May 3, 2018

Henny Penny Introduces the F5 Open Fryer

Eaton, Ohio (May 3, 2018) – Henny Penny has announced its newest innovation, the F5 open fryer, designed to help foodservice operators improve their frying practices through a simple, intuitive touchscreen interface and ultra-efficient operation. READ MORE >

Mar 22, 2018

Nothing but Net: Henny Penny to Feed 34,000 with Meal Madness

Eaton, OH (March 22, 2018) – While much of the country is focused on college athletes putting points on the board during March Madness, Henny Penny is working to put meals on the tables of hungry Dayton families. On March 16, employee volunteers will package 34,000 meals in one hour, from 3-4 p.m., for distribution by the Foodbank of Dayton. READ MORE >

Sep 1, 2016

Henny Penny ESOP Feature

Recently, Henny Penny’s President & CEO, Rob Connelly, talked with the Dayton Daily News about the Henny Penny ESOP, the company culture and the excitement around sharing the company’s value with its employees. READ MORE >

Oct 30, 2015

Henny Penny Celebrates Opening of New Training Center

Eaton, Ohio (Oct. 30, 2015)– Henny Penny, one of the country’s leading designers and manufacturers of premium cooking, holding and display equipment, is expanding again. This time the company has added a total of 46,000 square feet for a high-tech training center within Henny Penny’s Wagner Building located west of the company’s headquarters. The new training center brings a test kitchen, a high-tech training room, a 90-seat auditorium and a lounge area for special events and employee gatherings. This expansion also includes additional manufacturing and office space. This is Henny Penny’s fifth major expansion since the company was established in 1957. READ MORE >

Jan 8, 2015

Henny Penny Becomes Employee-Owned Company

Eaton, Ohio (Jan. 8, 2015)– Henny Penny today announced at a meeting with 600+ employees that, as of December 30, 2014, the company became employee-owned through the sale of its stock to a newly formed employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). The transaction ensures that Henny Penny and Wood Stone, previously owned by the Cobb family, will remain privately held. Steve Cobb, currently Chairman of Henny Penny, will continue in this role. READ MORE >

Aug 18, 2014

Henny Penny Named a Brinker International Supplier Partner of the Year

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 – Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) awarded three dedicated supplier partners with the annual Supplier Partner of the Year Award, the company’s highest honor. Through their respective services, these businesses continuously work to support Brinker’s brands, reduce costs and execute integral company initiatives. READ MORE >

Feb 27, 2014


Velocity Series™ Pressure Fryer awarded for solving operator challenges and improving back-of house effectiveness. READ MORE >

Dec 16, 2013

Two Premier Foodservice Equipment Industry Brands Unite – Henny Penny has agreed to acquire Wood Stone

Eaton, Ohio, December 16, 2013 – Henny Penny, a global leader in foodservice equipment solutions and the inventor of the first commercial pressure fryer, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Wood Stone Corporation, the leading global manufacturer of stone hearth cooking equipment. Henny Penny and Wood Stone, both growing industry leaders that manufacture in the U.S., bring together distinct core products and expertise with a focus on volume cooking and the dining experience, respectively. Their combined reach will strengthen each brand and expand the knowledgebase, global footprint and opportunity for market differentiation. The transaction is expected to close in the coming weeks. READ MORE >