The Kittredge Timeline

Follow the growth of Kittredge. From our humble beginnings in the 20's to our highest achievements, and everywhere in between.

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1921

Humble Beginnings

Kittredge started as a local Typewriter & Cash Register business by Max Kittredge (auctioneer & entrepreneur).

1989

Wine Glasses, Radish Peelers, and Miles of Tablecloth

Springfield's Kittredge Equipment Company combines service and services

1997

Kittredge is Sold

Neal Webber purchases Kittredge from his dad Ralph Webber, and uncles Sid and George Kittredge

2004

Kittredge buys Holyoke Equipment Company

Kittredge purchased Holyoke Equipment Company (HEC) from Hal Slotnick, Peter & Tom Curtis. HEC had a solid reputation for design in education, healthcare & correctional. This acquisition also included a VT location.

2008

Kittredge Reopens in Agawam

Kittredge (Springfield) & HEC (Holyoke) moved & merged to the current Agawam location.

2009

Vermont Branch Moved to Their Current Location

This is now the 3rd location on Avenue D. Once owned and operated by Roland Gregoire of HEC, his son Jason Gregoire now manages this branch.

2011

Certified as a Massachusetts WBE

Officially certified by the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office as WBE. Women-Owned Business Enterprise Certification provides a valuable jumpstart to many businesses by facilitating easier access to the various phases of state purchasing and contracting.

2013

Kittredge Acquires Northeast Food Service Equipment and Supply

A leading foodservice equipment and supplies dealer located in Bow, New Hampshire.

2017

Certified as a National WBE

Officially certified by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.

2018

Certified as a NY WBE

Officially certified in New York State by the Division of Minority and Women's Development as a WBE.

2019

Kittredge Announces Fourth Store Opening - 1st Store in New York State

The Colonie, NY location will be conveniently located at the junction of Route 90 and Route 87 in Albany. “We looked for a long time and feel this is a perfect location for the Greater Albany marketplace. It will give us another opportunity to expand our presence and better serve our growing customer base.” - Wendy Webber, President / Owner

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