John Boos a company of excellence

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From john boos cutting boards to butcher blocks and kitchen islands

John Boos is certainly nearly synonym to the term butcher blocks amongst most Americans. For many generations the john boos company is known for its marble cutting boards and metal kitchen islands as well. In this article we would like to have a short look back into the history of john boos and the current products evolved.

The john boos company started in 1887 in a little blacksmith shop

Named for his son John, Conrad Boos Sr. founded the john boos company in 1887 in Effingham Illinois. What originally was built as a wooden block to straighten horseshoes, was later adapted for the local butcher who had seed the block and figured out it could work well for his needs also. From that moment on john boos was building its john boos butcher blocks.

With production facilities in Effingham IL , Philipsburg PA and Suring WI , john boos focuses on high quality products. This resulted in the prestigious Gold Medal for Excellence in Foodservice Equipment by the Chefs of America which the company got awarded in 1994.

Company address:

John Boos & Co.
315 South First Street
P.O. Box 609
Effingham, IL  62401
Phone:  (217) 347-7701
Fax:  (217) 347-7705

Today john boos is not only famous for his excellent wooden butcher blocks and john boos cutting boards, it also is well established in the market for metal kitchen working tables. With a wide variety of products up to kitchen islands and john boos butcher block tables, the company is the industry leader in a permanently growing market.

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