headquarters is also located in the Elgin building.  Middleby employs many people from Elgin and the surrounding communities at the Elgin facility. Middleby Marshall and CTX supply ovens to the top pizza and casual dining chains in the world and export to more than 100 countries around the globe. Most recently Middleby Marshall/CTX has received recognitions and awards for their Kitchen of the Future technology, a cooking system being implemented by the large casual dining restaurants.

Middleby Marshall is the world leader in conveyor cooking and is known for its durability and a perfect bake every time. The award-winning WOW! Oven has received recognition and accolades from all over the world. Middleby Marshall is a division of The Middleby Corporation, a world leader in commercial cooking. Information on Middleby Marshall is available at

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