Meet the Team
The Original Sony Walkman was released.
In 1980 Yorkshire Catering Equipment Company was founded. It started out in Leeds on Barkly Road in the old Co-Op building.
The first PC hit the market!
The Original Nintendo is released.
First commercially available mobile phone on the market.
The Original Gameboy is released!
The world wide web is launched!
In 1991 Lyndon Moorby joined the business as a draughtsman. He introduced CAD to the office (which had no computers at the time!) in around 1994.
First USB technology began.
Businesses started building e-commerce websites such as Amazon, Ebay & Yahoo.
Java programming language is developed.
In 1996, the company purchased a second hand equipment company & moved to larger premises in Batley on Bradford Road.
The company Rebranded to YCE Catering Equipment and evolved into more of a projects-based business.
Google is founded!
The first iPod is released by Apple.
Blackberry introduced the Smartphone.
Google announces the launch of Gmail.
The Macbook Pro is launched by Apple.
Lyndon Moorby became a business owner alongside Richard Isherwood.
The first iPhone is released by Apple.
In 2009 the company rebranded again to YCE Catering equipment Ltd
The original iPad is on sale from Apple.
Siri on Apple products is introduced.
In September 2012 the business moved once more to its current premises in Gildersome Spur.
In 2013 Nick Brassett Joined the company as a Business Development Manager.
The first creation of human embryonic stem cells by cloning.
Apple pay is released.
The Apple smart watch is launched onto the market.
In 2016 YCE were finalists in a CEDA Grand Prix award for the work we did at Resorts world, Birmingham.
The Amazon Echo is released.
In 2018 Chef’s Table our development kitchen facility opened up to new and existing customers!
3D metal printing is now possible.
YCE purchased by family owned Walton Group
YCE Catering Equipment Ltd is one of the largest independent suppliers and installers of commercial catering equipment in the United Kingdom.
Since 1980, YCE Catering Equipment Ltd has won its place as a major foodservice company supplying the hospitality, leisure, public and private sectors throughout the UK.
Our strength is the team behind YCE Catering Equipment Ltd. – experienced specialists in design, project management, installation and after care.