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  • The Essential Role of Upblast Exhaust Fans in Your Kitchen | NAKS, Inc

    The Essential Role of Upblast Exhaust Fans in Your Kitchen | NAKS, Inc

    In any commercial kitchen, the heart of an effective ventilation system lies in the upblast exhaust fan. These seemingly unassuming fans play a crucial role in creating a healthy, secure, and productive kitchen environment, and gaining a better understanding of their function is vital when choosing the right ventilation equipment for your food service or […]

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  • Concession Trailer Hood Installation Guide

    Concession Trailer Hood Installation Guide

    Embarking on the journey of setting up a concession trailer is truly exciting, but it comes with its unique challenges and considerations. Among these considerations, ensuring proper ventilation through a concession trailer hood is crucial. A well-installed hood guarantees the safety of your staff and customers while enhancing the efficiency of your mobile kitchen. In […]

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  • Go Green: How to Select and Energy Efficient Ventilation System

    Go Green: How to Select and Energy Efficient Ventilation System

    In today’s environmentally conscious world, choosing an energy-efficient ventilation system is not only good for the planet but can also save you money in the long run. If you’re a contractor or installer in the market for a new commercial exhaust hood and ventilation system, consider these tips to help your clients make greener choices […]

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  • Expert Tips For Maintaining Stainless Steel Wall Panels

    Expert Tips For Maintaining Stainless Steel Wall Panels

    Stainless Steel Wall Panels Are A Great Solution In Commercial Kitchens When it comes to commercial kitchen design, one of the most critical considerations is hygiene. Stainless steel wall panels have become the go-to choice for chefs and kitchen managers who prioritize cleanliness, durability, and aesthetics. These sleek, shiny panels add a touch of sophistication […]

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  • Concession Trailer Hood Maintenance Tips

    Concession Trailer Hood Maintenance Tips

    Maintenance Tips for Keeping Your Concession Trailer Hood Clean and Functional Operating a concession trailer is an exciting and rewarding venture but comes with its fair share of responsibilities. One of the most critical aspects of running a successful mobile kitchen is ensuring that your concession trailer hood remains clean and fully functional. An adequately […]

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  • Protecting Your Ventilation and HVAC Equipment from Severe Weather

    Protecting Your Ventilation and HVAC Equipment from Severe Weather

    Protecting Your Ventilation and HVAC Equipment from Severe Weather As the seasons transition, they bring a wide range of weather changes, from cooling temperatures to freezing conditions and spring thaw. With the rise in temperatures during the warmer months, we often witness an increase in extreme weather events. Heavy rains, hurricanes, and tornadoes become more […]

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  • The Benefits of Tempered or Heated Makeup Air Units

    The Benefits of Tempered or Heated Makeup Air Units

    What is a Tempered or Heated Makeup Air Unit? In colder regions, the installation of a Tempered or Heated Makeup Air Unit, often required by local codes, holds significant importance for businesses like restaurants and commercial spaces. The primary function of a makeup air unit is to expel exhaust air from the indoor environment and […]

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  • What Size Exhaust Fan Does Your Kitchen Need?

    What Size Exhaust Fan Does Your Kitchen Need?

    If you’re setting up a new commercial kitchen, planning a kitchen upgrade, or facing an unexpected equipment replacement, you’ll likely need a new exhaust fan system. Selecting the right exhaust fan size for your specific kitchen application is critical to ensure optimal ventilation and performance. An improperly sized exhaust system can lead to issues like […]

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  • Customizing Commercial Exhaust Hoods for Unique Kitchen Designs

    Customizing Commercial Exhaust Hoods for Unique Kitchen Designs

    Designing a commercial kitchen is a delicate balancing act that involves meticulous planning to ensure functionality, safety, and efficiency. One crucial aspect that demands customization is the exhaust hood system. Commercial exhaust hoods, when tailored to fit unique kitchen designs, not only enhance aesthetics but also optimize performance, offering a culinary workspace that is as […]

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  • NAKS, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Stainless Specialties, Inc.

    NAKS, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Stainless Specialties, Inc.

    Nov. 17, 2023 — North American Kitchen Solutions, Inc. (“NAKS”), a leading food service equipment manufacturer headquartered in Elyria, OH (Cleveland), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Stainless Specialties, Inc. (“SSI”), an Eastlake, OH (Cleveland) based custom fabricator of high-quality stainless-steel equipment used in restaurants and other commercial environments. Founded in 1993, SSI is […]

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