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August 14, 2022
MAFSI is a 74-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 $15 billion commercial foodservice equipment, supply, tabletop, furniture and janitorial, sanitation and disposables industry.
Articles By MAFSI

Q3/2023 MAFSI Business Barometer: Overall Sales Growth Slows For The 9th Consecutive Quarter, Industry Likely Heading For A Soft Landing

Overall sales for Q3/23 dropped to +2.0%, missing the forecast for the third quarter of +3.5%. See the Q3 2023 Commercial ...

Q1/2023 MAFSI Business Barometer: Industry Sales Growth Continues to Flatten As Business Normalizes, Second Half Looks More Challenging

Overall sales for Q1/23 dropped significantly to +6.6% from +8.7% in Q4/22 and came in short of the forecast of +7.0%. See ...

Q3/2022 MAFSI Business Barometer: Industry Sales Abate to High Single Digits as Supply and Demand Come into Balance

Overall sales for Q3/22 continued to abate with a still healthy advance of +9.0%, having receded from +17.3%, +15.2%, and ...

Q2/22 MAFSI Business Barometer Reports Sales Continue Strong but Moderating; Industry Normalizing as COVID Impact Abates

Overall sales for Q2/22 continued strong with an increase of +14.3%. This represents the third consecutive quarter of ebbing ...

MAFSI Business Barometer Reports Sales for Q1/22 Remain Strong but are Tempering; Marketplace Dealing with Economic Headwinds

Overall sales in Q3/21 climbed by +15.4% compared to Q3/20. This was less than the +20.7% increase that had been forecasted ...

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MAFSI Proven Partner: Brand Demand

MAFSI's Proven Partner Program is excited to introduce you to Brand Demand! Say hello to your new expert-level marketing ...

Research, Data & Trends: April 2022: MAFSI Tames the Storms Ahead with our own Barometer

barometer ba·rom·e·ter (noun) bə-rŏm′ĭ-tər An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in weather ...

MAFSI Proven Partner: CrafTech Computer Solutions

MAFSI's Proven Partner Program is excited to introduce a new IT Service Provider, CrafTech Computer Solutions. CrafTech ...

Q4 2021 MAFSI Business Barometer Report

MAFSI Business Barometer Achieves Q4/21 Projection at +17.3% Increase in Sales; Strong Q1/22 Forecast as Recovery Continues ...