About Us


Providing Practical Yield-Enhancing
 Solutions the World Over.

Founded in 1944, Bettcher Industries, Inc. offers more than 65 years of experience in the design and innovation of food and meat processing equipment and hand tools.  With sales and service that are worldwide in scope, the Bettcher team is ready to offer technically superior products which meet all safety and ergonomic requirements, coupled with a total commitment  to quality service.

Today, we continue to lead the way in technology ... refining our products for ever-greater productivity, yield, labor savings, and bottom-line profits.  Our meat processing trimmers and food processing products are used in restaurants, hotels, and processing plants across the globe.   And with operations in nearly 50 countries, you're never far from local equipment, parts and service.

Contact us today to learn how the amazing productive performance of precision cutting tools and food service equipment from Bettcher Industries will benefit your operation.

Bettcher Industries 2015

Bettcher Don Esch EY 2015Bettcher President Recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

Bettcher Industries is pleased to announce that our President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Don Esch, has been recognized by SmartBusiness EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Northeast Ohio finalist for manufacturing and distribution.

Since 1986, EY has celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of individuals who followed and achieved their dreams, defined their legacy by building their businesses, giving back to their communities and changing the lives of countless others.  This award highlights their passion, vision and persistence stand as a testament to their dedication.

Don Esch is recognized for his vision and leadership in transforming a historic manufacturer of food processing equipment, into a business that is also involved with innovative skin recovery devices,  It is this successful entrepreneurial transformation is why Esch was promoted to Chief Operating Officer and President, before his final move to President and CEO.

In addition, his leadership as COO, Esch was crucial to the change of leadership and direction of the company that came with the retirement of the CEO and majority owner. He personally led the transition from a privately owned company to 100 percent employee stock ownership plan.


Bettcher is a GREAT place to work

Bettcher is recognized again as a Northeast Ohio "Top Workplace" by the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper. — four years in a row!  To deliver a world class product to a global market, a company has to first begin by providing a great working environment that values each employee. When you attract and retain high quality people, you are ensuring better quality and customer service for your customers.   Read more here >