Tim Aid Named Director of New Equipment and Supplies Division at Access Partners

Access Partners announces the acquisition of Northwest Hospitality Marketing bringing Tim Aid to the team as the newly appointed director, equipment and supplies division. Aid has decades of success in developing partnerships within the foodservice and hospitality industry and will spearhead Access Partners’ new division.

Mr. Aid was instrumental in the launch of Hospitality Glass Brands in 2014, which has grown to become the third-largest foodservice glass supplier in North America. In 2017, he continued his entrepreneurial ventures by leveraging his connections to create Northwest Hospitality Marketing, a regional equipment and supplies sales and marketing representation firm that connects end-users to manufacturers. The firm’s list of clients will now be represented by the Access Partners team in the Pacific Northwest. Some clients will also be represented in select additional markets within the Access Partners Western USA footprint:

  • Casarovea – An Italian company that produces textiles for hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, yachts, wellness centers and airlines, since 1976.
  • Hospitality Brands – The complete solution for glassware, barware, and creative table products to the hospitality industry.
    • Nude Glassware – Lead-free contemporary glassware for hotels and restaurants.
    • Pasabahce – The largest glass producer in the world, has been providing glassware on a global scale since 1935.
  • Paderno – A leading international brand in the manufacture and sale of professional cookware and kitchen items for the restaurant and hospitality industry.
    • Arthur Krupp – Professional porcelain, hollowware and flatware designed to meet any need for the hotel and restaurant sector.
    • Rosenthal – Hotel and restaurant solutions for tabletop and buffet service.
    • Sambonet -Stainless flatware, pots and design accessories for the tabletop and kitchen.
  • Maywood tables – Restaurant tables and cost-effective table solutions for indoors and outdoors.
  • Peugot – Instruments for cooking and tabletop, including spice mills, saw blades, coffee mills, steel cage crinolines and more.
  • Serax – Offers a variety of tabletop solutions, including cutlery, cookware and tableware.
  • Snap Drape – Table and drapery linens for hotels, restaurants, country clubs, caterers and
    convention centers that are efficient, cost-effective and versatile.
  • Spring USA – A foodservice industry leader specializing in induction cookers, buffet ware, mobile
    cooking stations and warming equipment.
  • Verterra – Leader of a full selection of items for eco-friendly catering and meal service.

“Northwest Hospitality Marketing’s client portfolio complements our business and allows us to expand our bundle providing an even greater collection of innovative products to the end-users we serve,” said Access Partners President, Scott Duke. “As the leader of our equipment and supply vertical, Tim will be helping us finish building out a dedicated sales group for these and additional lines. Our intent is to hire or acquire top-quality sales executives in each of our markets, fully focused and dedicated to servicing our equipment and supplies clients and end-users.”