The Manitowoc Co. Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Enodis plc, a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative equipment for the commercial foodservice industry. The $0.7 billion acquisition will establish Manitowoc among the world’s top manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment.

The successful integration of the Manitowoc and Enodis foodservice businesses will create a dynamic platform for global growth. With capabilities that span refrigeration, ice-making, cooking, food prep and beverage-dispensing technologies, Manitowoc will be able to equip entire commercial kitchens and serve the world’s growing demand for food prepared away from home.