About Us

For more than 75 years, we've been committed to providing only the best for our customers.


Durable, dependable and built with meticulous attention to detail.

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About Gaylord Industries

Durability, dependability and meticulous attention to detail.

For more than 75 years, Gaylord has revolutionized kitchen ventilation with systems known for durability, dependability and meticulous attention to detail.

Today, Gaylord continues with groundbreaking designs and innovative approaches to solving the two main priorities facing foodservice operators: energy savings and labor optimization.

Gaylord Industries tests and certifies our products to comply to Intertek’s ETL Certification program. The ETL Mark, is proof of product compliance to North American safety standards.

Our expert professionals—including more than 150 factory-trained sales representatives and 125+ certified service agencies—understand this industry is built on relationships. We believe that being responsive and delivering on promises is the only way to do business. So throughout the specification, production and installation process, our team provides relevant and accurate information ensuring consultant and foodservice operator needs are met. Always.

Gaylord Industries is part of the ITW Food Equipment Group, which includes many brand name companies such as Vulcan, Wolf, Berkel, Wittco, Hobart, Traulsen, Baxter, Stero, Somat, Kairak, Bonnet, Vesta, Foster, MBM and Peerless.

The ITW Food Equipment Group is part of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), a multinational company with over 100 years of history. Illinois Tool Works Inc. is a Fortune 200 global diversified industrial manufacturer. The Company’s value-added consumables, equipment and service businesses serve customers in developed as well as emerging markets around the globe. ITW’s key business platforms, including welding, automotive OEM, industrial packaging, food equipment, construction, polymers and fluids, test and measurement, electronics, decorative surfaces and automotive aftermarket, employ more than 50,000 people worldwide in 56 countries. ITW is based in Glenview, IL.

Gaylord Industries is a proud member of the following organizations: ASHRAE, FCSI, NAFEM, NFPA and IKECA.