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Not my personal quote but one I love...“Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.” ~ William Arthur Ward
Im the 3rd gen of a family owned a food service equipment & supply co. My grandparents opened Fellers Fixtures September 10,1945 in downtown Springfield, MO. Starting as a small operation reconditioning furniture and small appliances, it didn't take long for Grandpa (Howard) to realize that reconditioning restaurant equipment could be a much more profitable venture. In 1973, their son Carl Fellers (my dad) took over the business, Fellers Fixtures had grown into a company that not only specialized in used restaurant equipment, but new products as well. By 1985, Carl realized that they had outgrown the Boonville location and it was time to move to the current location at 2140 W. Grand. We specialize in "Serving Those That Serve You." but we are also open to the public & invite you to "Come Shop With The Chefs"
Years in the Industry
the business has been open since 1945...I've been here since 1992.
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