MAFSI

MAFSI
December 31, 1969
MAFSI is a 73-year-old non-profit trade association comprised of 240+ independent manufacturers' representative sales agencies and 220+ manufacturing companies in North America selling and marketing commercial foodservice equipment, supplies, tabletop, furnishings and jan/san/disposables. Our members provide any non-food product that goes into restaurants or non-commercial establishments such as schools, hospitals, hotels, stadiums, prisons, etc. Representing over 2,400 manufacturers’ sales reps, manufacturing executives, sales managers and customer service managers across North America, MAFSI provides education, market forecasting, online training, specification tracking software, networking and partnership opportunities, industry stewardship, guidelines and resources, and member advocacy for the $14.5 billion commercial foodservice equipment, supply, tabletop, furniture and janitorial, sanitation and disposables industry.
Articles By MAFSI

SpecPath & Industry Data Sharing Committee: September 2021 Update

The SpecPath & Industry Data Sharing Committee provides a competitive advantage to ...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee: September 2021 Update

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee was formed to help create a community experience that is open, welcoming, ...

Conference Planning Committee: September 2021 Update

The Conference Planning Committee develops the highest quality educational programming for both our representative and ...

Research, Data & Trends: September 2021 Update

The RD&T Committee develops MAFSI’s membership survey and data projects. Our initiatives include: Market Trends At the ...

Digital Training & Education (DTE) Committee Update: September 2021

The DT&E Committee develops programs, services, and training to assist our rep and manufacturer members in all areas ...

Rep Firm of the Future (RFOF) Committee Update: September 2021

The Rep Firm of the Future Committee focuses on the emerging trends on the changing roles and activities of the MAFSI ...

M Chef Committee Update: September 2021

The M Chef Committee was created for rep firm chefs and set to launch in January 2022. The M(AFSI) Chef committee will ...

Membership & Marketing Committee Update: September 2021

The Membership & Marketing Committee continues to focus on implementing strategies dealing with member growth and ...

Strong Sales in Q2/21 as Manufacturers Struggle to Keep up with Unprecedented Demand

Overall sales in the second quarter of 2021 climbed by +19.1% compared to Q2/20. This was even greater than the +16.1% ...

Q1 and Q2 2021 Foodservice Sales Come Roaring Back; Surge in Business Not Without Problems

Overall sales in the 1st Quarter of 2021 were reduced by a further -2.1%, in comparison to the mostly “pre-COVID” period of ...