OAK BROOK, Ill. — Elkay announced it has exclusive distribution rights for Blupura’s high-end, point-of-use (POU) water delivery solutions within the U.S. and Canadian foodservice and hospitality markets, according to a press release.

The partnership between Elkay and Blupura “fosters innovative water delivery solutions for end users and/or distributors of food prep equipment” in hotels, restaurants, healthcare establishments, universities and other commercial food prep settings, stated the release.

The release reported that the collaboration was unveiled at the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) Show held Feb. 19-21 in Anaheim, California.

“The Blupura partnership is exciting for Elkay,” said Elkay Product Director Franco Savoni. “It combines the strength of Elkay’s drinking water solutions, unparalleled distribution network and solid reputation for product quality with Blupura’s focus on product innovation and technology with Italian design, and [it] is part of a larger ongoing strategy to develop a broad portfolio of best-in-class drinking water solutions to serve global markets.”

You can find the release here.