Target Company History...
Founded in Gloucester over 30 years ago, Target Catering Equipment has become one of the UK's leading British manufacturers of commercial induction cooking equipment. Here are a few key milestones in the history of Target Catering Equipment.
1985 - Pedrette Engineering founded by Mr David Pedrette ex-merchant navy engineering officer
1988 - Pedrette Engineering became incorporated as Pedrette Engineering Ltd
1990 - Pedrette Engineering Ltd took on first member of staff
1993 - Expansion resulted in a move to a larger premises at Gloucester Docks
1999 - Orders doubled meaning a relocation to the current Bristol Road, Gloucester site and re-branding into Target Catering Equipment
2007 - Recession hit UK businesses hard resulting in a review of the companies manufactured products
2008 - 20 years in business, pioneering works started for specialist induction cooking technology
2009 - The 2nd generation of the Pedrette family joined Target Catering Equipment
2010 - First heavy duty bespoke commercial induction range manufactured for customer
2012 - Full range of induction cooking technology light and heavy duty developed
2015 - Target Standard commercial induction products launched
2016 - Target Catering Equipment launched as a Centre of Excellence for sustainable commercial kitchens
2017 - Target Catering Equipment became accredited suppliers of sustainable catering equipment by The Carbon Trust
2018 - Target celebrate 30 years as a family business!