By Acquiring the Taylor Indiana Distributorship, Midwest Equipment Company Expands Its Territorial Presence 

Greenwood, IN (February 12, 2024) — Taylor Distributors of Indiana is thrilled to announce a significant development that will enhance our abilities to provide you with top-notch service and support. Effective February 1st, 2024, we have officially become a part of Midwest Equipment Company (MEC).

“The coming together of the two companies represents a significant milestone in our history, as it will allow for a more robust and comprehensive range of products and services. We are looking forward to leveraging our service coverage for the benefit of our customers” says Kyle Witmer, President & CEO of Taylor Distributors of Indiana.

Midwest Equipment Company has expanded its territory to include six states: Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, and now, Indiana! Both entities will continue to sell and service their respective product lines.

“As a successful and respected distributor, Taylor Distributors of Indiana was the perfect cultural and strategic fit to expand Midwest Equipment Company’s footprint across the Midwest. They bring a wealth of industry experience and talent to our organization and will benefit from all the advantages a strong and growing ESOP company has to offer. Adding Indiana to our multi-state distribution territory will enable us to substantially increase resources available to customers, boost operational synergies, and maximize employee-shareholder value for our newly expanded employee base. We are thrilled with this opportunity and all it will bring to build on our legacy of success for many decades to come,” says Midwest Equipment Company’s President & CEO, Ann Bueler.

In 2023, Midwest Equipment Company celebrated 30 years in business and its five-year anniversary as an employee-owned company. In January 2024, Taylor Distributors of Indiana celebrated its 70th anniversary in business under the ownership of the Witmer family. The addition to the MEC organization brings a combined 100 years of experience and track record for success to the food-service equipment industry.


Taylor Distributors of Indiana

Taylor Distributors of Indiana sell, service and provide OEM parts for Taylor, Flavor Burst, Scotsman, Lainox, and other commercial restaurant equipment across the state of Indiana since 1954.

Midwest Equipment Company

Midwest Equipment Company is the exclusive distributor for Taylor Company grills and soft serve and beverage freezers, Broaster ventless and pressure fryers, and Flavor Burst flavoring systems to restaurant businesses in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Arkansas and 21 counties in Western Tennessee, providing top-of-the-line new and certified pre-owned commercial kitchen foodservice equipment, world-class service and OEM parts, product and serving accessories. For more information, please visit